Bridges to Housing in Our Communities
Multnomah County currently has four service providers which participate in the Bridges to Housing program. They all offer intensive case management, strong partnerships to refer families to needed services, and housing for families participating in the program.
Families are referred to the program through designated Multnomah County Service Programs or Bridges to Housing provider agencies.
Human Solutions – Human Solutions is currently serving families throughout Portland, Oregon. Human Solutions is currently serving Bridges to Housing families at several properties in east Portland. Human Solutions has also partnered with the Home Forward, and families at this site will also benefit from Family Self Sufficiency Programming.
Central City Concern – Family Alcohol and Drug Free Housing Network (FAN). Bridges to Housing families were incorporated into Central City Concern's (CCC) existing Family Alcohol and Drug Free Housing Network and housing in a variety of family housing properties. This program is an effort to improve coordination and a continuum of care to Alcohol and Drug Free Community (ADFC) families across multiple systems. CCC partners with other treatment and social service providers to provide coordinated services to families.
El Programa Hispano
El Programa Hispano is the newest Bridges to Housing service provider, and began serving families in summer 2009. Since 1982, El Programa Hispano has provided a wide array of social services to low-income Latinos in the Portland metro area. El Programa Hispano is partnering with Hacienda CDC to serve Bridges to Housing families.