Other Helpful Resources and Support Around Central Oregon:
Suicide Bereavement Support: Contact Alison Sorenson (firstname.lastname@example.org) at (541) 610-9500 or Herb Baker (email@example.com) at (503) 708-3047 for more information.
Wise Warriors Suicide Prevention: Contact Margaret Kuehn at (503) 402-2857 for more information.
Drug Addiction Family Support Group – Life Raft: 1st and 3rd Thursdays of Every Month. 6:00PM. Water Church at 21300 Bear Creek Road in Bend. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
DENTAL WORK: COCC has a dental clinic for low-income adults with fillings and extractions if you know of a client that could benefit: $20 supply fee. Call 541-322-7400
Laundry Love partners with local laundromats in cleaning clothes and linens of low-income or no-income families and individuals. Registered Laundry Love Locations:
-Express Eco Laundromat: 805-448-4655
-Westside Coin-Coop: 541-788-4329
Call for available times
The Bend Drop is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons and on Thursday from 5-7 PM for activities, laundry, a clothing closet, art activities and hanging out. The Club (for adults) is open from 9-2 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Free walk-in wellness checks available on Wednesdays through Mosaic Medical via a traveling van (parked in front of The Drop). On the first Monday of the month, an Advantage Dental van is available for walk-in appointments outside of The Drop.
1340 Wall St.- South Entrance
Friendometry.com – Resource is for children who have difficulty finding, making or sustaining friendships. Dr. Daniel Kriz, a pediatric neuropsychologist at St. Charles Medical Center developed this website www.Friendometry.com email@example.com
Recovery Bend for Food, Body & Spirit – Conquer food and body struggles and create a healthy relationship with your body. Franki Mauti MS, RDN, CDE & Nancy Curfman, LCSW Call 541-385-7408 or text 541-420-7613 for more information.
THRIVE – Connecting individual needs for housing, health, employment, Social Security, & basic needs to community resources. For sites that offer walk-in assistance, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
TRACES – If your organization is interested in learning more, please reach out to TRACES for opportunities they can offer. http://tracesco.org/
SAMARA LEARNING CENTER – Programs for students trying to find their unique ways to success. We welcome diverse learners, including, but not limited to, those with Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia, ADD/ADHD, and or High Functioning Autism.
Shared Future Coalition firstname.lastname@example.org – promotes Youthline text teen2teen to 839863 or call 877-968-8491 4-10PM PT for confidential crisis and help line. Youth Committee- to focus on issues related to substance use prevention.
NAMI National Website – Navigating a Mental Health Crisis
NAMI National has a helpful new tool, a guide to navigating a mental health crisis. Other helpful links: www.nami.org or NAMI Blogs or NAMI Helpline: email@example.com
Cellphones for Low-Income Neighbors: Assurance Wireless with Virgin Mobile; Lifeline Assistance program. Visit www.assurancewireless.com for qualifications and information.
OHP/ACA Flexible Services Request Form: For services that do not have a medical code but would provide improved health benefits. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Friendship Line/Warm/Hotline: Call (800) 971-0016. For 60 yrs+ or living with a disability, call IOA Connect at (415) 750-4111 or fill out an intake form online at www.ioaging.org/friendshipline.
Lutheran Community Services NW – 1103 NE Elm St. in Prineville
THE DROP IN – for youth and adults ages 14-24, 1103 NE Elm. St. Hours: Wednesdays & Thurs. 9am-Noon for ages 18-24; same days, 3PM-6PM for ages 14-18. 24/7 crisis line, housing assistance, employment assistance, ACT team, community support programming, case management, substance abuse counseling, and outpatient behavioral health. Call (541) 323-5330 for services.
