Raphael House of Portland


To provide life-saving services to adults and children escaping domestic violence while engaging the community in nonviolent living through advocacy, education and community outreach. Raphael House offers resources and personalized support to help survivors obtain housing, employment, self-sufficiency and safety.

Bottom Line for Portland

Annually, Raphael House reaches more than 3,500 survivors of domestic violence through emergency shelter, ongoing services like support groups and tenant-education classes, community prevention education, a shelter access line, whole family support and housing assistance. Eighty-five percent of families once served in shelters currently live in safe housing.

“It’s been two years since I made the phone call that changed our lives. Raphael House will be in my heart always. The impact that you had on my family is something I am grateful for every day.” —Valeria, former Raphael House shelter resident

Business Partners

Korena Loves will match the first $1,000 in gifts from donors ages 35 and underGuild Mortgage will match all donations of $100 or more to Raphael House, up to $9,000.

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