If you need assistance but aren’t sure what kind, call 211. Tell the receptionist what kind of help you are looking for, and he/she will help make the connection.
See below for a comprehensive list of resources, and do not hesitate to call us at 503-226-7079 if you can’t find what you’re looking for.
Resource Databases | Housing | Food | Mental Health | Older Adults | Disability Support Services | Substance Abuse | Domestic Violence | LGBTQ+ | Immigration | Transportation | Dental |General Wellness | Portland-area Congregations | Portland-area Jewish organizations
211info is a comprehensive support hub for referrals to food, shelter, housing, foreclosure assistance, health care, and much more. Calls are confidential, anonymous and free.
One Oregon – Individuals in Oregon can now apply for all services online in one place including food (SNAP), cash (TANF), childcare (ERDC), and medical. A single application, in either English or Spanish, visit one.oregon.gov
Call 211 or (866) 698-6155 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
211 provides coordinated entry, a process developed to ensure all people experiencing a housing crisis have fair and equal access to housing resources. The provide assessment services for homeless families in Multnomah County.
Housing Resources for Portland and all of Oregon
Has opened the first of 3 temporary outdoor emergency shelters. Two shelters are located at SE Main St. and SE Water Ave, and one is located at NW Broadway and NW Hoyt St. More information and help is available through Blanchet House.
Rental and Utility Assistance
Energy Assistance : (503) 294-7444
Housing & Rent Assistance: (503) 721-1740
Impact NW provides Energy and Rent assistance.
St Vincent de Paul
Rent/Utility Hotline: (503) 235-8431 (press “2”)
St Vincent de Paul provides financial assistance for rent and utilities, transportation in the form of bus tickets, and emergency food boxes.
Discounts for qualifying low-income households on phone or internet. If you receive SNAP, SSI, Medicaid, federal housing assistance, or certain other forms of assistance you may be eligible. Call 1-800-848-4442 or visit the website
Energy assistance hotline will open on November 2nd from 10am-10:15am for NW Natural Gas, PGE, Pacific Power, and Portland Water Bureau customers (503) 972-2463
Project 10 Million is a new program that will provide free 100GB of data for 5 years and a free mobile hotspot to families with a student enrolled in the National School Lunch Program. Find more details about eligibility, how to apply, and more here
Sunshine Division’s food pantries have temporarily moved to providing emergency food boxes, available for pick-up or delivery. There are two locations in Portland, on N Thompson St and SE Start St. Please see the website for each location’s hours or to request delivery.
CSC Food Box Delivery
Free food box deliveries are available to the following zip codes: 97015, 97027, 97045, 97086, 97202, 97206, 97214, 97215, 97216, 97222, 97266, and 97267. To request a free grocery delivery please call (503) 771-7914 between 9am and 5pm Monday-Friday. If no one answers, leave a voicemail with your name and phone number.
Mental Health Crisis Lines (24/7)
Multnomah County Crisis Line: (503) 988-4888
Washington County Crisis Line: (503) 291-9111
Clackamas County Crisis Line: (503) 655-8585
Clackamas County Non-emergency line: (503) 742-5335
SW Washington Crisis Line: (800) 626-8137 or TTY (866) 835-2755
Mental Health Services
Jewish Family and Child Service
JFCS offers mental health services for adults. JFCS clinician take insurance as well as see clients on a sliding scale.
Cascadia Behavioral Health
Make an appointment or referral: (503) 674-7777
Multiple locations across Portland
Cascadia provides mental health services for adults, families, and children.
For more information or to schedule an appointment: call (503) 645-9010 or email email@example.com
Multiple locations across Multnomah, Clackamas, and Washington counties.
Lifeworks NW provides mental health services for adults, families, and children.
Unity Center for Behavioral Health
Access Information and Referral Team at 503-944-8009
Unity provides 24-hour behavioral health and mental health services to the greater Portland Metro area. They provide immediate psychiatric care, crisis stabilization and intervention, family and peer support, and more.
NAMI Oregon Helpline
Call (503) 230-8009 or (800) 343-6264, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – NAMI’s Oregon Helpline provides callers with mental health resources and information across the state.
Mental Health Support for Children, Teens, and Families
Access Services: (503) 408-4705
Albertina Kerr provides mental health services for children, teens, and their families, including short-term crisis stabilization, as well as clinic- and community-based outpatient care.
Morrison Child & Family Services
Central Intake: (503) 258-4381
Morrison Child & Family Services provide a comprehensive continuum of mental health, substance abuse and prevention and education services for youth, from birth through age 21.
Call (503) 535-3800 or email email@example.com
Outside In’s young adult services provide support to youth and young adults age 16-24 with an emphasis on those experiencing homelessness. Their services include housing, education, counseling, healthy meals, health care, and more.
Youthline is a teen-to-teen crisis, support, and help line open daily from 4 to 10 p.m. PST via call, text, and chat. Adults answer phone calls at all other times, so teens have support 24/7. Call 877-968-8491. Text teen2teen to 839863. Chat at oregonyouthline.org.
Multnomah County Aging and Disability Resource Connection
Multnomah County ADRC provides 24-hour information and assistance to older adults, people with disabilities, and caregivers. The ADRC can assist with enrolling in government programs, investigating possible abuse, locating adult care homes, and more.
Clackamas County Aging and Disability Resource Connection
Clackamas County ADRC provides information and resources about long-term supports and services in the community, including information about in-home care, long-term, care planning, arranging home delivered meals, and more.
