Health, Housing, and Human Services

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What We Do

We help individuals, families, and communities in many areas of their health, including:

  • Physical and oral health
  • Mental health and addictions services
  • Child and family services
  • Assistance for people with disabilities
  • Public health
  • Aging services
  • Low income and special needs housing
  • Employment training for individuals with barriers
  • Assistance for low-income individuals

Richard Swift is the Director of Health, Housing, and Human Services. Please call 503-650-5697 for more information.

Know the Facts about Public Charge

There is a new federal rule that changes how people are found to be a “Public Charge.” It lets the federal immigration agency look at a longer list of public benefits, and more factors such as family income, when deciding whether a person is likely to become a Public Charge in the future. This new rule doesn’t go into effect until October 15, 2019, and the rule is not retroactive, so any newly added benefits won’t start to count against people until October 15th.

Our Divisions

Health, Housing, and Human Services (H3S) consists of seven divisions, dedicated to ensuring healthy families and strong communities in Clackamas County.

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