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Food Assistance

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Social Services


We've moved to a new temporary location.

8495 SE Monterey Ave., Happy Valley, OR 97086

Please email portland.tab@usw.salvationarmy.org or call (503) 239-1224 for information about current services.


Everybody needs a little help every once in awhile. We know it's not easy to ask for help, but we are here to do just that - help. If you find yourself struggling, please visit our Social Services. 

Below you will find everything you need to know about what we offer and how we can help you. We want to help to the best of our ability and capacity to help. Let us help lift the weight off your shoulders and lift your spirits. 

Here at The Salvation Army Portland Tabernacle Corps we are always interested in providing the best level of service as our resources allow. While we are sorry that we can't meet every need, we can and will do our best to provide an atmosphere of service that seeks to value and love those who come to us for assistance. 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Food Assistance

Emergency Food Box for average 2-3 days . Content varies depending on availability of items.
(Items that are typically in a food box)

  • Canned Fruid
  • Canned Vegetable
  • Chili or Large Soup
  • Small Soup
  • Canned Fish (Tuna or Salmon)
  • Spaghetti or Tomato Sauce
  • Canned Tomatoes, if available
  • Canned Beans, 1 refried & 1 other if available
  • Juice, Water or Milk
  • Peanut Butter or Almond Butter
  • Mac & Cheese
  • Hamburger Helper or boxed meal, if available
  • Packaged Meal (Noodle or Rice), if available
  • Oatmeal, Pancake Mix, or Cereal
  • Dry Beans, if available
  • Pasta
  • Rice, if available

Miscellaneous Items:

  • Raisins, Instant Potatoes, Carton Soups
  • Cans or Bottled Items
  • Large Snacks (Cookies/Crackers)
  • Small Snacks in box on counter (Granola Bars, Etc.)
  • Large Potatoes Chips/Bagged Popcorn

Also included if available:  Frozen meat & vegetables, fresh produce & dairy.

*** Bread and pastries are on the free table in our lobby when available

*** Selection varies depending on availability


We offer emergency food boxes to clients in our zip code area only:

97002, 97020, 97032, 97034, 97035, 97036, 97038, 97068, 97070, 97086, 97140, 97201, 97202, 97204, 97205, 97206, 97214,  97215, 97216, 97219, 97221, 97222, 97232, 97239, 97266, 97267.

If you are not in our service area, please contact 211 info online or via cell phone. Land is 503-222-5555 for other food availability in your area.


Senior Prescriptions

You must be 60 or older, reside in Portland metro area, and have an annual income of less than $21,506 for one person or $28,123 for two.

For complete details stop by during business hours and bring your picture ID, proof of income, and your prescriptions or refill bottles.

Prescriptions are filled through our local Fred Meyer pharmacy only. We can fill up to 4 prescriptions with a $500.00 maximum once every 12 months. 


Shelter / Homelessness Assistance Resources

Transition Projects at www.tprojects.org provides help with shelter, clothing, food, showers, employment, addiction and more. 

Rose City Resource at www.rosecityresource.org is a resource guide to help with shelter, clothing and more.

211info.org is a referral source for food, shelter, clothing and more. 

Portland Tabernacle Phone Numbers

Main Phone line: 503-239-1224


Other Services

Free Food Market

Domestic Violence

Emergency Disaster Services

Missing Persons

Music and Arts

Summer Camp

Veterans and Family Center

Other Ways We Meet Needs