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.
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.