NEW AVENUES FOR YOUTH 314 SW 9th Avenue Portland, OR 97205
Resource Category : EmploymentHealthYouth/ Child
Phone Number : 800-995-7936

Our complete approach to addressing youth homelessness includes the following (please click the links below to learn more about our programs and services):

Drop-In Day Services

Meals, showers, laundry, respite from the streets, engagement activities, and legal counsel

Individualized Wraparound Supports

Setting and achieving goals and connecting to services and resources


Alternative high school education, GED prep, and college connection

Job Training and Employment

Work readiness, skill development, and job placement

Social Purpose Enterprise

Mentored work experience at two Ben & Jerry’s PartnerShops, screen-printing business New Avenues INK, and apparel company dfrntpigeon

Supportive Housing

On-site, community-based, and population-specific (LGBTQ youth, youth in foster care)


Drug and alcohol recovery and mental-health supports


Support for youth transitioning from foster care into adulthood

Sexual & Gender Minority Youth Resource Center (SMYRC)

Culturally specific support for LGBTQ youth and Bridge 13 community education, which helps create safer spaces for queer and trans* people of all ages

New Day

Culturally-specific mentorship and skill building for youth who have experienced sex trafficking or exploitation in the sex trades

Youth Opportunity Center – East Multnomah County

Outreach to and wraparound supports for youth experiencing housing instability and homelessness; programming for LGBTQ youth, youth in foster care, and youth involved in sex trafficking

Alba Collaborative

Mentorship and case management, family mediation support, crisis intervention and emergency housing for youth ages 9 – 17

Other - if you do not see your apartment complex call 211 and ask for your Community Action Agency’s phone number in Multnomah County
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