This page was updated on 3/30/17
Please see our list of regular services below. For a list of special events and service times – including the warming shelter, dental van, expungement clinic, and more – read these sources:
- Monthly Bulletin (PDF) for April 2017 Services
- Get our monthly bulletin in your inbox!
- Google Calendar of Events
Note: no account is required to view our Google Calendar and Twitter Account!
Monday – Thursday from 11am – 12pm
Open to all.
Monday – Friday from 5-6pm; and Saturday at 6pm
Open to all.
Whenever we are open. Hours above.
We usually have free bread available for those in need. It is available at the back of CSC’s common space.
Food Boxes are open to anyone in need who meets USDA income guidelines. Walk-in, check in at the front desk, no advanced registration. Bring a current piece of mail (if you have an address) and an ID (if you have one). You still can get a food box if you do not have access to these documents. We allow clients to select items they do and do not want.
Clackamas Service Center allows you to get the following boxes:
- Regular Box: 25-40 pounds overall of produce, canned goods, dairy, and meat. Dog food, cat food, and hygiene products when available. Available every 30 days.
- Fresh Box: 15-20 pounds of fresh fruit and vegetables. Available every 14 days.
- Emergency Box: Same as the regular box, but available 4 times a calendar year whenever you need it.
If you need additional food, please call the Oregon Food Bank at 503-282-0555 or visit their website to find food resources closer to you!
Comes with food boxes
Pet Food is sometimes available with food boxes upon request.
Additional fresh produce, meat, canned and dry food in CSC’s main common space. Does NOT count against your food box limit.
Information about, and assistance applying for, SNAP (food stamps) is available. Assisters set up in CSC’s common space.
Health & Medical Services
Housing, transitional support, and mental health resources available on site from 6 to 8 providers. Save yourself a trip to several agencies by visiting here. Past services have included ID services, mental health services, enrollment in housing waitlists in Clackamas and Multnomah County, Oregon Health Plan enrollment, employment support. Latest list of providers can be found in our bulletin. Open to anybody who needs services.
Extractions only, and sometimes fillings. We start taking appointments roughly two weeks before the dental van date. Appointments are made in advance by calling 503-771-7914 or checking in at the front desk, but we talk walk-ins in the event of cancellations. For more information about Dental Services in the Portland Metro area, call 503.624.1026.
Tuesday and Thursday from 9am – 4pm; closed mornings on 2nd Tuesday of the month
Full service primary care, walk-in, same-day visits. Closed mornings on 2nd Tuesdays. Any other cancellations will be posted on our Twitter.
Help enrolling in Oregon Health Plan through Outside In.
Walk-in, needle exchange program.
Free HIV testing, open to all through Cascade AIDS Project. Test takes roughly 20 minutes.
Showers are walk-in, first come, first served, with a strict 15 minute time limit (including changing). Showers have hot water. Fresh clothing will be available for those who wish to change. Showers are not wheelchair accessible.
Clothing for those who need it. We stock clothing for all ages, genders, and types, but do not guarantee that we will have any one kind of clothing. Show up by 2:30 to get a pass. Clients must wait two weeks between visits.
Free haircuts, walk-in, first come first served. Haircuts currently available on the last two Mondays of the month from 1pm – 3:30pm; and Tuesdays from 9-11 a.m. Cancellations are posted on our Facebook and Twitter.
During Food Box Hours.
Depending on availability, we offer one day pass or two 2-hour passes every 14 days. Must meet income & need guidelines, no verification required. Persons with verification of first week of employment can get more passes. Check in at the front desk to learn more.
Central City Concern’s BEST program is on-site to help people in need apply for social security or disability. Stop by to learn more.
If you are unable to get a job or housing because of your criminal record, an expungement clinic can help. Advanced registration is required by calling Legal Aid, (503) 224-4086. No walk-ins. We do not take reservations on site.
See our Google Calendar for more information.
Operation Nightwatch operates CSC as a drop-in space on Saturday nights. Dinner served at 6pm.
Narcotics Anonymous Meeting.
Clackamas County Coordinated Housing Access is a central point for households experiencing homelessness to seek shelter and housing. Stop by to get enrolled.
When the temperature is forecast to drop below 33 degrees, we open from 7pm – 7am as a warming shelter. Doors close at 10pm. Check out our Twitter to see if we are open or call 503-771-7914.
We have diapers available through PDX diaper bank. Call to ask for availability at 503-771-7914, or stop by during food box hours.
Open to the Public Hours
NOTE: Not all services are available every hour we are open! Please consult the list below.
- Monday and Wednesday from 11:00am – 12:00pm; from 1:00pm – 3:30pm; and from 5:00pm – 6:00pm
- Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00am – 12:00pm; and from 1:00pm – 6:00pm
- Friday from 2:00pm – 6:00pm
- Saturday from 5:30pm – 9:00pm (operated by Operation Nightwatch)