Portland Plunge

2014 Portland Plunge

The plunge has not only opened my eyes to all the stereotypes,…

Our Services: Housing Retention

JOIN believes that the best way to encourage stable and sustainable…

Our Services: Immersion Program

At JOIN, we believe the best way to learn about the issue…

Our Services: Basic Services Center - "The House"

JOIN's basic services center, known as "the House," is a place…

Our Services: Outreach & Engagement

There is an urgent need in our community to reengage…

Tears are okay- they help the pain come out

By Colleen Sinsky When I first met Susan, she was living in…
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Daily Ups and Downs

Apologies for the lack of blog posts for a while!  I’ve noticed…
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We Are The Safety Net

Every day at JOIN, we encounter hundreds of examples of why the…
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Brenda Can Buy A Bra!

Doing this work effectively involves pouring your soul in and…
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To Do Lists

By Colleen Sinsky A friend of mine recently asked me, “so…