Family Resource List

Information and Programs To Support Families

FREE Covid Testing In Gresham Every Saturday

Free Covid Tests given every Saturday in Rockwood, hosted by Latino Network. If you suspect that you may have Covid, please get tested. If you have a positive Covid-19 test ON PAPER, you may be eligible for financial assistance and resources, including rent coverage, utilities coverage, grocery delivery, isolation and quarantine hotels. Please see below for more information.


Spanish: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ECTaNQ1Zs99kjVry0M7mkApl2MoHTpbq/view

English: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NibkyJQ7d7pdo2n4AFxI6a2dKkMVBDGz/view

School Based Food Resources

Grab and Go Meal Sites


Lunch and breakfast for the next day, can be picked up from 11-12:30, Monday through Friday at the school entrance. During the lunch pick-up, students will also be given a cold breakfast for the next day.


These meals are available to any child from the ages of 1 to 18. Parents, guardians or family members are permitted to pick up meals for students. Monthly meal menus will be posted on Nutrition Service website.


When coming to school sites to pick up meals, please follow signs and staff directions for social distancing and safely entering and picking up meals. You do not have to go to your child’s school of enrollment to pick up the food - you can go to any school location.


Gresham High School - 1200 N Main Street - Gresham, OR 97030

Sam Barlow High School - 5105 SE 302nd Avenue - Gresham, OR 97080

Clear Creek Middle School - 219 NE 219th Ave - Gresham, OR 97030

Gordon Russell Middle School - 3625 SE Powell Valley Rd - Gresham, OR 97080

East Gresham Elementary - 900 SE 5th St - Gresham, OR 97080

North Gresham Elementary - 1001 SE 217th Ave - Gresham, OR 97030

Hall Elementary - 2505 NE 23rd St - Gresham, OR 97030

Highland Elementary - 295 NE 24th St - Gresham, OR 97030

Hollydale Elementary - 505 SW Birdsdale Dr - Gresham, OR 97080

Hogan Cedars Elementary - 1770 SE Fleming Ave - Gresham, OR 97080


Meal Distribution In Neighborhoods By Bus


In addition to serving meals at the sites above, our buses will be dropping off meals in neighborhoods and at various locations in the more rural part of our school district. Please see the routes below for times and locations.


Click here for in town meal drop off sites


Click here for rural meal drop off sites

Food and Medication Delivery

OPERATION GRESHAM CONNECTED


For families who may need delivery of food/medication/supplies etc.

503-618-2111

Food Pantries

Grace Community Church, 800 SE Hogan Road, Gresham, Wednesdays from 12-2.

Highland Elementary School - Fridays from 2:30 - 4:30.

Centennial High School - Information coming soon

East Hills Church - Information coming soon

St. Henry’s Catholic Church, 346 NW 1st St., Fridays, 9am-12pm


Metropolitan Family Services Food Pantries (MFS Hunger Relief Team).

The types of foods you can expect at these distributions will vary from day to day, but will include some combination of oil, margarine, meat, 3-6 fresh produce items, canned fruit and vegetables, canned and dry beans, cereal, shelf-stable milk, rice, pasta, applesauce, etc. There are no restrictions to shop- everyone is welcome! All sites will be held outside and are "shopping-style" (with very specific parameters set to keep clients apart and volunteers and staff safe) unless otherwise noted. Click here for more information.


Cherry Park Elementary 1930 SE 104th Ave. Portland. Mondays 3:45pm- 5:30pm

Note: We will be handing out pre-packed bags at this site


Glenfair Elementary 15300 SE Glisan St. Tuesdays 3:30pm-5:00pm


Alder Elementary 17200 SE Alder St.97233 Wednesdays 4pm-6pm


David Douglas High School 1400 SE 130th Ave, Portland 97233 Thursdays 3pm-5pm

Note: This location is different from the main campus on 135th Ave.


