ALSO is a not for profit organization supporting people with developmental and intellectual challenges. We offer a variety of residential and vocational supports to cater to each person’s support needs. ALSO prides itself in supporting people one person at a time.
Our Mission Statement: It is the mission of ALSO (Adult Learning Systems of Oregon, Inc.) to promote the full inclusion of people with developmental and intellectual disabilities in the life of their community.
The organization is more than a means of support to some, place to work for others and community connection for many, it¹s an extension of family to all those that allow it to touch their heart.
24-Hour ResidentialOur residential care service provides around the clock care for 68 individuals in the greater Portland metro area living in small groups of two to five people.
Supportive LivingSupportive Living staff assist more than 13 individuals staying in their own home, with or without roommates, that may require care 24 hours or fewer per day.
Employment ServicesJob Coaches support over 15 individuals employed at several businesses within the community. Our employment services are designed to fulfill labor needs for employers while providing meaningful employment for people with disabilities.
Infusion GalleryThe premiere art studio and gallery for artists with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Over 15 artists receive materials, instruction, marketing, and income from the sale of their artwork while gaining confidence and self-esteem.