Housing & Shelter

Options that Address Individual Situations and Needs

Housing

Our housing options don’t just put a roof over your head. Our staff will also help you build skills, make plans for the future, and connect to counseling, education, job training, employment, and other resources. Housing options include:

A 24-bed Transitional Housing facility in downtown Portland

Unity House, Oregon’s first housing program for LGBTQIA2S+ youth and young adults experiencing homelessness, with residents receiving additional support from the Sexual & Gender Minority Youth Resource Center (SMYRC)

New Doors, an independent shared housing opportunity supporting clients who are either emerging from foster care or foster care alumni

New Meadows, a 15-unit housing complex connected to Bridge Meadows’ multigenerational community, for youth transitioning from or formerly in foster care

We can also help you find your own apartment in the community, access vouchers and subsidies, and connect to other services and resources

Housing Interest Form

Want to Learn More About Our Housing Options and if you are eligible?

Email us at housing@newavenues.org
or
call 503-517-3912. 

Shelter

Our temporary and emergency shelter options include:

Robinswood, a residential program for Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS) foster youth ages 9-20 who do not currently have an identified long-term placement

Short term host homes and emergency beds for youth ages 9-17 who are in crisis (provided through the Alba Collaborative)

If you are looking for additional resources, please call 211 or check out the Rose City Resource Guide

Per Oregon Senate Bill 710, New Avenues for Youth submits quarterly reports to the Oregon Department of Human Services tracking  the frequency of restraint and involuntary seclusion (if applicable), as well as the demographics of children in care on whom such techniques are used. These reports are accessible to the public via the ODHS website at: State of Oregon: Children’s Care Licensing – Child-Caring Agency (CCA) Licensing Reports

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