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How to report unsanctioned campsites and campsite-related trash.

About the program

The Homelessness and Urban Camping Impact Reduction Program coordinates cleanup of unsanctioned campsites on City and ODOT-owned properties within Portland. The team manages the One Point of Contact campsite reporting system and works with service providers to help those experiencing homelessness.
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 safe space for individuals experiencing homelessness to safely store their belongings throughout the day.
The City of Portland's policy on identifying campsites for removal, noticing and removal, and personal property storage and retrieval.
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, more than 125 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.

Navigation Team

This team takes a services-first approach to high-impact campsites. It works over an extended period to connect campers to services rather than continuing the cycle of posting, cleaning and having a return.
Pilot programs pay people with lived experience to clean trash and educate peers about public works projects.

PDX Reporter

External Resource
Use this tool to report a campsite.

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.

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