Local Services and Resources
Rose City Resource Guide is an excellent, up-to-date online tool for people seeking help and support in the Portland metropolitan area. It is compiled on an ongoing basis by Street Roots, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to create income opportunities for people experiencing homelessness and poverty by producing a newspaper and other media that are catalysts for individual and social change.
211 info has free information about 3,000 agencies providing over 50,000 programs to people throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington. You can visit them online or simply dial 211 from your phone.