News Flash

Posted on: March 25, 2022

City to Break Ground on New Homeless Services Center

Newsflash 2022

The City of Portland will join with its partners and community members on Tuesday, March 29 at 11:00 AM at 654 Riverside Street to break ground on the new Homeless Services Center (HSC). The HSC will transform the way in which the City and its partners pr...

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City News
Posted on: March 15, 2022

Recommendations for FY23 CDBG Allocations

Newsflash 2022

 Interim City Manager Danielle West has released recommendations to the City Council for FY23 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding. The City Council will hold two public hearings regarding the CDBG funding, with a final vote ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: January 31, 2022

City & County Soliciting Feedback on Community Housing Needs

News Update

On Tuesday, February 8, at 6:00 PM, the City of Portland and Cumberland County will co-host a public meeting to collect public feedback on reducing homelessness and increasing housing stability.

Cumberland County and the City of Portland have been awarded ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 27, 2021

Barron Center Achieves Five-Star Medicare Rating

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The City of Portland is thrilled to announce that the Barron Center, the City’s 219-bed long-term skilled rehabilitation facility, has earned a five star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. CMS created the Five-Star Quality Ratin...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: July 7, 2020

City Hires Bob Fowler as New Public Health Director

NEWS ALERT

The City of Portland is pleased to announce it has hired Bob Fowler as the city’s new Public Health Director after an extensive search and interview process. For the last six years, Fowler served as the Executive Director at Milestone Recovery. ...

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Public Health Division Health & Human Services
Posted on: March 3, 2022

City Expands Eligibility Requirements for Portland Growing Child Care Grant Program

Newsflash 2022

The City of Portland is expanding eligibility requirements for its Portland Growing Child Care Grant Program (PGCC) made possible with American Rescue Plan Act funds. Existing centers – including home-based providers, and out of school providers (before a...

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City News
Posted on: October 27, 2021

City’s Social Services Division Moves to 39 Forest Avenue

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The City of Portland is reminding the public that its Social Services division and General Assistance program located at Lancaster Street is moving to 39 Forest Avenue on Thursday, October 28. City staff will begin serving clients out of the new location ...

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