Coordinating assistance to families and individuals who seek emergency food and other basic necessities.

Families may apply for help with:

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Call Care To Share at 503-591-9025 Monday-Friday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm (unless noted otherwise on the recording).

Our primary service is intake telephone requests for emergency food. We schedule the caller at a nearby church for pick-up or delivery. Churches use their volunteers to assist in deliveries and distribution of the food at their locations. Most churches supply food to last 3-5 days.

After hours food is available at the Hillsboro Family Shelter, 210 SE 12th Ave. It is open Monday through Friday (5:30 pm to 9:00 pm). Saturday and Sunday hours are (9:00 am to 9:00 pm). The shelter is located next to the MAX line. For a family style meal, Faith Cafe is open on Sundays at 5:00 pm and on the last Thursday of the month at 5:00 pm. It is located in Beaverton: Bethel Congregational Church at 5150 SW Watson Ave., Beaverton.

Lunch is served at St Matthew Lutheran Church, 10390 SW Canyon Rd, Beaverton on Saturday from 11:30-12:30. Dinner is served on Tuesday evening at Christ's Table in Cedar Mill Bible Church located at 12208 NW Cornell Rd., Portland, OR 97229.

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Financial Aid

Qualified clients may request help with utilities if they are facing a shut-off and funds are available.

Assistance is only available to clients in the following zip codes:
97003, 97005, 97006, 97007, 97008, 97078, and parts of 97225 and 97229.

Please call: 503-726-0407.


(When funds are available) Care To Share contracts with Oregon Heat to provide assistance to clients who are shut-off or facing shut-off of their heat source.

Phone lines are open for energy assistance from 9:00-9:30 am on Mondays. Funds are limited.


Care To Share administers water assistance to clients in danger of being shut-off or who are already shut off. Funding is provided by City of Beaverton, Tualatin Valley Water District, and Clean Water Service Employees.

Care To Share does not discriminate on any basis, including race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, handicap, or national origin. We reserve the right to refuse assistance for abuse of service or personnel.