When it gets cold enough, the Joint Office of Homeless Services (operated by the City of Portland and Multnomah County) declares a severe weather advisory and brings additional shelter capacity online to ensure that everyone who wants to be inside can be inside for the night. We are sharing here information from the Joint Office: […]
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As summer nears, we’re as busy as ever at Human Solutions. But we did squeeze in time for an all-staff retreat last week, where we snapped this pic of our whole team: We came together at the retreat to exchange ideas about the 5-year strategic and equity plan we’re working on. After 30 years, we’re […]
Hello from Human Solutions! Well it's been another busy few weeks in East Multnomah County! I hope you'll take a moment to see what's going on - and how you can engage, including nearly 10 job openings! LIKE TO COOK? HAVE WE GOT A FUN ROLE FOR YOU! We provide emergency shelter to thousands of […]
April is Fair Housing Month. Last week, Multnomah County highlighted the work of the Housing Stability Team which works to ensure people who already have homes don’t lose them.
Dear Friends of Human Solutions, Happy Spring! We’re ready, how about you? We’re writing today to update you on what we’re up to here at Human Solutions these days. As usual, it’s a lot, so we picked a few highlights: YOU'RE INVITED! BENEFIT CONCERT @ THE OLD CHURCH We hope you’ll join us for a […]
Dear Friends & Supporters of Human Solutions, Like many of you, I woke up Tuesday, February 20th to hear a sobering, difficult and, in places, one-sided account of the history of our Family Center by OPB reporter Amelia Templeton. We welcomed Amelia into our Family Center a few months ago to help tell the hidden […]
As you may have heard, Human Solutions made the difficult decision with our partners at Multnomah County on February 7, 2018 to temporarily suspend operations at our Family Center Emergency Shelter while we investigate the status of our roof. The building’s roof has experienced some slow leaks that have caused some areas of the ceiling […]
"With Oregon exploding onto the national scene in the last decade, becoming one of the most popular destinations to move to, the area east of 82nd Avenue—including East Portland, Gresham, Troutdale, and Fairview—has come to be affectionately called “The Numbers.” It has one of the area's highest concentration of school-age children, a sky-high poverty rate, […]
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