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The City of Portland, Oregon

The Gateway Center

For Domestic Violence Services

Phone: 503-988-6400

Fax: 503-988-6499

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm

10305 East Burnside Street, Portland, OR 97216

Quotes from Participants about the Gateway Center

Quotes Participants have said about The Gateway Center

"I'm so glad that I found this center, now I feel I will get the services I need for my daughter and I." - July 2011

"I have a better feelig now, then when I came in today. Thank you." - June 2011

"I was made to feel important for the first time in years. Thank you so much." - June 2011

"You made me feel as there is some help and light at the end of my tunnel." - May 2011

"I have never felt so safe or respected as I have here. This place is an amazing and your staff is incredible. Thank you." - May 2011

"It went smoothly and staff were informative and so understanding. I felt respected and understood." - April 2011

"I feel very positive aboyt my future today. I have been directed to services that will help me on my way to live a life without violence because of the Gateway. The experience, professional staff guiding my way. Thank you." - February 2011

"I really appreciate the staff here. Everyone was compassionate and helpful." - February 2011

"I felt secure and protected. Thank you for your help and all your attention and for giving me the help I needed. I felt very secure." - Feburary 2011

"This facility is amazing! I didn't know what to do or where to turn and this helped with everything!" - January 2011

"I say thanks to the Gateway Center for my restraining order and I'm so happy today. Thanks." - January 2011

"Cannot thank you enough for the one on one time spend with me today. I look forward to my future visits here. See you tomorrow." - January 2011

"This place is amazing! I feel inspired and hopeful." - January 2011

"This is the first time that I have felt like there's actually people that can help my situation. The staff was good to me and much appreciated." - January 2011

"I felt safe and felt the staff here really understood what I'm going through." - December 2010

"Thank you - You are all wonderful and helpful to me. I have so much hope due to the incredible staff here." - December 2010

"Wonderful Help! Thank you for all the help and information it made the whole task much less stressful." - December 2010

"My advocate was very patient, helpful and empowering. Thank you very much." - December 2010

"I am really happy to know that an agency can do so much and also make a person feel empowered and validated. Thanks for making me feel like my life is worth something and I am not just another statistic." - December 2010

"Thank you, good visit. Children's first time in childcare and they loved it." - November 2010