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Advocate to Extend the Eviction Moratorium in Oregon

Advocate to Extend the Eviction Moratorium in Oregon

Help Outside In advocate for eviction protection and renter assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic. UPDATE: The eviction moratorium has been extended in Multnomah County to July, 2021. The Oregon state legislature is meeting on Monday, December 21st for a special...

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Messages of Gratitude from Outside In’s Staff

Messages of Gratitude from Outside In’s Staff

I am so grateful to walk into work and know that I am home.2020 has been quite the year, often full of heartbreak, loneliness, discomfort, fear, loss, and discouragement (some might even say – a dumpster fire of a year!). And yet – we so often hear Outside In staff...

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Outside In’s Holiday Wish List

Outside In’s Holiday Wish List

 Help us ensure that every young person at Outside In receives a gift for the holidays.Navigating a pandemic has made 2020 look and feel a little different for us all. Outside In is committed to offering community and support to the homeless youth we work with....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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COVID-19 PSAs from our Partners at Outside the Frame

COVID-19 PSAs from our Partners at Outside the Frame

These COVID-19 PSAs are the BEST!!!We love these COVID-19 PSAs created by our friends at Outside the Frame! When we received funding to create COVID-19 outreach materials for our community, we knew just the partners to call to help us make fun and engaging videos! And...

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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