Microsoft CrowdStrike technology outage

Some City of Portland systems were impacted. Call 3-1-1 or 503-823-4000 with questions or non-emergency reports. Beware of cyber criminals impersonating CrowdStrike or other tech support. Information for City of Portland employees

Resource Referrals

Outreach teams connect people experiencing houselessness to shelter, food and other support.

Resource referrals are part of the Impact Reduction Program's work to minimize the impacts of homelessness today while the City of Portland expands long-term access to safe, affordable housing.

Need shelter or a temporary place to sleep?

211info is the best resource with the most up to date information for any community member seeking shelter and/or services. For the latest and most up to date information, contact 211info by calling 2-1-1; texting 898211; or searching 211info.orgfor the latest options.

Need to request assistance from City Street Outreach?

City Street Outreach Workers connect with unsheltered individuals and offer navigation support with housing and other needs, including referral into City-run alternative shelters, like Safe Rest Villages and Temporary Alternative Shelter Sites, if appropriate.

There is an online form available to connect currently unsheltered/homeless community members interested in assistance with a City Street Outreach Worker, and requests can also be made by calling 3-1-1. Please note that offers of shelter are still subject to availability. 

Need to retrieve your belongings?

If a high-impact campsite is removed, personal belongings are safely stored for at least 30 days. Arrange to pick up items by calling 503-387-1336, Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., or Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Please be prepared to provide the date, location and a description of items collected.

Homeless Service Organizations/Volunteer Opportunities

Blanchet House


Catholic Charities

Central City Concern

Hands on Portland

Janus Youth


Operation Nightwatch

Transition Projects