Multnomah and Clackamas counties

211info is the lead organization in Multnomah and Clackamas Counties. Clackamas County Social Services is our partner in Clackamas County. The United Way of the Columbia-Willamette is a strategic partner in the region. Having technical issues dialing 211? Read this FAQ.

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Did you know that oral, head and neck cancer is the sixth most common form of cancer in the world? Arising in the nasal cavity, sinuses, lips, mouth, thyroid and salivary glands, throat or larynx (voice box), more than 100,000 cases (including thyroid cancer) are diagnosed in the U.S. each...
Photo by Nate Pesce   April is turning out to be the month for job fairs. If you know someone who is looking for work, point them to one of these events. It might make a difference.     April 8: Partners in Careers Job Fair
If you live in Multnomah County and have a child who will by 5 years old by September 1, he or she is ready to start school. Register at your school by June 1 to give your child a good start, connect to summer activities, and get access to free resources.
WorkSource Tualatin is hosting a job fair hiring event for machinists, welders and manufacturing on Tuesday, April 1, from 10am to 2pm. Job seekers should bring a resume to 7995 SW Mohawk Street, Tualatin, OR 97062, and be prepared to speak with a potential employer. For more...
Has your driver’s license been suspended for unpaid fines? Do you owe child support that you want to pay but just don’t see how you can? Is there a minor criminal conviction on your record that is standing in your way?
The open enrollment period for purchasing private insurance either through Cover Oregon or outside of the marketplace is about to come to an end for 2014. An application must be completed and submitted no later than March 31, 2014 in order to purchase a Qualified Health Plan (private insurance)....
As April 15 approaches, we are happy to share some good news about taxes. In Oregon and Southwest Washington, free tax preparation is available for low- and moderate-income people.
Are mold, pest and lead paint related to my housing rights and health?
Portland Community College's Adult Basic Education (ABE) and General Equivalency Diploma (GED) classes begin March 31, but students first need to attend one of the Orientation and Placement Testing sessions. See below for registration information and test dates for the Sylvania Campus.
Severe Weather Notice: The National Weather Service forecasts significant winter conditions on Saturday, March 1st, 2014. Forecasted conditions for Saturday night will be very cold with temperatures down to 22 degrees with wind chill.   Multnomah County Severe Weather Shelters are OPEN for...
The Multnomah County Health Department is hosting a series of fairs where the public can get assistance completing Cover Oregon applications for health insurance. Call 503-988-2228 for more information or to schedule an interpreter.   Tuesday, March 4th, 2pm-5pm East County Health Ct 600 NW...
At 211info, we get calls from around Portland from people needing emergency shelter because they’re afraid of freezing to death at night. And more often than not we make a referral to The American Red Cross warming center.
  The meme “Keep Calm and Carry On” has spread around the internet inspiring a million different variations. Though a bit played out now, I couldn’t help but think about "Keep calm..." when reading this Mail Tribune article about Cover Oregon.  
Keeping kids and their lungs healthy is something we can all get behind. This law, enacted on Jan. 1, protects children 18 and under from second hand smoke in the car.  Kudos to law makers on this one! Get information to help quit smoking here: www.quitnow.net/oregon/

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