“If I need services, I don’t have to know how to navigate the system. I just need to find the building or the van or any County facility and gain access to it.”
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American Rescue Plan funds allowed the County to take a more focused approach to address these acute needs while also strengthening the County’s overall, system-wide response.
Two people have been identified as experiencing homelessness; numbers may change as additional cases are investigated
The Joint Office will receive $3.45 million from the state's Project Turnkey program — allowing the department to purchase another of the seven motels it's using for COVID-19 shelter.
The River Starts Here announced the winners of the second annual Student Video Contest, highlighting the leadership of youth in sharing how every person can support clean rivers and streams.
Renters living in Multnomah County are now protected from eviction for nonpayment for 90 days if they provide proof to their landlord that they have applied for rent assistance.
Health officials balance privacy with public interest in requests for information on those who succumbed to hyperthermia.
The Multnomah County Board of Commissioners on Thursday unanimously approved an ordinance extending the protection period granted by Oregon Senate Bill 278.
FaithBridge doesn’t force someone into a mold, but rather meets women where they are. Anyone can take part, no matter their faith, or even if they don’t practice a faith.
Members of the Board are urging Congress to pass the Lori Jackson – Nicolette Elias Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act, which would close gun violence loopholes.
As of Tuesday, July 6, the Multnomah County Medical Examiner Program has identified 67 deaths in which the suspected cause of death is hyperthermia.
The Multnomah County Medical Examiner reported the number of deaths from the heat wave has risen to 64. The deaths were identified between June 27 and July 3, 2021.