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Last weekend marked the close of the annual Portland Fashion Week, where our wonderful Development Director Liz Starke participated as emcee of the event. She is featured in a story from KGW8 which highlights one of the designers at Fashion Week, Janelle Arnold. This article notes the importance of inclusivity and diversity in the fashion […]

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HereTogether Oregon, a local grassroots organization with the mission of helping our houseless neighbors, recently made a visit to Rose Haven to interview our staff and share our services model and values. They detail our history, our campaign to move into our new Home for the Haven, challenges that our houseless community faces, and how […]

Timber and Thorns volunteering at Rose Haven

On July 13th, members of the Portland Thorns and Timbers came out to Rose Haven to support us for our summer picnic. Thorns and Timbers volunteers helped us unpack boxes to put together goodie bags for our guests. Read the article from KPTV and check them out in action here! The Thorns & Timbers joined […]

After two years of being limited to sidewalk services during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have returned back inside to our brand new location on March 8th 2022. With your help we have been able to open the doors to our New Home for the Haven with increased space, capacity and visibility to help more guests […]

Resource fair table

On June 8, KATU stopped by Rose Haven’s annual resource fair. Among the bustle of 20+ local agencies connecting with Rose Haven guests, KATU chatted with Executive Director Katie O’Brien about the importance of the resource fair in reducing barriers to services for women, children, and people of marginalized genders experiencing homelessness. Read the full […]

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! Click here for the story…

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 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 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.

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!