Youth

Arts

The Oregon Children’s Theatre provides after-school and weekend classes for students ages 14-18.  It features shows created and performed by adolescents for a youth audience.

1939 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97232
(503) 228-9571
www.octc.org/#index

Vibe provides art programming in schools in addition to music and visual art classes, summer camps and workshops for children attending preschool through high school.

5633 SE Division Street, Portland, OR 97206
(503) 560-3592
www.vibepdx.org

NWCTS facilitates fall weekend classes, puts on youth shows, and provides school break camps, school programming and other activities.

1819 NW Everett Street, Portland, OR 97209
(503) 222-2190
www.nwcts.org

Owl & Bee Clay Co. puts on after-school and weekend classes in addition to art camps and birthday parties.

3506 NE 57th Ave., Portland, OR, 97213
(503) 516-4837
www.owlandbeeclaycompany.com

Echo Theater Company has classes, camps and shows open to children of all ages.

1515 SE 37th Ave., Portland, OR 97214
(971) 267-3246
www.echotheaterpdx.org

The Circus Project offers classes and workships to children of all ages, brings circus programming to schools, and works with community partnets to support underserved youth.

1420 NW 17th Avenue, Suite 388, Portland, OR 97209 
(503) 764–9174
www.thecircusproject.org

Athletics

Portland Parks & Recreation offers sports classes, camps, and leagues in sports such as golf, gymnastics, running, tennis, skateboard, baseball, archery, boulder, fencing, circus arts, and more.  Practices typically are located at various community centers, and some programs have discounts available for residents.

1120 SW 5th Ave., Portland, OR 97204
(503) 823-7529
www.portlandoregon.gov/parks/38286

Northwest Fighting Arts provides Martial Arts lessons in Martial Arts such as Muay Thai, Western Boxing, Jeet Kune Do, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, various Tai Chi forms, and more.  The lessons also build peaceful conflict-resolution and anti-bullying skills.

1200 SE Morrison Street, Portland, OR 97214
(503) 235-3435
www.nwfighting.com

One With Heart offers day camps, lessons, and a transported after-school Martial Arts program with supervised homework and snack time.

4231 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland, OR 97215
(503) 231-1999
www.onewithheart.com

K-Lean’s Tennis features daytime, after-school, and weekend tennis lessons for youth ages 4-18 with varied skill level.  It also provides summer tennis and golf day camps.

14015 NE Glisan Street, Portland, OR 97230
(503) 701-4408
www.k-leans.com/

The Children’s Gym focuses on building self-esteem and respect through gymnastics.  It offers classes, day camps, and after-school programming for youth ages 12 months to 14 years.

1625 NE Sandy Blvd., Portland, OR 97232
(503) 249-5867
www.childrensgym.com/

Community Centers

In addition to providing free tutoring on Thursdays for students grades 6 to 12, The Center offers leadership-themed summer and after-school programming.  Its Youth Collective is focused on community-building and activism, and its Your Street, Your Voice program provides students of color and other underrepresented youth a $200 stipend to work on projects related to community representation and design.

3510 N Vancouver Ave, Portland, OR 97227
(503) 568-2068
https://www.thecenterpdx.org/

The Portland Parks & Recreation Community Centers gymnasiums, fitness centers, inclusion services for people with disabilities, and after-school care and day camps. Specific programming varies based on site (15 locations).

Sellwood Community Center
1436 SE Spokane Street, Portland, Oregon 97202
503-823-3195
https:www.portlandoregon.gov/parks/39839

Multnomah County Public Libraries feature programming such as health education activities, children and family programs, academic and college support, literary and computer help and tutoring, ESL classes, resume assistance, and specific adolescent programming and events.  Programming is available in multiple languages.

To find a library near you:
https:multcolib.org/hours-and-locations

Community Cycling Center offers refurbished bike sales, bike repairs, and bike maintenance classes that are inclusive of all genders and have scholarships available.  It also offers summer bike camps for youth.  The CCC is also a community partner in providing BIKETOWN for all, a reduced-cost bike share with a membership of $3 a month for low-income riders.

1700 NE Alberta St., Portland, OR 97211
(503) 287-8786
www.communitycyclingcenter.org/

Free Geek provides free refurbished computers to K-12 students in the Portland area who have volunteered 24 hours in the past year.  They also provide free computers to adults who spend 24 hours volunteering for them, and they sell refurbished electronics at discounted rates.

