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The transformation of Multnomah County’s family shelter system into one with personal rooms and onsite services is complete after Portland Homeless Family Solutions opened its Family Village campus.
Multnomah County Juvenile Services Division to cease public release of youth photos with implementation of Senate Bill 1008.
Staff reflect on three decades of improving treatment, shift to chronic disease
Licensing beings early 2020; inspections to begin in summer
At a time when some local voices have joined the Trump administration in demanding massive warehouse-style facilities on the fringes of the community — at the expense of neighborhood-based shelters wh
The funds will help the Joint Office of Homeless Services turn almost 300 affordable apartments into supportive housing and services.
More than 50 testify during second hearing on proposed sales restrictions of flavored e-liquids, tobacco
The Board of County Commissioners approved a vehicle fee increase to help fund the Earthquake Ready Burnside Bridge project on December 5. The increase takes effect in 2021.
Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health teamed up for a second year with Mudbone Grown to provide weekly produce boxes to Black and African American families.
Chair Deborah Kafoury on restated the County’s support for the young people suing the state over the climate crisis, saying the time has come to protect those qualities which make for a livable Oregon
Health officials, advocates point to point to short-term, chronic health risk from exposure to e-cigarette vapor and health consequences of nicotine addiction
Stabilization, Treatment and Preparation on Glisan
Focus on tobacco, addiction, violence and safe streets, Public Health leaders say
More than 36,000 veterans are estimated to live in Multnomah County and between five and seven percent of the County’s nearly 6,000 employees have served in the Armed Forces.
Stakeholder group will continue to meet until project opens, slated for 2021
Approximately 41 million people in the United States have some sort of disability. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the unemployment rate for people with a disability in 2018 was 8 percent.
Last year’s summery vibes gave way to scenes of autumnal coziness — hay bales, pumpkins and hot chai tea — but once again, the men at Wy’east were invited to join their neighbors for food and music.
Steering committee of leadership, advocates to narrow goals, clarify vision
In September, Rice joined the Local Public Safety Coordinating Council team. She’s charged with bringing more transparency and community voices to the public safety system in Multnomah County.
U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley highlighted federal investments in wildfire prevention, earthquake readiness and infrastructure in an appearance in East County earlier this month.
Bureau of Justice Assistance to fund county-wide strategies, case management for justice-involved clients.
Beyond calling for mass shelters far from city centers, the president and his team have urged communities to rely on police more, instead of less, in responding to people in a mental health crisis.