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HomePlate Youth Services

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Dinner Time!

HomePlate Youth Services serves youth experiencing homelessness and housing instability in washington county. The COVID-19 pandemic has enhanced the socio-economic struggle of those most vulnerable in our community. With so many services closing, we are doing our best to ensure that the most vulnerable are still able to get access to the basic resources that they need.

Every Thursday we hold a Drop-In where youth can get access to a multitude of resources and get their basic needs met. One of those needs is the need for a healthy meal.

Meal groups bring and prepare food for 20-25 young people, all packed in individually packed portions.

Leftovers are given to youth. We would rather have too much food than not enough. Meal groups are able to prep in our kitchens from 1:45pm - 3:45pm on Thursdays, unless they have access to a commercially certified kitchen and can prep at another time.

Otherwise, all meals need to be prepped on site as required by the washington county health department.

COVID-19 Guidelines
  • Groups must be no larger than 6 people.
  • All group members must have their temperature checked before entering the building and must wear a mask at all times while indoors.
  • If you have had a cough, fever or loss of smell/taste in the last 10 days, you will be asked to re-schedule.
  • Gloves must be worn during meal preparation and changed regularly.
  • Groups will prepare individually packed meals
  • Groups will not directly interact with youth at this time.
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8 Shifts

  • Thu Nov 12, 2020 - afternoon / 01:45 PM to 03:45 PM
  • Thu Nov 19, 2020 - afternoon / 01:45 PM to 03:45 PM
  • Thu Nov 26, 2020 - afternoon / 01:45 PM to 03:45 PM
  • Thu Dec 03, 2020 - afternoon / 01:45 PM to 03:45 PM
  • Thu Dec 10, 2020 - afternoon / 01:45 PM to 03:45 PM
  • Thu Dec 17, 2020 - afternoon / 01:45 PM to 03:45 PM
  • Thu Dec 24, 2020 - afternoon / 01:45 PM to 03:45 PM
  • Thu Dec 31, 2020 - afternoon / 01:45 PM to 03:45 PM
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About HomePlate Youth Services


12520 SW 3rd Street, Beaverton, OR 97075, US

Mission Statement

HomePlate supports the positive development of young people experiencing homelessness or housing instability through community building, education, access to services and resources, and youth empowerment.


HomePlate provides a free weekly dinner to youth ages 11-24 who are experiencing homelessness or unstable housing situations. In addition to the dinner, HomePlate provides a shower, movies and games, adult mentors, hygiene supplies, and referrals to community resources.

Children & Youth
Homeless & Housing


Thu Nov 12, 2020 - Thu Dec 31, 2020
01:45 PM - 03:45 PM   This opportunity has 8 shifts


494 E Main StHillsboro, OR 97123



  • Cooking / Catering
  • Food Service


  • Teens
  • Group


  • Must be at least 15
  • Each shift is a one time commitment for 2-3 hours. A group can sign up for multiple shifts if they desire.
  • Meal groups plan, purchase and prepare the whole meal.

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