Provides culturally specific services and information to promote optimal health. On site food and child care available for scheduled events.
Direct services include:
-Parenting support and educational services aimed at mobilizing Black parents to ensure their children achieve educational excellence
-Employment services: development, placement, and support
-Family Literacy and STEAM fairs
-Cultivating Culture: Gardening and healthy eating program
-Advocacy for African American families with young children in need of early intervention/early childhood special education
-Parent University classes and experiences focused on: Parental Engagement in Children's Education, Effective Parenting, and all areas of optimal health- intellectual, physical, emotional, spiritual, socio-economic, and relationship
901 NE Glisan Street Suite 250
Portland, OR 97232
Eligibility: Call for information
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Classes: usually held Thursday nights. Visit website for class calendar.
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (503) 284-8000 Message phone
  • (971) 201-9386 Program Contact
Email Address: [email protected]
INTAKE PROCEDURE: Call, email or visit website for information. Classes generally change quarterly.
FEES: None
AREA SERVED: Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington Counties
SITE HOURS: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
TRAVEL/LOCATION INFORMATION: Located on Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard at Stanton Street (2 blocks north of Knott Street). On the #6 bus line.
  • Comprehensive Job Assistance Centers * African American Community
  • Early Intervention for Children with Disabilities/Delays * African American Community
  • Health Related Advocacy Groups * African American Community
  • Job Development * African American Community
  • Life Skills Education * African American Community
  • Literacy Programs * African American Community
  • Nutrition Education * African American Community
  • Parent to Parent Networking * African American Community
  • Parenting Skills Classes * African American Community
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