Community Connect

COMMUNITY CONNECT is a coordinated entry system that helps people experiencing homelessness or at imminent risk of homelessness to find housing resources in Washington County, Oregon.

Community Connect access phone line 503-640-3263

Individuals and families who want help with housing should call the Community Connect access number to discuss their situation and what help is available.

Community Connect is staffed by Community Action Organization, with offices located in Beaverton and Hillsboro. Individuals and families experiencing homelessness will be scheduled to attend a one-hour assessment appointment to determine the housing and service program that best supports the needs of the homeless household. 

Referrals will be made to the following Community Connect partner agencies based on household assessment of need and available housing beds/units.

 

  • Boys And Girls Aid
  • Cascade AIDS Project
  • Community Action
  • Domestic Violence Resource Center
  • FamilyPromise
  • Good Neighbor Center
  • Homeless To Work – Bridges To Change
  • Housing Authority of Washington County (Project-based Section 8 Programs)
  • Housing Independence
  • Jubilee Transition Homes
  • LifeWorks Northwest
  • Luke-Dorf, Inc.
  • Lutheran Community Services Northwest
  • Open Door Counseling Center
  • Sequoia Mental Health Services Inc.
  • Washington County Department of Housing Services

OTHER RESOURCES

  • Referral to homeless housing and services available at the Veteran Community Resource and Referral Center in Portland at 503-808-1256 or 1-800-949-1004 extension 51256.
  • Referral to homeless housing and services available at the Hillsboro Veteran Community-Based Health Clinic (CBOC) at 503-906-5000.
  • Dial 211 or go online at www.211info.org.
  • Housing Connection online at http://www.housingconnections.org.
  • Fleeing domestic violence, contact Portland Women's Crisis Line at 503-235-5333.
  • Veteran, seniors or people with disabilities, contact Washington County Disability, Aging and Veteran Services at 503-846-3060.
  • Other entry points for systems of care in Washington County