community organizations

If you need immediate assistance for basic needs such as food, shelter, clothing, rent assistance, utility assistance or more, dial 211 on your phone or go to 211info.org.

financial

Do you need help applying for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)?

Are you having trouble making your mortgage payment?

If you are a Habitat Homeowner you should contact your Mortgage Servicing Company at the first sign of trouble making your payments.

Oregon Homeowner Support
http://www.oregonhomeownersupport.gov/

Oregon Homeownership Stabilization Initiative
http://www.oregonhomeownerhelp.org/

African American Alliance for Homeownership
503.595.3517
http://www.aaah.org/

Hacienda CDC
503.595.2111
http://www.haciendacdc.org/default-intervention/

Oregon Foreclosure Mediation
503.451.6774
www.foreclosuremediationor.org

Fannie Mae
http://www.knowyouroptions.com/

Do you need financial help making repairs to your home?

The programs listed below all have unique requirements to qualify. Please contact directly for program details.

Urban League of Portland Minor home repair and other social services for N. and NE. Portland seniors 60 and older
503.280.2600 x638
ulpdx.org/programs/seniors-program/

Unlimited Choices Mend-a-Home & Adapt-a-Home
Portland/Gresham/Multnomah county-owners and renters
503.234.6167
www.unlimitedchoices.org

Washington County Housing Rehabilitation
503.846.8814
http://www.co.washington.or.us/CommunityDevelopment/HousingRehabilitation/index.cfm

USDA Rural Development
1.866.923.5626 x2
http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/HAD-RR_Loans_Grants.html

Rebuilding Together
503.943.7515
www.rebuildingtogetherportland.org

Reach CDC
503.501.5719
www.reachcdc.org

Portland Housing Bureau
503.823.2375
www.portlandonline.com/phb

City of Portland Water Efficiency
503.823.4527
https://www.portlandoregon.gov/water/29334

Energy Trust of Oregon
866.368.7878
http://energytrust.org/

Need free help with your taxes?

Cash Oregon
2027 Lloyd Center Portland, or 97232-503.243.7765
cashoregon.org

IRS Free tax preparation
https://www.irs.gov/individuals/free-tax-return-preparation-for-you-by-volunteers

Are you having trouble with paying your bills?

Metropolitan Family Services
503.232.0007
http://www.metfamily.org

Innovative Changes
503.249.5205
http://www.innovativechanges.org/

Impact NW
503.988.6000
http://www.impactnw.org/main-navigation/need-help/

NAYA – Native American Youth and Family Center
503.288.8177
www.naya.org

Neighborhood House
503.246.1663 x1000
http://www.nhpdx.org/

FTC Budget Worksheet

homeownership & housing

Need help hiring a contractor?

Oregon Contractors Board
License search & complaints
503.934.2247
http://www.oregon.gov/CCB/Pages/index.aspx

Construction & hiring a contractor help
503.378.4621
http://www.doj.state.or.us/consumer/Pages/construction.aspx

Energy Trust of Oregon
866.368.7878
http://energytrust.org/

Do you need to borrow a tool for your home?

Most tool libraries carry tools for your car, home, and garden. All have home location restrictions and limited hours open please see website or call for more details.

North Portland Tool Library
2209 N. Schofield St. Portland, OR 97217
503.823.0209
http://northportlandtoollibrary.org/

Northeast Portland Tool Library
5431 NE 20th Ave Portland, OR 9711
http://www.neptl.org/

Southeast Portland Tool Library
1137 SE 20th Ave Portland, OR 97214
septl.org

Green Lents Community Tool Library
9215 SE Ramona ST. 97266 971.266.4270
http://www.greenlents.org/

Do you need help with recycling, trash, salvage, or hazardous waste?

Oregon Metro
503-234-3000
oregonmetro.gov

Are you having a neighborhood dispute?

These services are often no to low cost and effectively help with issues with neighbors, landlords, tenants, roommates, residence, business, and groups.

East Metro Mediation
503.618.3247
www.greshamoregon.gov/mediation

Resolutions Northwest
503.595.4890
http://resolutionsnorthwest.org/community/neighborhood-mediation-2/

Need help with your own pet or a neighbor’s animal?

Multnomah Animal Services will help with everything pet related common requests are low to no cost spay & neuter referrals, end of life arrangements, and noise or nuisance reports.

Multnomah County Animal Services
503-988-7387
multcopets.org

Need help keeping or finding affordable housing?

NW Pilot Project
5032275605
www.nwpilotproject.org

Rose Community Development
503-788-8052
http://rosecdc.org/

Proud Ground
(503) 493-0293
http://www.proudground.org/

Portland Housing Center
(503) 282-7744
https://www.portlandhousingcenter.org

Home Forward
(503) 802-8300
http://www.homeforward.org/

Do you need help with your landlord?

Community Alliance of Tenants
Renter’s rights hotline: 503-288-0130
http://www.oregoncat.org/

Oregon Fair Housing Council
503-223-8197
http://www.fhco.org/

Tenants’ rights, Laws and protections
http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/states/oregon/renting/tenantrights

health & safety

Do you need help with healthcare coverage?

