Our Services

We provide compassionate support to individuals in need. Characteristics of those we help span a wide range of ethnicities, ages, nationalities and religions. We help regardless of gender, education and family or household status.  We work to overcome a lack of interpreters and, when possible, serve those who speak little or no English. Our services include:

  • Emergency financial assistance for rent and eviction notices
  • Financial assistance for utilities and shut-off notices
  • Transportation in the form of bus tickets
  • Emergency food boxes to help our clients during times of food insecurity

Emergency Services Office - Call to Apply for Assistance

Food Hotline: 503-235-8431 (press “1”) Monday – Friday, 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM & 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

Rent/Utility Hotline: 503-235-8431 (press “2”) Monday – Friday, 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM & 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Drop-In Food Pantry: Tuesdays & Fridays, 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.  No appointment necessary.

Location: 8101 SE Cornwell St., Portland, OR 97206

Volunteering​

We would love for you to volunteer with us!
For more information on volunteering in our main office or food pantry, submit an application online, or call our office at (503) 595-2290. 

St. Vincent de Paul Pantry Locations by County

Clatsop County Conferences

Astoria

St. Mary Star of The Sea Conference
Walk-In Food Pantry: Tuesday 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, Friday 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.
Phone: (503) 325-2007

Seaside

Our Lady of Victory Conference
Food Pantry Located Offsite – Address 3575 Highway 101 North
Monday and Friday 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Last Saturday of the month 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Clackamas County Conferences

Clackamas County residents — please note some St Vincent de Paul conferences have walk-in pantries and some have only home delivery. Please call (503) 235-8431 for more information.

Columbia County Conferences

Scappoose

St. Wenceslaus Conference
Walk-In Food Pantry: Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:00 PM – 3:00PM. For more information, please call (503) 543-7495. Response time is 1-2 business days.

St. Helens

St. Frederic Conference
St. Frederic helps with food, utilities, rent, and gas vouchers. For assistance, please call (888) 375-6074.

Vernonia

St. Mary’s of Vernonia Conference
For information on available services, please call (971) 294-3248.  

Multnomah County Conferences

Multnomah County residents — to locate the pantry nearest you, please call (503) 235-8431. Some pantries are by appointment only, others are walk-in pantries, and others are only home delivery. Hours of operation vary by pantry.

Mobile Kitchen

The St. Vincent de Paul Mobile Kitchen serves clients in our communities where resources are limited and food and daily meals are less available.  Recipients are everybody, and may include children, families, homeless and the working poor.  For more information, please call 503-234-1114.

Our weekly schedule:

  • 1st & 3rd Tuesday at St. Aloysius (Estacada), served from 11am – 1pm
  • 2nd, 4th, & 5th Tuesday at Holy Trinity (Beaverton), served from 10:30am – 12:30pm
  • Every Wednesday at St Matthew’s (Hillsboro), served from 11am -1pm

Our Mobile Kitchen is a great place for families and individuals to stay warm or cool in a comfortable environment while enjoying a friendly non-judgmental atmosphere with dedicated volunteers.  The Mobile Kitchen is licensed by the Clackamas County Health Department and includes:

  • Picnic style tables and benches to seat 15 to 18 people
  • Four burner stove for preparing hot meals on site
  • Full refrigerator
  • Three compartment sink and hand washing sink
  • Three air conditioning units