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Community event celebrates opening of Kenton Women's Village, a unique collaboration that provides shelter, services and a self-governing community for women experiencing homelessness.
How Portland's soaring home costs and stagnant wages, are pushing working families out.
Multnomah County’s Smart Supervision Project (MCSSP) incorporates trauma-informed care in the supervision of high-risk young adults who are 15 to 25 years old.
Multnomah County Commissioners unanimously proclaimed June 2017 as PRIDE Month in Multnomah County.
The Multnomah County Board voted unanimously on Thursday, June 1 to commit the county to reaching its goal of 100 percent renewable energy use community-wide by 2050.
For anyone who needs help, Multnomah County’s Mental Health Call Center is available 24 hours a day. Trained operators are available at 503-988-4888.
The Board unanimously approved the 2018 spending road map after four community-centered public hearings and 14 public work sessions.
The Division of Assessment, Recording and Taxation has extended its hours, now opening at 8:30 a.m. to meet a growing demand for services
Dozens of community members testified at Multnomah County's third and final budget hearing in Gresham regarding Chair Kafoury's proposed fiscal year 2018 budget.
Multnomah County Commissioners this week presented employees with awards for service
Dozens of advocates and clients addressed the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners at the second of three public hearings before commissioners approve the county's 2018 budget later in May.
More than 70 Multnomah County residents had their eyes examined at a special all-day clinic at La Clinica de Buena Salud. Quintana and others left with glasses, prescriptions and other critical eye care.
Multnomah County’s Board of Commissioners holds first of three public hearings on 2018 budget.
‘We can come together around our values of decency, compassion, and fairness’ Kafoury says in 2017 State of the County address
The Shleifer building’s co-owners are offering their space on the Central Eastside before they begin restoring the 111-year-old building for use as a hotel. The shelter will stay open into the fall.
Protections cover names, pronouns, dress, medical leave
Chair Kafoury and Commissioner Smith reaffirmed their support for immigrants and refugees before the Portland City Council adopted a resolution declaring Portland a welcoming, sanctuary city.
On Thursday, the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners celebrated a county program that is successfully training and placing people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in jobs.
The county will invest $100,000 in nonprofits offering workshops and legal aid to immigrant and refugee residents
County votes to join national network of governments and nonprofits working to make immigrants, refugees feel welcome
One hundred and five years after women in Oregon won the right to vote, state and county women leaders renamed the Elections Building for the suffragists behind the victory.
Parklane students were joined for breakfast by Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury and Centennial School District Superintendent Paul Coakley.
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- Inside the countywide Housing Stability Initiative