• Foster Youth

    We are hope. We are permanent. We are family.

    Bridge Meadows is a unique multi-generational community located in the Portsmouth neighborhood of North Portland where adoptive parents, foster children, and elders - those over 55 - find a true home built with love and the shared vision of a better tomorrow.…Watch Our Video

  • Foster Youth at the Park

    We are hope. We are permanent. We are family.

    At Bridge Meadows, current and former foster youth have the stability, caring connections and educational supports they need to succeed and re-calibrate the trajectory of their lives. Investing in the safety and security of these children today improves the quality of life for everyone tomorrow.

  • Elder with Foster Youth

    We are hope. We are permanent. We are family.

    Children move out from the instability of foster care placements to permanent homes and families and parents receive essential resources and guidance, while elders find safe, affordable housing and an opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of families and their children.

  • Grandma Elders Laughing

    We are hope. We are permanent. We are family.

    Imagine elders embraced as grandparents, mentors, teachers and friends; continuing to build the meaningful social connections that keep their brains and bodies active and healthy.

  • Bridge Meadows Building

    We are hope. We are permanent. We are family.

    Bridge Meadows is an innovative solution at the intersection of child welfare, aging and affordable housing - issues that impact each of us. Not just socially and emotionally, but economically as well.

The power of place, permanence, and purpose.

Fall Gala 2014

You're invited!

The Bridge Meadows 2014 Fall Auction Gala.

Thursday, September 25, 2014
Portland Art Museum
Grand Ballroom
6pm Cocktails and Silent Auction
7pm Dinner, Program and Live Auction

Click below to purchase tickets or to donate items.

If you would like more information, please contact:

Lani Faith
Director of Resource Development


  • Elders and Foster Families Find Common Ground at Bridge Meadows - The Bridge Meadows community in Portland, Oregon provides affordable housing and a support network for low-income elders and families in the process of adopting foster children.
  • Bridge Meadows + Comcast Newmakers - "You've heard it takes a village to help a family, and in Portland, that village is real, and it's called Bridge Meadows." -Ken Ackerman
  • PBS News Hour at Bridge Meadows - "At a special housing development in Oregon, families who adopt foster children live side by side with seniors who volunteer their time in exchange for affordable rent. The NewsHour's Cat Wise reports how members of the intergenerational community find support and connection together."