SNAP Food Benefits May Update

Starting in March 2020, the federal government approved Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) emergency allotments to give recipients additional support during the COVID-19 pandemic There are two important federal changes to the SNAP Emergency Allotments in May 2021 Households that are already receiving the maximum SNAP benefits for their household Read more…

Mental Health Resources

Mental health support is available from Lines for Life, a suicide prevention organization with specific resources for youth, military personnel and their families, and those affected by substance abuse problems. Visit here or call one of their helplines Suicide Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 In Spanish: 1-888-628-9454 Alcohol and Drug Helpline: 1-800-923-4357 Military Helpline: 1-888-457-4838 Senior Loneliness Line: 503-200-1633 Youthline: 1-877-968-8491 or text Read more…

Pandemic EBT Update

Oregon has been approved to provide Pandemic EBT for the 2020-21 school year. This round of Pandemic EBT provides families financial support to cover the cost of school meals during school closures, reduced hours and attendance, or remote learning.  Pandemic EBT benefits are provided automatically to children: That are approved Read more…

COVID-19 Mortgage Relief Program

Mortgage Payment Assistance Benefit Mortgage Payment Assistance is temporarily available for homeowners receiving unemployment insurance. Applications are being accepted through March 14th, 2020. This program will make mortgage payments for up to 6 months, and bring the account current, if it is deliquent, for eligible applicants. Basic program requirements: Receiving Read more…

Comment on the Earthquake Ready Burnside Bridge Draft Environmental Impact Statement through March 22, 2021

CLICK HERE FOR LINK Multnomah County is leading the Earthquake Ready Burnside Bridge (EQRB) project to provide rapid and reliable emergency response, rescue and evacuation after a major earthquake, as well as enable post-earthquake economic recovery. In addition to ensuring that the crossing is seismically resilient, the purpose is also Read more…

Brave Space Offers Microgrants for Transgender and Nonbinary Folks

The Resiliency Project is offering microgrants to individuals in the trans and nonbinary community. The Resiliency Project reserves funds to help trans and nonbinary people access services, items, and other resources that improve their well-being and increase resiliency. We are dispersing these funds monthly through our Microgrant Fund. Our Microgrant Fund gives 1 individual Read more…

Multnomah County Health Department Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion Community & Adolescent Health’s Mini-Grant Opportunity

It is with great pleasure that our Community & Adolescent Health (CAH) program, with funding from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),  announce an opportunity for one-time mini-grants of up to $10,000 for local projects that increase focused violence prevention efforts for youth and young adults of color. Read more…

PDX Free Fridge

PDX Free Fridge is a grassroots organizing effort to increase access to food for Portlanders. Folks in community leave food as able and take food as needed. Locations can be found at this map and more information about their work is available on instagram.