Welcome To Friendly House
Building community, one friend at a time.
A nonprofit community center and social service agency in Portland, Oregon.
We’re here for you.
Friendly House provides programs and services for everyone, from preschoolers to older adults. All of our services are offered for free or on a sliding fee scale, to ensure a welcoming and equitable space for all.
Full-day classes for ages 3-5.
Summer & Winter Camps
Activities-based day camps for elementary–age kids.
Classes on history, music, technology, culture and more provided by expert instructors.
Elder Pride Services
Services and advocacy for LGBTQ+ older adults.
Community Outreach Programming
Community-building programs for residents of Cascadian Terrace Apartments and other low-income communities.
Enriching after school care for Chapman Elementary students.
Complete Student Support
Remote learning support and other assistance for students and families.
Fun and accessible classes, a full-court gymnasium, and a fully equipped workout room to keep you in top shape.
Case management, information & referral, and other life-sustaining services for older adults in Multnomah County.
Scratch Crayon Art
In-Person Family Caregiver Support Group
April Fools Drag Bingo
Virtual Family Caregiver Support Group
Come Visit Us!
Our Community Center is open to the public during the following times:
Check our calendar for events, classes and more information.
Free access to showers is available from 6–8pm on Friday nights, with the last chance to sign up for showers at 7pm.
Extended Childcare until 6pm
Program Hours & Info
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We appreciate the warm welcome and sense of community. We feel very grateful our child is part of Friendly House.