Resources

Visit 211 info or dial 211 to access up to date information about nearby emergency resources, including information about support with electric, gas or water bills, emergency food and more.

Here in Cully you can also visit Multnomah County’s program: Bienestar de La Familia located at the
Baltazar Ortiz Center6736 NE Killingsworth St. 503-988-3509. Bienestar can provide assistance in Spanish and English.

The Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA) also provides emergency support services. Please contact, Delores Burgos, Housing & Energy Services Manager 503-288-8177 ext. 253, deloresb@nayapdx.org

Located in Cully, La Clinica de Buena Salud is a Multnomah County Health Clinic providing primary care for families and special services for homeless children. Care available in Spanish.  503-988-3991, Monday-Friday, 8 am-5 pm. Located at the Baltazar F Ortiz Community Center 6736 NE Killingsworth St Portland , OR 97218-3317, Bus: #72

Working Class Acupuncture is located in Cully at 3526 NE 57th Avenue Portland, OR 97213. You can contact Working Class Acupuncture at: 503-335-9440. They have a sliding scale of $15 – $35 per treatment.You decide what you can afford. Working Class Acupuncture strives to make acupuncture affordable for you to come as often and for as long as needed in order to feel better.

Seed and Thistle Apothecary is a local Cully business that provides herbal medicine including tinctures, teas and other remedies. Visit the website to learn more and get in touch.

Home repair programs

Habitat for Humanity can help with home repair in Cully! Do you have a leaky roof, need landscape help or have other necessary repairs? Contact Jillian:  jillian@habitatportlandmetro.org, 503-287-9529 ext. 39

Weatherization 2.0 provides weatherization, energy efficiency and home repair services in Cully, for more information or to apply, contact Eron Riddle at Naya: eronr@nayapdx.org or call 503-288-8177 ext. 226

Foreclosure Prevention programs

Hacienda’s housing counseling can help you find options if you  are facing foreclosure on your home. Housing counseling helps give you options. To set up an counseling session email: Home@haciendacdc.org or call 503-961-6432

Feeling pressure to sell your home?

Living Cully can help connect you to resources that may help. Contact Cameron Herrington: cameronherrington@livingcully.org, 503-489-8334

Facing eviction?

Wondering about your rights as a renter? Facing eviction? You can call Community Alliance of Tenants Renter’s Rights Hotline  at 503-288-0130 Monday, Wednesday and Fridays and Saturdays 1-5 pm, Tuesdays 6-8 pm

Hacienda Community Development Corporation owns over 300 units of multi-family affordable housing in Cully. To apply for housing, contact Cascade property management at the property you are interested in:

Clara Vista Townhomes, Villa de Suenos and Villa de Clara Vista: 503-284-3985. 6706 NE Killingsworth, Portland OR 97218

Los Jardines de la Paz:  503-335-9603. 5530 NE 60th Ave., Portland, OR 97218

Villa de Mariposas: 503-493-1315. 5020 NE Killingsworth Street, Portland, OR 97218

First time home-buyer classes

Hacienda CDC provides first time home-buyer classes in Spanish and English. To make an appointment or learn about their orientation, email Home@haciendacdc.org or call 503-961-6432

Native American Youth and Family Center homeownership classes– Interested in buying a home? Want to take first time homebuyer classes? Learn about down payment assistance and other programs with NAYA: Loretta Kelly, Homeownership Coach, 503-288-8177 ext. 223

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East Homeownership Buying a home in partnership with Habitat for Humanity is a unique opportunity. We build homes with hardworking, low-income families and the community and then sell the homes at no profit with affordable mortgages to Habitat families, whom we have prepared to be successful homeowners. For an application or to learn more about upcoming homeownership opportunities, visit the Habitat application page.

Proud Ground Proud Ground provides affordable homeownership opportunities for hardworking families with stable jobs and steady incomes–families who can qualify for a home loan, just not one at market rate. And because Proud Ground homes are forever-affordable, families have access to the stability and wealth-building that come with homeownership resale after resale–and our region has a growing supply of homes that are affordable for generations to come. Proud Ground works with Living Cully to create affordable homeownership opportunities in and around the Cully neighborhood. To attend an information session or for more information email: preguntas@proudground.org or call Yesika at 503-493-0293 ext. 10.

For up to date information about Childcare options in your area, call Childcare Resource and Referral of Multnomah County. Their parent referral specialists are available for no cost, offering one-on-one consultation and referrals to child care in your area! Call 503-491-6224 Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Looking for employment? Need support with your resume? Contact Mulu Terefe, our Cully Neighborhood Employment and Training Advisor. Mulu Terefe: mterefe@pcc.edu, 971-722-2140

Get employment help through Human Solutions’ program, Email Jose Garcia who works in the Cully Neighborhood: jgarcia@humansolutions.org or call Human Solutions 503-907-2828

Want to start a small business or grow your existing business? Interested in learning more? Neighborhood Organizations Hacienda CDC and Naya can help!  For more information, call Hacienda at 503-961-6414 or contact Nathan Teske at nteske@haciendacdc.org or contact Mike Rasmussen at NAYA: michaelr@nayapdx.org

 

Food Pantries and Food Banks

Northeast Emergency Food Program at Luther Memorial is open on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Open to clients 1 to 4 p.m., Phone: 503-284-5470, E-mail: nefp@emoregon.org,  Located at 4800 NE 72nd Ave., Portland (at Wygant between Prescott and Killingsworth).   Three to five day supply of nutritious groceries, produce and bread (as available) daily, gently used clothing for the whole family, weekend food backpacks to homeless children in neighborhood schools.