Parklane Elementary 15811 SE Main St. Fridays 12:30pm-2:30pm


SnowCap

SnowCap gives out pre-packed boxes of as much fresh and frozen food as possible. Food boxes are being given out outside the front doors and there may be a wait. Monday - Friday 10am - 2pm, plus Monday and Wednesday 6-8pm17805 SE Stark St., Portland, OR 97233, (503) 674-8785 http://www.snowcap.org/


Sunshine Division

Free food box pick-up available near entrance, with no contact between people.

Tuesday-Friday, between 9:30 - 11, and 12:30 - 3:30. Saturday 9-1.

12436 SE Stark Street, Portland. 971-255-0834. Get Help


Sunshine Division Delivery Service

A “no contact” home delivery model of one box per week for anyone who is homebound, medically fragile, and/or unable to leave their home. Boxes are delivered by Portland Police Bureau officers.

Visit this link to request a food box: https://sunshine-division.cyrkusevents.com/ or call 503-609-0285.


Salvation Army Food Boxes

Food boxes are available from the Salvation Army at the following locations. For more information visit Portland.SalvationArmy.Org or call 503-794-3199.


Portland Tabernacle Corps

1712 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97232

Hours of Operation: Mondays from 9 AM - 1 PM


Moor Street Corps & Community Center

5325 N Williams Ave, Portland, OR 97217

Hours of Operation: Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 AM - 1 PM


Gresham Corps

473 SE 194th Ave, Portland, OR 97233

Hours of Operation: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9 AM - 12 PM


Oregon Food Bank

Oregon Food Bank- Food Finder These are additional food distribution centers by zip-code with hours, addresses, and phone numbers. Includes some resources above as well as other locations.

SNAP Benefits - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Everything is normal with SNAP and benefits will continue to be available on their regular schedule. SNAP debit cards can now be used to order food online through Amazon and Walmart for home delivery across Oregon. Please note that there are delivery fees (which SNAP benefits cannot pay for).

To apply for SNAP benefits:

  • Complete an online SNAP application and submit electronically

  • Visit an Oregon Department of Human Services SNAP office and fill out a paper or online application in person. The nearest office is 11826 NE Glisan, 971-673-0909. Call ahead to determine what social distancing policies are currently in place.

  • Contact Multnomah County SNAP Enrollment Specialist and set up an appointment, any time of the week at 503.320.6658 or 503.928.9689.

New! Pandemic EBT (SNAP Food Benefits) Hotline.

There is a P-EBT(SNAP food benefits) hotline for families for troubleshooting (if a family thinks they should have received it, troubleshooting activating cards, etc). The hotline is (503) 945-6481, with assistance in multiple languages.

IRS Extends Deadline for Economic Impact Payments.

Attention SSI and other federal benefit recipients who did not file 2018 or 2019 tax returns and who have qualifying children under 17 – Take Action Now! The IRS has extended deadlines to help children and adults get their Economic Impact Payments (EIP) by using its Non-Filer Tool. Most adult Social Security and SSI beneficiaries have already received their EIPs. Adults who started receiving their monthly Social Security or SSI payment on or after January 1, 2020 should receive their $1,200 EIP from the IRS on or by November 6, 2020 without taking action with the IRS. Other adult federal benefit recipients must act by October 15th to get their $1,200 EIP this year.

New! Oregon State COVID-19 Temporary Paid Leave Program.

The Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) announced a new program to help people who work in Oregon and need to quarantine or isolate due to COVID-19 exposure, but do not have access to COVID-19-related paid sick leave. People who qualify will receive a $120 per-day payment for up to 10 working days ($1,200 total) for the time they are required to quarantine. Employees can apply online starting Wednesday, Sept. 16, at oregon.gov/covidpaidleave. The application form is available in English, Spanish, and Russian. Those who do not have access to electronic applications can call 833-685-0850 (toll-free) or 503-947-0130. Those who need help in a language other than these three can call 503-947-0131 for help. Find more info here.

Rental/Housing Assistance

Families needing help with housing or rental assistance, should contact 211info. Here are the ways to contact them:

Be persistent calling 211, they can only tell you what is available at the time you call. If you are homeless, please identify yourself as such and check JOIN info below.


