COVID-19 General Resources
- World Health Organization Coronavirus Disease Information
- Center for Disease and Control Prevention Coronavirus Symptoms and Info
- Oregon Health Authority COVID-19 Updates
- COVID-19 Cases by Zip Code
- Safe + Strong Website
- COVID-19 Frequently Ask Questions
- Online COVID19 testing locator: healthoregon.org/
covid19testing or healthoregon .org/pruebasdecovid19 ( Spanish)
- New – COVID-19 Emergency Relief Resources for PDX
Behavioral and Mental Health Resources
- Oregon Health Authority COVID-19 Page
In the Behavioral Health accordion under “Community Resources by Topic”
- Trauma-Informed Oregon Holding virtual office hours and have a multitude of resources on their website about responding to tragedies
- Mental Health and Social Support for Students and Families
- Oregon Family Support Network: Support, advocacy, and training for families parenting youth with behavioral health challenges. www.ofsn.org or call 503-363-8068.
- Reach Out Oregon Parent Warmline: Live 1:1 support for parents. Staffed by family support specialists who have experience parenting youth with significant behavioral health challenges. www.reachoutoregon.org or call 833-732-2467.
- Youth ERA: Virtual drop in, support groups, and 1:1 peer support for young people. www.facebook.com/TheYouthERA.
- The Trevor Project: Support of LGBTQ youth ages 13-24. 24/7 at 1-866-488-7386, texting 678-678 or chat online at TheTrevorProject.org/Help.
- Lines for Life: All of our crisis lines are operating as usual: https://www.linesforlife.org/
get-help-now/ or 1-800-273-8255
- Oregon Youth Line: 21 or younger and want support for any problem, big or small. Teens available to help daily from 4-10pm PST. Off-hour calls answered by Lines for Life 1-877-968-8491 or text teen2teen to 839863, www.oregonyouthline.org. See this tip sheet written to youth about getting help.
- NAMI Oregon Helpline: Monday through Friday 9-5pm. https://namior.org/nami-
oregon-helpline-active-during- crisis/ or call 503-230-8009 (PLEASE NOTE: the NAMI National helpline, 1-800-950-NAMI, is not taking live calls; voicemails will be returned within 24 to 48 hours.)
- Black, Indigenous & People of Color (BIPOC), Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Services and Resources
Resources for Youth and Young Adults
- Basic Rights Oregon: Policy, education and advocacy organization.
- Youth ERA: Statewide youth peer support organization that currently provides virtual drop-in centers, virtual one-on-one meetings, virtual group meetups and peer support on Twitch.
- Youth Line: (a service of Lines for Life): A teen-to-teen crisis and helpline.
- Call: 877-968-8491, Text: teen2teen to 839863
- Young Adult Hub Sites (Lane, Jackson, Deschutes, Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington County): Mental health programs designed to engage marginalized and disconnected young adults.
- The Living Room (Clackamas County): Local programming and resources for LGBTQ+ youth and their allies.
- Trans*Ponder (Eugene): Provides local support, resources and education for the trans/gender diverse community and its allies.
- Sexual & Gender Minority Youth Resource Center (SMYRC) (Portland): Provides safe, supervised, harassment free space for sexual and gender minority youth ages 13-23.
- Brave Space (Portland): Facilitates access to expert and knowledgeable providers for transgender and non-binary children, youth, adult and their families, including Letters for Medical Care.
- The Trevor Project: Leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ young people under 25.
- Trevor Lifeline: 1-866-488-7386
- Trans Lifeline: Grassroots hotline offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis- for the trans community, by the trans community.
- Trans Lifeline Hotline: 877-565-8860
- Gender Spectrum: Resources to create gender sensitive and inclusive environments for all children and teens (has parent and caregiver specific resources).
- PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays): Chapter based organization for LGBTQ+ people, their parent and families and allies. Resources for families and caregivers.
Access to Technology
- Most major mobile phone carriers have signed on to the Keep Americans Connected Pledge and will:
- Not terminate the service of any wireless, home phone or broadband residential or small business customer because of their inability to pay their bill due to disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
- Waive any late payment fees that any wireless, home phone or broadband residential or small business customer may incur because of economic hardship related to the coronavirus pandemic.
- Please check with your cell phone provider for specifics.
- EveryoneOn.org’s offer locator tool is up to date on all new internet service provider commitments in light of demands from the outbreak. Anyone can visit EveryoneOn.org and click on the red banner at the top to search for offers exclusive to their area. The algorithm eliminates having to determine if a particular provider is in a given market. All that is needed to find low-cost internet offers is a zip code and responses to eligibility questions to further narrow down active offers.
Resources for Children
- Helping Children Cope with Emergencies: CDC page with information, activity page for younger children and Coping After a Disaster activity book for children age 3-10.
- SAMHSA: Talking with Children: Tips for Caregivers, Parents and Teachers During Infectious Disease Outbreaks
- American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress: Helping Children Cop Emotionally with the Coronavirus
- National Association of School Psychologists and National Association of School Nurses: Talking to Children About COVID-19- A Parent Resources
- Child Mind Institute: Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus
- Governor Kate Brown’s COVID-19 Resources
- Potential Reopening Phases
- Reopening Criteria
- Potential Violations of Reopening Phases
If stakeholders or community partners want to report a violation of reopening, they can do that with Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OR-OSHA).
- Visit https://osha.oregon.gov/
workers/Pages/index.aspx or call the central office at 503-378-3272 (toll free inside Oregon: 800-922-2689).
- Visit https://osha.oregon.gov/
- Guidance Documents on Reopening Procedures
- Frequently Asked Questions: Six Things You Need to Know about Cloth Face Coverings
- Community Warehouse HOME 2 GO Essential Item Kits
- OHA 2325 Publications and Creative Services COVID-19 Materials List
Resources for Parents
- National Alliance for Mentally Ill (NAMI) – Multnomah’s Parent Support Group is now available online! Open to any parents or caregivers of children/adolescents with mental health and behavioral barriers. Join us: Wednesdays, 4:00 PM- 5:30 PM Please contact Dana at 503-501-2367 with questions and to register.