“Life changes, and sometimes you need a little help”

We serve older adults (people age 60 and older), people with disabilities age 18 and older, and veterans. We're here to help individuals identify resources to enable and promote independence, dignity and choice.

Our services include

  • a 24-hour helpline (503.988.3646) that serves as the “front door” to all resources available to older adults, people with disabilities, and veterans
  • helping people identify and enroll in government programs such as Medicaid and Food Stamps
  • identification and investigation of possible abuse against seniors and people with disabilities
  • guardianship services for people who are unable to make decisions for themselves
  • licensing and monitoring of adult care homes, which provide housing and other services in small, family-type settings
  • coordination of services with Seniors Centers and other community partners outreach to ethnic minority populations