Hi! I’m really glad that you are part of the Human Solutions family. Every month when I write this update to share, it heartens me to know that you are rooting us on. Our work can be hard, but it is also incredibly rewarding. Thanks for caring. As usual, we have lots to cover! COMMUNITY […]
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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 […]
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 […]
People in the Portland area ask us all the time, "how can I help solve our homeless crisis?" In response, we have an opportunity for you. But I first want to share a story with you about a wonderful woman named Pat. It's also a story about how homelessness can happen, and how with the right support people can find […]
ECONorthwest and the Portland Business Alliance recently released their annual Economic Check-Up produced bywas recently released. There continue to be positive signs overall for Portland even with a slowing economy, but the housing unit stock remain low. This report not only identified the challenges this area is experiencing, but the opportunities to create equitable prosperity across […]
We are thrilled to share the news with you that our emergency shelter program for families has found a new permanent home! In partnership with the Joint Office of Homeless Services (an office that coordinates resources to address homelessness from the City of Portland and Multnomah County), Human Solutions will be moving our program that […]
We are moving past the extreme cold weather, which is a relief for our community members trying to survive on the streets. Here's what's happening this month at Human Solutions: JOIN US TONIGHT, APRIL 9TH! We hope you’ll grab a bite to eat with us tonight (Tuesday, April 9th) at McMenamins’ Power Station Pub @ […]
As always, there is a lot to share with you from Human Solutions. As you know, our work feels urgent right now, with so many people impacted by the housing crisis. There is some great and useful info in this month’s eNews, but I invite you to first take a minute (or seven) and hear […]
Issec is thriving now – she has a job that she loves and a home she can afford where she can raise her 11-year-old son. But it wasn’t always this way. Just a few years ago, Issec came to Human Solutions for help: she was experiencing emotional and economic instability and didn’t have a stable […]
Senate Bill 608 passed the Oregon House of Representatives and is on its way to the Governor for signature. This bill will go into effect when signed by the Governor – which we expect to happen very soon. As you may have heard, this new law will fundamentally change Oregon Landlord Tenant Law by regulating […]
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