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Where is the drop-in center located?

We are located at Catholic Charities of Oregon on 2740 SE Powell Boulevard, Suite 6, on the #9 bus line. The entrance is in the back of the building on the lower level of Clark Family Center.


What are the drop-in center hours?

Drop-in is open Monday through Friday between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm.


Who can come to the drop-in center?

The drop-in center is for women who are currently experiencing homelessness.


Is there a cost to use the services of the drop-in center?

No, all services are free of charge.


Counting when everybody counts

Posted By | Catholic Charities Communications
Meeting people who are houseless is not new for Julia Paulsen and Caitlin Gleeson. As staff for Catholic Charities of Oregon, their weekly work includes outreach and encounters with houseless people in the busy area around St. Francis Parish in inner Southeast Portland. The pair bring water, snacks, socks and other gear prized by people…

USISH Visit to Kenton Women's Village

Posted By | Catholic Charities Communications
On March 21, the village was visited by a delegation from a federal charged with addressing homelessness in the nation.

Lunch among ladies

Posted By | Catholic Charities Communications
March 8, is International Women’s Day! To celebrate, we’d like to share with you this video and beautiful story from the women of Kenton.

Law Students Help with Learning

Posted By | Ed Langlois, Communications Director
Students from local law schools who volunteer with Catholic Charities of Oregon Immigration Legal Services assist immigrants, asylees, refugees, recent arrivals from Afghanistan, and survivors of serious crimes, all while learning from the agency’s immigration lawyers. Students can earn school credit through an externship under the supervision of a Catholic Charities attorney or serve as interns.…