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.

Access by calling 503-640-3263 or email

Persons experiencing homelessness will be scheduled to attend an assessment appointment to determine the housing and service program that best supports the needs of the household. 

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

  • ASSIST Program
  • Bridges To Change
  • Boys & Girls Aid
  • Cascade AIDS Project
  • Community Action
  • Domestic Violence Resource Center
  • Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon
  • Family Promise of Greater Washington County
  • Family Promise of Tualatin Valley
  • Fresh Start Recovery Homes
  • Good Neighbor Center
  • Housing Authority of Washington County
  • Housing Independence
  • Just Compassion of East Washington County
  • LifeWorks Northwest
  • New Narrative (formerly Luke-Dorf, Inc.)
  • Open Door
  • Sequoia Mental Health Services Inc.
  • The Salvation Army
  • U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
  • Washington County Department of Housing Services


  • 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
  • Look for affordable housing.
  • 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 


Please see Community Connect Oversight Meeting Minutes and Agendas for past and future meeting information.