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Home Forward offers more than just a place to live. Take advantage of these valuable programs to help yourself build a more stable future.
The GOALS Program provides Home Forward residents with ways to set and reach their goal of becoming self sufficient through five years of dynamic supportive services. The GOALS program has helped many families with job training and referrals, getting a better job or promotion, child care referrals or even owning a home. This program offers a solid pathway for financial independence and self-sufficiency and features creative ways to help participants save money to achieve their long-term goals.
- Download a brochure about GOALS >>
- Download an application in English >>
- Download an application in Spanish >>
Resident Services Coordination for Seniors and People with Disabilities
In the Resident Services Coordination program, specially trained staff work with senior residents and those with disabilities to link them with needed community services, provide information and referral services and short-term intervention.
Congregate Housing Services Program (CHSP)
CHSP is designed to help seniors and people with disabilities live independently in their own apartments. The program includes activities and meals, and may include housekeeping and personal care tasks depending on the individual’s needs. To be eligible for this program, residents must live at Dahlke Manor, Grace Peck, Holgate House, or Unthank Plaza.
Portland YouthBuilders is a program where low income youth aged 17-24 are paid to finish school, learn a trade, and plan for their future. Students attend PYB every weekday, alternating between academic studies and vocational training in either green construction or a computer technology program. All students receive career development skills, leadership development opportunities, and long term support. All students earn a stipend during this year-long program and there is no charge for tuition. Portland YouthBuilders is an Oregon Green School and is a member of the US Green Building Council and the Cascadia Green Building Council.
Call Portland YouthBuilders: (503) 286-9350
NAYA Family Center Resource Guide
The NAYA (Native American Youth Association) Family Center, a mission-driven urban Indian community organization in Portland, offers services relating to health, housing, nutrition, education, transportation and much, much more!