What you'll find on this page:
- Find help around the house
- Adult Care Homes
- Residential Care Facilities
- Assisted Living Facilities
- Room and Board Facilities
Find help around the house
Home Care Worker Program
The Home Care Worker Program helps seniors (older people), and people with disabilities remain in their homes.
Here's what you can do:
- Search a directory of home care workers and employers
- Search to hire a home care worker through an agency
- Call our Aging, Disability Resource Connection Helpline at 503.988.3646 to ask general questions about finding a home care worker
Aging Safely at Home
The Multnomah County Health Department offers home health and safety assessments. If you’re older or disabled and live on your own, you may qualify for a free home assessment to identify safety hazards and get suggestions for making improvements. For more information or to apply, call 503.988.7866 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Find adult care homes and assisted living
Please call 503.988.3000 for information about adult care homes and assisted living.
These single family homes are small care settings located in residential neighborhoods and offer assistance for up to five adults in a home-like environment. Search now for Adult Care Home vacancies. Or learn how to become an Adult Care Home Operator.
These facilities are larger care settings for six or more people which provide meals and services, such as assistance with housekeeping, bathing, dressing, and other activities of daily living. Residential Care Facilities generally offer shared or private bedrooms, with a private or shared bathroom; no kitchenette. Most residents do not require 24-hour care and have care needs that can be scheduled. Search Residential Care Facilities
These facilities are larger care settings that provide meals and services, such as assistance with housekeeping, bathing, dressing, and other activities of daily living, in an apartment-like setting. These facilities offer a private studio or one-bedroom apartment with a kitchenette and a private bathroom with wheelchair-accessible shower. Assisted Living Facilities are best suited for individuals whose care needs can be scheduled. Search Assisted Living Facilities
These types of housing provide a room, private or shared, bathroom access, housekeeping and meals. No care is provided. Services and supports include general housekeeping, laundry service, medication reminders, and assistance with scheduling medical appointments and transportation. See list of Room and Board Facilities