Housing Resources in Portland

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If you or someone you know is physically or financially challenged, please bookmark this page. This is curated with local and federal resources for home modifications, senior support, in-home care, food assistance, healthcare, and more.

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Local & State Resources

Clackamas County

Home Access and Critical Repair Grants

Grants up to $5,000 for needed safety and access improvements for both renters and homeowners. Must live in the North Clackamas Revitalization Area, reside in the dwelling, be at or below income limits, and have approval from the property owner.

Phone: (503) 742-4322

Website: https://www.clackamas.us/development/accessrepairgrant.html

Home Repair Loans and Home Accessibility Grants

Help low-income homeowners pay for needed and critical repairs. Loans are provided to low-income homeowners and grants aregiven to low-income persons with disabilities.

Phone: (503) 655-8591

Website: www.clackamas.us/communitydevelopment/repair.html

Email: CDGeneral@clackamas.us

Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of Clackamas County

Phone: (503) 650-5622

Website: https://www.clackamas.us/socialservices/crc.html

Email: clackamasadrc@clackamas.us

Family Caregiver Support Program

Resource and support for unpaid family caregivers for seniors and older caregivers of children and adults with disabilities.

Phone: (503) 650-5605

Website: https://www.clackamas.us/socialservices/respite.html

Senior Companion Program (SCP)

Offers support (transportation, general assistance around the house, social activities) to homebound seniors and adults with disabilities, free of charge.

Phone: (503) 655-8875

Website: https://www.clackamas.us/socialservices/companions.html

Transportation Reaching People Program (TRP)

Shared ride service for residents 60+ or those with a disability, free of charge, for medical appointments, grocery shopping, and other essential errands.

Phone: (503) 655-8208

Website: https://www.clackamas.us/socialservices/transportation.html

Multnomah County

Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC)

24-hour information assistance to seniors, people with disabilities, and caregivers.

Website: https://www.adrcoforegon.org/consite/search.php

Phone: (503) 988-3646

Email: adrc@multco.us

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Office for Children & Adults

Assist adults that live in the family home, independently, or receive residential services. Assist children who live at home, group homes, or foster homes with education goals, activities, and plans for transitioning into adulthood.

Portland Address: 209 SW 4th Ave, 97204

Gresham Address: 2951 NW Division Street Suite 200, 97030

Phone: (503) 988-2535

Public Annex

Low cost art classes and classes to learn about farming around Portland.

Website: http://www.publicannex.org/

Email: everybody@publicannex.org

Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of Multnomah County

24-hour information assistance to seniors, people with disabilities, and caregivers.

Address: https://www.adrcoforegon.org/consite/search.php

Phone: (503) 988-3646

Email: adrc@multco.us

State of Oregon / Tri-County Area

Unlimited Choices

Home modifications for homes and apartments (rentals and owned).

Address: 211 SE 80th Ave, Portland, OR 97215

Phone: 503-234-6167

Email: info@unlimitedchoices.org

Elder Abuse Prevention

Resource for seniors experiencing abuse or neglect.

Phone: 1-855-503-7233

Website: https://www.oregon.gov/dhs/abuse/Pages/index.aspx

Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance (SHIBA)

Free health benefits counseling for seniors.

Phone: (800) 722-4134

Website: http://www.oregon.gov/DCBS/SHIBA/pages/index.aspx

Email: shiba.oregon@state.or.us

Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)

Medicare program and Medicaid service option for seniors in Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas, Clatsop, and Tillamook County.

Phone: 1-844-224-7223

Website: https://www.oregon.gov/DHS/SENIORS-DISABILITIES/SPPD/Documents/PACE-Fact-Sheet.pdf

Washington County

Rebuilding Together Washington County

Supports low-income homeowners with small housing repairs such as grab bars, electrical repairs, minor plumbing issues, and small carpentry repairs.

Address: 12550 SW 3rd St, Beaverton, OR 97005

Phone: (503) 644-4544

Email: rtwc@togwc.org

Website: https://www.togwc.org/

Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of Washington County

Phone: (503) 846-3060

Email: davsinfo@co.washington.or.us

Federal Resources

The Fair Housing Act

Under federal law, housing providers are legally obligated to make reasonable accommodations and modifications for individuals with disabilities.

Phone: (503) 223-8197 ext. 2
HUD Phone (Toll Free): 1-800-669-9777
Website: https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/fair_housing_equal_opp/reasonable_accommodations_and_modifications#_Reasonable_Accommodations

Reverse Mortgage Program

Provides guaranteed monthly income payments to seniors 62+ who own theirown home and have substantial equity value in it. No money needs to berepaid and no interest payments are made as long as you continue to reside in the home.

Website: https://www.eldercaredirectory.org/federal.htm

Elder Care Directory

Nonprofit organization provides education for seniors and their caregivers to learn how to find support and provide for the elderly in the U.S.

Website: https://www.eldercaredirectory.org/

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