Utility AssistanceHuman Solutions’ Utility Assistance program provides vital support services for very-low income residents in Portland and East Multnomah County by helping to pay their utility costs. Utility assistance for these households is crucial for safety and comfort, as well as eviction prevention. Each year, Human Solutions helps thousands of households with utility assistance. HEAT + POWER: Call 503.405.7877 for information and funding availability. WATER: Call 503.548.0217 for information about the Water Discount Program. TRI-COUNTY AVAILABILITY: You can also visit 211.org for a listing of current utility assistance across the Portland metro area.