Health & Human Services

About Us

The Health and Human Services Department consists of four unique divisions: Public Health Division, Social Services Division, the 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.
  1. Snow Removal Assistance for Elderly & Disabled Residents

    The City of Portland would like to encourage citizens to help their neighbors who are physically unable (elderly and disabled) to clear their sidewalks. Residents who need help with removing snow from sidewalks should contact the office at 207-541-6620. Read on...
  2. Health & Human Services Committee Meets January 10 to Discuss Goals for Upcoming Year

    The City Council’s Health & Human Services Committee will hold its first meeting of the year on January 10 at 5:30 PM in Room 209. The Committee will discuss its goals and work plan for the upcoming year and also receive a presentation... Read on...
  3. City Successfully Transfers Ryan White Grant to Greater Portland Health

    The City received notice from the U.S. DHHS, Health Resources and Services Administration that they have transferred the Ryan White Grant from the City of Portland to Greater Portland Health, a Federally Qualified Health Center. Read on...
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