If you need help with food and clothing, please call 503-823-2102 to listen to our informational message or email us at:

Eligibility For Services: To receive regular services one must live in the City of Portland and one of the following must apply:

  • have someone 18 years old and younger dependent upon them
  • receive social security/ disability income
  • veterans/ widowed veterans pension
  • over the age of 62
  • receive SNAP benefits

Food Assistance
Monday through Friday: 9:30am to 11:00am and 12:30pm to 3:30pm
Saturday: 9:00am to 1:00pm

Please remember to bring your own grocery bags for your food store visit!

Clothing Assistance
Monday – Friday
9:30am – 11:00am (first 8 households) – last client check in at 10:30am
12:30p – 3:00pm (first 12 households)

9:00am – 12:30pm (first 12 households)

To come prepared for your first visit, please bring the following:

  • ID for anyone age 19 or older
  • Proof of child(ren) – any document that has the name and date of birth will be accepted (We do NOT accept social security cards as ID)
  • Proof of Social Security/Disability income – award letter or bank statement
  • Proof of Veteran’s benefits – award letter or bank statement
  • Proof of address – any current piece of mail
  • Proof of SNAP benefits
  • *copies will be accepted

Please note: The Sunshine Division does not require or accept Social Security cards or check legal or immigration status.  Our services are available to ALL residents living in our city that meet our above qualifiers.

If you live in Portland city limits and are unable to pick up food and/or or the Sunshine Division is closed, please call the Portland Police Bureau’s non emergency number at 503-823-3333.

The Sunshine Division is located at: 687 N. Thompson Street Portland, OR 97227

For additional services in Multnomah County, please click here: General Resource Sheet
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