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Become a Villager

Darl Portrait
"I've lived in my house 46 years and I don't plan to move."

90% of older adults intend to stay in their homes. Most can with the support of a Village. We bring friendship and services to your door.

  • By volunteering and being neighborly, River West members expand our network of friends close to home.
  • We gather for coffee, walks, dining out and going to movies.
  • Villagers do those things you don’t want to do or perhaps shouldn’t or can’t do any more. We can help with household chores like turning a mattress, climbing a ladder and yard clean up. Maybe get your cat into the carrier for a trip to the vet or show you how to use your smart phone, tablet or computer.
  • Volunteers give rides for doctor’s appointments, errands and social activities – even at night or on weekends.

Membership and Fees

Social: Individual/Household $25 monthly
$300 annually
4 services/year
Full Service: Individual $45 monthly
$540 annually
3 round trip rides/week plus additional services
Full Service: Couple $65 monthly
$780 annually
3 round trip rides/week plus additional services
Full Service: Additional Member $20 monthly
$240 annually
1 additional round trip rides/week plus additional services
Founding Member Make a donation of $500 or more (over and above membership fees) and be permanently recognized on the River West Village website.
  • Both Social and Full Service have access to Events/Programs and Vetted Vendors
  • A portion of the annual fee may be tax deductible for Social members

How to Become a Member

  1. Call, email or complete the Membership Interest Form and mail it to:
    River West Village
    PO Box 80351
    Portland OR 97280
  2. Meet with the Membership Team in your home to discuss the Village and which Village benefits would be most valuable to you
  3. Complete the enrollment forms