NATIVE AMERICAN YOUTH AND FAMILY CENTER
EDUCATIONAL YOUTH ADVOCACY AND ENGAGEMENT
Advocates work with students and their families to create measurable goals based on the 4 quadrants of the Relational Worldview Model: Mind, Body, Spirit, and Context. The program includes:
-Wraparound case management and advocacy services
-College visitations, life skills workshops, employment skill-building, and scholarship/financial aid workshops
-School-based tutoring and after-school homework support
-Building culturally relevant skills and increasing cultural pride and identity
-Incentives, stipends, summer meals, meals during the school year, after-school snacks, clothing, hygiene items, school supply vouchers, and monetary assistance for participating youth
5135 NE Columbia Boulevard
Portland, OR 97218
Eligibility: -Portland Public School District K-12th grade self-identified Native American youth
-Successful Families 2020: K-12th grade self-identified Native American youth enrolled in select schools for Reynolds and David Douglas school districts.
-SUN Youth Advocacy: 5th-10th grade self-identified Native American youth enrolled in select schools for Portland Public, Reynolds, Parkrose, Centennial, David Douglas and Gresham-Barlow districts.
OR
Region 3: 5th-10th grade any race/ethnicity enrolled in the following schools: Alice Ott Middle, Cherry Park Elementary, Gilbert Heights Elementary, Gilbert Park Elementary, Parkrose High, Parkrose Middle, Prescott Elementary, Sacramento Elementary, and Shaver Elementary
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-6pm, some evening hours for events
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 256 Youth Advocacy Manager
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: Complete the Youth Advocacy Initial Assessment and Referral Form: http://nayapdx.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Youth-Advocacy-Initial-Assessment-and-Referral-form_3.23.15.pdf
FEES: None
DOCUMENTS: None required at intake
AREA SERVED: Multnomah County
TRAVEL/LOCATION INFORMATION: Near TriMet Bus 75
Services:
  • Higher Education Awareness/Support Programs * Native American Community
  • Tutoring Services * Native American Community
  • Wraparound Facilitation/Community Support * Native American Community
  • Youth Enrichment Programs * Native American Community
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NATIVE AMERICAN YOUTH AND FAMILY CENTER