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.

Adrianna’s Story

When I hit the streets of Portland, I was 11. I became a victim of human trafficking. By the time I was 17, I didn’t trust anybody … except Outside In. Read More 

 

LATEST NEWS

Help Nonprofits Access $200 billion in Charitable Funding

Help Nonprofits Access $200 billion in Charitable Funding

Help Outside In Advocate forEmergency Charitable Stimulus  Right now, there is an estimated $1.2 trillion in wealth warehoused in private foundations and donor-advised funds (DAFs). While donors to these funds have already received substantial tax deductions for their...

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...

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Adrianna’s Story

Adrianna’s Story

We are living in exceptionally challenging times. The people served by Outside In need your help more than ever. Thank you for helping people like Adrianna!Dear Friend, I didn't have a stable home. When I hit the streets of Portland, I was 11. I thought I was part of...

Safe, stable housing is the first step to independence

Safe, stable housing is the first step to independence

Homelessness is tragic and traumatic - most especially for youth. Outside In helps!Housing is the first step to achieving independence for youth experiencing homelessness  Having safe, stable housing is so important – especially for young people. Outside In is proud...

Project Zero – It’s a “Developmentship” Program

Project Zero – It’s a “Developmentship” Program

Outside In teams up with PGE and local nonprofits to offer a new "developmentship" program to young people of color in PortlandDid you do an internship when you were a young person? Internships are often a foot in the door for a young person to gain...

COVID-19 Info

COVID-19 Updates (Noticias)

COVID-19 Updates (Noticias)

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...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Latest Updates about Available Services COVID-19 Information and Guidance With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) hitting Oregon, we want to make sure that you have all the information you need to know. At Outside In, we are closely following the guidance for the Oregon...

Información de Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Información de Coronavirus (COVID-19)

ÚLTIMAS NOTICIAS SOBRE SERVICIOS DISPONIBLES COVID-19 Información y guía     Con la llegada del coronavirus (COVID-19) a Oregon, queremos asegurarnos que usted tenga toda la información que necesite que saber. En Outside In, estamos siguiendo de cerca las pautas...

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