1731 SE 10th Avenue Portland, OR 97214
(503) 232-9350
www.freegeek.org/

Eating Disorders

Monte Nido offers day treatment and intensive outpatient services for youth who are experiencing eating disorders, either coming from a residential facility or from the community.

5550 SW Macadam Ave #100, Portland, OR 97239
(541) 275-6654
www.montenido.com/locations/portland-or/

The Providence Adolescent Eating Disorders Program features a variety of services, such as diagnostic evaluations, free informational meetings, physical assessments, psychiatric assessment and medication management, a full-day partial hospitalization program, group and individual therapy, nutritional counseling, and therapeutic meal groups.

9450 SW Barnes Road, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97225
(503) 216-2025
https:oregon.providence.org/our-services/p/providence-adolescent-eating-disorders-program/

Kartini Clinic offers eating disorder treatment services for children and young adults.  These services address anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, food phobia, ARFID, both inpatient and outpatient treatment, and a partial hospitalization program. Kartini also provides an Alternative School called Kartini School that supports students’ academic experiences while in treatment for eating disorders.

3530 N Vancouver Ave Ste 400, Portland, OR 97227
(503) 249-8851
www.kartiniclinic.com/

Gender & Sexual Identity

Q Center is the largest LGBTQ+ community center in the Pacific Northwest.  It provides events, information and referrals, peer-led affinity groups, and addiction and mental health support.

4115 N Mississippi Ave, Portland, OR 97217
(503) 234-7837
www.pdxqcenter.org/

SMYRC is a safe space for LGBT+ identifying youth to participate in art, music, organizing, open mic nights, drag shows, and support groups.  It also offers drop-in mental health services with a Cascadia Behavioral Health Mental Health Specialist on Mondays in the SW Columbia location and on Wednesdays in the SE Oak location.

1220 SW Columbia St., Portland OR 97201
(503) 872-9664
www.smyrc.org/

Other location:
1220 SE Oak, Portland, OR 977230

In addition to providing mental health services specialized for LGBT+ community members and training for healthcare providers, Brave Space LLC offers a free clothing closet Monday-Thursday for gender non-binary and transgender individuals.

5627 SE Woodstock Blvd, Portland, OR 97206
(503) 486-8936
www.bravespacellc.com/

Transactive Gender Center provides support groups for family members, allies, and LGBT+ identifying youth ages 4-18.  They also work in policy development and provide services to individuals, various organizations, and the local community.

1631 NE Broadway Street, #355-T, Portland, Oregon 97232
(503) 252-3000
www.transactivegendercenter.org/

Other location:
1435 SE 122nd Ave, Portland, OR 97233
(503) 252-3000

SARC offers services to survivors of sexual assault, such as counseling, case management, a 24-hour support line, prevention and education initiatives, and a Latinx-specific program.

4900 SW Griffith Dr. # 100, Beaverton, OR 97005
(503) 626-9100
www.sarcoregon.org/

Housing & Shelter

p:ear mentors Portland’s youth who experience houselessness, presents a kitchen program and safe space, and provides training programs in education, arts, and recreation.

338 NW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97209
(503) 228-6677
www.pearmentor.org/

Porch Light Shelter provides 30 beds for youth ages 15 to 23 who need immediate shelter.  It supplies meals, showers, and laundry, and 15 nights of shelter monthly.

1635 SW Alder Street, Portland, Oregon 97205
(503) 222-5933
https://janusyouth.org/programs/homeless-youth

Street Light Shelter supplies youth who are in search of housing with services and 30 beds.  It serves young people ages 15 to 23.

1635 SW Alder Street, Portland, Oregon 97205
(503) 224-5988
https://janusyouth.org/programs/homeless-youth

Access Center offers screenings for youth experiencing homelessness and then works to provide engagement, intake, and referrals for services through Portland’s Homeless Youth Continuum.

1635 SW Alder Street, Portland, Oregon 97205
(503) 432-3986
https://janusyouth.org/programs/homeless-youth

Outside In provides individualized support to youth without shelter, providing job training skills, medical care, mental health services, LGBTQ+ specific support, meals, recreation and art, and housing support.

1132 SW 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97205
(503) 535-3800
outsidein.org

New Avenues for Youth offers drop-in day services, educational and job training opportunities, college assistance, housing support, and other services for youth experiencing homelessness.

314 SW 9th Ave, Portland, OR 97205
(503) 224-4339
newavenues.org

Human Solutions Family Center provides emergency shelter, housing assistance, and family advocacy to families experiencing homelessness.

