KGW 8 Story: Interview with Rose Haven's Cody Jane Baker

KGW 8 came by Rose Haven to see our new home at 1740 NW Glisan St. to interview former guest and now Board Member, Cody Jane Baker! CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO Cody Jane is such an incredible woman celebrating 5 years of sobriety, managing centralized screening at Legacy Health, and taking action to […]

Portland Tribune Story: Rose Haven Grand Opening

Check out this article by Max Egner from the Portland Tribune! Egner came by the Haven on Grand Opening Day and has testimonial from a guest and staff member! Thank you Portland Tribune for your coverage! Read the story on the Portland Tribute

KATU2 Interview with Liz Starke

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Rose Haven day shelter opened its doors in Northwest Portland Tuesday. It’s the only low-barrier day shelter for women and children in the city. “I think that that low-barrier model is the key that is going to solve so many issues as far as accessibility and making programs work,” said Rose Haven Development Director Liz Starke. […]

KATU 2 - Rose Haven opens day shelter in Portland

KATU 2 celebrated our Grand Opening opening event to interview Development Director Liz Starke! Liz discusses the importance of our direct services for our houseless neighbors and how our new building supports our community’s needs. Click here to see the story!

Fox 12 Story - Katie O'Brien

Fox 12 came to interview Executive Director Katie O’Brien to learn more about Rose Haven’s unique and special role in our community. Click here to see the story and hear about our new shelter space.

A Newly Designed Women’s Shelter Opens Its Doors in Portland

PDX Monthly wrote an article about Rose Haven and the opening our new building! Michelle Harris came to our site to discuss the importance of our new shelter space creating a calming and healing environment for our houseless neighbors. Click here to read the story! 


Rose Haven finds a new home -NW Portland day shelter for women, gender-diverse people moving and growing by John McDonald at Street Roots | 2 Feb 2022 On a damp and dark wintry night, the garbage bins alongside the First Immanuel Lutheran Church had once again been rooted through. Debris was scattered all over the […]


KOIN 6 stopped by the new home for Rose Haven to capture the mural painting inside our building! We are so fortunate for our community’s support and coverage of this exciting journey. Watch the story by clicking here! These murals will welcome our guests with dignity and help promote healing. Thank you Gensler Design for […]


Longtime and generous partner, Corkscru Wine, has partnered with Freja Cellars to create a pinot noir in honor of Rose Haven, and our new home! The Haven Pinot Noir can be bought in single bottles of 2018 vintage or in a six-pack of 3 x 2018 vintage and 3 x 2015 vintage for $100. Shipping […]

Sun Joo Kim, the design manager for Gensler Portland

Sun Joo Kim, the design manager for Gensler Portland, said the biggest driver behind the new design was the people who it will serve.


OPB Think Out Loud- Organizations Urge Donors To Be Mindful About Reuse Organizations that take in-kind donations are often in the awkward position of declining items that actually belong in the trash. Thrift stores and community centers want gently used items that they can feel good about passing along to new owners. And while some donors […]

2021 Heatwave

Rose Haven Day Center worked through the heatwave by providing water, tarps, and tents to the homeless, which impacted our Rose Haven guests.


Rose Haven’s Back to School Drive brings backpacks, supplies to 400 kids Rose Haven serves people experiencing homelessness and poverty in Portland. Last year, the Oregon Department of Education tallied more than 21,000 homeless students between kindergarten and high school. “This is an annual event for us that we’re just so excited to provide. This […]


BECOME A VOICE OF THE ROSE HAVEN COMMUNITY THROUGH OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS Rose Haven is seeking board members who can help speak to our mission of providing day shelter, resources, emotional support and community to women, children and marginalized genders experiencing homelessness and poverty. Rose Haven’s board provides governance that has a dual focus […]

skin care products

If you wish to donate sunscreen to Rose Haven, we suggest you keep in mind the following aspects, as numerous popular products that contain benzene are still on the shelves.

Home for the Haven

“Home for the Haven” is a $3 million campaign centered around our new facility, enabling Rose Haven to build its dream home, bring guests back indoors, reestablish programs, and increase capacity to welcome and serve more community members.

New Rose Haven Building

Maggie Vespa of KGW Showcases New Rose Haven Building   Maggie Vespa of KGW stopped by to see the new Rose Haven building and interviewed our Executive Director Katie O’Brien and former Rose Haven guest Cody Jane Baker. The interview took place at Rose Haven’s new home, what was formerly known as World Cup Coffee […]

Annual Report 2020

It’s impossible to capture the entirety of our guests’ experiences and how Rose Haven services have impacted them, but to give you some insight into the work here’s our 2020 Annual Report!

Guest receiving services

If you find that the $600 stimulus check isn’t needed, maybe turn it over to someone who really does.

A report on the previous year and expectations for 2021.