Our Community Health Worker in Action

Our Community Health Worker in Action

We first met George H. in 2010 when he needed the blood pressure medications he’d run out of when he lost his health insurance. Over the past four years, George’s blood pressure has been up and down, and he hasn’t always been… Read More »

Bruce’s Story

Bruce’s Story

We get calls every day from people looking for assistance.

This one started out pretty routine. “I’m so worried about my friend,” it began. “He just got out of the ER and he needs help.” Bruce was new to town and had… Read More »

Our New Video: Rosetta on the Battlefield

Our New Video: Rosetta on the Battlefield

We pride ourselves on greeting everyone who walks through our doors with a warm, North by Northeast welcome. Several times a week, staff member Rosetta Forbes takes that welcome on the road! As our Outreach and Enrollment… Read More »

2014 in Review

2014 in Review

From our Medical Director:

Managing the changes of the past year has been a huge task. I am so proud of the work our staff has done to maintain our quality standards and expand our impact.

As we transitioned to our new model… Read More »

“Our health care system is in crisis. I have no insurance and rely on North by Northeast for care, but they can only do so much.”

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Clinic Hours

Thursday Walk-In Clinic 5:30 - 8:30 pm

We are open on a walk-in basis for basic medical services for uninsured adults living in North or inner Northeast Portland. We start check-in at 4:30 and clinicians begin seeing patients at 6:00 pm. Priority is given to return patients and we are not always able to see everyone who would like to be seen. 


We offer follow-up appointments for established patients, and first-time appointments for some new patients, on Monday afternoons/evenings, Tuesday mornings and Friday mornings. Please call us for more info!

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Volunteer at NxNE

At North by Northeast, we rely entirely on volunteers to staff our weekly clinics.

Current Volunteer Needs

  • Adult medicine clinicians
  • Nurses
  • Gardeners

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