Martin Luther King Jr. Center

The MLK, Jr. Center is located in the Multnomah County building on the corner of NE MLK, Jr. Blvd and NE Killingsworth. Lunch, with a choice of entrée, is served Monday through Friday.  MLK, Jr. Center hosts an annual Summer in September Jambalaya Festival in September.

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Center Info

Hours and Meal Times:  Open Monday through Friday.  Soul food served on special occasions.

Activities / Interests:  Programming provided by the Urban League of Portland, including fitness classes on Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. and Tai Chi on Thursdays at 1 p.m. and Fridays at 10 a.m.

Address:  5325 NE MLK Blvd., Portland, OR  97211

Phone:  503.953.8207 

Volunteer Needs:

  • Meals on Wheels drivers needed Monday through Friday
  • Steering Committee members for meetins on the 4th Wednesday of the month from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
  • Volunteers for donation pick-ups once a week
  • Interested? Call David at 503.953.8207

Meet the Staff

David Lomax, Center Manager

Tanisha Jones, Program Coordinator

Marla Bell, Kitchen Coordinator

Trish Epps, Client Services Coordinator



Martin Luther King Jr. Center