Fast Facts!

Hours, Address, COVID Info, etc.

what we do

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We’re a creative community making space for exploration and 
personal growth.

Core programs

We offer safe space first, and an invitation to an open, non-judgmental and affirming community.


Sparking and nurturing curiosity with tailored support for learning

art & music

Creative self-expression 
and healing


Out of the city and into the outdoors to refuel, play, and be challenged

Supporting programs

These programs build upon p:ear's offerings to meet the ever changing needs of our youth.


Meals, cooking classes, 
and community


Support for pregnancy 
and parenting

p:ear works

When kids look to the future and see pathways to success, they find hope.

coffee works

10-week onsite training program to work in Portland’s competitive coffee market


Opportunities to show work and earn income

bike works

Mechanical hard skills to work in one of cycling’s top cities

Our approach

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We follow the lead of each young person who walks through our doors and deliver the individualized and creative support they need to grow into healthy adulthood.

this week at p:ear

We serve an average of 65 kids per day

We share 23,160 meals per year

5,200 youth have enrolled since opening

24,730 hours spent by youth in 2019