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

John Kitzhaber & Judy Strand

Former Governor Kitzhaber Visits MFS

Former Governor Kitzhaber visited MFS this week to discuss strategic directions for our initiatives. He was gracious to spend time sharing his expertise and ideas in a meeting with Judy Strand, CEO and Matt Bartolotti, CSO, followed by a tour of our Belmont office where he stopped in on a Development team meeting.

Corks & Forks

Don’t miss the Corks and Forks urban wine tasting event on Thursday, June 9th where wineries pour, chefs create and you explore!  Enjoy wine tastings, food, and entertainment – all in support of six local charities. Tickets are on sale now at classicwinesauction.com.

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…