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Resident Services

Catholic Charities of Oregon helps residents maintain their housing and thrive as members of our community.

More than housing

Our Resident Services team provides on-site, relationship-centered support and services

Across several of our properties in Portland, our Resident Services team is committed to ensuring every individual and family is deeply supported and connected to community.

Resident Services for Families in Southeast Portland

At Kateri ParkEsperanza CourtHoward House, and Haven House, resident services coordinators work with residents located on Catholic Charities of Oregon’ southeast Portland campus. Services are primarily for families and include academic enrichment programs for preschool and school age children, English language instruction, family mentors, citizenship, health promotion, school liaison, and family advocacy, among other services.

Resident Services for Seniors & Persons with Disabilities

Caritas Villa, Caritas Plaza, and Sacred Heart Villa serve older adults and people with disabilities. Programming is offered to educate residents on self care and managing chronic illness, but is also designed to invite seniors to continue participating in outside activities, volunteer as they are able, and manage their fixed incomes.

Resident Services in Northeast Portland

Named in honor of community leader Gladys McCoy, the first African American elected to public office in Oregon, McCoy Village provides affordable housing for low-income families and seniors.

Health services offered through community partners are designed to help seniors remain in their communities for as long as they can. Additionally, resident services coordinators partner with family members and other community partners to provide neighborhood-based services.

Other Programs

Healthy Housing Initiative

In partnership with Providence Health & Services and the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon, our Healthy Housing Initiative aims to provide healthy housing for all. That means creating safe and affordable places to live, ensuring easy access to primary health care, providing hands-on support to find jobs, building life skills, and increasing our clients’ self-sufficiency.
Resident Services

In-Kind Needs

We are in need of the following items:

  • School supplies (please refer to the Portland Public School list)
  • Disposable razors
  • School backpacks
  • Adult diapers (all sizes)
  • First aid kits (household size)
  • Ice packs
  • Band-Aids
  • Bottled water
  • Reusable water bottles
  • House plant supplies (Indoor soil and pots)
  • Full-size bed (1)
  • Bedside tables
  • Small couch or loveseat
  • Table lamps
  • Dresser (1)
  • Small TV (1)
Articles

Donor Appreciation Spotlight: Chris Duffin

Posted By | Catholic Charities of Oregon
We are fortunate to have extremely generous donors and volunteers who give their time, energy, support and resources to Catholic Charities. As part of our donor and volunteer appreciation campaign, we are recognizing individuals and organizations who share God’s love and help to spread light by partnering with Catholic Charities. Because of them, we are…

Donor Appreciation Spotlight: Leanne Mruzik

Posted By | Catholic Charities of Oregon
We are fortunate to have extremely generous donors and volunteers who give their time, energy, support and resources to Catholic Charities. As part of our donor and volunteer appreciation campaign, we are recognizing individuals and organizations who share God’s love and spread Christ’s light by partnering with Catholic Charities. Because of them, we are able…

PRESS RELEASE: Catholic Charities Breaks Ground on 110 New Affordable Apartments in North Portland

Posted By | Catholic Charities of Oregon
PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 2, 2021—Catholic Charities of Oregon, in collaboration with Related Northwest, will celebrate the groundbreaking of Cathedral Village Apartments on Feb. 9, 2021. Download the full release

Donor Appreciation Spotlight: Xander Anton

Posted By | Catholic Charities of Oregon
We are fortunate to have generous donors and volunteers who give their time, energy, support and resources to Catholic Charities. Because of them, we are able to bring vital, lifesaving services to our neighbors in greatest need. As part of our donor and volunteer appreciation campaign, we are recognizing individuals and organizations who share God’s…