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The City of Portland, Oregon

Homelessness Toolkit

City of Portland


Information for Religious Institutions

Information for Religious Institutions regarding Safe Park Programs and Transitional Housing Allowances.

One Point of Contact Campsite Reporting System

Learn more about the City's Campsite Reporting System.

Flow Chart: Homelessness/Urban Camping Impact Reduction Program

This flow chart shows how the program prioritizes and responds to campsite reports.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to frequently asked questions about housing and homelessness in Portland.

Shelter & Temporary Places to Sleep

Resources for an array of safe places to sleep for different demographics.

Process for Belongings Retrieval

If you are experiencing homelessness and your belongings were taken as part of a City cleanup, click here to get more information on what you can do to retrieve your belongings.

City-County Joint Office of Homeless Services

Established in 2016 to represent a shared commitment and oversee the delivery of services to people experiencing homelessness in the City of Portland and Multnomah County.

A Home For Everyone

About the regional collaboration working to house the Portland region's homeless.

Volunteer and Donation Opportunities

You can help make a difference in the lives of those who truly need it.

Homelessness/Urban Camping Impact Reduction Program

Information about the City's programs to help manage livability issues associated with homelessness.

Camping Response

When camps are cleaned up, campers are provided at least 24 hours written notice before the City comes to clean the area. Click here to learn more about the City's response to unsanctioned camping.

Campsites on Private Property

Resources and suggestions for dealing with property not owned or managed by the City of Portland