Resident Services

Catholic Charities of Oregon provides on-site, relationship-centered services with the primary goal of helping residents maintain their housing and thrive as members of our 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.

Articles

In Memory of Katie Nolan: A Dedication to Those in Need

Posted By | Jennifer Lucena, Homeless Services Manager
On July 6, 2020, our Hosing Transitions Program wished the late Katie Nolan, former Catholic Charities staff member and symbol of our mission to serve those in need, a very happy birthday. With face coverings and social distancing the HTP team shared 50 sack meals (including a commemorative photo and story of Katie) with people…

Kenton Women's Village Celebrates New Community Space, Increased Health Care Enrollment

Posted By | Catholic Charities of Oregon
After a year of planning, the new community space at Kenton Women’s Village is finished! See photos of the project and the impact it has already had on villagers.

COVID-19 Update: New Ways to Help

Posted By | Deacon Rick Birkel

The Challenge of Homelessness in Oregon - What's to be done?

Posted By | John Gould, Doug Walta, Steve Schell, Tuck Wilson
As a leader in the community, Catholic Charities’ long-standing work and expertise in serving those experiencing homelessness led to a partnership with John Gould, Doug Walta, Steve Schell and Tuck Wilson. The diverse group of professionals came together to gather research and best practices over two years to produce their new report, The Challenge of…