Resources – Other

Other Helpful Resources and Support Around Central Oregon:

Suicide Bereavement Support: Contact Alison Sorenson ( at (541) 610-9500 or Herb Baker ( 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

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 – 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

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 or

TRACES – If your organization is interested in learning more, please reach out to TRACES for opportunities they can offer.

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 – 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:  or NAMI Blogs or NAMI Helpline:

Cellphones for Low-Income Neighbors: Assurance Wireless with Virgin Mobile; Lifeline Assistance program. Visit 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 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

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.

Military/Veterans Assistance:

Veterans Services – 541-385-3214

Veterans Crisis Line   1-800-273-8255 or text 838255

Central Oregon Veterans Outreach 541-383-2793 or

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

Make the Connection         

Vet Center    1-877-927-8387 or

Help for Homeless Veterans        877-424-3838 or

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

  • 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 – –
    • 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
  • 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: 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 –
    • 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.