GaThe Gateway Center for Domestic Violence Services

Let’s put

an end domestic violence


for peace


those in need


from fear

The Gateway Center for Domestic Violence Services is a "one stop shop" for domestic violence survivors and their children supported primarily by the City of Portland and Multnomah County, Oregon. In partnership with a variety of non-profit agencies, we provide a comprehensive array of services designed to mitigate and prevent the impact of family violence. You can help by making a donation to our foundation!

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Everyone Deserves

A Life Free of Violence

who we are


Our Mission

Thank you for your interest!

We welcome volunteers and interns! There are many different opportunities to take part in your community. Please feel free to contact our office at the email above to schedule an appointment with a staff member so we can meet your needs as a volunteer or as a student in a hands-on learning environment. 

Below, click on "volunteer application" and if you have a resume to submit with the application, please email those two documents to:

The Gateway Center strives to prevent and reduce the impact of intimate partner violence and its subsequent trauma by providing comprehensive, survivor-centered advocacy and services within a welcoming and culturally sensitive environment. We prioritize survivors' safety, promote survivors' rights and support survivors' desires to be free from violence and abuse.

Our Partner Agencies include:

Volunteers of America Home Free

NAYA Family Center


Impact NW

Bradley Angle

Lifeworks NW

Catholic Charities El Programa Hispano

Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization

Ecumenical Ministries Russian Oregon Social Services

Multnomah County District Attorney's Office

Oregon Dept. of Human Services Self-Sufficiency

Legal Services of Oregon Portland Regional Office

The Portland Police Bureau

coming soon: Find your inner power by helping others 

  • Navigator/Advocate Assistant
  • Transportation Aide
  • Office Support
  • Attorney for Civil Legal Issues
  • Run Group Activities
  • Raise Funds
  • Clothing Closet
  • Child Care Assistant

The Gateway Center

for Domestic Violence Services


The Gateway Center

for Domestic Violence Services

  • Hospitality
  • Internship Opportunities
  • Support the Family Kitchen
  • Create Your Own Volunteer Project