16015 SE Stark St, Portland, OR 97233
(503) 477-9724
humansolutions.org

Raphael House provides services, emergency shelter, counseling and support, and youth programming for survivors of domestic or intimate partner violence.

(503) 222-6507
raphaelhouse.com

Racial & Ethnic Identity

ACYO provides athletics, academic support, and culturally relevant mentoring in their youth services to foster leadership skills and cultural identity.  The organization also provides health and disability resources, family services such as ESL groups and parenting groups, and trauma-informed mental health support with community healing workshops and cultural leadership.

1390 SE 122nd Ave, Suite UE, Portland, OR 97233
(971) 254-8916
www.aycoworld.org/

Latino Network is a Latino-led education organization with early literacy, parental involvement, gang prevention, and academic support programs.  They build culturally-relevant leadership and social justice development in youth and adults.

410 NE 18th Ave., Portland, OR 97232
(503) 283-6881
www.latnet.org/

NAYA works to promote culture and tradition with services that empower youth, incorporate families, and follow elders’ guidance.  It offers college and career services, economic development, community engagement, an early college academy, foster care support, housing, and youth education, and many other supports.

5135 NE Columbia Blvd, Portland, OR 97218
(503) 288-8177
www.nayapdx.org/

The NARA youth program works to promote youth resiliency and positive identity in youth by teaching and maintaining Native American/Alaska Native cultural practices.

620 NE 2nd Street, Gresham, OR 97030
(971) 274-3757
www.naranorthwest.org/projects/youth-services/

IRCO’s youth programs promote immigrant and refugee youth’s wellbeing through mentoring, tutoring, academic support, after-school programming, gang prevention, and many family services.  For younger children, it offers early childhood activities, health screenings, kindergarten readiness, and connections to culturally relevant local resources.

10301 NE Glisan St., Portland, OR 97720
(503) 234-1541
https:irco.org/

Other locations:

Africa House
631 NE 102nd Ave, Portland, OR 97720
(503) 802-0082

Asian Family Center
8040 NE Sandy Blvd., Portland, OR 97213
(503) 235-9396

The Urban League of Portland works to empower and unite the African-American community and other people of color through summer youth programming, community health initiatives, employment, economic advancement, and other resources that provide support services, activism, community engagement, and advocacy.

10 N Russell St, Portland, OR 97227
(503) 280-2600
www.ulpdx.org/

Support Groups

Located at the Gateway Center, Home Free provides individual and group services to youth who have experienced domestic violence.  It also provides childcare while adults seek services, prevention workshops in area schools, a crisis line, and support groups for children and teenagers.  All services are free and available on a walk-in basis.

The Gateway Center, 10305 East Burnside Street, Portland, OR 97216
(503) 988-6400
www.portlandoregon.gov/gatewaycenter/article/304526

Young People Sexual Diversity AA is an Alcoholics Anonymous group specifically for young LGBTQ+ identifying people on Tuesdays 6:30-8:30pm.

Q Center, 4115 North Mississippi Avenue, Portland, OR 97217
(503) 234-7837
www.pdxqcenter.org/programs/addiction-support-recovery

The Dougy Center offers no-cost grief support groups for youth, including:

Esperanza (bilingual; support groups led in Spanish)
(503) 775-5683

Pathways (for youth coping with a family member’s serious illness)
(503) 775-5683

www.dougy.org

Teen Parenting & Sexual Health

Portland Public Schools provides on-site childcare at Franklin, Madison, and Roosevelt High Schools.  The program also provides parenting education groups and male mentorship for teen fathers in individual and group settings.  The Home Instructors provides home instruction for 6 weeks after the child’s birth, coordinating contact with teachers and homework retrieval.  Teen Parent Services also provide Credit Recovery and Post High School planning to support parents’ graduation and career development.

(503) 916-5858
www.pps.net/Page/1175

Insights Teen Parent Services provides parent education and support for young parents, child developmental screenings, peer support, transitional housing, a resource closet, domestic violence safety planning, healthy relationship and sexuality education, family planning education and support, resources and referrals, and child welfare advocacy.

3308 NE Peerless Pl, Portland, OR 97232
(503) 239-6996
insightspp.org

Squires PDX seeks to empower, encourage, and support adolescent fathers so that they can emotionally, physically, and financially support their children.  It provides mentorship, an educational class, a Teen Father Workshop, and a monthly gathering to connect young fathers.

(503) 421-0933
www.squirespdx.org/

The Multnomah STD Clinic provides STI testing services.  Services without insurance typically cost $50.

