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MultCo Global maintains a directory of nonprofits, faith groups and government programs that serve immigrants and refugees in the Portland Metro area.
CIFE is a tool interpreters and providers can use ensure an accurate and effective session with their client. Here's an example of how to put it to use.
The CIFE guidelines are based on standards of the International Medical Interpreters Association and National Council on Interpreting in Healthcare
Interpreters should not filter or summarize, but instead should interpret everything that is said, including side conversations, phone calls or intercom announcements.
Nonprofits, programs and government agencies stepping up to meet a need
Data, reports, maps and other key resources to help serve immigrant communities in Multnomah County
As deportations and hate crimes rise, here are local resources for immigrant residents and allies.
Earthquakes can happen without warning; but it doesn't take much to be prepared. Here's how:
Residents who need language-specific addiction services can look to these Portland-area resources.
Immigrant residents experience higher rates of anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress. Here are local resources to meet culturally-specific mental health needs.
Oregon experiences floods, extreme weather and earthquakes. Is your family ready for the unexpected?
Immigrant and refugee residents may have health needs that differ from U.S.-born residents. We highlight local providers most familiar with working across language and culture.
Resources for immigrant victims of crime, immigrant defendants and those at risk of deportation
For residents who struggle with English, there's no shortage of classes and conversation groups waiting to help.
Immigrant and refugee leaders, service providers and residents talk about life, struggles, strength and hope.
MultCo Global interns develop a professional portfolio while learning about reporting, photography, social media and more.
You should always have access to qualified and trained interpreters. We offer these services free upon request.
Clients might find it helpful to carry a card that notifies providers of the need for an interpreter.
Multnomah County provides interpretation services free-of-charge to any client who expresses the need.
Do you know a victim of Notario Fraud? ¿Conoce a una víctima de fraudes de notarios?
Refugees arriving in Oregon are provided up to eight months of physical and mental health services.
More than 1,000 refugees arrive at Portland International Airport each year. Here they find organizations dedicated to meet their needs.
We’re committed to providing professionally translated materials concerning information vital to families and communities.