On-site, community-based, and population-specific (LGBTQ youth, youth in foster care)
Most New Avenues housing programs require participants to be screened into the Homeless Youth Continuum. For information about screening criteria, please contact the Access and Reception Center at 503.432.3986. E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Our 24-bed facility in downtown Portland provides transitional housing and supportive services, with residents engaging in 30 hours of productive time per week, including education, counseling, job training, and employment..
Our community-based housing program helps youth transition into their own apartment in the community, supporting rental-search efforts, subsidizing housing costs, and providing other supports as needed.
New Doors is a housing community for youth formerly in foster care based on the Oxford House model of self-governance. Each resident is either working or in school.
Oregon’s first-ever housing program for LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness, Unity House and Unity House II expand on the LGBTQ-specific services we offer through SMYRC (Sexual & Gender Minority Youth Resource Center).
Opening Spring 2018, the New Meadows Dorothy Lemelson House will be a 15-unit housing complex for recent alums of the foster-care system and connect to nonprofit partner Bridge Meadows’ multigenerational community.