426 SW Harvey Milk St., 6th floor, Portland, OR 97204
(503) 988-3700
https:multco.us/health/std-services

Walk-in appointments are available to provide emergency contraception, pregnancy tests, HIV tests, and birth control services.  Planned Parenthood provides a number of reproductive healthcare services including LGBTQA+ and men’s healthcare services.  Planned Parenthood features sliding scale services and assistance obtaining insurance.

3727 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97212
(888) 875-7820

3231 SE 50th Ave, Portland, OR 97206
(888) 875-7820

www.plannedparenthood.org/

Prism health offers free, confidential, first-come, first-serve HIV and STI testing specifically for LGBTQ+ populations.  In addition, it offers services in Spanish, primary care services, an on-site pharmacy, and PrEP to prevent HIV transmission.

2236 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR 97214
(503) 445-7699
prismhealth.org

The Cascade AIDS Project provides free, confidential, first-come, first-served HIV testing.  It also offers insurance assistance and financial assistance and information around PrEP to prevent the transmission of HIV.

520 NW Davis St Suite 215, Portland, OR
503-223-5907
www.cascadeaids.org/

Youth Development

Self Enhancement Inc. works with underserved youth through schools, families, and community partners to support young people academically and personally.  It provides in-school mentoring and advocacy, after-school, and summer programming for youth.  It also offers post-high school support, a parent involvement program, and a range of community and family programs.

3920 N Kerby Avenue, Portland, OR 97227
(503) 249-1721
www.selfenhancement.org/

Portland YouthBuilders works to support young people who have experienced poverty, violence, hunger, and grief by providing counseling, high school completion, and vocational training services.  It facilitates youth programming that encourages academics, green construction, technology, personal development, career development, long-term support, leadership and service, and sustainability.

4816 SE 92nd Ave, Portland, OR 97266
(503) 286-9350
https://pybpdx.org/

Momentum Alliance provides young people ages 14-30 with educational, job readiness, leadership and advocacy, and social justice programming.  It serves youth of all identities, including undocumented, immigrant, indigenous, LGBTQ+, gang-affected, STI positive, houseless and incarcerated, teen parenting, trauma surviving youth.  All activities are free, designed and led by young people, and offer bus tickets, food, and childcare reimbursement.

221 NW 2nd Ave Suite 203, Portland, OR 97209
(503) 231-5793
www.momentumalliance.org/

R.E.A.P. is a multicultural youth leadership program that works with underserved students grades Kindergarten through 12 and supports their academic, developmental, and emotional needs through civic engagement and conflict resolution.

1821 SE Cesar Chavez Blvd, Portland, OR 97214
(503) 688-2784
www.idealist.org/en/nonprofit/b10ae46c1a7b4431900425c310877438-reap-inc-portland

Friends of the Children pairs underserved children in the Portland/Vancouver area with supportive mentors.

44 NE Morris St, Portland, OR 97212
(503) 281-6633
https://friendspdx.org/

I Have a Dream Foundation Oregon provides after-school, weekend, and summer support for over 10 years with low-income students.  It offers academic help and mentoring from graduates of the program as well as financial assistance towards higher education.

2916 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211
(503) 287-7203
https:www.ihaveadreamfoundation.org/

YMCA offers youth programming in a variety of locations.  These activities include summer day camps, competitive and recreational sports, and before and after-school care and classes that provide art activities, athletics, and homework help.  The Youth and Teen Centers work to create a safe space for middle and high school students and are open after school, Saturdays, and on school breaks.

3119 SE Holgate Blvd, Portland, OR 97202
(503) 232-4790
www.ymcacw.org/locations?type=facilities&amenities

The Boys & Girls Club provides small group and after-school programming.  These programs support academics, development, health, arts, and athletics.  The Kids Café program offers free meals, nutritional education, and food service training to children who are food insecure.

7119 SE Milwaukie Ave, Portland, OR 97202
(503) 238-6868
www.bgcportland.org

In addition to providing services to teen parenting, abused and neglected, and houseless and runaway youth, Janus Youth Programs provides a scholarship fund.  It also features Food Works, a youth development and employment program.  Adolescents ages 14-18 in North Portland low-income neighborhoods gain leadership and employment experience while growing, selling, and donating organic produce in their own communities.

707 NE Couch Street, Portland, Oregon 97232
(503) 233-6090
https://www.janusyouth.org/

In addition to many other types of family services, Impact NW Youth and Family Services provide programs that promote science, independent living to transition out of foster care, conflict-resolution and social-emotional skills, and job training and employment readiness for underserved youth.

