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The City of Portland, Oregon

Neighborhood Involvement

Building inclusive, safe and livable neighborhoods and communities.

ONI Main: 503-823-4519

City/County Info: 503-823-4000

TDD: 503-823-6868

1221 SW 4th Ave, Suite 110, Portland, OR 97204

Inside Civic Life

Our Mission:

Promoting a culture of civic engagement by connecting and supporting all Portlanders working together and with government to build inclusive, safe and livable neighborhoods and communities.

The Office of Neighborhood Involvement, (ONI), was established in 1974. The office serves as a vital communication link between community members, neighborhoods, and City of Portland bureaus. ONI works in partnership with many organizations including Neighborhood Associations, District Coalitions, Business District Associations, City agencies, and a wide range of community organizations to involve and inform the public in the civic life of the City. In addition ONI provides a wide range of neighborhood livability direct services as well as information and referral services. ONI's programs are funded through a combination of City general funds and inter-governmental agreements with other City, County, State and Federal agencies. These Centers include: 

  • Information and Referral Center:  Providing phone and email referral to City of Portland and Multnomah County programs, services and employees through our 503-823-4000 line.

  • Crime Prevention Center: Providing neighborhood-based crime problem-solving services including support for Neighborhood Watches, Foot Patrols, Enhanced Safety Properties, and National Night Out.

Bureau Advisory Committee (BAC)

Citizen and staff committee working to increase citizen involvement in the management of the City's resources.

ONI Contact Database

ONI outreach and case management database. Accessible to only those with permissions set up.

Civic Engagement Partners

ONI partners with various community organizations through contracting and providing technical assistance to assist in their public engagement efforts.

Social Media Accounts

Listing of Social media accounts