The Foster Shelter — now known as the Laurelwood Center — is opening its doors next week! Join Commissioner Jessica Vega Pederson, Mayor Ted Wheeler, and Transition Projects, Inc. in touring the shelter, learning more about the program and volunteering to support the participants!
When: Monday, August 12, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Where: Laurelwood Center, 6144 SE Foster Road
Laurelwood will serve those who identify as female and couples, with priority access for people 55 and over, those with disabilities, and veterans.
Contact Commissioner Vega Pederson:
Phone: 503.988.5217 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Address: 501 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Suite 600, Portland, Oregon 97214
Next Foster Steering Committee meeting is Wednesday, April 18th
The third meeting of the Foster Steering Committee will be held on Wednesday, April 18th, from 6:00 – 7:30PM at SEIU, 6401 SE Foster Rd.
The main topic will be a discussion of public safety topics relating to the shelter. Representatives from the Portland Police Bureau will be in attendance to provide a presentation on the topic and answer questions.
You can find the minutes and materials from the second Steering Committee meeting here. An agenda for the April 18th meeting will be sent out one week prior.
All meetings of the Steering Committee are open to the public, and have a public comment period at the end of the agenda.