Our Mission

Metropolitan Family Service helps people move beyond the limitations of poverty, inequity and social isolation.

Our Vision

A world where children never go hungry, young people are always educated, families are financially stable, older adults remain connected and all humans are healthy, happy and cared for.

Our Work

Children & Youth

Health & Wellness

Economic Stability

Our Reach

At Home

In School

In the Community

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The Latest

Earn donations for MFS when you shop!

Using the Fred Meyer Community Rewards Program, you can earn donations for MFS just by shopping with your Rewards Card. . Create a Fred Meyer online account here, or log in if you’ve already got one. Once logged in, click on your name in the top right corner of the screen to go to Account…

The 7th Annual A Gathering of Good breaks all fundraising records!

On October 1, 2015, nearly 300 guests gathered at the Portland Hilton to raise over $300,000 in support for MFS programs that benefit youth, families, and older adults. The event featured dance and spoken word performances by students in MFS programs. Thank you to everyone who helped make this event a resounding success! Watch the…

Visit from State Treasurer Ted Wheeler and Chief of Staff Tom Rinehart

Visit from State Treasurer Ted Wheeler and Chief of Staff Tom Rinehart

State Treasurer Ted Wheeler and Chief of Staff Tom Rinehart visited MFS this week to discuss our MFS Economic Stability Initiative. The conversation led to a plan to hold a larger stakeholder discussion to build on the success of asset based financial coaching work such as “Ways to Work”. Pictured left to right – Matt Bartolotti,…

Food Pantry

MFS on KOIN Channel 6 / Gresham Outlook for Glenfair Food Pantry Event

The partnership between Oregon Food Bank, Portland Children’s Levy and MFS was highlighted on KOIN Channel 6 and in the Gresham Outlook as making a difference in the community by combating food insecurity. Many thanks to MFS Site Manager Celia Flaim (and team) and CEO Judy Strand for participating in / hosting this public relations opportunity highlighting the…