When in doubt, start here: 211info
Cascadia provides mental health counseling for people with psychiatric and substance use challenges. They provide crisis intervention, addictions treatment, and housing services for people who are very low-income. Their website includes addresses and phone numbers for services as well as links to additional resources outside of the area.
Provides mental health services to adults, children and families. They serve Oregon Health Plan members as well as people who have no insurance or resources. Their Mental Health Call Center is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week; call 503-988-4888, 800-716-9769 (toll free) or 503-988-5866 (TTY).
Provides housing and other supportive services for seniors ages 55 and older who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Find housing, transportation help, advocacy and referrals to other resources and services. NW Pilot Project recommends calling 503-227-5605 before coming in.
Outside In is a community resource for homeless youth. They provide health services, counseling and shelter, as well as programs and education.
Portland Women’s Crisis Line
Offers 24 hour telephone crisis counseling for victims of domestic and sexual violence; call 503-235-5333 or 888-235-5333. The organization also offers support groups and direct service counseling for victims of domestic violence and childhood sexual abuse.
Rose City Resource
Street Roots publishes this very comprehensive online directory of services for people experiencing homelessness and poverty in Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas counties. It is continuously updated.
This organization can help with a variety of services including housing, showers, food box vouchers, clothing, laundry services, Tri-met tickets, information and referral and housing search assistance.