Information & Assistance
Our experienced I&A specialists continue to be available to take inquiries over the phone or in person on any topics such as navigating complex systems like housing assistance, Medicare/Medicaid, to assist you with getting appointments for legal assistance and tax help, or to coordinate services such as transportation and signing up for classes.
Seniors and their Caregivers, please contact 503-224-2640, Monday-Friday, 8:30-4:30.
The following are some helpful links:
You can dial 2-1-1 for help locating health and human services in the greater Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington region.
Housing Connections provides an array of information to help renters find housing in the Portland region (Clackamas, Clark, Multnomah, and Washington Counties), including listing of affordable, accessible and special needs housing. It allows users to search for subsidized housing, Section 8, and private market housing.
Oregon Helps provides a website to assist families throughout Oregon determine whether they are eligible for a variety of benefits including Food Stamps, the Oregon Health plan, and temporary Assistance for Needy families (TANF).
Oregon Food Bank website provides resource and educational information about hunger in Oregon.
Neighborhood House offers transitional housing, rental assistance, food boxes, skill building classes and much more.
The YWCA of Greater Portland
Network of Care website includes a fast, comprehensive Service Directory; links to pertinent Web sites from across the nation; a comprehensive, easy-to-use Library; a political advocacy tool; community message boards; and many others.
Store to Door, a non-profit agency, facilitates independent living for Portland area seniors and people with disabilities by providing a low-cost, personalized grocery shopping and delivery service.
Northwest Portland Ministries, Inc. is an interfaith organization that, in cooperation with neighborhood agencies, strives to meet the needs of Northwest Portland residents.
Northwest Pilot Project provides housing services for seniors ages 55 and older who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Many NWPP clients have immediate needs in connection with their housing.