Homeowner and Community Resources
Habitat offers a one year warranty on any construction related issues.
The Habitat warranty covers, but is not limited to:
- Electrical Systems
- Doors & Windows
- Plumbing (clogged drains are not covered)
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
Oregon Homeownership Stabilization Initiative
African American Alliance for Homeownership
Oregon Foreclosure Mediation
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
Unlimited Choices Mend-a-Home & Adapt-a-Home
Portland/Gresham/Multnomah county-owners and renters
Washington County Housing Rehabilitation
USDA Rural Development
Portland Housing Bureau
City of Portland Water Efficiency
Energy Trust of Oregon
Need free help with your taxes?
2027 Lloyd Center Portland, or 97232-503.243.7765
IRS Free tax preparation
Are you having trouble with paying your bills?
Metropolitan Family Services
NAYA – Native American Youth and Family Center
Homeownership & Housing
Need help hiring a contractor?
Oregon Contractors Board
License search & complaints
Construction & hiring a contractor help
Energy Trust of Oregon
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
Northeast Portland Tool Library
5431 NE 20th Ave Portland, OR 9711
Southeast Portland Tool Library
1137 SE 20th Ave Portland, OR 97214
Green Lents Community Tool Library
9215 SE Ramona ST. 97266 971.266.4270
Do you need help with recycling, trash, salvage, or hazardous waste?
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
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
Need help keeping or finding affordable housing?
Do you need help with your landlord?
Community Alliance of Tenants
Renter’s rights hotline: 503-288-0130
Oregon Fair Housing Council
Tenants’ rights, Laws and protections
Health & Safety
Do you need help with healthcare coverage?
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
Need help finding affordable childcare?
This is a free referral service to Multnomah county residents.
Childcare Resource and Referral of Multnomah County
Do you know or are you an older adult looking for support?
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
Operates 24 hours 7 days a week.
Report Elder Abuse/Adult Protective Services
Los Ninos Cuentan
legal, parenting, Domestic Violence, shelter, financial- 503.974.9882 or 503.933.7840
Do you need help learning English?
Multnomah County Library
Portland ESL Network
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
Mt. Hood Community College
Portland State University
Looking for a job or to improve your employment?
Vocational training, certification, and employment
Employment Market Place
Offered every Friday 8:30 am, Portland Metropolitan Workforce Training Center
5600 NE 42nd Ave Portland, OR 97218
Goodwill Job Connection
Do you need immigration or refugee services?
IRCO – Immigrant & Refugee Organization
Do you need family law resources?
Want to start a small business or looking to grow your existing business?
Need help getting around town?
Looking for low cost activities?
See our calendar of events, we try to add special events in the community monthly.
Multnomah County Library
Portland Parks & Recreation
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
$4 Second Tuesday of every month
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