A group of people celebrates outdoors next to a new apartment building

Let’s Move from Crisis to Justice, Together

Homelessness is a humanitarian crisis — we all need to show up. You are an essential member of the Human Solutions Community. Can you support our work today?

This month's volunteer opportunities and donation needs

Volunteer + In-Kind Donation Needs in June

Bring a dish to an emergency shelter, donate items that shelter and affordable housing residents need, help fill our shelter pantries, and more.

This month's volunteer opportunities and donation needs

Volunteer + In-Kind Donation Needs in May

All opportunities to volunteer and donate things we need, in one convenient place.

Graphic with a photo of an apartment building next to greenspace, the Human Solutions logo, and a lede image that says, "Hello, Gateway! A community welcome and grand opening celebration. May 25. Gateway Discovery Park."

Hello, Gateway!

Let’s celebrate our new anchor office and the opening of The Nick Fish housing community on Wednesday, May 25, at Gateway Discovery Park.

Press Release: Portland Collective Issues Challenge to House 3,000 in 2022

Housing options are available now that are less expensive and more humane than mass shelter.

Response to Portland Mayor’s Shelter and Camp Proposals

There is an important conversation about homelessness, urban camping, and emergency shelter happening in our region right now – especially in Portland.

Statement on the Mayor’s Proposal for Mass Shelters

We already know that mass shelters and camping bans don’t end homelessness. Only real, universal housing ends homelessness for the people experiencing it on the streets and in our shelters.

Marci Cartagena, our emergency services director, oversees our three shelters, which has been a real challenge throughout the pandemic. She’s pictured here at Lilac Meadows in Southeast Portland.

Fall 2021 Community Update

Each fall, we share some of the happenings around Human Solutions that made a difference in the community we call home. This year, with our collective energies still handling a pandemic and a protracted housing crisis, we are proud to highlight results that show the power of our work together.

Affordable Housing Coming to Rosewood

We’ve broken ground on 93 new apartments that will help address our housing crisis. Pre-leasing is scheduled to begin in fall 2022.