Resources for Unpaid Federal Workers

Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association is concerned for those neighbors adversely affected by the government shutdown. Board members have compiled the list below of resources for unpaid federal workers during this hardship. We will continue to update this list as more resources become available.

Free and Discounted Groceries for Zip Code 97206

  • Francis Center, 6535 SE 82nd Avenue (503) 775-6784
  • Clackamas Service Center and Night Markets, 88 SE 80th Avenue (503) 771-7914
  • Milwaukie Spanish Seventh Day Adventist, 1011 SE Linwood Ave (503) 756-3931
  • SE Community Food Center, 5535 SE Rhone St (503) 895-6102
  • Portland Police Bureau Sunshine Division,  12436 SE Stark St (503) 577-6852  (also clothing)
  • Urban Gleaners Food Pantry, every Saturday 1:30pm at Mt Scott Community Center.  Free food while supplies last. Show up a few minutes early. Learn more at
  • New Seasons Market, 10% Discount to Federal Employees starting Monday, January 21st. Please show your federal employee ID card at the register to receive your discount.
  • Grocery Outlet (Flavel), 10% discount to federal employees for the duration of the shutdown. Please show your federal employee ID card at the register to receive your discount.

Rent & Utility Assistance

  • St. Vincent de Paul, 503-774-1428 x102 (Parish Center, front desk)

Financial Institutions

Call your bank or credit union at number on back of credit or debit card.  Specific banks offering to help their customers and mentioned in news:

  • Union Bank (800) 238-4486 (Customers seeking assistance with loans, mortgages, etc. must have a deposit account with Union Bank that has been held for at least six months)
  • Bank of America  (844) 219-0690  (Basic requirement unknown but probably similar to Union Bank’s)
  • Wells Fargo  (888) 356-0023  (Basic requirement unknown but probably similar to Union Bank’s)
  • OnPoint Community Credit Union  (503) 228-7077 or (800) 527-3932

Free Pet Food

  • Oregon Humane Society, 1067 NE Columbia Blvd, Portland (503) 285-7722  (Phone is very busy; best to check website for hours and just go there:

Postponed-Payment Auto Repair

  • D&C Motor Company, Milwaukie, 18625 SE McLoughlin Blvd (503) 719-5038


  • Oregon Zoo offering free admission to unpaid federal workers (you must show federal ID or badge) and affected contractors (evidence requirement unknown).  (503) 226-1561

Last updated 1/15/2019