Welcome to Avamere at St. Helens

Avamere at St. Helens is conveniently located off Highway 30, just two miles from beautiful Olde Towne St. Helens Waterfront District with restaurants overlooking the scenic Columbia River and marina. Our gorgeous senior living community offers spacious Independent Senior Living cottages, assisted living apartments as well as memory care all on one campus.

Avamere at St. Helens offers richly appointed common areas, like our delightful ice cream parlor in the assisted living apartment community. Enjoy activities such as scheduled outings to restaurants and shopping in our 15-passenger van. Or stay in and have dinner at our Bridgepoint Restaurant, which is located inside our St. Helens assisted living building, with a menu that offers many fresh-made choices each day.

In the assisted living community, 24-hour care services are available to residents. A licensed nurse is present in the assisted living community during the weekday and is only a phone call away for consultation at any time. The memory care staff practices a care-centered approach – a philosophy of personalized care that is compassionate and respectful of the memory care resident’s preference and previous lifestyle.


Our Independent Living Cottages in St. Helens are both beautiful and inviting. Spacious two bedrooms, two bathroom floor plans offer extra storage and closet space throughout. Enjoy your full kitchen which includes a large pantry, refrigerator/freezer, stovetop with microwave, and dishwasher. Washer and dryer are conveniently located in the extra-large guest bath. Large master bath has a walk-in shower plus a bathtub. Cottages have central heating and air-conditioning for your comfort. Relax under the vaulted ceilings of the living room and control the heat with a remote controlled gas fireplace. Sip on coffee on your private outdoor deck, and then take a stroll over to your attached private garage to take the car out for a spin. Independent living has never felt so much about you.

Independent Cottages
Independent Cottages

Basic rate includes all utilities except telephone, bi-weekly housekeeping services and yard maintenance. Enjoy restaurant style dining, full life enrichment programs and scheduled transportation at our assisted living community an easy stroll away.


Our comprehensive assisted living and senior care services allow our residents to enjoy as much independence and activity as they would like, with the comfort of knowing on-site health care and personal assistance is there when they most need it.

Avamere at St. Helens offers a selection of room sizes and floor plans in our spacious assisted living building. These individualized apartments will provide you with the comfort you need and the privacy you deserve. Each room is equipped with a kitchenette, walk-in shower, and an emergency call pendant that reaches our 24-hour care staff.

Dining Room
Dining Room

Other benefits include:

  • A community lifestyle that promotes independence and respects your privacy, as well as your personality and character.
  • Staff who are energetic, caring, creative and committed to you.
  • Private and well-equipped studio, one-bedroom or two-bedroom apartments.
  • Medical assistance always close by.
  • Restaurant-style dining, salon services, libraries and computer centers.
  • A full calendar of physical and social activities for developing friendships and getting out into the community.

Avamere at St. Helens memory care community provides a secured and nurturing environment for seniors with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. Our staff of trained professionals uses activity-based programs to meet individual resident’s needs. Our success comes in the moments of joy from our residents and the relief and comfort that we bring to family and friends. The staff of Avamere at St. Helens practices a care-centered approach – a philosophy of personalized care that is compassionate and respectful of resident’s preferences and previous lifestyle.

Because dementia and Alzheimer’s affects one’s memory and thinking skills, Avamere at St. Helens dementia care team coaches residents in a kind and compassionate way that presents clues from resident’s previous lifestyle. They also closely monitor and manage behavior changes, so residents can stay involved with daily activities and be “present” for each new day.

Courtyard Bridge
Courtyard Bridge

Furthermore, we strive to:

  • Ease stressful situations by keeping to daily routines and having similar staff schedules.
  • Be alert to “sundowning,” when some dementia care residents become more anxious during nighttime hours.
  • Provide safe areas for wandering and exploring.

We are proud to provide short-term respite stays at a nightly fee. This is ideal for family caregivers who may need a few days or weeks off. We will work closely with your loved one’s primary care physician to help continue the care they deserve.

Dining Room
Dining Room

Your life is our commitment at Avamere at St. Helens. We know your life extends well beyond the care you may need or the independent lifestyle you maintain. That is why we offer a comprehensive package of senior living amenities that aim to enhance your life. Below is a list of just a few of the amenities we offer. Contact us anytime to learn more.

  • Exercise Classes
  • Beauty Salon
  • Restaurant Style Dining
  • Concierge Services
  • Activities
  • 24-hour Care Staff
  • Dementia Support Group

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2400 Gable Rd.
St. Helens, OR 97051

P: 503-366-8070
F: 503-366-8088


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The Avamere Family of Companies

The mission of the Avamere Family of Companies is to enhance the life of every person we serve. Our comprehensive continuum of post-acute care and senior living settings help seniors with a range of health care needs and post-retirement options. When approaching the unique care needs and living situations of the individuals we serve, we strive to provide the guidance and services to stay comfortably in the residence of their choice. Explore our website to learn about our commitment to you.


The Avamere Family of Companies was established in 1995 with the rehabilitation of a single skilled nursing facility. Now, our services help individuals in hundreds of locations across 15 states.


For over 25 years, the Avamere Family of Companies’ core leadership team has worked to improve and expand post-acute services and senior living options locally and nationally.

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To Enhance the Life of Every Person We Serve

  • Integrity above all else
  • Passion for the quality of people’s lives
  • Quality that is obvious
  • Innovation, not emulation
  • A culture of trust and respect
  • Reaching to learn, grow and embrace change
  • Teamwork, camaraderie and fun