Health & Human Services

Weekly service data for the Health & Human Services Department
Program Week Ending April 3, 2021
Family Health

11 individuals served Maternal & Child Health

13 individuals served at Portland Community Free Clinic 

24 individuals served STD clinic

24 individuals served Minority Health Mental Health First Aid

Chronic Disease Prevention Program 114 Needle exchanges (onsite & outreach)
Needles collected: 1,850
Needles distributed: 2,384
Narcan kits (2 doses/kit) distributed:  24

Family Shelter 6 new GA families (20 people) presented for shelter
High census of 68 families (213 people) in hotels
High census of 21 families (67 people) sheltered

*We are extending families in the hotels while we have positive cases in the Family Shelter.
Oxford Street Shelter 170 people served overall
 112 guests served nightly, on average

FY21 Housing Placements 73 single adults
82 families of 285 individuals
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About Us
The Health and Human Services Department consists of four unique divisions: Public Health Division, Social Services Divisionthe 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.