If You Need Help

Transition Projects provides services to help people end their homelessness and support people to maintain their housing. Our services include:

  • Information and referral
  • Short-term residential program waiting list
  • Warming center access (Seasonal, November - March)
  • Food box vouchers
  • Clothing  
  • Showers
  • Hygiene kits
  • Laundry services
  • Identification and birth certificate assistance
  • TriMet tickets
  • Telephone & message service
  • Mailing address
  • Notary
  • Housing search assistance
  • Eviction prevention and move-in assistance

Please see our services flyer below for information about how to access services and eligibility details.

Transition Projects Day Center Services

Servicios del Day Center (en español)

Transition Projects "Get Connected" Activities brochure


For services or more information:

503.280.4700 (Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 4 PM)

650 NW Irving Street (Monday - Friday, 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM; Saturday - Sunday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

Online Resources

www.211info.org - An online directory of services. Or call "211" anywhere in the Portland metro area. 

www.housingconnections.org - An online directory of affordable housing throughout the Portland metro area.

www.oregonsafenet.org - Information about food stamps, WIC and other government benefit programs

www.oregonhelps.org - See if you qualify for about 30 different government benefit programs

pdx.thebeehive.org -- Information on finances, jobs, health, schooling and housing

www.rosecityresource.org -- An online directory of services and other useful information


 24-hour Crisis Lines

If you are in crisis, please call a 24-hour crisis line.


Police Emergency 9.1.1
Child Abuse Reporting Line  503.731.3100
Emergency Shelter and Food After-hours Line 503.525.6400
Winter Shelter Line (November 1 - March 15) 503.721.1500
Mental Health Crisis Line 503.988.4888
Alcohol and Drug Help Line 503.244.1312
     Statewide Toll-free 1.800.923.HELP
Aging & Disability Services 24-hour Help Line 503.988.3646
National Domestic Violence Hotline 1.800.799.SAFE
Sexual Assault Resource Center  503.640.5311
Portland Women's Crisis Line (Translation Available) 503.235.5333
      Nation-wide Toll Free Number 1.888.235.5333