211 (or text your zip code to 898211)
211info connects people with social service organizations, including assistance finding housing, food, childcare, healthcare and much more.
Lines for Life Youth Line 877-968-8491 or Text "teen2teen" to 839863
YouthLine is a 24/7, free, confidential teen crisis helpline. Teens are available daily from 4-10pm PST (adults are available by phone at all other times)
The PPS Virtual Calming Room was designed to assist students in locating different strategies and tools for managing their emotions. We hope these tools will provide helpful outlets and practices for when life gets tough.
Seek help by calling the Mental Health Call Center at 503-988-4888. The team of mental health professionals is prepared to help anyone experiencing mental health issues at any time, in any language.
Portland Therapy Center is a directory of Portland metro area mental health professionals. Search by insurance, service and speciality.
Comprehensive primary and mental health care services to all Multnomah County youth ages 5-18. There are no out-of-pocket costs.
Nutrition Pick up Sites during Distance Learning
Oregon Food Bank is available to help you and your family find food assistance. Search for a food pantry or pick-up site near you.
Find food pantries, sign up for SNAP (formally food stamps) WIC (Nutrition program for Women, Infants and Children) or Aging and Disability Services
Culturally Specific Resources
Resources focused on serving Latinx & Hispanic, Black & African American, Asian American, Pacific Islander & Native Hawaiian, Indigenous & Native American, Russian, Jewish, Immigrant & Refugee, and LGBTQIA+ communities.
Self Care for individuals who are Black, Brown, Indigenous and people of color. We recognize that many mental health conditions are being triggered as a result of the pandemic, the economic crisis, and repeated racist incidents and deaths. Learn more about mental health conditions including anxiety disorders, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Domestic and Sexual Violence Resources
(If you or a loved one are in immediate danger, please call 911)
Get support and resources. Everyone deserves a life free from domestic and sexual violence. 503-235-5333 or 1-888-235-5333
Raphael House Supportive Services (Confidential Advocates Available)
Offers immediate safety and a wide range of supportive services for survivors, while working to create lasting change through prevention education. 24/7 crisis line: (503) 222-6222.
Volunteers of America- Home Free (Confidential Advocates Available)
Provides long-term, post-crisis support designed to prevent victims from having to return to an abusive home. Emergency Services Crisis Hotline: (503) 771-5503 (9am-5pm Monday – Friday) Restraining Order Services: (503) 802-0506 or HomeFreeCourt@voaor.org (8am-2pm Monday – Friday)
Knowing you have COVID-19 is important so you take care of yourself and prevent spreading the virus to others. Call 503-988-8939 for an appointment at a community testing site or for more information
The Department of Human Services is open to help Oregonians navigate this public health crisis together. Call/email a local DHS Office
This application is for people who work in Oregon who do not receive COVID-19 paid leave through their employer. The COVID-19 Temporary Paid Leave Program provides $120 per day for up to 10 days for workers who are eligible for the program while funds are available.
Housing and Utilities Resources
Safe housing is important for everyone. Find out more about shelters and transitional housing.
The COVID-19 Rent Relief CARES Program is intended to provide assistance to households who have experienced a loss of income or who have increased health risks or needs due to COVID-19.
The COVID-19 Mortgage Relief program helps Oregon homeowners who are struggling to make their mortgage payments.
Relay Resources has a variety of affordable housing openings. Some involve waitlists, while others do not. Sign up for email updates.
Mr. DeWeese shares current job openings in the Portland area
Find resources to prepare and find a job, including studying for your Food Handlers card and volunteer opportunities
Support for Parents/Guardians
An emotional support and resource referral line that can assist anyone who is struggling and seeking support. Callers do not need to be in a crisis to contact this line. 1-800-923-4357 (24/7 with Interpretation)
Parent to Parent Support Team where you will find a place that feels hopeful.
1-833-732-2467 (M-F 12-7pm)