The Coalition of Community Health Clinics
503.546.4991
http://coalitionclinics.org/

Planned Parenthood
800.230.7526
https://www.plannedparenthood.org/

Oregon’s Healthcare Marketplace
800.318.2596
http://healthcare.oregon.gov/

Oregon Health Plan
Processing 800.699.9075
Already enrolled 800.273.0557

Need help with wild animals?

If you have an encounter with a wild animal alive or dead and you are concerned about your safety or the safety of others or need help.

Oregon Wildlife Control
503-201-2432
http://www.ccpwildlifecontrol.com/

Need help finding affordable childcare?

This is a free referral service to Multnomah county residents.

Childcare Resource and Referral of Multnomah County
503.491.6224
http://www.ccrr-mc.org/referral.html

Do you know or are you an older adult looking for support?

Multnomah County Helpline for Aging and Older Adults
503.988.3646
https://multco.us/ads

Meals on Wheels
503.736.6325
https://www.mealsonwheelspeople.org/

Do you need help with Domestic Violence, Child Abuse, Elder Abuse, or just seeking resources?

National Domestic Violence Hotline- 800.799.7233- operates 24hours 7 days a week.

Report Child Abuse/ Child Protective Services
503.731.3100/800.509.5439
Operates 24 hours 7 days a week.

Report Elder Abuse/Adult Protective Services
503.988.4450
www.multco.us/AdultCareOptions

Los Ninos Cuentan
 legal, parenting, Domestic Violence, shelter, financial- 503.974.9882 or 503.933.7840
http://losninoscuentan.org/

other

Do you need help learning English?

Need help going to school or learning a new trade?

Portland Community College and Mt. Hood Community College have a large variety of career pathways and academic programs some are tailored to English Language Learners (ESL).

PCC Margaret Carter Skill Center
971-722-5450
www.pcc.edu/career/skill-center

Mt. Hood Community College
503.491.7393
http://www.mhcc.edu/CareerPathways/

Portland State University
http://www.pdx.edu/admissions/

Looking for a job or to improve your employment?

SE Works
Vocational training, certification, and employment
503-772-2336
http://www.seworks.org/

Employment Market Place
Offered every Friday 8:30 am, Portland Metropolitan Workforce Training Center
5600 NE 42nd Ave Portland, OR 97218
http://wfn.pcc.edu/EmployerMarketPlace/EMP.asp

Goodwill Job Connection
503-238-6100
goodwilljobconnection.org

Do you need immigration or refugee services?

IRCO – Immigrant & Refugee Organization
503-234-1541
https://www.irco.org/

Do you need family law resources?

Legal Aid Services of Oregon
503.224.4086
www.oregonlawhelp.org

Family Court Services
503-988-3189
https://multco.us/dcj/fcs

Want to start a small business or looking to grow your existing business?

Hacienda CDC
(503) 595-2111
http://www.haciendacdc.org/

City of Gresham Small Business Center
503-618-2872

Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber
503-222-0280
hmccoregon.com  

Oregon Small Business Development Center Network
503-491-7658
mhccbizcenter.org

Need help getting around town?

Tri-Met
503-238-7433
trimet.org

Ride Connection
503.226.0700
http://www.rideconnection.org/

Department Of Motor Vehicles DMV
503-299-9999
oregon.gov/odot/dmv/Pages/index.aspx

Looking for low cost activities?

See our calendar of events, we try to add special events in the community monthly.

Multnomah County Library
503.922.5655
https://multcolib.org

Portland Parks & Recreation
503.823.7529
http://www.portlandoregon.gov/parks/

Portland Children’s Museum
Offers a few different discount options at low cost. If someone is receiving SNAP and other assistance you can get an annual discount for just $15 for the whole family or as low as a $1 per person
503.223.6500
portlandcm.org

Oregon Zoo
$4 Second Tuesday of every month
503.226.1561
oregonzoo.org

additional online resources

Nextdoor is a free private network for neighbors and the community to quickly get the word out about crime and safety concerns, organize neighborhood events, find recommended babysitters and contractors, help with lost animals, giveaways or sell unwanted items, and get to know your neighbors. nextdoor.com

Portland Area CSA Coalition Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) brings the farm right to you. Your choice of farm and reasonably priced options for weekly delivery of fresh fruits and vegetables for pick up. www.portlandcsa.org/what-is-csa

The Rooster is a platform to post free offers, needs, and exchanges. You can see what others are looking for and lend a hand, or connect with neighbors. Even if you can’t help you might know someone who can. therooster.co

Office of Neighborhood Involvement helps to locate your neighborhood and other community partners such as your neighborhood association, volunteer opportunities, or to file reports for graffiti or noise, and find your crime prevention coordinator. portlandoregon.gov/oni

The ReStore is Habitat’s new, used, reclaimed household and building product store and donation center. You can volunteer, shop, and donate. The ReStore will also pick up donations and have a salvage/deconstruction service. pdxrestore.org