Friendly House

Welcome to Friendly House, a non-profit neighborhood center and social service agency in Portland, Oregon.


Success Stories!

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Thank you for joining us at Hands Up at Friendly House

Please stay tuned for information on some ideas for “next steps” we can take together as a community to continue the conversation & the action to make our community more just and equitable.

These highly personal, brilliantly written and acted monologues explore the experiences of six black men and one black woman who have been negatively impacted by interactions with law enforcement.

We are thrilled to announce that beginning in September 2017, we will be offering a Full-Day, Year-Round Preschool Program!

Click here for details & to register!

What's New

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Saturday, May 20 | 7–10 p.m. | Friendly House Brentano Building

Live music and dancing, delicious food, a silent auction, and signature cocktails from a herd of local distillers

Tickets are $30 in advance or $35 at the door and include entry, food, party games and two signature drinks—Click Here!

Summer Camp Registration Now Open!


Don’t miss our fun, engaging camps for 1st–6th graders with new themes each week and hands-on projects with guest instructors and field trips. Join our talented staff in our welcoming, kid-friendly neighborhood center in NW Portland and all around the city.
Come for one week or stay all summer!
Camp Dates: June 19–August 18, 2017
Camp Times: 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Before Care: 7–9 a.m. | After Care: 4–6 p.m.

Read about the weekly themes, activities, and field trips here.
4th–6th-grade campers have extra fun with 4th–6th Grade Extended Experiences (E.E.’s), like additional field trips and advanced activities.
Easy, secure online registration & payment. Sign up by March 13th to receive a $10/session early bird discount! To register, click here!
Full and partial scholarships available for qualifying families! Apply for a scholarship online when you sign up. Registration & scholarship applications are also available at the Friendly House front desk.