Multnomah County Restriction on Evictions: Multnomah County residents cannot be evicted for not paying rent during the entire time the county and city are under a state of emergency. This applies to anyone with substantial loss of income due to COVID-19 by way of job loss, job closure, reduction in work hours, missing work due to a child’s school closure, and missing work due to sickness or the illness of a family member. Rent owed to a landlord will continue to accrue during the state of emergency, but without late fees. There will be a six-month repayment grace period, which will begin as soon as the state of emergency ends. As of right now, this is in effect until December 31, with possible extensions. Renters must notify their landlords the day before rent is due. The Governor has also issued a moratorium on foreclosures until December 31.


Community Action – assistance available for rent payment and utilities. Find out more here


Homeless Shelters – Here is a directory of homeless shelters in Portland. Individuals experiencing homelessness can access these shelters and other services during this time including additional space being opened up at the Oregon Convention Center, Mt. Scott Community Center, and many shelters are issuing hotel vouchers for homeless individuals who are experiencing symptoms of Coronavirus.


For help paying rent, some available resources are 211, Home Forward’s STRA Program, Impact NW, and Neighborhood House


Multnomah County COVID-19 Rent Relief Fund Program | Website

Call 2-1-1 or 503-222-5555

The COVID-19 Rent Relief program may be able to provide assistance to households who have experienced a loss of income, or who have increased health risks or needs, due to COVID-19. Income-eligible households can receive up to 3 months of assistance in past, current and future rent payments. To get started, call 211, text your zip code to 898211 (TXT211) or send an email to help@211info.org (link sends e-mail)


Home Forward works with community agencies to provide hotel vouchers, rent support, help with evictions and housing support for people at risk for homelessness. Offices are currently closed, but you can reach them by phone or email: (503) 802-8300 or info@homeforward.org

Short-Term Help Paying Rent


JOIN – has opened the first of 3 temporary outdoor emergency shelters. Each location has 45 tents on platforms with cots and will be able to store their belongings while staying at the camp. Two shelters are located at SE Main St. and SE Water Ave, and one is located at NW Broadway and NW Hoyt St. More information and help is available through Blanchet House


If you have lost housing, are doubled-up with another family due to economic hardship, living in a motel or community shelter, park, car or campground and need assistance, please contact the Gresham-Barlow Federal Programs office at 503-261-4579 or singleterry@gresham.k12.or.us.

For Our Undocumented Community Members

To apply: Starting Monday, June 15, 2020, you may contact one of the community partners below. Please only contact ONE organization. You can apply even if you don't receive pay stubs and even if you do not have an ID.



Adelante Mujeres

English, Spanish

https://www.adelantemujeres.org/

971-280-6800


Asian Pacific American Network of

Oregon (APANO)

English, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Tagalog,

Cantonese, Tagalog, Khmer, Hmong

https://www.facebook.com/APANONews/

971-238-2186


Bienestar

English, Spanish

http://www.bienestar-or.org/oregon-worker-relief-fund/


LatinoNetwork

English, Spanish

https://www.latnet.org/

503-283-6881


Voz Workers’ Rights Education Project

English, Spanish

https://portlandvoz.org/

503-233-6787

ext. 1003


Causa Oregon

English, Spanish

https://causaoregon.org


Farmworkers Rental Relief Fund: Has been providing financial assistance to farm working Oregonians, since the beginning of the pandemic, regardless of their immigration status. Farm workers include field workers, landscapers, nursery workers, etc. They are one of the 18 agencies who received funding from the Oregon Rent Relief Program in May. Call 1-855-215-6158, ext. #1. If necessary, please leave only one voicemail with your name and phone number. Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM


211info (energy assistance)


PGE – Bill Payment Assistance


United We Dream: NationalUndocFund


Portland Housing Bureau


Movimiento Cosecha


Betancourt Macias Family Scholarship Foundation


El Programa Hispano - 503-489-6842


The Oregon Rent Relief Program: If you live in Multnomah County, please contact 211

when the waitlist opens in order to apply.

