Health & Human Services

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.
  1. City Names New Public Health Director

    The City of Portland is pleased to announce that it has named Dr. Kolawole Bankole, MD, MS, MBA, as the city’s new Public Health Director. After an extensive search process, Dr. Bankole, who has been with the City’s Public Health Division since 2004... Read on...
  2. City Partners with Grace Street Recovery Services for Additional Resources at India Street Clinic

    The City of Portland is pleased to announce that it is partnering with Grace Street Recovery Services in order to offer additional substance use resources at the India Street Health Center. Read on...
  3. 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...
View All