Updated June, 8 2021

**Please note, this page is subject to change during a rapidly-evolving situation. Updates will be provided as information becomes available.

As our community tries to limit the spread of COVID-19, Multnomah County has closed some offices and found alternative ways of delivering services. Below is the status of County programs and offices. Many services are modified to prioritize the health and safety of both the public and Multnomah County staff. While some buildings are physically closed, services may still be offered online, via telephone or via virtual venues. 

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  • Capitol Hill, Gresham, Holgate, Kenton, and Midland libraries are open for limited public access and services. Learn more at multcolib.org/planyourvisit

  • All other libraries are still open for holds pickup by appointment, along with free printing, copying and faxing. 

  • You can contact staff by phone, email or chat.

  • All book drops are open to accept returns.




  • Student Health Centers at Cleveland, Jefferson, Centennial, Franklin, Marshall and Madison high schools are closed.

Division of Assessment, Recording and Taxation 

  • Division of Assessment, Recording, and Taxation Customer Service will be open October 15 through November 18 to accept payments on a limited basis. No other services will be provided. For more information please visit: multco.us/assessment-taxation.

    • Marriage licenses are now being issued via mail. For more information about marriage licenses and other online services, visit multco.us/recording.

    • Passport applications will not be accepted at the Multnomah Building until further notice.

Community Services

  • Multnomah County’s Yeon Building is closed: 

Community Justice

  • Adult Services Division: All justice-involved individuals (JIIs) will continue to check in with their parole and probation officers (PPO's) by phone. PPO's will still respond to public safety concerns. Supervision fees for adults on parole or probation are temporarily suspended. For more information visit: multco.us/dcj.

  • Juvenile Services Division: 



The Multnomah County Elections Office is open for the May 18, 2021 Special District Election. Election staff are also available to answer questions Mon. - Fri., 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m by calling 503-988-VOTE (8683). Questions can also be emailed to elections@multco.us anytime of the day. Service are also being provided online and by mail. For more information, including information on the upcoming May 18, 2021 Special District Election, visit: mcelections.org 


Please check back for the latest information. 

Behavioral Health Services

Human Services

(Services may be modified and, when possible, provided online or via virtual venues) 

Community Justice  

(Services may be modified and, when possible, provided online or via virtual venues)

  • Juvenile Services Division: Court hearings are minimized in coordination with Multnomah County Circuit Courts. Options are available to call-in for hearings. Check-ins with juvenile court counselors are still occurring, but in adherence to physical distancing guidelines. Detention visitation is also being limited. Call ahead if you plan to visit at 503-988-3475.

Multnomah County Animal Services

Animal Services is open for:

  • Emergency services 

  • Returning animals to owners 

  • Stray drop-offs of dogs and

  • Stray drop-offs of cats that are sick, injured, or in immediate danger  Please visit multcopets.org for information on available services.

Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office

  • Multnomah County Detention Center: Visitation is curtailed. Call 503-988-3689.

  • Multnomah County Inverness Jail: Visitation is curtailed. Call 503-988-5060.

  • Troutdale Sheriff’s Operation Center: Call 503-988-7300.

  • Please visit the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office website for more information. 

Multnomah County Circuit Court 

Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office