Dear  Friends in Our Community,

Help is needed to administer the funds we have been given to those in desperate need in our community. 

We need help Monday – Friday.  

Mornings 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and afternoons 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. 

We offer a safe environment and practice social distancing. 

If you are interested in volunteering, please submit an application using the 'Volunteer Application' button below.

We ESPECIALLY need help on Tuesday’s, Thursday’s and Friday’s!




Contact Us

Hotline for Emergency Assistance with Rent, Utilities and Food

Monday-Friday 9:30 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Phone:(503) 235-8431 - English Information
Phone:(503)-595-2299 - Spanish Information (recorded message only)

For Emergency Food Boxes

Drop in Pantry: Tuesday and Friday 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Phone:(503) 235-8431 (press option “1”)

Portland Council Mailing Address

Society of St. Vincent de Paul - Portland Council
PO Box 42157
Portland, OR 97242-0157

Executive Director
Brian Ferschweiler
Phone: (503) 234-5287