Community Resources

On this page, you’ll find resources for food, housing, health, social services and other relief.

Need support with housing or employment? Please see our additional information for housing assistance (including rent assistance) and workforce placements.

Historic Parkrose is committed to increasing social equity, economic opportunity, and safety in Portland’s Parkrose district. We make change happen by fostering collaboration between our diverse neighbors, local businesses, and property owners. 

Contact Historic Parkrose’s general line at 503-964-7807 to reach our services. For volunteering, donations, and sponsorship opportunities, please contact us online.

For housing resources, or for more resources if you’re housing-insecure, please see our housing assistance page.

Parkrose Food and Health Resource List

For Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)

BIPOC Crisis Line

Lines for Life launched a Crisis Line for Racial Equity Support answered by BIPOC counselors. Call: (503) 575-3764. Available M-F from 8:30 AM – 5 PM.

Black and Brown Community Organizer, Bretto Jackson

Who? The Black and Brown community in Portland, mostly adults

What? Not for crisis situations, for mentorship and resource navigation

Bretto provides food box deliveries, job navigation, and mentorship for those formerly imprisoned. He also works on cultural awareness, clean energy, and mental health awareness with Portland organizations.

Contact info: Email Bretto Jackson at

Division Midway Alliance

Who? Residents and business owners along outer SE Division Street from 117th to 148th Avenues

Where? 11721 SE Division St, Portland, OR 97266

What? Offers programs focusing on social resiliency and economic prosperity such as Cultural Liaison Support Program and Community Business Service Program.

Contact info:

  • Arabic:
  • English:
  • Spanish:
  • Pacific Islanders:
  • Bhutanese:

For Immigrant & Refugee Communities

Lutheran Community Services NW

Who? Culturally specific groups include Eastern European group, Slavic community, Bhutanese group, Arabic group.

Where? 605 SÉ Cesar Estrada Chavez Blvd, Portland, OR 97214

What? Behavioral health and Refugee Community Services. They also provide a high school support group for refugee immigrants. They have funding to support those without medical insurance.

Contact: Alisa Kajikawa, Community Outreach Supervisor Refugee Services 971-666-3268/

EECRC (Ethiopian and Eritrean Cultural and Resource Center)

Who? For Ethiopian and Eritrean immigrant and refugee families and youth

Where? 1515 SE 122nd Ave # 1441H Portland OR 97233

What? Youth mentorship and assistance for community members who tested positive and either isolated or quarantined.

Contact: 503 496 8133

Unite Oregon

Who? Immigrants, Refugees, People of Color living in Multnomah, Clackamas, Washington County or Rogue Valley.

Where? 1390 SE 122nd Ave Portland, Oregon 97233/ Main Phone: (503) 287-4117

What? Statewide Community Advocacy, Organizing and Support for Housing, COVID-Relief, Economic Planning, and Social Services.,

For COVID-19 Relief: Email Vania Lucio-Mancilla, Multnomah County Organizer at or call (503) 462-9602

Contact: (503) 828-9736 or


Quest Center for Integrative Health

Who? Support low income, LGBTQIA2S+ people and those living and dying with chronic illness (esp HIV)

What? Services (e.g. mental health, addiction, yoga, peer groups) along with health providers and telehealth.

Where? 2901 E. Burnside Portland, Oregon 97214

Contact info: Email Director of Behavioral Health Danielle Deer or call (503) 238-5203

Q Center 

Who? Transgender communities, LGBTQ Veterans, youth, seniors

What? Our support and activity groups are community-based and peer-led

Where? 4115 N Mississippi Ave, Portland, OR 97217

Contact info: Email Program Coordinator Levi Moon: or call (503) 234-7837

Unhoused or Housing Insecure

Parkrose School District Gateway Program

Who? Youth in the Parkrose School District

What? From assistance with academic fees to school clothes and supplies, this program offers support for students.

Contact info: Email Homeless Liaison Gabriella Francolla at

Multnomah County School-Based Health Centers

Visit their website for current locations and hours.

Who? Any youth in grades K-12 who live or go to school in Multnomah County can come to our clinics. You don’t need to attend the school where the center is located.

What? Student Health Centers at Parkrose, David Douglas and Roosevelt high schools are open Fall 2020 for in-person health services, mental health counseling, and phone and video appointments.

Contact info: for the Parkrose site – 503-988-3392

For Those Experiencing Food Insecurity

Neighborhood House

Who? People experiencing food insecurity and receiving food assistance (income verification not required).

What? Food deliveries in bulk or to individuals. Food includes rice, beans, cooking oil, meat, canned meat, canned veggies, fresh produce when available, cooking staples, and can get culturally responsive food.

How? Send number, name, dietary restrictions and/or culturally specific needs.

Contact info: Community Liaison, Jonathan Mathews at

Sunshine Division

Who? Portland residents in need of food and clothing

What? Food box home deliveries or pick up at food pantry

Pantry Locations:

  • 687 N. Thompson St. Portland, OR 97227 | Phone # (503) 823-2102
  • 12436 SE Stark St. Portland, OR 97233 | Phone # (971) 255-0834

Contact info: Email

C3 Church Food Pantry

Who? Portland residents in need of food

What? Food boxes for pick up

Where? 6120 NE 57th Ave, Portland, OR, 97218 (This is a ministry of C3 Church NE Portland and located directly across from church offices and worship center at 5740 NE Portland Highway.)

Drive through and pick up pre-packed boxes of food every Tuesday and Saturday from 12pm-1pm.

Crossroads Food Bank

Who? Portland residents in need of food

What? Food boxes for pick up

Where? Open for in-store shopping every Thursdays from 9:00am to 12:00pm and Saturdays from 10:00am to 12:00pm at Crossroads Church, at 2505 NE 102nd Ave. Masks will be required indoors.

Portland Adventist Community Services (PACS)

Who? Portland residents in need of food, medical care, clothing

What? Provide food, low-cost dental care, and low-cost clothing/household items to individuals and families

Where? 11020 NE Halsey St, Portland, OR 97220

Contact info: Phone: (503) 252-8500