Brentwood-Darlington Community Center, 7211 SE 62nd Ave., Portland, OR 97206
(503) 721-6777
https:impactnw.org/

Caldera provides underserved youth from urban and rural communities with free arts and environmental programming with mentorship and educational components.  Programming begins with 6th grade students and stays with them through high school graduation.  Academic year programming is currently only open to students from the following Portland schools: H.B. Lee Middle School, Jason Lee K-8, Open School East, Open School North, Peninsula School K-8, and Reynolds.  Summer programming is open to all students with a preference for students of partner schools.

224 NW 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97209
(503) 937-3061
www.calderaarts.org/caldera/

In addition to summer camps and before-school care, Camp Fire Columbia offers after-school care from 2:15 to 6 pm at a variety of Portland Public School sites.  Sliding scale financial aid is available.

1411 SW Morrison St., #300 Portland, OR 97205
(503) 224-7800
https:campfirecolumbia.org/bas-portland-public-school-sites/

Trackers Earth provides outdoor programming for students of all ages, through camps, classes, school-break activities, and mentoring programs.

4617 SE Milwaukie Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97202
(503) 345-3312
https:trackerspdx.com

Youth With Disabilities

Albertina Kerr Centers’ Youth and Family Services provide short-term residential and crisis psychiatric care, an intensive-community based treatment, youth outpatient services, youth group homes, and a treatment program for youth with developmental disabilities and simultaneous mental health challenges.

424 NE 22nd Ave, Portland, OR 97232
(503) 239-8101
https:albertinakerr.org/

FACT Oregon works to connect families of youth with disabilities with special education resources and other support services.

2475 SE Ladd Ave. Suite 430, Portland, OR 97214
(503) 786-6082
factoregon.org

The OHSU Institute on Development and Disability focuses on clinical service, public health and outreach, education programs, and research to support people with disabilities in their communities.

Child Development and Rehabilitation Center, 707 SW Gaines Street, Portland, OR 97239

Features programs such as:
Empowered Youth Leaders: (503) 494-8364
Taking Charge of My Health Care: (503) 494-1205
Healthy Lifestyles: Your Health, Your Choice Academy: (503) 494-8364

https:www.ohsu.edu/xd/research/centers-institutes/institute-on-development-and-disability/

The CDRC provides interdisciplinary clinical services and programs for people with developmental and other disabilities.

700 SW Gaines St, Portland, OR 97239
(503) 346-0640
www.ohsu.edu/xd/health/child-development-and-rehabilitation-center/contact-cdrc.cfm

The Autism Society of Oregon seeks to provide services to people with autism and connect them and their families to community, education, and healthcare resources.

5100 Macadam Avenue, Suite 400, Portland, OR 97239
(503) 636-1676
https://autismsocietyoregon.org/

The Learning Disabilities Association of Oregon works as a resource, referral, and information center to support children, adults, and families of individuals with learning disabilities.

10175 SW Barbur Blvd., #214b, Portland, OR 97219
(503) 997-3181
ldaamerica.org/lda-chapters/oregon/

Adaptive Sports NW offers youth sports opportunities such as wheelchair basketball, the Junior Wheel Blazers, and adaptive swimming.

4840 SW Western Ave, Suite 500, Beaverton, OR 97005
(503) 241-0850
https:www.nchpad.org/Directories/Programs/10328/Oregon~Disability~Sports

Easterseals Oregon offers youth programs such as summer camp and other recreation and respite services for young people with disabilities.

7300 SW Hunziker St., Suite 103, Portland, OR 97223
(503) 228-5108

Easterseals Oregon Latino Connection
10011 SE Division St., Suite 305, Portland, OR 97266
(503) 335-6161

https://www.easterseals.com/oregon/

Oregon Commission for the Blind works with youth ages 14 and up who are blind to support them with a variety of transitional services.  The Commission provides job counseling, work-based learning supports and self-advocacy instruction.  Their Summer Work Experience Program is a 5-6 week paid summer job experience and training program for adolescents ages 16-20.

535 SE 12th Avenue, Portland, OR 97214
(503) 234-7468
www.oregon.gov/blind/livingwithvisionloss/Pages/youthtransition.aspx

Adult

Aging

Many seniors are unaware of the available care options and programs that can help maintain their independence and quality of life. This website has a comprehensive resource that covers topics like financial support, non-profit organizations, and available care options that are in Oregon.

https://www.caring.com/senior-living/assisted-living/oregon/

Benefits & Public Support

Free Geek’s mission is to sustainably reuse technology, enable digital access, and provide education to create a community that empowers people to realize their potential. Free computers and training in exchange for volunteer work.

