joint Office of Homeless Services leadership
Interim Deputy Director
The Joint Office of Homeless Services was established in 2016 to oversee the delivery of services to people experiencing homelessness in Multnomah County. The office represents a shared commitment between Multnomah County and the City of Portland to making services easier to access for those in need.
Joint Office of Homeless Services
721 SW Oak Street, Suite 100
Portland, OR 97205
The Joint Office of Homeless Services manages contracts with service providers who provide housing placement and retention services, emergency shelter, severe weather shelter, job skills training, and other services.
The Joint Office also supports the community-wide A Home for Everyone initiative, conducts homeless street counts and one-night shelter counts, produces data on homelessness outcomes, and applies for and oversees funds issued by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Continuum of Care program.