Volunteers of America Oregon

Adult Day Centers

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About Our Centers

Our day centers are an integral part of the long-term care continuum. Involvement can reduce caregiver’s burden, improve participant’s mood and behavior, and prevent hospital stays or nursing home placements2.

At Marie Smith Center and Lambert House, you will find structured and engaging evidence-based programs that meet the needs of functionally and/or cognitively impaired adults and seniors. We emphasize abilities and potential rather than disabilities. Our individualized services increase the well-being of participants, their families, and caregivers, and even the community by keeping more of its members actively involved.


Lambert House

2600 SE 170th Avenue Portland, OR 97236

Hours of Operation:

Monday, Wednesday,  Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Case Manager
Alison Bookman-Skidmore
(503) 760-2075

Marie Smith Center

4616 N. Albina Street Portland, OR 97217

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday 7:30 am to 5:00 pm

Case Manager
Lisa Nims
(503) 335-9980

Getting Started

How to Enroll

  1. Find the location closest to you.
  2. Contact the case manager at the location closest to you to arrange a no-cost, no-obligation tour of our centers. Tours include a complimentary lunch.

Case Worker

To make a referral to the Marie Smith Center or Lambert House, please click here to download the referral form. Email completed forms for Marie Smith Center to Lisa Nims, Lambert House Alison Bookman-Skidmore.

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