Veterans Services – 541-385-3214
Veterans Crisis Line veteranscrisisline.net 1-800-273-8255 or text 838255
Central Oregon Veterans Outreach 541-383-2793 or www.covo-us.org
Central Oregon Veterans Center 541-749-2112
Reintegration Team Helpline 24/7 888-688-2264
Oregon Military Assistance Helpline 800-511-6944
Military Helpline 888-457-4838 or text mil1 to 839863
Central Oregon Veterans Ranch www.centraloregonveteransranch.org
Make the Connection www.maketheconnection.net
Vet Center 1-877-927-8387 or www.vetcenter.va.gov
Help for Homeless Veterans 877-424-3838 or www.va.gov/homeless
Phone apps for help:
Moving Forward- problem solving skills for stress
My3 – safety plan and support during crisis
Virtual Hope Box – Coping, relaxation & positive thinking
Tactical Breather – Control physical & emotional stress
PTSD – Monitor and manage PTSD related symptoms
CBT-I – enhance sleep quality and duration
Resources Shared by the Huddle
- Laura Spaulding – Deschutes County WIC program – email@example.com
- Deschutes County WIC – https://www.deschutes.org/health/page/women-infants-and-children-wic
- Crook County WIC – https://co.crook.or.us/health/page/women-infants-children-wic
- Jefferson County WIC – https://www.jeffco.net/publichealth/page/wic-women-infants-and-children-special-supplemental-nutrition-program
- Most services being provided via telephone
- EBT cards reloaded virtually – sent by mail for new cards
- Sue Boettner – Bend Park and Recreation District – SueB@BendParksandRec.org – https://www.bendparksandrec.org/fitness-swim/summer-reopening-facility-modifications/
- Juniper opened on June 8th – limited services but working on expansion
- Summer program registration open
- Assistance to lower income residents still available
- Julie Lyche – Family Access Network – Julie.firstname.lastname@example.org – https://familyaccessnetwork.org/
- FAN summer advocates to start
- Current focus on providing assistance to families for utilities, food, housing
- Erin Levenick – Legal Aid Services of Oregon – 541-385-6950 email@example.com – https://oregonlawhelp.org/issues/covid-19-resources
- Can provide direct assistance to community residents and education to organizations – legal protections related to COVID-19
- Sarah Kelley – Thrive Central Oregon – 541-728-1022 – firstname.lastname@example.org – https://www.thrivecentraloregon.org
- Rent assistance coming in July. <60% AMI for households impacted with income loss through COVID-19
- Assistance for groceries/gas also available
- Please call for connection to resources and support
- Susanne Frilot – Healing Trauma Conference
- Online resource directory is live – https://thehealingtraumaconference.com/resource-directory/
- Donna Mills – Central Oregon Health Council –
- COVID-19 grants still available – https://cohealthcouncil.org/covid-19-relief/
- Resource directory – English and Spanish available https://www.centraloregonresources.org/
- Amber Barton – Deschutes County Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Program – https://www.deschutes.org/health/page/intellectualdevelopmental-disabilities-program
- Reminder – internet access – If individuals with disabilities are receiving services through county DD Services or Full Access brokerage, they should contact their case manager if they need internet access for Medical/therapy appointments that they access online now.
- NeighborImpact – https://www.neighborimpact.org/
- Rental assistance – https://www.neighborimpact.org/get-help/get-housed/rent-assistance-programs/ or call 541.548.2380 ext. 210 or email email@example.com
- Successful Beginnings Program – If you or someone you know wants to organize their finances due to COVID19, NeighborImpact has a free 1hr workshops called Successful Beginnings to make an action plan of what to do. Upcoming virtual workshops are June 10th @ 10am or June 16th @ 4pm. Learn more & sign up at https://www.neighborimpact.org/successful-beginnings
- Quick Tips for Managing your Mortgage – Free, 1-hour workshop – taking steps before falling behind on your mortgage. This one will be held virtually on July 2nd. Learn more & sign up at https://www.neighborimpact.org/homeowner-homework/
- Goal Savers – Goal Savers is also looking for participants. Some have used the funds for paying off their cars, paying down debt on credit cards and medical bills. More information at https://www.neighborimpact.org/get-help/help-with-finances/goal-savers-ida/
- State collecting information around the need for mortgage assistance
- To provide input click here: https://www.oregonhomeownerhelp.org/covid19
- Saving Grace Hotline
- New Chat Line – Saving Grace recently launched a new way for folks to connect with their advocates via an online Chat Line M-F 1pm-4pm. Access this Chat Line here: https://saving-grace.org/get-help or call (541) 389-7021
- They can provide safety planning, emotional support, and information/referral via the Chat Line.
- Mosaic Medical – OHP Enrollment Hotline – 541-647-2717 – https://www.mosaicmedical.org/blog/health-insurance-help-during-covid-19-pandemic/
- Entire application can be completed over the phone and most eligible folks are getting benefits same day
- OHP eligibility is always based on current monthly income, so folks who have lost work are likely eligible.
- Hotline hours are 8:00am-4:30pm M-F; calls outside those hours will be returned next business day.
- PacificSource: Flex funds in Central Oregon are beginning to run low. If you have a PacificSource Community Solutions member with a need please get that request in soon. Feel free to email me with any questions firstname.lastname@example.org
- Assurance Wireless – Free smart phones with free monthly minutes and data for low-income residents. Click here for more information: https://www.assurancewireless.com/lifeline-services/states/oregon-lifeline-free-government-phone-service
- Kristen Tobias (PacificSource) – Central Oregon Health Council Community Advisory Council –
- OHP member input wanted! We would love to hear our OHP members’ voices about their experience with accessing healthcare, what is working, what is not, NEMT, changes they would like to see, etc. Click here for more information: https://cohealthcouncil.org/committees/community-advisory-council/