1731 SE 10th Avenue Portland, OR 97214
(503) 232-9350

www.freegeek.org

Rebuilding Together Portland is an all volunteer-based, home repair organization that brings volunteers, materials, financial resources and logistical expertise together in an effort to serve low income homeowners that are elderly, disabled, families with children and veterans throughout the City of Portland; allowing them to live in a safe, secure and independent environment.

5000 N. Willamette Blvd. Portland, OR 97203-5798
503.943.7515

https://rtpdx.org/homeowners

Multnomah County Energy Assistance Program provides home energy assistance to households with low incomes. The purpose of the program is to supplement home heating and electric costs. The program is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  • Dial 211 (toll-free)
  • Text your zip code to 898211
  • Email help@211info.org  (Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm)
  • Visit https://211info.org/energ

1,200 locations throughout Oregon. Offering food pantries, free groceries, basic household supplies, free hot meals, free produce, special programming for families with children, free classes in cooking and growing food and advocacy and volunteering opportunities for the community.

www.oregonfoodbank.org

(1-800)-777-7427 or 211

The mission of the Coalition of Community Health Clinics is to improve healthcare for vulnerable populations residing in the Portland-metro area. We strengthen community clinics, promote health equity, and foster collaboration across the safety-net delivery system. On their website, you can find information regarding free health care for those who are uninsured.

434 NW 6th Avenue. Suite 303, Portland, OR 97209
503-546-4991

https:coalitionclinics.org/

Priority Footwear enhances the lives of those in need through comfort, compassion, and improved quality of life. We do so by providing easy access to comfortable, custom fit, therapeutic footwear, with a focus on the diabetic community. They can provide diabetic shoe inserts for men and women at free or reduced prices (Medicare and Medicaid accepted).

10240 SW Nimbus Ave, Tigard, OR 97223
503-524-9656

https:www.priorityfootwear.com/

Home Forward is committed to providing our most vulnerable neighbors with access to affordable housing and services. They work to promote, operate, and develop affordable housing to bring stability, self-sufficiency, self-respect, and pride for those who have housing barriers due to income, disability, or special need.

135 SW Ash Street, Portland, OR 97204
(503) 802-8300

https://www.homeforward.org/

Your comprehensive guide to the public services and assistance programs in the Portland Oregon metropolitan area.

https://rosecityresource.org/

Low income Oregon residents can apply for reduced price HOP passes that gives access to the city’s public transportation.

https:trimet.org/lowincome/

Free transportation to medical appointments for those with OHP plans. Call at least 2 business days before appointment.

www.ridetocare.healthcare

(503) 416-3955

Disability Services

OSAC is a self-advocacy group fighting for the rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Operated by people with disabilities, they organize and advocate for full inclusion in society working to reverse the assumption that people with disabilities deserve only limited roles in society.

919 NE 19th Ave, Suite 275, Portland, Oregon  97232
(310) 740-2177

www.askosac.org

The Oregon Office on Disability and Health (OODH) is a public health entity under the Institute on Development and Disability (IDD) at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and the Public Health Division of the Oregon Health Authority.

OODH has a mission to promote the health and wellness of Oregonians with disabilities through public health surveillance, health promotion, training, education, community engagement activities, policy development and recommendations, and dissemination of materials and information.

For questions, please contact:

Angela Weaver, M.Ed.
Program Manager
Oregon Office on Disability and Health
503-494-1205

https:www.ohsu.edu/xd/research/centers-institutes/oregon-office-on-disability-and-health/

Formerly Oregon Advocacy Center, Disability Rights Oregon focuses on empowering Oregonians with disabilities with information and tools that they can use to uphold their civil rights. They prioritize issues that will impact the lives of the greatest number of Oregonians, and provide limited legal advice and representation.

511 SW 10th Avenue, Suite 200, Portland, Oregon 97205
503-243-2081 or 1-800-452-1694

droregon.org

ADRC can help with:

  • searching for resources
  • enrolling in government programs
  • investigating possible abuse
  • finding guardianship services
  • locating adult care homes
  • connecting with culturally-specific services
  • support for unpaid family caregivers

503.988.3646 or email adrc@multco.us

https:multco.us/ads

Provides services to help children and adults with disabilities as well as support to their families.

