Rose City Resource

Your comprehensive guide to the public services and assistance programs in the Portland Oregon metropolitan area

The Rose City Resource is a publication of Street Roots and is the most comprehensive, updated list of services for people experiencing homelessness and poverty in Multnomah and Washington counties.

Search for resources:

  • Click on a Resource category in the list on the right side of any page, or
  • Look at resources by category on the Resource Map.

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Emergency Numbers

  • Ambulance, Police, and Fire: 9-1-1
  • Suicide Prevention Line: 1-800-273-8255
  • Child Abuse Hotline: 503-731-3100
  • Portland Women's Crisis Line: 503-235-5333 OR 1-888-235-5333 (toll-free)
  • Poison Control Center: 1-800-222-1222 (emergency assistance for immediate poisonings)
  • For a complete list of crisis numbers, see Hotlines

Street Roots' partner, 2-1-1, offers a bilingual community information and referral hotline staffed by humans from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.- simply dial 2-1-1 from your phone (or 503-222-5555). You can also search their website at

  • Hardcopy guides are available at the Street Roots office at 211 NW Davis St in Old Town Portland, or from your friendly neighborhood Street Roots vendor.
  • Help us continue to serve the community by donating to the Rose City Resource via a secure link through our friends at Democracy in Action.
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  • All information is updated regularly by Street Roots and is based on the best information available at the time; however, things do change and we can't guarantee that there won't be errors.
  • To make updates, requests, or report changes or inaccuracies, contact the Rose City Resource by clicking here or call us at Street Roots: 503-228-5657.
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