NEST Partner Organizations 


SAGE Metro Portland works to enhance the lives of older gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community members through education, advocacy, outreach and resource development.

El Programa Hispano

El Programa Hispano works toward the advancement of racial equity and social justice through the power of our Latinx Culture, community and self-determination.


Native American Youth and Family Center serves to to enhance the diverse strengths of our youth and families in partnership with the community through cultural identity and education

Central City Concern 

Central City Concern serves single adults and families in the Portland metro area who are impacted by homelessness, poverty and addictions. 


P:ear builds positive relationships with homeless and transitional youth through education, art and recreation to affirm personal worth and create more meaningful and healthier lives.

Friends of the Children

FOTC's mission is to provide our most vulnerable children a nurturing and sustained with a professional mentor who teaches positive values and has attainable expectations for each child to become a healthy, productive member of the community.

Cascade Aids Project

We support and empower all people with or affected by HIV, reduce stigma, and provide the LGBTQ+ community with compassionate healthcare

Reach CDC

Reach creates quality, affordable housing and opportunities for individuals, families and communities to thrive.

Latino Network 

Latino Network works to positively transform the lives of Latino youth, families, and communities. 

Big Brothers Big Sisters 

For children facing adversity, Big Brothers Big Sisters builds bonds to change lives, enabling kids to reach their greatest potential through strong and enduring, professionally supported, one-to-one relationships and a network of support.