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The City of Portland, Oregon

Homelessness Toolkit

City of Portland

A Home For Everyone

A Home For Everyone



A Home for Everyone” is a community-wide effort to house homeless Multnomah County citizens by making smart investments in the areas of housing, income, survival, emergency services, health, access to services and systems coordination. Key partners in the effort include Multnomah County, the City of Portland, the City of Gresham, Home Forward, local nonprofits and members of the public. 

Learn more about the state of homelessness in Portland and the regional plan to address it from a Feb. 16, 2016, presentation to Council. CLICK HERE

"A Home for Everyone" collaborative aims to improve the way people experiencing homelessness are served by:  

  • Prioritizing vulnerable populations
  • Promoting racial and ethnic justice
  • Holding the programs funded by our local governments accountable and using data to make decisions
  • Engaging and involving the community
  • Strengthening system capacity and leveraging more opportunities

Read: "A Home for Everyone: A United Community Plan"

Visit the "A Home for Everyone" website


Contact: Marc Jolin, A Home For Everyone Initiative Director 

Office: 503-988-2525

Cell: 503-502-7046 (link sends e-mail)