Miscellaneous Resource Information
||City/County Information and Referral
||Resolutions Northwest for free or low cost mediation & facilitation services
||Consumer Hotline (Oregon Attorney General’s Protection Office): to file consumer complaints/fraud, information on business practices & referrals
||NW Grocery Association Shopping Cart Retrieval Service
www.portlandmaps.com Maps of Portland neighborhoods, crime information
www.portlandonline.com/oni Office of Neighborhood Involvement website: report graffiti, request services.
info [at] rideconnection [dot] org
A non-profit organization, is dedicated to providing responsive, accessible transportation options for those in need. While many of our customers are older adults and people with disabilities, we strive to provide transportation solutions for the community at large.
||Traffic Management: for neighborhood traffic concerns
||Street Light Hotline
||PPB Locks Program: free locks for low-income senior/disabled homeowners
||BDS Enforcement Hotline: Report ongoing noise problems, business and zoning violations, residential building, yard or trash violations or vehicles parked on grass.
Public Safety Resources
||Report criminal activity occurring right now from which someone may be hurt or property may be seriously damaged.
||Non-emergency: criminal or suspicious activity or “cold” crime where the suspects have left or there is no suspect information
||East Precinct: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to midnight
Crime & Livability Issues:
||Drugs & Vice: call to report suspected drug activity. This is a 24-hour hotline.
||Child Abuse Hotline: call to report child abuse or information about abuse.
||Call to report graffiti. (823-4824)
||Portland Parks & Recreation: security issues
||Gatekeepers: access services for seniors and people with disabilities in Multnomah County
||Oregon Liquor License Control: 24 hour complaint line
||Multnomah County Vector Control: call to report rodent infestations.
||Multnomah County Animal Services
||Metro RID Patrol to report illegal dumping
||Cars with “For Sale” signs that have not been moved for several days
||Parking Enforcement: call for blocked driveways, vehicles parked illegally on the street.
||Abandoned Vehicle Hotline: call to report abandoned vehicles with missing or invalid plates, visibly inoperable and stored on the street.
||Offender information (Oregon of Department of Corrections, Oregon Youth Authority, county jails): status updates on offenders; find out custody or specific parole and probation information. Sign up for automatic phone notification if the offender is released, transferred, escapes, dies or changes parole or probation status. (www.vinelink.com/index.jsp)
Meetings to Remember:
East Precinct Advisory Council 1st Tuesday of each month (except Aug.) 6-8 pm at East Precinct, 737 SE 106th Avenue (Call 823-4800 for information.)
East Precinct Involved Citizens 4th Weds. of every other month (odd numbered) starting with January, 6-8 pm at East Precinct, 737 SE 106th Ave (Dave Smith, 823-4810, Coord)