Transitional Housing Program

Please call 503-246-1663 x5200 for information about program openings. 

*Due to the overwhelming need, all families must have a referring agency. Referral forms will be accepted from any social service agency when the program is OPEN (Did you call 503-246-1663 x5200.  Please access a Homeless Referral Form by clicking HERE.  Priority will be given to referrals from the Multnomah County Homeless Families System & the DV (Domestic Violence) agencies system.  

Neighborhood House’s transitional housing program offers hope and stability for homeless families with children.  It empowers families to overcome barriers, whether internal or external, and gain the skills they need to secure and maintain permanent housing and build more stable and successful lives.
In addition to housing, the program offers the following support services:
  • Family case management
  • Adult education and literacy
  • Employment assistance
Basic Eligibility*

To be eligible for Neighborhood House's Transitional Housing program, applicants must be a one or two parent household with at least one child age 17 or under in their care or have a verifiable pregnancy.  Meet the HUD definition of homelessness:
  • A family with a primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not designed for or ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings, including a car, park, abandoned building, bus or train station, airport or camping ground.
  • A family living in a supervised publicly or privately operated shelter designated to provide temporary living arrangements (including hotels and motels paid for by federal, state or local government programs for the low income individuals or by charitable organizations, congregate shelters and transitional housing).
* Please note that each program will have additional eligibility criteria dependent on funding sources. 
19th Avenue Apartments offer small one bedroom efficiencies in SW Portland – shelter fees are based on 30% adjusted gross income.
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