We’re all in this together.
To reach the communities HIV touches most deeply, we rely upon our partnerships with organizations serving at-risk youth, blacks, and Latinos, among others. We all share the goal of keeping our community strong and healthy.
Pride NW: An annual event to encourage and celebrate the diversity of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans* individuals in Portland. The event, consisting of a parade, fair, and constellation of parties throughout the city, takes place each June.
Black Pride: An annual celebration of black and African American lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans* individuals.
Latino Pride: An annual celebration of the Latino community’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans* individuals.
Women of Wisdom: A program for HIV-positive women offering therapy, community, and wellness programming.
HIV Day Center: The HIV Day Center is a drop-in center for low income people living with HIV/AIDS. The Day Center provides hot breakfasts and lunches four days each week. A full time social worker or counselor is available for counseling, information and referral, and help with problem solving. Day Center clients have access to phones, a mail drop, computers with internet access, wifi, washer and dryer, clothing, a shower and hygiene supplies. The Day Center also provides therapeutic and recreational activities. Massage, haircuts, foot care and acupuncture are provided by volunteer practitioner.
Our House: Our House provides healthcare, housing, and other vital services to low-income people living with HIV/AIDS.
SMYRC: The Sexual & Gender Minority Youth Resource Center provides a safe, supervised, harassment-free, and alcohol- and drug-free space for sexual & gender minority youth aged 24 and younger. Youth gather to participate in positive activities like art, music, community organizing, youth development, education, peer support, support groups, case management, counseling, and job readiness preparation.
Q Center: Q Center provides a safe space to support and celebrate LGBTQ diversity, equity, visibility and community building. Q Center is a 501c3 non-profit organization which offers multi-generational programs and services in four core areas: Arts & Culture, Education & Training, Health & Wellness, and Advocacy.
Martha’s Pantry: Martha’s Pantry is the only non-government agency in southwest Washington serving those living with HIV and AIDS. Individuals and families are referred to us by a Clark County case manager. Martha’s Pantry provides food for 60 to 80 client families each month and distributes personal hygiene items, household cleaning supplies, pet food, food preparation and storage items, as well as clothing and household items donated to the pantry.
OHSU Partnership Project: Oregon Health and Science University/Partnership Project provides a comprehensive array of services to people living with HIV/AIDS, their families and those at-risk.