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Gloria Estefan

MIAMI – Leaders from women’s shelters across the country convened in Miami on Wednesday. They’re working to tackle the nation’s homelessness crisis, and a South Florida icon was there to bring awareness to the cause. “We need to help these women, these children,” said superstar singer Gloria Estefan. “We need to help the homeless in whatever […]

Bybee Lakes Hope Center

KGW8 reports news that Multnomah County is sitting on $65 million meant for homeless services, while Bybee Lakes Hope Center has asked for $5 million of that to keep their doors open. Rose Have guest, Katherine Wheeler was once on the streets and told KGW that places like these are life-changing. “Having a shelter, having […]

Acquisition International - Non-profit Organisation Awards

The Acquisition International Non-Profit Organisation Awards 2023 seeks to reward the most innovative, creative and compassionate NPOs, and provide a platform for NPOs to demonstrate that they are true leaders within the non-profit sphere. This year, Rose Haven is honored to received the Most Compassionate Trauma Informed Care Organisation 2023 – Pacific Northwest USA.

Rose Haven & Blanchet House Interview about Portland Street Response

On Straight Talk with Laural Porter, the directors of Blanchet House and Rose Haven say the idea of scaling back Portland Street Response is ‘dispiriting.’ Watch the full interview

Liz Starke on Straight Talk

Watch KGW’s Straight Talk with Laural Porter interview Liz Starke, our Development Director, about the effect of the camping ban on Rose Haven. Check out the Bonus Episode here!

Ban without a Plan

Originally published on Written by Jeremiah Hayden, Sr Intern Read full article Vague communication from city causes concern among homeless Portlanders and service providers Portland’s ‘daytime camping ban’ went into effect July 7, but the city has not communicated a rollout timeline, a map of allowed sleeping spots or when exactly Portland police will […]

KOIN6 Interview with Liz Starke of Rose Haven

Lisa Balick, KOIN 6 News Reporter interviews Liz Starke, Rose Haven’s Development Director, about Portland’s plan to move houseless folks off the streets and sidewalks during the daytime.

KGW Straight Talk

Our Executive Director, Katie O’Brien, along with ninety-nine girlfriends, were recently interviewed for KGW Straight Talk with Laural Porter. The show is schedule to air: Friday, June 30th at 7:00pm Saturday, July 1st 10:30am Saturday, July 1st at 6:30pm Sunday, July 2nd at 8:30pm Please note the schedule may shift depending on NBC programming.  

Rose Haven Entrance

Reporter Nicole Hayden of the Oregonian reports that Portland nonprofits supporting those experiencing homelessness are concerned about their ability to meet the expected increase in demand once the city’s new daytime camping ban goes into effect. The ban, scheduled for early July, limits unhoused individuals to camping only between 8 p.m. and 8 a.m. in […]