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The Portland Police Bureau has stopped taking intoxicated people to a sobering center as of Dec. 23, due to safety concerns from the nonprofit running it. The city is in the process of seeking out another agency to take over the sobering center’s contract next June.
Central City Concern has added two insiders to its executive team.
Dr. Andy Mendenhall has been promoted to the position of chief medical officer, replacing Dr. Rachel Solotaroff, who is now the nonprofit’s president and CEO.
September 3, 2015 – This week, Jeremy Wood joined the nonprofit organization, Central City Concern, as its Chief Information Officer. He will manage a staff of 18 and will oversee the agency’s total information technology needs, including its electronic health records system.
(July 29, 2015) – Close to 80 people gathered in Northeast Portland yesterday afternoon to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Miracles Central Apartment building at 1306 NE 2nd Avenue.
Portland – The PGE Foundation, the corporate foundation of Portland General Electric, recently approved a $50,000 grant to Central City Concern’s family housing project in Clackamas County. Construction on the new apartment building will begin soon.
Medicaid covers the cost of 51 percent of all the babies born in Oregon, according to Dr. David Labby, chief medical officer of Health Share of Oregon. “If you want to move upstream, start at the beginning.”
Central City Concern will celebrate the 5th Anniversary of its award-winning program, Community Volunteer Corps, in conjunction with a graduation ceremony for individuals who have completed the program, on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, fr