New! Quarantine Relief Fund for Farmworkers.

  • Farmworkers who need to quarantine may qualify for the Quarantine Fund, which provides financial support of up to $ 1,290 to farmworkers who have been exposed to COVID-19 at work or at home and who quarantine for three weeks (21 days). Who is eligible to apply to this fund? Oregon agricultural workers, 18 years of age or old, who:

  • Have had exposure to COVID-19 for which self-quarantining is recommended;

  • Are practicing self-quarantining; and

  • Are seeking health care assistance during the period of self-quarantine.

Call 1-888-274-7292 to apply for this fund. More information is available on the Oregon Worker Relief Fund website.

Resources for Black, Native and People of Color Identifying Community Members



Multnomah County Resources to Support BIPOC communities, click here!


Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon

Uniting Asians and Pacific Islanders to achieve social justice

apano.org


Black American Chamber of Commerce

Networking for Black-owned businesses
Blackamericanchamber.org


Black Resilience Fund

An emergency fund dedicated to healing and resilience by providing immediate resources to Black Portlanders.
BlackResilienceFund.com


Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization

Support for refugee communities (translation services offered)
Irco.org


Native American Youth & Family Center

Strengthens youth and families in partnership with the community through cultural identity and education
Nayapdx.org


Mercy Connections is a culturally specific nonprofit organization that connects West African immigrants and refugees living in the Portland Metropolitan Area to community resources. Connect with this organization for support Here


New! Oregon Cares Fund for Black Relief and Resiliency Applications. Applications now open for The Oregon Cares Fund. The Oregon Cares Fund for Black Relief and Resiliency is a targeted investment in the Black community from the CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund. It is a $62 million targeted cash investment to provide economic relief for the Black community. This fund is meant to provide the Black community with the resources it needs to weather the global health pandemic and consequent recession. The Oregon Cares Fund is for Black individuals, Black-owned businesses, and Black community based organizations.


Holding Space for Black and Brown Youth. Every Wednesday night at 6pm! A Safe Space for BIPOC Girls, Young Trans and Non-Binary Femmes to Engage in Collective Healing and Radical Self-Care AGES 7- 17. Use this LINK to register.


Conversations with Spanish Speaking Latinx Families on issues of mental health: Charlas Comunitarias sobre el Bienestar y la Salud Emocional https://www.facebook.com/charlascomunitarias/ As a resource, here are the links to past recorded workshops:

Utility Resources

PGE, NW Natural, and Portland and Gresham Water Bureaus will not disconnect services for non-payment, or charge late fees for those who are unable to afford to right now. Amounts owing will continue to accrue, and the companies will work with customers on repayment plans. More details can be found on their websites.


For help with utilities, residents can call utility companies directly, or contact 211, Human Solutions, Impact NW, Self Enhancement Inc, and the Portland Water Bureau.


Multnomah County Energy Assistance Program Website. This program may be able to provide home energy assistance for low-income households for heating and electric costs. The program is on a first-come, first-served basis. To get started, call 211, text your zip code to 898211 (TXT211) or send an email to help@211info.org (link sends e-mail)


Energy Assistance Stability Coronavirus Relief Program (EASCR). 503-988-5910

The EASCR program provides assistance to help low income households who have been impacted by COVID-19 cover their electric (PGE/PPL), natural gas, oil and/or propane costs. This program expires on December 30, 2020. Schedule an appointment to learn more by calling 503-988-5910 or emailing energy.covid@multco.us (link sends e-mail)


Community Action

Assistance available for rent payment and utilities. Find out more here


Comcast/Xfinity is offering wifi free of charge to new customers for the first 60 days. They are also waiving late fees during the outbreak. A hotspot locator as well as other information is available at Comcast Announces Comprehensive COVID-19 Response to Help Keep Americans Connected to the Internet


Internet- Comcast also offers Internet Essentials for $9.95/month (prices subject to change). For qualifying customers who apply before 12/30/2020, they are offering two months free. After that time, customers can cancel or they will be charged the monthly rate. (1-855-846-8376) or 1-855-765-6995 (Spanish).

