Resources for Local Community


Mental Health Services


Multnomah County

- Mental health crisis intervention hotline and services
Mental Health Crisis Services ->


Cascadia Behavioral Health

 - Provides urgent mental health assistance through walk-in clinic Cascadia Behavioral Health -> 

William Temple House

- Reduced mental health counseling and emergency social services  William Temple House ->

Pacific University Psychological Clinic

- Reduced fees for counseling and psychological assessment services Pacific University Psychological Clinic -> 


Portland State University Community Counseling Clinic

 - Offering Counseling at a reduced rate
PSU Community Counseling Clinic ->


Employment and Vocational Services

Oregon Vocational Rehabilitation Services

 - Help for all Oregonians with disabilities obtain employment Vocational Rehabilitation Services ->

Oregon Commission for the Blind

- Assisting Oregonians with visual impairment and blindness obtain employment and independent living skills
  Oregon Commission for the Blind ->


Client Assistance Program (CAP)

- Assists clients of OVRS and OCB with unresolved disputes
CAP Brochure ->


Independent Living Resources

- Resource for advocacy and support for all disabilities Independent Living Resources ->


Legal Services

Disability Rights Oregon

- (DRO) helps people with a disability-related legal issue in Oregon.
Disability Rights Oregon ->


Northwest ADA Center

- Legal Aid in Oregon
 Oregon ADA -> 


Oregon State Bar Association

- Referral's to low/reduced legal services
Oregon Bar Association ->
- Information on filing a disability discrimination complaint regarding employment or special education.
 Disability Discrimination Claim ->


Housing Assistance

Oregon Housing & Community Services Community Action
Oregon Housing & Community Support ->


2-1-1 Info

- Statewide social services and info
 2-1-1 Info ->


Benefits and Financial Assistance

Seniors and People with Disabilities

 - State agency supporting all disabled with food, health insurance, and financial assistance.
Oregon DHS ->


Social Security Administration

- Find out if you qualify for financial benefits
Financial Benefits with the SSA -> 


Technology/Equipment Assistance

Oregon's Assistive Technology Programs

- Assist with information on obtaining adaptive technology/equipment for people disabilities
Assistive Tech Programs ->


Blanche Fisher Foundation

- Granted funds to assist with purchasing adaptive technology/equipment for individuals with disabilities.
Blanche Fisher Foundation ->



Trimet (Serves Portland Metro Area)

- Public transit for Portland Metro, provides disability-related assistance including reduced fares, priority seating and person-to-person trip planning via calling
Trimet ->


Trimet Paratransit Disability Service

- Shared-ride service for those unable to use regular buses and trains
 Trimet Paratransit ->

Career Resources


The O*NET is a resource developed by the U.S. Department of Labor and is an excellent tool for career exploration and job analysis. A person will find detailed descriptions of the world of work as well as information on expected job availability and growth. One can also learn about the physical requirements of various positions and the training requirements for particular jobs.




OLMIS (Oregon Labor Market Information System)

Occupational Information Center: Find all the information pertaining to an occupation in one place. Reports include information on projected employment, wages, skills, education requirements, schools and training providers and more.

 Occupation Explorer: Search for occupations based on educational requirements, wages, employment prospects and other criteria.

 Skill Explorer: The Skill Explorer allows you to see which occupations best match your unique set of skills.


Oregon Career Information System

(requires a valid Multnomah County Library Card)

The Oregon Career Information System provides an overview of the world of work, examining occupations, industries, education and training. It is also a valuable source of information on scholarships.