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

MFS Featured on Community Hotline

MetroEast’s Community Hotline recently featured Metropolitan Family Service on their program. Special thanks to Chris Wearn and Heather Height for appearing on the show. Hosted by Monica Weitzel, Wednesday nights at 7pm, on Channel 21.

View the interview here.

MFS AARP Experience Corps featured on KGW Channel 8 news, in Portland, OR

Watch this short news clip of the program in action at MFS Community School, Whitcomb Elementary: Senior mentoring program seeks state funding to expand More than 50 senior mentors are volunteering in 11 area schools through a program at Metropolitan family Service. KGW.COM This national intergenerational tutoring and mentoring literacy program matches volunteers age 50+…

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…