The Community Services Network is a group of Portland nonprofits, community members, government agencies and companies who want to collectively improve the wraparound services offered to people in need in our community. The CSN was founded in January 2018 with 10 nonprofits and continues to grow.

Purpose: to ensure better cross-education on the services Portland nonprofits provide, their areas of expertise and how to access resources that help individuals and families in need to achieve self-sufficiency.

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Current Program Features

  1. Monthly meetings held at participating nonprofits. The host educates the network on their organization's specialty area, services, and the process for accessing these services. These meetings also provide an opportunity to network, share events and job openings, and discuss opportunities for collaboration.
     

  2. Access to an online database of upcoming events, monthly meetings minutes, and group contact information.
     

  3. Quarterly social service fairs, offered in collaboration with Project Homeless Connect, to provide a one-stop shop for individuals seeking social services and resources in geographic areas of need in our community.

Events

Monthly Meetings - 2019
All meetings are from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.; locations are below.

Jan. 15 - DePaul Industries (4950 NE MLK Jr. Blvd., Portland, OR 97211)

March 19 - Lifeworks NW

April 16 - CareOregon (315 SW 5th Ave., Portland, OR 97204)

June 18 - PACS (11020 NE Halsey, Portland, OR 97220)

July 16 - Location TBD

Sept. 17 - Location TBD

Oct. 15 - DHS (1415 SE 122nd Ave., Portland, OR 97233)

Contact us for more info.


Social Service Fairs
February 8, 2019 - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Salvation Army (5325 N. Williams Ave., Portland, OR 97217)

May 21, 2019 - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location TBD

August 23, 2019 - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
DePaul Industries (4950 NE MLK Jr. Blvd., Portland, OR 97211)

November 8, 2019 - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location TBD

The results of our first Social Service Fair, held Sept. 14, 2018, in the DePaul Industries parking lot, are below.

 
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Participating Organizations

As of July 2018

Key Focus Areas

  • Childcare

  • Clothing

  • Nutrition

  • Housing

  • Program Documentation

  • Transportation
  • Medical/Recovery
  • Training/Education
  • Employment
  • Immigrant Services
 
 Community Services Network Portland - Key Focus Areas
 
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Contact the Community Services Network

 

If you or your organization are interested in joining this growing group of change-makers, we would love to have you on board. Contact Annie Lindekugel at info@csnpdx.org, or complete the form below, to learn more.

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