Portland Regional Office

Portland Regional Office

Serving Clackamas, Hood River, Multnomah, Sherman, and Wasco counties

Intake hours are Monday – Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 11:50am, and 1:00 p.m. to 3:50 p.m.; Fridays from 9:00am – 11:50am, and 1:00pm – 2:50pm. Intake is currently only available by phone and we are unable to take walk-ins.  

Our services include the following areas of law: family law, government benefits, housing law for tenants, senior Issues, individual tax issues, discrimination based on a protected class, and other civil legal matters, and free legal clinics in the areas of consumer law, bankruptcy, expungements and more.

Legal Aid has Spanish and American Sign Language interpreters on staff and will make arrangements for interpreters for other limited English speakers. If you need an interpreter or use a TTD, call (503) 224-4086, and ask for an interpreter in your native language. Our staff has access to on-demand interpretation services.

Central Administrative Office

The Portland Regional office offers full legal representation, brief advice, Pro Se Legal Clinics, and Self-Help Materials for the following legal areas

Family Law
Government Benefits
Housing Law
Senior Issues
Individual tax issues
Other legal matters
Free legal clinics
Public Benefits

Family Law: Advice, self-help materials, and representation in court for restraining orders, stalking orders, divorce, child custody, parenting time, parental kidnapping, and child and spousal support.

Government Benefits Law: Advice and representation to people who are having problems with cash assistance, medical, or other government benefits programs such as: Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), General Assistance (GA), Food Stamps, Social Security, SSI, the JOBS program, the Oregon Health Plan, Temporary Assistance to Domestic Violence Survivors (TADVS), Medicaid, Medicare, day care payments, vocational rehabilitation, or unemployment compensation. Call the Legal Aid Statewide Public Benefits Hotline at (800) 520-5292.

Housing Law:

General Housing: Advice and limited representation on landlord-tenant problems such as illegal possession of tenant property, utility shut-offs by the landlord, unlawful lockouts, or self-help evictions.

Fair Housing: Advice, assistance and representation to people who think that they have been
discriminated against in housing by reason of race, color, creed, nationality, disability, familial
relationship, marital status, sex, source of income, gender identity, age or sexual orientation.

Subsidized Housing: Advice, assistance and representation to applicants or tenants in government
assisted programs such as those operated by the Housing Authority of Portland or funded by HUD like
the Section 8 rent subsidy program; advice and representation through the stages of a court eviction
involving government subsidized housing.

Evictions: Advice and referral concerning evictions from private housing.

Senior Law: Advice and representation of seniors who have problems with VA benefits, long term care facilities, Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security benefits, Oregon Project Independence, elder abuse, property and renters’ tax relief, guardianships, some debt collection and other consumer issues. See the Senior Law Project page here: https://oregonlawhelp.org/resource/senior-law-project for clinic information.

Other Civil Legal Matters: Legal Aid also accepts a limited number of cases involving special education, police misconduct, housing and employment discrimination based on race, disability, gender or sexual orientation, affirmative immigration claims for u visa, t visa and VAWA self petitioners,and other individual rights cases.

Contact Us

New callers and existing clients: (503) 224-4086
Toll Free: 1-800-228-6958
Fax: (503) 295-9496

Community partners and court staff: 503-224-4094, Monday – Friday 9am – 12pm; 1pm – 5pm

Address:
520 SW 6th Avenue
Suite 700
Portland, OR 97204

General Hours

Monday 9am-12pm; 1pm-5pm
Tuesday 9am-12pm; 1pm-5pm
Wednesday 9am-12pm; 1pm-5pm
Thursday 9am-12pm; 1pm-5pm
Friday 9am-12pm; 1pm-5pm

Intake Hours for New Callers:

Monday  9am – 11:50am; 1pm – 3:50 pm
Tuesday  9am – 11:50am; 1pm – 3:50 pm
Wednesday  9am – 11:50am; 1pm – 3:50 pm
Thursday  9am – 11:50am; 1pm – 3:50 pm
Friday  9am – 11:50am; 1pm – 2:50 pm

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