Rigler School-Food Pantry, Friday’s at 2 pm! Open to the public. For more information Call the Rigler SUN office at 503-916-6152 or 503-412-9932 or vsit the SUN office in the cafeteria! Rigler School is located at  NE Prescott and 52nd.

Oregon Food Bank Harvest Share site: First Thursday of EVERY MONTH. Come receive free fruits and vegetables, as well as bread and other goodies on occasion.  Please bring bags or boxes to take your produce home.  For more information, contact Xochitl at 503-988-3509. Come between 7:00-9:30 am to take a random number. Distribution begins about 10:00am Parking Lot of Baltazar Ortiz Family Center, 6736 NE Killingsworth, Portland, OR  97218

St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry at St. Charles Church, 5310 NE 42nd Avenue. Open 10:00am – noon each Saturday and 10:00 – 11:00am each Tuesday. Services offered: Food pickup or delivery.*Walk-in welcomed with ID. Rent & Utility assistance. Clothing and Shoes. Contact Michael Rivers: 503-313-9174 with questions.

Community Gardens and Farmer’s Markets

Cully Farmer’s Market SNAP program  Provides a $1 to $1 match for SNAP. The market operates Thursdays from 4-7 pm from June to September. Located on NE 42nd Ave between NE Alberta and Sumner Streets.

Community Garden Program–For information on neighborhood community garden plots and scholarships please contact: Chariti Montez, Assistant Program Specialist: pkcomgard@portlandoregon.gov, 503-823-1612

Cully Neighborhood Farm Community Farm Program is loca.ted behind Trinity Lutheran Church and School on 55th and Killingsworth St. and provides community farming hours from 1-4pm on Mondays through November. For more information, contact Matt Gordon 503-310-5766

Resources and Community Centers

Hollywood Senior Center is an excellent source of information for seniors! Have a question or concern? Call them at 503-288-8303 Or email, staff@hollywoodseniorcenter.org. Or stop by: 1820 NE 40th Ave. Portland, OR 97213.

Call the Multnomah County Helpline for Aging and Older adults: 503-988-3646. 24 hour information and assistance for seniors.

Neighbors helping neighbors age in place: NE Village PDX: get connected! Contact Margaret Baldwin at nevillagepdx@gmail.com or 503-895-2750

Food

Meals on Wheels are hot, nutritious lunches that are delivered Monday through Friday between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to homebound seniors age 60 and older. For more information or to sign up, call: 503-736-6325

Transportation

Ride Connection:  Get personalized transportation for your individual needs! Ride Connection and our partner agencies provide rides for a wide variety of needs including medical, nutritive, shopping, supportive services, recreational, and volunteer/work-related needs. Call our Ride Connection Service Center at 503-226-0700, TTY: 711 (Oregon Relay Service).

Ridewise Program: teaches older adults and people with disabilities to ride safely on Trimet: Would you or someone you know benefit from our services? Give us a call at 503-528-1743 and we will get you going.

TriMet’s LIFT paratransit service is a shared-ride public transportation service for people who are unable to use regular buses or trains due to a disability or disabling health condition. Phone: 503-962-8000, option 2, Hours: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. weekdays

The Cully Association of Neighbors (CAN) is a “non-profit volunteer organization whose members strive to enhance the livability of the neighborhood. We meet to make Cully a better place to live by working together on issues and activities, connecting with neighbors, businesses and governmental agencies.The Cully Association of Neighbors takes pride in its neighborhood involvement and the achievements that have resulted.” CAN provides translation in Spanish at all of it’s member meetings, as well as publishing a bilingual neighborhood newsletter.

Cully Boulevard Alliance is the Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative (“NPI”) along Cully Boulevard. The goals of an NPI are to strengthen the economic competitiveness of neighborhood business districts through community-planned and community-implemented actions and projects, including, increasing the visibility of the business district, growing more jobs, strengthening existing businesses, and filling vacant spaces.

Our 42nd Avenue is economic development by the community, for the community. We are a collection of residents, business owners, local employees, commercial property owners, community institutions and others who have partnered to ensure that economic change benefits the people of 42nd Avenue in an inclusive way. We are a connecting point and a conduit for community collaboration.

Andando en Bicicletas en Cully: Riding bikes in Cully (ABC) is a strong group of neighbors working to address barriers to bicycling in cully, advocate for infrastructure improvements and provide opportunities for community rides. Andando en Bicicleta’s en Cully grew from a partnership between the Community Cycling Center, Hacienda CDC and Verde’s Lideres Verdes program. This year ABC led over 40 events in the neighborhood, including rides for youth in Hacienda’s Expresiones After School Program, Walk/Bike to school days, Helmet give-aways and bike repair events, and community bike rides.