Health & Human Services

About Us


The Health and Human Services Department consists of four unique divisions: Public Health Division, Social Services Division, the Barron Center, (A city-owned long-term care facility) Office of Elder Affairs.

We strive to enhance the health and well-being of the residents of Portland in collaboration with our community, state, and federal partners.

​Donate to help asylum seekers in portland

We appreciate the requests we get to help asylum seekers in Portland. Find out how you can help here
  1. India Street Clinic Presents - Free HIV and STD Testing

    The India Street Clinic will be holding free HIV and STD Testing and Counseling at Candy's, 34 Portland Street, Saturday, February 29, 2:00 PM to 5:00. Visit Candy's for more information or call (207)874-8768. Read on...
  2. 44th Annual Great American Smokeout

    Public Health Officials Encourage You to Quit Smoking. November 21 is the 44th Annual Great American Smokeout. Since 1976, the American Cancer Society has hosted the Great American Smokeout, a public awareness event encouraging people to quit smoking. Read on...
  3. Volunteer & Donation Information to Support Asylum Seekers

    Thank you to those who have expressed a wish to volunteer your time and services in helping us as we support asylum seekers arriving in Portland. Thanks to our friends at the United Way of Greater Portland, we now have a way to accept volunteers. Read on...
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