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Report a Campsite

Report unsanctioned camping and/or campsite-related trash in Portland. To help this process work efficiently, please wait one week before filing a new report on the same location.
Recommendations for addressing issues of camping on private property.
When concerns are reported, a team is dispatched to clean up trash, provide resources, and assess health and safety. The highest-risk sites are scheduled for removal, and personal property is safely stored.
Please use this form to report an incident or encounter that you may have experienced while the City of Portland or a city subcontractor was engaging in campsite removal work.

Campsite Reports

Information on the City's Day Storage Program; providing a secure space for individuals experiencing homelessness to safely store their belongings throughout the day.
The City of Portland's policy on identifying campsites for removal, notifying camps about removal, camp removal procedures and personal property storage and retrieval.

City Outreach Team

The City Outreach Team engages with people experiencing homelessness to connect them with resources and available shelter.
Work teams help clean trash and debris at campsites – as much as 800,000 pounds per month.

Hygiene Access

Hygiene is a human right. Across Portland, public restrooms and portable toilets serve people experiencing houselessness.
The City's Hygiene Stations help unhoused Portlanders have safe access to bathrooms and hand washing stations. This program is funded by the American Rescue Plan, which is investing in Portland’s recovery, our future - and everyone's health and safety.

Hygiene stations map

External Resource
A map of Portland's restrooms and hygiene stations
Take a look at the new Impact Reduction Program Dashboard and learn about the program's performance measures.
The City of Portland’s Homelessness and Urban Camping Impact Reduction Program provides garbage removal, hygiene access, resource referral and job opportunities – and removes campsites that pose the highest risk to health and safety.
Learn more about the City/County Joint Office of Homeless Services who oversees the delivery of services to people experiencing homelessness within Multnomah County and the City of Portland.
Use this map to see the distribution of County funded shelters within the City of Portland and Multnomah County.
These teams take a services-first approach to high-impact campsites. They work to connect campers to resources in an effort to disrupt the continuing cycle of cleaning and removing camps, only to see them return soon after.
The City partners with local nonprofits to create jobs for people who are currently or who have previously been homeless. (Photo: Taylor Cass Talbott)

Resource Referrals

Outreach teams connect people experiencing houselessness to shelter, food and other support.
A digital list of resources available in Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas counties.
The City of Portland's settlement with a group of plaintiffs who alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The City of Portland entered into a Settlement Agreement in connection with a lawsuit filed by 9 plaintiffs alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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