Childcare Resources

Champions Childcare

Champions Childcare offers full-day childcare Monday-Friday for Kids ages 5-12. 800-246-2154. Website Link Direct Sign-Up Link


211.org Resource Website The 211.org website offers a searchable database of childcare programs currently operating emergency/essential services. 800-246-2154. Website


Financial Support for Daycare Expenses (Employment Related Care Program)

The Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) is offering emergency support for childcare expenses during Covid-19 through a program called the Employment Related Care. Learn about income requirements and how to apply by visiting: Oregon Department of Human Services


Multnomah County Childcare Information in Multiple Languages:


Baby Diapers and Supplies

Supplies may be available through the following community organizations. Please call first to check on availability.


NARA Northwest

Child and Family Services, 620 NE 2nd St., Gresham

Hours: Monday – Friday 8am - 5pm, 971-274-3757


Rose Haven

627 NW 18th Ave.

Hours: Monday – Friday 9am - 12pm, 503-248-6364


Mother and Child Education Center

1515 NE 41st Ave.

Monday - Thurs. 10am - 5pm, Friday 10am - 3pm , Sat. 10am - 1pm

503-249-5801


Snowcap

17805 SE Stark St., Monday - Friday 10 - 2 & Monday - Wednesday 6pm - 8pm. 503-674-8785


JOIN

1435 NE 81st Ave,. Monday – Friday 10am - 3pm, 503-232-2031

Also offers mail service, hygiene items, and nutritional support.


Clackamas Service Center

8800 SE 80th Avenue, Portland. 503-771-7914

Free Cell Phone for OHP Members

Lifeline operates as part of the Universal Service Funds and gives either free or great discounts on monthly phone service purchased from participating providers. In addition, it is available to residents with an income that is at 135% or below of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. However, you may need to provide proof of income or proof that you have participated in the program. Click here

For Oregon Health Plan or Medicaid member, click here – http://www.assurancewireless.com/Public/Welcome.aspx


Oregon Health Plan

The fastest way to apply for OHP is to go to this link (multiple languages available): https://one.oregon.gov/ Families can apply at any time. There are some pre-screening questions that will determine if they qualify, and if not, they will be directed to other resources. Families can also call 1-800-699-9075 Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm if they need help applying or have questions.


School Based Health Clinics

School based clinics serve all school-age youth, regardless of ability to pay.


Parkrose Student Health Center

Parkrose High School - 12003 NE Shaver (back side of building next to gym entrance).

Hours are M-F 8:45 - 4:45 for in-person, video, and phone visits. 503-988-3392.


Roosevelt Student Health Center (opens 9/8/20)

Roosevelt High School - 6941 N Central St., Portland

Hours are M-F 8:45 - 4:45 for in-person, video, and phone visits. 503-988-3909


David Douglas Student Health Center

David Douglas High School - 1034 SE 130th Ave., Portland

Hours are M-F 8:45 - 4:45 for in-person, video, and phone visits. 503-988-3554


Multnomah County Health Clinics

Multnomah County Health Centers serve all ages regardless of ability to pay. Services include adult and child health care, women’s health and pregnancy care, and mental health care.


East County Clinic, 600 NE 8th Street, 3rd floor, Gresham.

Monday - Friday 8-7. Appointments:503-988-5558.


Mid County Clinic, 12710 SE Division.

Monday - Friday 8-7. Appointments: 988-5558


Rockwood Community Health Center, 2020 SE 182nd

Monday - Friday 8am - 6pm. Appointments: 503-988-5558


NE County Clinic, 5329 NE MLK Jr. Blvd.

Monday - Friday 8-7. Appointments: 503-988-5558


La Clinica de Buena Salud, 6736 NE Killingsworth St.

Monday - Friday 8-5. Appointments: 503-988-3991


County Health Telemedicine/phone consultations - 503-988-5558


After Hours Care Advice Line - 503-988-5558. Call for questions when clinics are closed. They can tell you if you need to be seen if you’re not sure.


