Bybee Lakes Hope Center

Helping Hands is working to turn the Wapato property into a Hope Center for our community members experiencing homelessness in Portland and Multnomah County. 

To support our efforts housing and feeding the homeless, use the link below to donate. If you'd like to restrict your donation to only this project, please make a note. 

Checks can also be mailed to Helping Hands Reentry Outreach Centers: PO Box 413, Seaside, OR 97138

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Overview of Programs & Services

Emergency Shelter


Emergency homeless shelter program information,  locations, & contact info

Transitional Housing


Helping Hands Reentry Program information, locations, & contact info

How You Can Help


Funders, Volunteers, & Advocates...
Oh My!

Welcome, Elizabeth!

Elizabeth Kotaich, Development Director

Helping Hands has hired a new Development Director! 

Elizabeth Kotaich comes to us with a Bachelor's degree in Writing and a Masters in Education. She and her spouse live in Astoria, and she's ready to hit the ground running with the major projects in progress. 

Please help us to welcome Elizabeth to the Helping Hands family! 

Major Projects at Helping Hands

Tillamook Facility Renovation Underway


The exterior renovation is wrapped up for winter, with all new windows and siding installed. Construction crews will soon be moving inside to add 17 long-term transitional housing units to this historic building!

Astoria Facility Ribbon Cutting


October 29, 2018 - Astoria Mayor & Board Member Arline LaMear and Seaside Mayor & Helping Hands Board President Jay Barber do the honors!

Astoria Uniontown Building Gets a Facelift


Helping Hands renovated this historic building in just under 4 months, and restored its beauty and its purpose! This facility has a capacity of 65 homeless individuals nightly. 

Congratulations, Alan!

2017 Beverly "Ma" Curtis Award Recipient

CEO Alan Evans was awarded the 2017 Beverly "Ma" Curtis Award from the Oregon Coalition for Housing & Homelessness. Alan is recognized as a formerly homeless individual who has made significant contributions to ending homelessness in Oregon. Pictured with Kenny LaPoint, from Oregon Housing & Community Services.

We are so proud of you, Alan!

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