7300 SW Hunziker St., Suite 103 Portland, OR
(503) 228-5108e

https://www.easterseals.com/oregon/

Eating Disorders

DrugRehab.com has information on the different types of eating disorders, barriers to treatment (such as stigma and shame), and its relationship with substance abuse.

  • Types of Eating Disorders
  • Substance Abuse and Eating Disorders
  • Who Can Be Affected by Eating Disorders?
  • Getting Help
  • Barriers to Treatment: Stigma and Shame
  • How Do I Know if I Have an Eating Disorder?
  • How to Treat Eating Disorders
  • Eating Disorder Resources

www.drugrehab.com/co-occuring-disorders/eating-disorders/

Education & Social

As the largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, PCC serves nearly 73,000 full-time and part-time students. They offer high-quality education and opportunities for students, which in turn contributes to the vibrancy of Portland’s economic community.

971-722-6111, or toll-free at 1-866-922-1010

https:www.pcc.edu/

No Longer Lonely is a welcoming community that understands the trials and pitfalls of managing a mental illness. Find friends or seek romantic relationships knowing that everyone on this site has some form of mental illness.

www.nolongerlonely.com

At Mt. Hood Community College you’ll find highly skilled faculty members providing the best in educational opportunities. Offering over 120 professional and technical programs, as well as a variety of university transfer possibilities, MHCC prepares you for the jobs of today and tomorrow.

26000 SE Stark Street, Gresham, Oregon 97030
503-491-6422

https:www.mhcc.edu/

Provides telephonic and onsite interpretation services in over 150 languages.

(888) 983-5352

Gender & Sexual Identity

Creates community and facilitates access to expert providers for transgender and non-binary children, youth, adults, and their families.

www.bravespacellc.com

5627 SE Woodstock Blvd. Portland, OR 97206
(503) 486-8936

GLAAD works through entertainment, news, and digital media to share stories from the LGBTQ community that accelerate acceptance.

www.glaad.org

PFLAG is committed to advancing LGBTQ+ equality through its mission of support, education, and advocacy.

www.pflagpdx.org

(503) 232-7676

A health center specifically dedicated to the LGBTQ+ population. Offers physical and mental health services as well as pharmacological treatments.

www.prismhealth.org

2236 SE Belmont Portland, OR 97214
(503) 445-7699

Services specific to LGBTQ+ population, HIV/Hepatitis C services available.

www.quest-center.org

2901 E. Burnside St. Portland, OR 97214
(503) 238-5203

Provides community-based support for LGBTQ+ individuals seeking connection and resources.

4115 N Mississippi Ave, Portland, OR 97217
(503) 234-7837

pdxqcenter.org

Provides a holistic range of services to empower transgender and gender diverse youth and their families.

1631 NE Broadway Street, #355 Portland, OR 97232
(503) 252-3000

www.transactivegendercenter.org

Hotlines

Multi-lingual referral line that provides information on healthcare resources in Multnomah County.

(503)-988-3674

Crisis line that provides confidential support to victims of domestic violence in 6+ languages.

(888)-235-5333

1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

Suicide hotline run by Tran’s individuals for Trans individuals.

877-565-8860

Assists in enrolling migrant children in school and provides access to migrant education program services.

(800) 234-8848 // (503) 385-4678

LGBTQ+ crisis hotline

1-866-488-7386

Provides confidential help for veterans and their families.

1-800-273-8255

(503) 241-4111

(503) 235-5333 or (888) 235-5333

www.pwcl.org

Information & Legal Assistance

A guide to legal information and free civil legal services for low-income persons and seniors.

www.lawhelp.org

(503) 224-4094

Free counseling in legal matters to any Multnomah County resident 60 and older.

(503) 224-4086

https:oregonlawhelp.org/organization/senior-law-project

Provides free or reduced cost legal services to low income and minority populations.

807 NE Alberta St. Portland, OR 97211

(503) 281-1500

https:www.salcgroup.org/family-law

This guide is published by American University’s Washington College of Law; The guide provides an abundance of resources for women regarding their legal rights when it comes to their health, how to navigate legal challenges that might arise, and how to advocate for better care for themselves and all women.

https://onlinelaw.wcl.american.edu/blog/legal-health-resources-for-women/

National Organizations

Dedicated to eradicating the stigma around mental illness.

https:bringchange2mind.org/

Provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health problems information.

www.mentalhealth.gov

Community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans https://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/

800-969-NMHA (6642)

This nonprofit provides community-based mental health services to adults, particularly those suffering medical, social or substance-related comorbidities.

https://www.mhresources.org/

24/7 information and support for active-duty, National Guard and Reserve service members and their families anywhere in the world.

