Through a unique service delivery model, Bienestar is able to provide services and resources to individuals and families in Multnomah County.
Free Produce Market
Bienestar in partnership with the Oregon Food Bank (OFB) operates a weekly free Mercado on the first and 3rd Wednesday of the month. The OFB provides a wide assortment of fresh fruits and vegetables to community members. Mercado is free of charge. If you know someone who is in need of food - please have them visit the Bienestar Mercado located in the parking lot of the Ortiz Community Center - 6736 NE Killingsworth St. Portland OR 97218.
Multnomah County SNAP Outreach's bilingual staff provides expert SNAP application assistance at flexible times. Call or text Cynthia at 503-320-6658, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit our website at /snap to schedule an appointment and for more information. ¡Hablamos Español!
The COVID-19 Emergency Rent Assistance Program (ERAP) provides rent assistance to prevent households from experiencing evictions and homelessness due to the financial and health impacts of COVID-19. The priority is to serve communities experiencing the greatest adverse impacts from COVID-19, including Black, Indigenous,and other People of Color (BIPOC) and households with very-low incomes.
If you or someone you know needs help with paying utility bills - please contact us. We are able to connect you with services to help with your PGE, PPL, NW Natural Gas or oil bill.
Bienestar de la Familia provides a full array of culturally competent and linguistically proficient mental health services. Services include prevention and early intervention, women's group, crisis intervention and education in the areas of depression, anxiety and post-trauma. Bienestar also provides weekly psycho-educational groups which include positive thinking skills, self awareness, and self image. For more information, contact Fernando Sanjines, Mental Health Counselor at 503.988.4713 or email@example.com
Bienestar's addiction services aim to provide bilingual, culturally sensitive prevention and treatment services for alcohol and drug use. The counseling services are free of cost. We contract with an array of community-based service providers throughout Multnomah County. The range of services provided through these organizations includes outpatient treatment, medication-assisted treatment, withdrawal management (detoxification), residential treatment, perinatal services, and sober living environments/recovery residences. For more information, contact Zinnia Zupan, Drug & Alcohol Addictions Counselor at 503.988.4780 or firstname.lastname@example.org
COVID-19 Wraparound Services
The Covid-19 Wraparound Program supports people who need to self-isolate/quarantine and is a joint effort between the County's Health Department and Bienestar de la Familia. It provides assistance with food, rent/mortgage and utilities/bills.