Entries by Lisa Frack

We’re building more housing & other news

I hope you are staying dry in September’s unseasonably wet weather! I just closed down my garden for the season – including harvesting my first ever homegrown acorn squash and making two big batches of Mama Miller’s Tomato Bolognese! As we turn to fall here at Human Solutions, we have some very exciting news to […]

Join Us! We’re Breaking Ground.

Human Solutions is pleased to host this groundbreaking celebration as we begin construction on our newest project, including mixed-income affordable housing development and Human Solutions’ service center and office space. The project features ground-floor retail operated by Prosper Portland along Halsey Street and Discovery Park, a wonderful new urban park built by the folks at […]

August eNews: Lots happening @ Human Solutions!

This month has been a whirlwind of activity here at Human Solutions – including a visit from Mayor Wheeler to our awesome after-school program, planning for our inspiring fall speaker, and a robust community conversation about homelessness – among much else! Happily, we were still able to find time to gather for an all-staff picnic […]

On Homelessness: 2019 Point-In-Time Count

Every other year the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires communities that receive its funding, which we do here in Multnomah County – to conduct a count of people experiencing homelessness according to its definition (in short, people living on the street, in shelters, or transitional housing). It is not a perfect […]

eNews – June 2019

Hi everyone, It may not technically be summer yet, but it sure is starting to feel like it! We are busy preparing to open our new emergency shelter for families, Lilac Meadows, in the coming weeks. We can always use extra hands preparing and serving meals (contact Christina to learn more). While shelter is not […]

Moving back home from homelessness | May Update

Once again it’s been a busy month here at Human Solutions! Thanks to everyone for a very successful “Friends and Family” gathering at McMenamins’ Power Station Pub – we earned $3,000 because you came out to eat and enjoy each other’s company! We always appreciate the generous support of our local business community and your […]