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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204

Resources for New Portlanders

Oregon Lifeline (Oregon Telephone Assistance Program)
The Oregon Public Utility Commission (PUC) manages the Oregon Lifeline program. If you qualify, this federal and state government assistance program reduces your monthly residential/landline or wireless phone bill by $12.75. Learn more.

Sunshine Division
Since 1923, the Portland Police Bureau Sunshine Division has been providing food and clothing relief to Portland families and individuals in need. Whether due to the loss of a job, domestic crime, illness, or victims of fire or disaster, the Sunshine Division has built a 91-year legacy of mobilizing quickly and efficiently to assist distressed Portlanders. If you need help with food or clothing, please call message information line at 503-823-2102 or click here to learn more. 

HumanSolutions
The mission of Human Solutions is to help low-income and homeless families and individuals gain self-sufficiency by providing affordable housing, family support services, job readiness training and economic development opportunities. Learn more. 

211info
Keeping people and communities healthy means more than access to medical care. It means ensuring people have the basics, like food, housing and economic opportunity. At the nonprofit 211info, they believe in the idea of Health for Your Whole Life. It’s their commitment to work toward an Oregon and Southwest Washington where everyone’s health and social services needs are met. Call 211 or click here.

Internet Essentials from Comcast
Affordable internet at home for eligible families plus free classes, free online tutorials and more. Learn more.