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supportive services

YCAP’s Client Services and Housing Department offers a variety of Supportive Services to the community. 

The Spoke House (Pedal Power Partnership)

YCAP offers refurbished bicycles to the community at no cost through a partnership with Waste Management. YCAP receives bicycles recycled at RiverBend Landfill. Bikes are repaired by County Corrections workers and community volunteers. Come into YCAP to fill out a request for a bicycle to be placed on the waitlist. Contact Kristen at 503-687-1481 with questions. 

Self-Sufficiency Lab

The Self-Sufficiency Lab is located at YCAP’s main office and is equipped with computers, printer, phones, and resource guides on self-sufficiency related topics such as parenting, housing, and furthering your education. It is open for public use. Bilingual one-on-one assistance is available by appointment. Call 503-472-0457 and ask for the case manager of the day to make an appointment for one-on-one assistance in the Lab.

Case Management

YCAP offers case management services to persons in YCAP housing and shelter programs, as well as on a walk-in basis. Case managers focus on self-sufficiency and housing stability goals. Aftercare is also provided to clients for 6 months following exit from a program. One-time case management services are available on a walk-in basis. Call 503-472-0457 to speak with the Case Manager of the day.


A woman experiencing homelessness came in seeking a bike so she could use it to find housing and employment. The Spoke House was able to find and refurbish a bike that fit her needs, making it easier for her to get around to more places of business and apartment complexes.