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

Anael Jeannis Performing at AGOG 2016

A Gathering of Good 2016 – Thank You!

A Gathering of Good was a success!

Anael Jeannis, MFS staff member and performer at  A Gathering of Good sang, “There are so many ways to be in this world. I don’t want to choose just one…

Thank you for choosing a way to be in the world that helps others and creates life-enriching connections. Your presence at the event was so appreciated! We hope you enjoyed seeing familiar faces and meeting new ones.

Read more here.

Matt Bartolotti Receives check from Mod Pizza

Thank you, MOD Pizza!

Another THANK YOU to MOD Pizza at 12311 NE Halsey! 100% of all opening day pizza sales, $3,362 in total, went to support Metropolitan Family Service programs!

Pictured: MFS CSO Matt Bartolotti receiving a check from Christopher Liu, General Manager for MOD Pizza 122nd & Halsey

MHS Cafe

MFS CAFE at Milwaukie High featured on 21st CCLC Blog

The MFS CAFE program at Milwaukie High School has been featured on the 21st Century Community Century Community Learning Centers blog for their Social Emotional Learning framework, cultural activities and community building. Read it here!

Special congratulations to Catherine Malinis and Makeda Gershenson for leading the team of teachers, facilitators and students at MHS who were awarded the 2016 InspirED Changemaker Award!

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…