Russian Oregon Social Services

Просмотреть страницу на русском языке можно здесь Supporting the Russian-speaking population Russian Oregon Social Services (ROSS) was established by Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon (EMO) in 1994 to serve the needs of Russian-speaking refugees and immigrants.  More than 100,000 Russian-speaking refugees and immigrants from the former Soviet Union currently reside in the Portland metro area, and … Continue reading Russian Oregon Social Services

Russian Oregon Social Services

Serves the needs of Russian-speaking refugees and immigrants including domestic violence services, ESL and health education. Learn more.

Domestic Violence Services

Просмотреть страницу на pусском можно здесь Russian Oregon Social Services provides culturally specific domestic violence and sexual assault (DVSA) services to the Russian-speaking population in Oregon and southwest Washington. Our mission is to increase the awareness and understanding of DVSA and provide support, advocacy and empowerment to DVSA survivors in the Russian-speaking community, enabling them … Continue reading Domestic Violence Services

SA Advocate

Sexual Assault Advocate (Russian Oregon Social Services) TO APPLY: Submit cover letter and resume to; or mail to EMO, 0245 SW Bancroft St., Suite B, Portland, OR 97239; or fax to (503) 223-7007. Position closes on March 6, 2020. PURPOSE: To provide effective, culturally specific sexual assault services to the Russian-speaking population. ACCOUNTABILITY: To the mission … Continue reading SA Advocate

Get Involved at ROSS

Russia Oregon Social Services provides a range of services such as domestic violence services, community orientation, English (ESL) classes, agency referrals, health education,  referrals to pro-bono or low cost legal consultations, free mental health counseling, and emergency dental care. There are many ways to become a part of our work. We invite you to look … Continue reading Get Involved at ROSS

Volunteer at NEFP

EMO’s Northeast Emergency Food Program provides nutritionally balanced food for families and individuals in emergency situations, and we depend on over 250 volunteers to do so. Here are some ways you can become involved: Liaison: Work with your business, school, church, synagogue, mosque or house of worship to coordinate food and clothing drives, our Christmas … Continue reading Volunteer at NEFP


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At Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon (EMO), our volunteers are among our most valuable assets. Last year, nearly 500 volunteers donated almost 30,000 hours of their time, saving EMO an estimate of over half a million dollars. Our volunteers make it possible for us to serve nearly 27,000 people throughout Oregon each year. Interested in volunteering … Continue reading Volunteer

Northeast Emergency Food Program

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we are limiting our hours on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. During this time, we are practicing social distancing to protect our clients, volunteers and staff. Therefore, we have shifted from shopping style to food boxes prepared in advance, and are using a drive-by or walk-up … Continue reading Northeast Emergency Food Program

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Voice Newsletter Archives |  Press Release Archives  |  Op-Ed Archives Voice Newsletter Archives Fall 2019 |  Spring 2019 Fall 2018 (published with the Voters Guide to the Oregon Ballot Measures, also available as a reproducible PDF print version)  Fall 2017  |  Spring 2017 Fall 2016 (published with the 2016 Voters Guide to Oregon Ballot Measures, … Continue reading EMO Archives