Getting Families Started

Local, state, and federal programs

Resources for culturally specific families

LBGQT families: Oregon PFLAG chapters for family support  

Q Center individual support and resources

Human Rights Campaign: parenting transgender children and youth

Native American families: NIPIC National Indian Parent Information Center/NARA Native American Rehabilitation Association 

Cultural Services Directory:  Database of grassroots organizations in NW Oregon and SW Washington

Supports for immigrant families

Almost all refugees and many immigrants come to Oregon via Portland. After they are resettled can move anywhere in Oregon.  This map shows the timeline and agencies that help with refugee and immigrant resettlement in the Portland area. Resettlement Services Map    Service Map Instructions and Description 

African

Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization Africa House

Lutheran Community Services Northwest Pathways to Wellness

Catholic Charities Immigrant and Refugee Services

African Youth and Community Organization Disability access and health care resources

Latino or Hispanic

Parents in Action/Padres en Acción 

Families in Action/Familias en Acción  

LCSNW Pathways to Wellness

Catholic Charities Immigrant and Refugee Services

IRCO 

Russian or Slavic