With the goal of transitioning to permanent housing, Catholic Charities of Oregon gives those living outside the resources and support they need to build lasting stability and self-sufficiency.
Empowering our unsheltered neighbors with comprehensive care
We give those in need the tools they need for self-sufficiency
We are one of few agencies helping self-identified women experiencing homelessness, many of whom are escaping domestic violence. Our goal is to assist people to recover from the trauma of being homeless and help them become stably housed.
Our Homeless Services team removes barriers to finding permanent housing and wraps clients in a suite of supportive services as they work to re-establish their stability and independence. We offer case management, employment assistance, housing, drop-in services, community outreach, and more. Through our Kenton Women’s Village, Housing Transitions Program, and Street Outreach team, we give those experiencing houselessness the comprehensive support and resources they need to move forward and thrive.
The Housing Transitions Program (HTP) is a relationship-centered program that operates on the best practice Housing First model. We assist in removing barriers to permanent housing and provide housing services to self-identified women experiencing homelessness, who are at least 25 years old, and do not have any children in their care.
Kenton Women’s Village is a creative and collaborative project, offering a new approach for addressing houselessness at a small scale. The villagers are empowered, have a sense of purpose, and take daily steps toward permanent housing.
(Formerly known as The Annex) Located in SE Portland, Chiles House will help close a gaping hole in Portland’s social safety net and fill a critical need for the growing number of Catholic Charities clients who find themselves houseless or at imminent risk. Chiles House will offer 27 highly affordable apartments for whom rapid recovery…
The Catholic Church’s social teaching is a rich treasure of wisdom about building a just society and living lives of holiness amid the challenges of modern society. Here is the sixth of the seven principles of the tradition.
Happy Valley development marks 1,000th for housing bond and sets the pace for Oregon small towns PORTLAND, Ore. (11/6/23) — Catholic Charities of Oregon on Monday opened 142 units of affordable housing in Happy Valley. The area has transformed in recent decades from farmland to suburban small town.
Catholic Charities of Oregon is collecting toys for families the agency serves Oregon donors can make Christmas joyful and memorable for struggling families by giving to Catholic Charities’ annual toy drive.
The Catholic Church’s social teaching is a rich treasure of wisdom about building a just society and living lives of holiness amid the challenges of modern society. Here is number five of the seven principles of the tradition.