Our Services

Men’s Residential Program

Blanchet House, downtown Portland

Our transitional housing program is a 7-9 month work recovery opportunity for men who are looking for a safe and sober environment while they establish a new direction in their lives. Our focus is on accountability and peer support as we help each other build toward a new life with dignity and respect.

Hot Meal Program

Blanchet House, downtown Portland

We offer delicious and well-balanced hot meals to anyone who would like one. Our Founders Cafe is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner Mon-Sat. Closed Sunday. COVID-19 UPDATES

Breakfast: 6:30 – 7:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Dinner: 5  – 6 p.m.

Farm Residential Program

Blanchet Farm, Carlton, Oregon

Our rural transitional housing program is an eight-month work recovery opportunity for men who are looking for a fresh start removed from the temptations of city life. Our focus is on peer support as we help each other work toward a sober life free from drugs or alcohol.

Clothing Closet

Blanchet House, downtown Portland

We offer all types of adult clothing, shoes, and items for outdoor sleeping on Saturday. Availability varies based on donated items received. We ask donors to please consider the feelings and dignity of the receiver when choosing what to donate.

Hours: 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Days: Saturday

Hygiene Items

Blanchet House, downtown Portland

Items to include in a Hygiene Care Kit for the homeless.

Volunteers offer care kits containing essential hygiene items like socks, toothbrushes, nail clippers, snacks, and more during meal services. We rely on volunteers to make and donate these items.

Hours: During Meal Times
Days: Mon.-Sat.

Sack Lunches

Blanchet House, downtown Portland

Volunteers serve sack lunches containing a sandwich, fruit, chips, and snacks during the Saturday lunch service. Meal guests are welcome to take two bags at a time as many times as they like but need to go through the line each time to allow for everyone to receive at least two lunches. Donors make sack lunches at home then drop them off at Blanchet House.

Hours: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Days: Saturday