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

(Video) Family Resource Navigator at Earl Boyles is Empowering Families

Josué Peña-Juárez, the MFS Family Resource Navigator at Earl Boyles Elementary School is doing outstanding work!

“Peña-Juárez is building relationships with families, helping them access resources and services they need and, ultimately, empowering them to support their children’s healthy development and educational achievement.”

In a recent article by The Children’s Institute, Josué is highlighted for his one-of-a-kind position at the public school.

Check out the video after the jump!

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…