A Father and A Daughter

For families

  • Meal assistance: The Sunshine Division provides free food and clothing assistance to Portland families in need at 687 N Thompson St., 97227.  Families typically receive three food store visits and two clothing store visits a year.
    Hours of Operation:
    9:30 am to 11:30am and 12:30pm to 3:30pm (Monday through Friday)
    9:00am to 1:00pm (Saturdays)       
    www.sunshinedivision.org or 503-823-2347.    
  • Creston Dental Clinic: Free dental care for qualified families in PPS schools, 4701 SE Bush St. in Creston School. crestondirector@gmail.com or 503-916-5808. Closed over summer due to construction. Reopening in the fall 2014.
  • Clothing closets during the school year:
    • The PTA Clothing Closet: at Marshall High School, 3905 S.E. 91st Ave., Room C-56. Mondays and Thursdays. Families may select free clothing from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.
    • The Roosevelt/SouthLake Church Clothing Closet: Corner of North Smith and Ida streets. Second Tuesday of each month, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Clothing for infants through adults. 

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