Central City Concern announced today it will build 382 new housing units in three locations across Portland next year. Half the cost -- $21.5 million-- will be covered by six healthcare organizations.
More than 9,000 people at risk of becoming homeless were able to stay in their homes last year, as a result of the efforts of the A Home for Everyone and investments from Multnomah County.
The Board of Commissioners were updated on efforts to reduce the county jail population through programs and policies aimed at providing alternatives to incarceration and reducing recidivism.
Multnomah County Elections and Multnomah County Animal Services (MCAS) are teaming up for a special #PawstoVote Voter Registration Outreach and Adoption Special event on September 27th at the Shelter
Each year the Business Diversity Institute honors an outstanding minority-owned business. This year the honor goes to Twirl Advertising & Design.
21 is the legal age for buying tobacco products in hundreds of cities, 11 counties, and two states
The Board of County Commissioners proclaims September as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Month, lauds Future Generations Collaborative for promoting healthy pregnancies and cultural healing.
Nationwide, more than 2.5 million grandparents are raising a grandchild or grandchildren under age 18, often because a parent is unwilling or unable to do so.
At least 88 people experiencing homelessness died in Multnomah County in 2015, the Multnomah County Health Department reports today.
Funding from Multnomah County has helped to remove 31 older adults from the Oregon Project Independence program's waiting list.
The annual Portland Veterans Stand Down, to honor and support veterans in our community who have fallen on hard times, will take place Friday, Sept. 9, 2016 at Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
The Board of County Commissioners proclaimed September as Recovery Month in Multnomah County at this week’s board meeting.