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Housing resources

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Hot and cold meals

  • Potluck in the Park
    • Phone: 503-255-7611
    • Location: Waterfront Park under the SW Hawthorne Bridge (location may change, call for information)
    • Hours: Every Sunday, 3pm
  • Blanchet House
    • Phone: 503-241-4340
    • Location: 310 NW Glisan St.
    • Hours: Monday – Saturday
      • Breakfast: 6:30–7:30am
      • Lunch: 11:30am–12:30pm
      • Dinner: 5–6pm
  • City Dream
    • Phone: 503-231-9334
    • Location: 526 SE Grand Ave.
    • Hours: Monday – Saturday
      • Breakfast: 7am
      • Dinner: 5:45pm
  • Saint Andre Bessette
    • Phone: 503-228-0746
    • Location: 601 W Burnside St.
    • Hours: Tuesday – Thursday, 9:30–11:30am
  • Portland Rescue Mission
    • Phone: 503-274-4483
    • Location: 111 W Burnside St.
    • Hours: Every day
      • Breakfast: 7:00am
      • Lunch: 12:30pm (Saturday and Sunday only)
      • Dinner: 6pm
  • Clackamas Center
    • Phone: 503-220-0438
    • Location: 8800 SE 80th Ave.
    • Hours:
      • Monday – Friday, 7–9pm
      • Saturdays, 5–8pm

Crisis lines

  • Women’s Crisis Line: 1-888-235-5333
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
  • Trans Lifeline: 1-877-565-8860
  • Veteran’s Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255

Emergency shelters (overnight)

Transitions Projects: Call 503-280-4700 to reserve a spot at shelters below.

  • Columbia Shelter (women and couples)
    • Location: 421 SW 5th Ave, Portland
    • Services: Bathroom, light food, basic hygiene supplies, pets are allowed.
  • Walnut Park (women, over 18)
    • Location: 5329 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland
    • Services: Shower, basic hygiene supplies, pets are allowed.
  • Willamette Center
    • Location: 5120 SE Milwaukie Ave, Portland
    • Services: Shower, light food and beverages, basic hygiene supplies, pets are allowed.
  • WY’EAST Shelter (men, over 18)
    • Location: 1415 SE 122nd Ave, Portland
    • Services: Shower, light food and beverages, basic hygiene supplies, pets are allowed.
  • SOS Shelter (women)
    • Location: 435 NW Glisan St, Portland
    • Services: Shower, bathroom, basic hygiene supplies, pets are allowed.
  • Burnside Shelter
    • Location: 111 W Burnside St, Portland
    • Services: Shower, bathroom, clothing.
  • Good Neighbor Center
    • Location: 11130 SW Greenburg Rd, Tigard
    • Services: Safe emergency housing and supportive, empowering services to families.
  • Veteran’s Emergency Transitional Shelter
    • Location: 30 SW 2nd Ave, Portland
    • Services: Short term case management and transitional housing for veteran men and women.

Severe weather shelters

No reservations required.

  • Bud Clark Commons
    • Location: 650 NW Irving St, Portland
    • Hours: 8:30pm–7am
    • Services: Animals, bikes, carts welcome.
  • Imago Dei Community Center
    • Location: 1302 SE Ankeny St, Portland
    • Hours: 8:30pm–7am
    • Services: Animals, bikes, carts welcome.
  • Sunrise Community Center
    • Location: 18901 E Burnside St, Gresham
    • Hours: 8:30pm–7am
    • Services: Animals, bikes, carts welcome.
  • Beaverton Community Center
    • Location: 12359 SW 5th St, Beaverton
    • Hours: 5:30pm–6:30am
    • Services: Over 18, dinner and breakfast is provided, first-come first-serve basis.

Affordable housing

  • REACH
    • Phone: 503-236-3429
    • Location: 4150 SW Moody Ave, Portland
  • Central City Concern
    • Phone: 503-294-1682
    • Location: 523 NW Everett St, Portland
  • Homeforward
    • Phone: 503-802-8300
    • Location: 135 SW Ash St, Portland
  • Catholic Charities
    • Phone: 971-222-1800
    • Location: 2740 SE Powell Blvd, Portland
  • Human Solution
    • Phone: 503-548-0200
    • Location: 12016 SE Ankeny St, Portland
  • Cascadia Housing NW
    • Phone: 503-674-7777
    • Location: 3036 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland
  • College Housing NW
    • Phone: 503-345-4111
    • Location: 1604 SW Clay St, Portland
  • NW Pilot Project (Seniors)
    • Phone: 503-227-5605
    • Location: 1430 SW Broadway, Suite 200, Portland

Short-term residential housing

  • My Father’s House
    • Phone: 503-492-3046
    • Location: 5003 Powell Blvd, Gresham
  • Portland Homeless Family Solution
    • Phone: 503-504-5902
    • Location: 6220 SE 92nd Ave, Portland
  • The Clark Center (men)
    • Phone: 503-280-4770
    • Location: 1413 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland
  • Barbara Maher Apartment (women)
    • Phone: 503-823-4935
    • Location: 2322 N Williams Ave, Portland
  • Doreen’s Place (men)
    • Phone: 503-280-4664
    • Location: 610 NW Broadway, Portland
  • Jean’s Place (women)
    • Phone: 503-280-4747
    • Location: 18 NE 11th Ave, Portland
  • Luke-Dorf Bridgeview Community (men)
    • Phone: 503-726-3742
    • Location: 8912 SW Center St, Tigard
  • Oxford House of Oregon
    • Phone: 971-998-4223
    • Location: 12116 SE Foster Rd, Portland
  • Bradley Angel House for Women and Children
    • Phone: 503-232-1528
    • Location: 5432 N Albina Ave, Portland
    • Survivors of domestic and sexual violence options for safety, empowerment, healing and hope.
  • Cascade AIDS Project (HIV positive)
    • Phone: 503-223-5907
    • Location: 520 NW Davis St, Suite 215, Portland

Day shelters

  • Rose Haven (women and children)
    • Phone: 503-248-6364
    • Location: 627 NW 18th St, Portland
    • Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30am–4pm
  • The Resource Center
    • Phone: 503-280-4700
    • Location: 650 NW Irving St, Portland
    • Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:15am–6:45pm (closed 12–1pm)

Food resources

  • PCC Panther Pantry
    • Locations:
      • Sylvania CC 221
      • Southeast Tabor Hall 105
      • Cascade Student Union ASPCC Information Desk
      • Rock Creek Building 5 Room 113
    • Hours: Varies between campuses, visit your campus ASPCC office for any questions.
    • Services: Offers groceries, snacks, meal vouchers, help with SNAP benefits, emergency grants, and loans.