Safety for All Service Details

SAFETY FOR ALL:

Provided by NW Enforcement

Safety For All Team Structure

Hours: Daily, 8:30 AM – 1:00 AM

  • Care Team: 8:30 AM – 7:30 PM
  • Safety for All Ambassadors: 4:30 PM – 1:00 AM

Email: safety@ceic.cc

Phone: 503-236-6830 EXT. 702

Service Area:  Zones 1 – 7

A Waiver form must be filled out for some Safety for All services.

Though our Safety for All team is able to help with a variety of issues and concerns for the community there are times where another community resource may make more sense. View our Community Safety Resource page to learn more.


Service Details:

Safety Ambassadors (4 – 6 daily)

Job Description

  • Safety for All Ambassadors are unarmed and will not carry weapons of any kind.
  • Safety for all Ambassadors will not physically move anyone. 
  • Central Eastside Together and all service providers do not participate in “sweeps”.
  • If a waiver form is filled out our Safety for All Ambassadors will verbally ask people to voluntarily move who are on private property.
  • If people are blocking the right-of-way Safety Ambassadors will verbally ask people to voluntarily move out of the right-of-way.
  • Safety Ambassadors are able to offer water, dog food, snacks, and lists of resources to houseless community members.
  • We will be tracking a situational protocol that was created with city staff and community partners, demonstrating the prioritization of de-escalation techniques being utilized as well as the number of emergency calls or dispatches being made.
  • Safety Ambassadors are available for chaperones for all people, both people living outside and in need of accompaniment to transportation, work, or home.
  • Safety Ambassadors work closely with CEIC staff on a daily basis, including sending daily and monthly reports with details on all interactions. Reports will be made public on a monthly basis.

Outreach Ambassadors (3) and Care Coordinator (1) 

Outreach Ambassador Job Description

Care Coordinator Job Description

  • Care Coordinator supervises the Outreach Ambassadors.
  • Outreach Ambassadors and Care Coordinators will work Monday-Saturday during the day.
  • They will accompany Safety Ambassadors when needed to offer resources to houseless community members.
  • Services requested by houseless community members will be tracked and will be followed up on to ensure success.

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