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


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


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The Latest

MFS in Salem in Support of Oregon Hunger Response Fund

This week, MFS went to the capital in support of the Oregon Hunger Response Fund!

MFS Community Schools Program Quality Coordinator Helen Vank went to Salem to testify in front of the House Committee on Human Services and Housing at the request of Oregon Food Bank in support of HB 2881, which would add back funds to the Oregon Hunger Response Fund.

Ready Set Go! Univision

Univision Highlights Ready, Set, Go! Bilquist Opening

Univision Portland ran a feature on the new Ready, Set, Go! site at Bilquist Elementary School. Watch the video in Spanish here. Learn more about Ready, Set, Go! here. Stay tuned for an English translation!

¡El programa de RSG en  la escuela Bilquist Elementary está buscando padres y futuros estudiantes para ser parte de nuestro programa! Obtenga más información aquí o llame a Maria Perdomo al (503) 232-0007 x533.

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…