Oregon Latino Coalition – The Oregon Latino Coalition focuses on advocacy for the Latinx community in order to eliminate health disparities that exist in Oregon. Children under the age of 19 can be eligible for coverage regardless of their immigration status. Here are flyers in English and Spanish.

Multnomah County Dental Clinics

All County dental locations are now open, with appointments provided in-person and by teledentistry (by phone).Due to the COVID-19 emergency, some in-person routine or non-urgent dental services may be limited, including dental cleanings. Urgent dental care is available at all locations. Examples include:

  • Tooth pain

  • Serious injury to the face that damages your teeth, gums or the bones in your face

  • Swelling in your mouth or gums


New patients and uninsured: Call 503-988-6942 between 8am-4:45pm Monday-Friday.


Established patients: If you have insurance and have been seen before at a Multnomah County dental clinic, then you should call your clinic directly.


Billi Odegaard Dental Clinic
33 NW Broadway, Suite 380
Portland, OR 97209
503-988-5770
Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30am-6:30pm


County Dental Clinic
600 NE 8th Street, Gresham

503- 988-4900

Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 6:30pm.


Mid County Dental Clinic

12710 SE Division St.
503-988-3410

Hours: Monday-Saturday, 7:30am-6:30pm


Northeast Dental Clinic

5329 NE MLK Jr Blvd

503-988-3664

Hours: Monday-Saturday, 7:30am-6:30pm


Rockwood Dental Clinic
2020 SE 182nd Ave
503-988-4988
Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30am-6:30pm


Southeast Dental Clinic
3653 SE 34th Ave
503-988-4410
Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30am-6:30pm

Mental Health Resources

Cascadia Mental Health Urgent Walk-In Clinic: Open for anyone experiencing urgent/emergent mental health needs. They are open daily from 9am-9pm. If the person needs to see a prescriber, they should arrive no later than 7pm. 4212 SE Division, Suite 100. 503-963-2575.


Mental Health Crisis Lines


Portland Suicide Lifeline: 503-972-3456


Multnomah County Mental Health Crisis Line: 503-988-4888


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800 273-TALK En espanol: 1-888-628-9454


Crisis Text Line: (text “HOME” to 741741


The Teen Line: 1-310-855-HOPE (4673)


National Youth Crisis Hotline: 1-800-448-4663


Child Abuse Reporting Line: 503-731-3100


NEW! COVID-19 Emotional Support Line (also being tapped to receive calls regarding the wildfires). Callers do not have to be in crisis to utilize this line and access supportive listening, compassion, and connection to resources. This line is 24/7 and the number is 855-238-8644 (non-800-number version is 503-575-3761)


Bridges to Change

Mobile Outreach for mental health, addiction and peer support. https://bridgestochange.com/digital-resources/


Catholic Charities

Intercultural Counseling Center is available to provide culturally-specific mental health care to support vulnerable and minority populations who may be hit harder by this pandemic. Find help here


Holding Space for Black and Brown Youth. Every Wednesday night at 6pm! A Safe Space for BIPOC Girls, Young Trans and Non-Binary Femmes to Engage in Collective Healing and Radical Self-Care AGES 7- 17. Use this LINK to register.


Conversations with Spanish Speaking Latinx Families on issues of mental health: Charlas Comunitarias sobre el Bienestar y la Salud Emocional https://www.facebook.com/charlascomunitarias/ As a resource, here are the links to past recorded workshops:


FREE Zoom Mental Health Classes – Happening weekly, Check them out here


Care for Your Coronovirus Anxiety

The team at Shine, in partnership with Mental Health America, has vetted and compiled a wealth of research-based and helpful tools to help people manage anxiety related to current events. Contents include articles, meditations, access to mental health experts, anxiety screenings, and more. Click here: Care for Your Coronavirus Anxiety


Headspace

Free online guided meditations and movement activities to decrease anxiety and enhance well-being. Click here: We're here for you


More mental health resources can be found at:


Mental Health Resources List English (pdf)


Mental Health Resources List en español (pdf)


Mental Health Resources List по-русски (pdf)