Health & Human Services

About Us


The Health and Human Services Department consists of four unique divisions: Public Health Division, Social Services Division, the Barron Center, (A city-owned long-term care facility) Office of Elder Affairs.

We strive to enhance the health and well-being of the residents of Portland in collaboration with our community, state, and federal partners.
  1. City Hires Director of Office of Economic Opportunity & Workforce Diversity & Inclusion Specialist

    The City recently hired two people to serve in key staffing posts. Julia Trujillo Luengo as the Director of the new Office of Economic Opportunity and Mandy Levine as the Workforce Diversity & Inclusion Specialist within the HR Department. Read on...
  2. Event to Benefit Martha's Cottage

    Please join us at Hope is the Key, the first annual fundraiser sponsored by the Elder Abuse Institute of Maine. May 9th | 7-9:30PM | Cellardoor Winery, Thompson's Point Read on...
  3. Dr. Kolawole Bankole Named New Public Health Director

    The City of Portland is pleased to announce that it has named Dr. Kolawole Bankole, MD, MS, MBA, as the city’s new Public Health Director. Read on...
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