Bed & Breakfast

Respite Care by Martha’s Place & Selah West
Martha’s Place and Selah West are Oregon’s first bed and breakfasts for individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD). They are respite care homes that provide affordable overnight care for up to five individuals each at one time. Both are Medicaid certified to provide services through the State and have provided countless hours of respite care since their opening in 2002.

Need for Respite Care
Adults with I/DD, their families, and caregivers need an accessible, reliable, safe, and affordable respite service. Respite care is the number one requested support service asked by caregivers of individuals with I/DD.

Martha’s Place & Selah West…

  • Provide comprehensive support for families and individuals through community, care, and compassion.
  • Provide temporary care relief for families and caregivers
  • Provide a safe, fun environment where guests enjoy activities, shared meals, and care by our friendly and professional staff.

Martha’s Place and Selah West are available for individuals with I/DD, ages 18 and older. The participants include individuals with a wide variety of I/DD, ethnic backgrounds, financial statuses, religions, and living situations.

*This program is unable to serve people who require less than a 1:5 staff/guest ratio or people with violent and/or sexually-aggressive behaviors.

Location & Hours

Martha’s Place is located in Tigard, OR. Selah West is located in Hillsboro, OR. Both Martha’s Place and Selah West’s Bed & Breakfasts run from Friday at 6 PM to Sunday at 6 PM.

Contact Program Day Manager for dates and availability at:


Martha’s Place and Selah West provide affordable respite services to families and caregivers. For those paying privately, a fee of $225 a night is required to help with operating costs, $450 total for a weekend stay. For those who have been pre-approved to receive Medicaid funds through the State, services may be funded for up to the State mandated 14 days a year. The fee, whether private or Medicaid funded, includes all meals, accommodations, and 24-hour care. Guests are requested to bring a pre-arranged amount of spending money for extracurricular activities.

Theme Weekends & Calendar

Martha’s Place and Selah West have fun theme weekends, such as bowling weekends, fishing weekends, and many more!


A large portion of operating expenses is covered by funds received through State and Federal Medicaid programs. Foundational grants and private donors were the major sources for initial capital funds, and continue to support the maintenance for the houses and vehicles.

Trained Staff

All team members have passed an FBI background check, are certified in First Aid and CPR, and are comprehensively trained to provide a safe and loving atmosphere for our guests.

Tours & Reservations

All guests and guardians are required to tour Martha’s Place and/or Selah West prior to their first stay. Tours are given Tuesday-Friday from 10:00am-5:00pm. Please call (503) 217-5141 to schedule your tour.

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