Compassionate

Inclusive

Innovative

Transformative

Courageous

Since 1968, Outside In has transformed thousands of lives by helping break the cycles of chronic homelessness, poverty, and poor health among Portland’s LGBTQIA+ community, people of color, those experiencing homelessness, and the underserved. Our health clinic and young adult programs strive to meet people where they are and provide safe, affirming spaces for our community to receive judgment-free care and support.

Compassionate, Inclusive, Innovative, Transformative, Courageous

Since 1968, Outside In has transformed thousands of lives by helping break the cycles of chronic homelessness, poverty, and poor health among Portland’s LGBTQIA+ community, people of color, those experiencing homelessness, and the underserved. Our health clinic and young adult programs strive to meet people where they are and provide safe, affirming spaces for our community to receive judgment-free care and support.

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You deserve the health care you need, when you need it. You can meet with your Outside In health care provider via your computer, tablet, or phone, without needing to make a trip to the clinic.  

Please call 503.535.3860 to make an appointment. 

LATEST NEWS

Fentanyl test strips a behavior-changing tool – KATU News

Fentanyl test strips a behavior-changing tool – KATU News

Outside In's Haven Wheelock was featured in a recent article from KATU. "Fentanyl test strips are billed as a tool used to save lives and change habits when it comes to battling deadly drug overdose. But addiction treatment experts acknowledge they're not widely...

You Saved Me. You Saved My Life.

You Saved Me. You Saved My Life.

"I needed hope. I needed help. Just in time, I found Outside In..."You saved me. You saved my life. With tears in my eyes, I whispered these words to my doctor at Outside In. It is also how I feel about you and your support. As a transgender kid with undiagnosed...

Virginia Woof Featured on Hey, Do My Job!

Virginia Woof Featured on Hey, Do My Job!

Outside In's Virginia Woof Dog Daycare was featured on 'Hey, Do My Job!' on FOX12. We were so happy to have Wayne Garcia visit us and learn how we take care of the amazing dogs who spend their days with us. Watch the segment here. Virginia Woof is the first dog...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Important Updates Our clinic is now scheduling e-visits for patients with non-urgent or routine appointments. Please call 503.535.3860 to schedule an appointment.  Our pharmacy can mail prescriptions and do curbside pickups. Patients can call our pharmacy at...

INFORMACIÓN DE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

INFORMACIÓN DE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

ÚLTIMAS NOTICIAS  Nuestra clínica ahora está programando visitas electrónicas (e-visits) para pacientes con citas no urgentes o de rutina. Favor de llamar al 503.535.3860 para programar una cita.   Nuestra farmacia puede enviar recetas médicas por...

A Letter to our Patients: We are here for you during the COVID-19 crisis

A Letter to our Patients: We are here for you during the COVID-19 crisis

Dear Outside In Patients and Community, Thank you for choosing Outside In for your health care needs. Your health and safety are incredibly important to us, and we are committed to continuing to provide high quality, compassionate care while protecting our patients,...

Students: Things to Do While Urban Ed is Closed

Students: Things to Do While Urban Ed is Closed

Things to Do While Urban Ed Is Closed is a handy guide made by our ERC staff that offers ideas and resources for participants including GED practice tests, virtual tutoring, and a list of free online tools! To contact our staff about virtual tutoring: Email:...

A Message of Gratitude from Executive Director, Patricia Patrón

A Message of Gratitude from Executive Director, Patricia Patrón

Video Transcript   Hello My name is Patricia Patrón, and I am the Executive Director of Outside In. I want to express my gratitude and appreciation for your support, being that you share your talent, time, energy, and treasure with us. We couldn't be more...

Success Stories

Jason

Through Outside In’s guidance and support, I was in my own apartment completely self-sufficient within a week.

Anna

If you met me today, you might never imagine I spent countless nights sleeping under the Burnside Bridge.

Anthony

As a patient at Outside In, the dignity, compassion, and respect that I was shown by staff truly had a lasting impact on me and directly resulted in me wanting to get involved in helping my community.

Shay

Outside In made me want to be around excellence. Outside In shaped me. It taught me how to be kind to people less fortunate.

River

When I came out as trans and reached out to the community for help, everyone had something good to say about Outside In.

Rei

Through these connections I was able to get into school and graduate as a Certified Medical Assistant