Did you know?
- $25 will help a homeless youth receive a meal, a shower, and connection to support.
- $75 will help a sick person see a doctor.
- $150 will help a youth find employment.
- $500 will help bring quality relationship-based health care to those who need it most.
- $1,500 will help a homeless youth enter college.
LATEST NEWS AND EVENTS
Portland Monthly Magazine: Extraordinary Volunteer Award
Portland Monthly honored one of our volunteers with a "Light a Fire Award" for her dedicated service to the community. Dr. Lesley Segal--internal medicine doctor by day--has spent 14 years at Outside In's Project Erase tattoo removal program. >>Full Story
National Health Center Week
“Our mission to educate is incredibly enriched by our long-time partnership with Outside In,” said Mark Pinder, the Principal at Milwaukie High. “And it’s been amazing for the students, many of whom have never been to a doctor, dentist, or mental health counselor.” By providing an array of services directly on campus, the health center helps Milwaukie High students feel supported at school—and that translates to higher academic achievement. The proof is in the outcomes, and Pinder reports the attendance and graduation rates have been climbing steadily. >>Full Story
Outside In Counselor and Portland's Youth Services are Recognized by Vice President Joe Biden
For youth experiencing homelessness, life on the street often means facing stigma, surviving daily threats to personal safety, and struggling to overcome countless obstacles on the path to stable housing. Youth need a wide network of support to help them access the resources and treatment needed to exit homelessness. As a peer mentor in Portland, Oregon, I work to connect hundreds of homeless youth to essential services each year. >>Full Story