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Candlelighters is a non-profit organization, providing support to over a thousand families affected by childhood cancer in Oregon and SW Washington. Candlelighters offers support and services, without regard to economics, race, religion, choice of physician(s) or health care facilities.
Candlelighters provides frontline assistance to families of cancer patients, ages 0-21, as they battle the emotional stresses of their experiences.
Meetings, personal assistance and activities for families provide the outlets needed to share the fear and frustrations caused by childhood cancer.
The Crossroads Food Bank is an outreach that distributes approximately 20,000 pounds of food each month to hungry people in the Portland area.
Open Thursdays & Fridays from 9:00 am – Noon. Photo ID and proof of residence requested.
An online resource to help low income Oregonians find free legal help.
Iron Tribe is a community organization of ex-cons in recovery. Their mission is to provide peer support and guidance for the releasing ex-con and people in recovery, as they navigate successful integration into our community.
The Iron Tribe website contains a comprehensive, up-to-date listing of food banks and other resources serving the greater Portland Metro area. Please call ahead to confirm food pantry service times and availability, as hours may have changed.
If you are on the Oregon Health Plan [OHP] in the Tri-County area, there are ride services available to you through the Ride To Care program. These services are to help you when you have no other way to get to your health care appointment.
For other medical transportation services in the Greater Portland area, refer to this website:
As a part of the Ecumenical Ministries of Portland, Northeast Emergency Food Program serves the urgent food needs of our North and Northeast Portland neighbors. We primarily serve:
• Families with children; over 40 percent of our recipients are children.
• The working poor.
• People with special needs, including the sick and the elderly.
• Immigrants and refugees.
• Three to five day supply of nutritious groceries (up to three times in a six-month period).
• Produce and bread (as available) daily.
• Gently used clothing for the whole family.
• Weekend food backpacks to homeless children in neighborhood schools.
Open from 1 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Luther Memorial Lutheran Church.
The Oregon Food Bank Network provides food to needy families throughout Oregon and Clark County, Washington. Use their website to locate a food bank near you.
PACS Food Pantry
9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Monday – Friday
PACS Health Services
Primary care available exclusively to low-income individuals.
9 a.m. – 12 noon Monday – Friday
By appointment only. If you are not already a patient, call (503) 252-4589 to find out if we have any openings for new patients.
The PACS Thrift Store provides clothing and household items at extremely low cost.
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Thursday
9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Friday
11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday
Rent Well is a 15-hour tenant education class that helps you become a successful, stable renter by providing information that can help you build a positive relationship with your landlord. If you have ever been denied housing, Rent Well can help you explore any screening barriers you may have, such as evictions, credit problems or criminal history.
Tenant Rights Information/Counseling • Landlord/Tenant Dispute Resolution • Housing Discrimination Assistance • Rent Payment Assistance