NATIVE AMERICAN YOUTH AND FAMILY CENTER
FOSTER CARE SUPPORT
Assists youth and families who are involved with state or tribal foster care systems. Provides culturally appropriate individual and family-based support services to help build understanding and maintain Native cultural traditions, assists youth and families in identifying and accessing community resources, and supports families with reunification or in finding other permanent homes. Foster Care support services include various group meetings and support classes.

Also works to recruit new foster families from the Native American community and support them through the certification process. Support services include Positive Indian Parenting classes, Sibling and Family Night events, Foster Parent Support night, and genealogy and regalia assistance.
5135 NE Columbia Boulevard
Portland, OR 97218
Eligibility: Native American youth ages 0-24, their birth parents, and their foster parents. Young adults who have aged out of foster care can receive services through age 24.
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (503) 288-8177 Main phone
  • (503) 972-2464 Rent Assistance Hotline
  • (503) 972-2463 Energy Assistance Hotline and Information
  • (503) 972-2464 Rental Assistance Hotline and Information
  • (503) 288-8177 ext 207 Foster Care Support Specialist
  • (503) 288-8177 ext 348 Foster Care Support Specialist
COVID-19 INFORMATION: Due to COVID, campus is currently physically closed to the public. Services are still available via phone and/or the website.
INTAKE PROCEDURE: Call for information
FEES: None
DOCUMENTS: None required at intake
AREA SERVED: Multnomah County
TRAVEL/LOCATION INFORMATION: Near TriMet Bus 75
Services:
  • Adoption and Foster/Kinship Care Support Groups * Native American Community
  • Foster Home Placement * Native American Community
  • Foster Parent/Family Recruitment * Native American Community
  • Intensive Family Reunification Services * Native American Community
  • Parenting Skills Classes * Native American Community
  • Specialized Information and Referral * Adoption/Foster Care Issues
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NATIVE AMERICAN YOUTH AND FAMILY CENTER