Washington County Disability, Aging and Veterans Services
Washington County DAVS provides programs and services to maintain and enhance the quality of life to assure that basic needs are met for Washington County seniors, veterans and people with disabilities.
Clark County: Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities of Southwest Washington
Vancouver: (888) 637-6060
Kelso: (800) 682-2406
The Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities provides information and assistance, support to family caregivers, health and wellness education, and more.
Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman (Oregon)
The mission of this agency is to protect individual rights, promote independence, and ensure quality of life for Oregonians living in long-term care and residential facilities and for Oregonians with decisional lmitations.
Senior Loneliness Line
With senior living communities and the public trying to limit exposure to COVID-19, many seniors may be feeling more isolated than usual. Call the statewide line at 503-200-1633 or visit seniorlonelinessline.org.
Disability Support Services
Meals on Wheels: home delivered meals
Multnomah and Washington County 503 736-6326
Clackamas County 503 655-8640
Portland Only, Grocery, Household and Med. Delivery, Fee is 10% of the cost of your bill.
Store to Door Oregon 503 200-3333
Oregon Food Bank 503 282-0555
SNAP (Food Benefits) 503 945-5600
Washington & Multnomah County 503 226-0700
Transportation Reaching People
Clackamas County 503 655-8208
Health Share of Oregon Recipients:
Ride to Care 855 321-4899
Trimet Lift, Washington, Clackamas & Multnomah County 503 962-8000
Door to Door Service, $5 round trip. Call to apply and determine eligibility
971 673-2555(Central office)
971 6735858 (East Office)
77916 SE Foster
Mental Health Support:
Cascadia Behavioral Health
503 674-7777 (Intake Line)
Pacific Psychology Clinic
503 352-2400 (Portland)
503 353-7333 (Hillsboro)
Western Psychological and Counseling
Counseling, Medication Management, etc.
Legal Aid Services of Oregon, Portland Office
Adult Protective Services:
To report or get help for neglect or abuse including physical, verbal, emotional ,sexual or financial
Mental Health Crisis: Free 24/7 support
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255
An online option for AA groups is: aa-intergroup.org
For early morning AA folks, you can find 6am virtual meetings at: portlandeyeopener.com
Oregon SUD Resources Collaborative: www.orsudresources.org
If you or someone you know needs help or just want to talk with someone, all of these sites below are available. Each offer chat and text options as well, which can be crucial if the abusive person is in the home and the survivor might be overheard, especially right now.
Call to Safety
24/7 Crisis Line: (888) 235-5333 or (503) 235-5333
Call to Safety (formerly Portland Women’s Crisis Line) provides a 24/7 crisis line, follow-up advocacy, in-person medical advocacy, and support groups.
(not accepting walk-ins at this time due to the pandemic)
Provides one-on-one support with experienced advocates who help individuals develop a personal plan and connect with other services.
Volunteer of America Oregon Home Free
Emergency Services Crisis Hotline: (503) 771-5503 (9am-5pm M-F)
Restraining Order Services : (503) 802-0506 (8am-2pm M-F)
The National Domestic Violence Hotline
The Child Abuse Hotline
The Sexual Assault Hotline
The Q Center provides a variety of services for the LGBTQ+ community, including addiction and mental health support programs and services for veterans, youth, and seniors.
Call (503) 234-7837 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
SAGE Metro Portland
To contact an Information and Referral Specialist: (503) 224-2640
Sage works to enhance the lives of older lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community members through education, advocacy, outreach, and resource development.
Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO)
Call (503) 234-1541 or email email@example.com
IRCO provides employment and training, immigration legal services, and services for children, youth, families, and seniors.
SOAR Immigration Legal Services
Call (503) 384-2482 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon’s SOAR Immigration Legal Services provides culturally competent, immigration-related legal representation and education to low income refugees and immigrants in and around the Portland metro area.
Trimet LIFT provides shared-ride services for people who are unable to use regular buses and trains due to a disability or disabling health condition.
(503) 226-0700 TTY: 711
Ride Connection serves older adults and people with disabilities. They provide transportation support services to people in the Portland metro region and Washington County.
Jewish Together – Curated Resources for the Self
Resources to help keep you in mental, emotional and spiritual health during this time.
Next Generations Group
Serving descendants and survivors in the Portland Metro area with educational and social programs. Visit their website nextgenerationsgroup.wordpress.com to find out more, or contact Sue Wendel at email@example.com for questions or if you’d like to be added to their monthly newsletter.
Beit Haverim (South Metro Jewish Congregation)
Chabad of Hillsboro
Congregation Beit Yosef
Congregation Beth Israel
Congregation Kesser Israel
Congregation Kol Ami (Vancouver)
Congregation Neveh Shalom
Congregation Shaarie Torah
Congregation Shir Tikvah
Kol Shalom, Community for Humanistic Judaism
P’nai Or of Portland
Portland-area Jewish Organizations
Health and Aging
Youth-Centered and Schools
Community and Continuing Education
Chabad of Oregon
Hadassah – Portland Chapter
Institute for Judaic Studies
Jewish Federation of Greater Portland
Jewish Genealogical Society of Oregon
Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Moishe House Portland
Oregon Jewish Life
Oregon Jewish Community Foundation
Oregon Jewish Museum & Center for Holocaust Education
Portland State University, Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies
University of Oregon, Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies
For additional resources and information, please contact the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland at 503-245-6219 or visit www.jewishportland.org.