A guide to local health services and resources in the Portland area

There are many organizations and groups in the Portland Metro area that offer free or low-cost health services for all ages.  

211info: information and referral Oregon and Southwest Washington's comprehensive support hub for referrals to food, shelter, housing, foreclosure assistance, health care, and much more.  Calls are confidential, anonymous and free.  Telephone interpreters are available for help in more than 150 languages.

Cascade Aids Project works to prevent HIV infections, support and empower people affected and infected by HIV/AIDS, and eliminate HIV/AIDS-related stigma.  They offer a hotline for counseling and referral,  HIV testing, educational programs and speakers, as well as Pivot, a space "dedicated to the physical, personal, and social health of gay/bi/trans and all men into men".

Coalition of Community Health Clinics
If you are low-income or uninsured and need medical assistance, this website offers health information and contact information for clinics, flu shots, prescription assistance, and other free or low cost medical services in the tri-county area.

Multnomah County Aging and Disability Services
A resource for seniors and people with disabilities, this site offers a 24-hour helpline with information and referral for housing needs, home health care needs, meals and more. 

Multnomah County Health Department
Multnomah County provides low-cost family health care to underserved, low-income and uninsured residents of Multnomah County at seven different locations

Oregon Helps
This screening tool and resource helps you determine eligibility for thirty-three different assistance programs, including the Oregon Prescription Drug Program and the Medical Assistance for Children, Adults and Families program.  The site can be viewed in Spanish, Vietnamese and Russian.

Oregon Safenet
A partner organization of 211 Info, Safenet can help you find free or low-cost health care and other important services in your community.

Returning Veterans Project This local resource offers free counseling and other health services for returning veterans and their families.  You can search a database of local providers to find someone for your specific needs.