• Youth Progress

    7916 SE Foster Road, Suite 103
    Portland, OR  97206


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    The Learning Center is an Alternative Education Program through Portland Public Schools.  Student eligibility is based on placement at Youth Progress.  We are fully accredited by Cognia and licensed by the State of Oregon. We offer a variety of pathways to meet the educational needs of each student.

    What We Do:

    Youth Progress provides safe and stable homes to youth in the Juvenile Justice and Foster Care systems.  We are trauma-informed, culturally responsive, and provide individualized and comprehensive support to youth in our programs.  We are dedicated to helping youth become productive members of the community.

    We Believe:

    At Youth Progress

    1. We believe that young people in the juvenile justice and foster care systems are leaders, scholars, artists, athletes and entrepreneurs
    2. We believe in the power of relationships, and work tirelessly to earn the trust and respect of the young people in our programs
    3. We believe in treating all young people with unconditional positive regard
    4. We believe in creating caring environments that inspire change in the hearts and minds of young people
    5. We believe young people, staff, and foster parents are on a transformational journey together
    6. We believe in advancing racial equity, and working within these systems to improve outcomes


Jennifer Lopez
Education Manager