Resources

Compiled by Novice Sister Maryjane Antoinette, with the help of Novitiates, in June 2020.

Mental Health Support

National Alliance on Mental Illness Helpline
800-950-NAMI
in crisis text:741741

National Suicide Hotline
1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-8255
For deaf and hard of hearing : 1-800-799-4889
chat also available via website

Domestic Abuse

Bradley Angle House
(503) 232-1528
5432 N Albina Ave, Portland, OR 97217
A safe and welcoming refuge to recover from the trauma of domestic violence

Call to Safety
1.888.235.5333
For those experiencing domestic violence and are in need of urgent help

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-7233

Oregon Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence

RAINN

HIV/AIDS Support Services

Cascade AIDS Project NW
Oregon + Southwest Washington. PDX: 503-223-5907
Services include but are not limited to, housing assistance, peer support, connection to medical care, job assistance, and culturally specific services.
SW Washington: Vancouver 360-750-7964
Longview 360-986-3590

Ecumenical Ministeries of Oregon HIV Day Center and Daily Bread Express
503-460-3822 2941 NE Ainsworth, Portland, OR 97211
Drop in center for low income people living with HIV/AIDS Daily Bread Express provides in-home meal delivery for low-income people living with HIV/AIDS. Seven nutritious meals are delivered weekly throughout the six-county Portland metro area.

OHSU Partnership Project
877-795-7700
5525 SE Milwaukie Ave. Portland, OR 97202
Provides a comprehensive array of services to both persons who are living with HIV and to persons who are part of the transgender and gender non-conforming communities.

Our House
503-234-0175
2727 SE Alder St
Email: info@ourhouseofportland.org
Provides healthcare, housing, occupational therapy and other vital services to those in need living with HIV.

LGBTQ+ Youth Support Services (including mental health support)

New Avenues for Youth
If you are a youth in need of immediate help, call the Youth Hotline at 1-800-995-7936
Email: youthsupport@newavenues.org
Services supporting homeless youth including but not limited to drop-in day services, education, job training, housing, counseling for mental health and drug and alcohol addiction.

Sexual & Gender Minority Youth Resource Center (SMYRC)
Also part of New Avenues for Youth
Phone: 503-872-9664
Email: smyrcinfo@newavenues.org
SMYC has a downtown Portland location and an east county location in SE Portland
Provides a safe, supervised, harassment-free space for sexual and gender minority youth ages 13-23 who participate in positive activities like art, music, community organizing, open mic nights, drag shows, and support groups and receive services including case management, counseling, education, and more.

Outside In
Primary care clinic and Pharmacy
Direct (503-535-3888) Main line (503-535-3860)
Helping break the cycles of chronic homelessness, poverty, and poor health among Portland’s LGBTQIA+ community, people of color, those experiencing homelessness, and the under-served since 1968. They have a health clinic and young adult programs that strive to meet people where they are and provide safe, affirming spaces for our community to receive judgment-free care and support.

PFLAG
Washington DC National Office: (202) 467-8180
Portland PFLAG Office: (503) 232-7676
Email: info@pflagpdx.org
Provides support, information and resources for LGBTQ+ people, their parents and families and allies.

Living Room Youth
Clackamas County, Oregon
Phone/Text: 503-901-5971
Provides support to LGBTQ+ youth in Clackamas County through drop in activities, events, school support, and community education.

LGBTQ+ Community Programs/rental space for events

Q Center
503-234-7837
4115 N. Mississippi Ave., Portland, OR 97217
Email: Info@pdxqenter.org
Queer community center with programs. Available for rentals.

Trans and Non Binary Support Services

Brave Space
503-486-8936 Fax: 503.894.602
Email: info@bravespacellc.com
3620 SE Powell Blvd, #102 Portland OR 97202​
Creates community and facilitates access to expert and knowledgeable providers for transgender and non-binary children, youth, adults, and their families

Out of This Binary Support Group
If interested email info@pdxqcenter.org for the Zoom link and password.
Support group for non-binary and trans people.

TransActive
503-768-6024
Email: transactive@lclark.edu
Offer professional development and community centered training and education, support groups for adult families/Allies and youth ages 4-18 , advocacy related to gender diverse social justice, policy development/implementation consultation and guidance and screened referrals to mental health & mental health providers experienced in trans youth care.

Food and Shelter Assistance

Sisters of the Road Café
A nonprofit café in Portland’s Old Town working to create systemic change that will end poverty and homelessness forever by providing meals in a safe, dignified space.

Oregon Food Bank LGBT Resource List
Oregon food bank food resource list with links to other resources both local and national:

The Peace House
503-281-3697 2116
NE 18th Ave Portland, OR 97212
Offering free weekly communal meals, temporary housing, hospice and emergency shelter, food and other services to houseless on cold nights. Event space for peace makers and justice seekers.

Martha’s Pantry
Martha’s Pantry serves individuals and families from all walks of life, providing free groceries and household items to those in need.

For Social Justice Legal Support

Portland General Defense Committee
Email: pdxgdc@riseup.net
Facebook | Twitter
A non-binary and women owned organization that works for social justice and equality. Among the services they offer is legal support. They are responsible for the Portland Bailout Fund, a fundraiser to cover bail and other legal expenses for protestors arrested in Portland Oregon in connection to protests for George Floyd.

Business

Gay PDX
A directory of lgbtq+ friendly businesses in Portland and Vancouver. Also gives lists of social and support groups.

Additional Assistance

SAGE Metro Portland
SAGE Metro Portland, a program of Friendly House neighborhood center, works to enhance the lives of older LGBT+ community members through education, advocacy, outreach and resource development.

Portland Animal Welfare League
The Portland Animal Welfare (PAW) Team saves lives, alleviates suffering, and keeps pets and people together by providing free veterinary care to the pets of people who are experiencing homelessness or extreme poverty.

PDX Artist Relief via their fiscal sponsor New Expressive Works
This emergency relief fund aims to meet the growing needs for independent/freelance artists in our tri-county area, in the face of COVID-19.

 

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