www.militaryonesource.mil/

1-800-342-9647

Campaigns for human rights in mental health; also contact if have been abused by the psychiatric system.

mindfreedom.org

877-MAD-PRIDE (623-7743)

Education, support, advocacy, info/referral.

namior.org

(503) 228-5692

The lead federal agency for research on mental disorders.

www.nimh.nih.gov

(301) 443-4536

Free and confidential mental health and healthcare services for post-9/11 veterans, service members and their families.

www.returningveterans.org

(503) 954-2259

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ young people.

www.thetrevorproject.org

Racial & Ethnic Identity

Outpatient behavioral health clinic specializing in serving the Asian community.

www.ahscpdx.org/

3430 SE Powell Blvd. Portland, OR 97202
(503) 872-8822

APANO is a statewide Oregon Asian and Pacific Islander advocacy organization uniting Asians and Pacific Islanders to achieve political power for social justice.

www.apano.org

2788 SE 82nd Ave #203, Portland, OR 97266
(971) 340-4861

Spanish/English mental health providers who offer multicultural counseling and trauma healing services.

https:www.westernpsych.com/

3500 NE MLK Blvd Suite 200 Portland, OR 97212
(503) 327-8205

A Catholic Charities program that provides social and mental health services for low income Latinos who speak little to no English.

www.elprograma.org

2740 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97202
(503) 231-4866

African-American operated non-profit agency providing mental health and chemical dependency therapeutic interventions, case management and other services.

www.empowermentclinic.com

5257 N.E. MLK Jr. Blvd. Suite 201 Portland, OR
(503) 676-3710

Provides housing and supportive services in low-income Latino communities.

www.haciendacdc.org

6700 NE Killingsworth St. Portland, OR 97218
(503) 595-2111

Promote the integration of refugees, immigrants and the community at large into a self-sufficient, healthy and inclusive multi-ethnic society. Provides housing, employment services and job training.

https:irco.org/

10301 NE Glisan St. Portland, OR 97220
(503) 234-1541

Works to advance Latinx economic and community vitality through business development, leadership, education and advocacy.

hmccoregon.com

333 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 100 Portland, OR 97204
(503) 222-0280

Culturally specific mental health counseling for individuals from the Middle East and Southeast Asia. Fluent in Hindi, Gujarati, Kutchi, and Marathi; understands Punjabi and Urdu.

https:www.pureacceptance.com

8532 N Ivanhoe St #205, Portland, OR 97203
(908) 463-6376

A Spanish-speaking primary care clinic that also offers specialized services for homeless youth.

6736 NE Killingsworth St Portland, OR 97218
(503) 988-5558

Offers a multidisciplinary approach to provide alcohol and drug treatment and mental health care to Latino individuals and their families.

2672 SE Stark St. Portland, OR 97233
(503) 546-9975

Provides a wide range of community, education, mentorship and integration services to the Russian population in Portland.

https://emoregon.org/ross.php

7931 NE Halsey St. Suite 304 Portland, OR 97213
(503) 777-3437

Provides mental health services specific to the African American population. Offers counseling, groups and community events.

Email: Ray.shellmire@shellmireunlimited.com

5257 NE MLK Jr. Blvd. 202E, Portland OR 97211
(503) 946-3484

Provides traditional and culturally sensitive Native American medicine as well as naturopathy.

https://www.sevencirclesnaturalmedicine.com

5819 N Greeley Ave #101, Portland, OR 97217
(503) 278-3385

Support Groups

www.dbsalliance.org

Portland Groups:
East side/ LGBTQ Specific: (503) 683-2721

https://www.ddaoforegon.com/

521 SW 11th Ave. Portland, OR
503-222-6484

A Better Way Counseling Center offers free eating disorder support groups.

https:abwcounseling.com/

818 NW 17th Ave, Suite 3 Portland, OR 97209
(503) 226-9061

Provides a wide range of resources including support groups, workshops, educational groups and counseling services.

https://lcsnw.org/office/location/oregon/

605 SE Cesar E. Chavez Blvd. Portland, OR
(503) 231-7480

Free educational groups for loved ones of individuals with mental illness.

namimultnomah.org

(503) 228-5692

Information on autism and contact information for treatment options.

https://www.autismnwaf.org/

(503) 557-2111

Oregon Health Sciences University

3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd. Portland, OR 97239

(503) 494-6176

Portland Hearing Voices is a community group to promote mental diversity.

portlandhearingvoices.net 

(413) 210-2803