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									                   Tigard-Tualatin Family Resource Center


   Tigard-Tualatin Family Resource Center
            Tigard High School                            Mailing Address:
       9000 SW Durham Road, #716               Tigard-Tualatin Family Resource Center
           Tigard, Oregon 97224                         C/o Durham Center
           Phone: 503-603-1588                        8040 S.W. Durham Road
            Fax: 503-431-4097                          Tigard, Oregon 97224       Phone 503-603-1585 * Fax 503-691-1642

                                    September 2007
     Welcome to the TTFRC Resource Guide 2007-2008!

As many of you know, there is a shortage of resources available to
those living on the east side of Washington County. The purpose of
the TTFRC Resource Guide is to provide a tool for those who work
closely with children, youth, and families in the Tigard and Tualatin
area. It contains information about the most commonly needed
services and how to access them.

This guide is not a comprehensive guide of services and agencies in
Washington County. The TTFRC Resource Guide focuses on basic
needs and is designed to help families determine and access the
agencies that are nearest to them. TTFRC does have information
about accessing a variety of other services. Please do not hesitate to
call us for information about services that are not included in this
guide. Also, please see page 17 for some other great places to get
social service information and referral.

Special thanks go to Flor Chuc, TTFRC’s Receptionist, as well as our
wonderful volunteers Maricarmen Michelson and Robbie Rice for
making multiple calls to ensure the accuracy of our information,
entering data and editing the guide and to Peggy West for editing the
final version. Also, a big “thank you” to each of you who are
working hard to serve and help families in our schools and in our
community. We hope that this guide will be of help to you!


Catherine West
Tigard-Tualatin Family Resource Center
Tigard-Tualatin School District

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                              TABLE OF CONTENTS

SERVICES AVAILABLE AT TTFRC .................................................... 4

CHILD ABUSE, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, RAPE ................................ 7

CLOTHING ............................................................................................... 8

COUNSELING .......................................................................................... 9

DENTAL CARE .......................................................................................11

DRUGS & ALCOHOL .............................................................................12

EMPLOYMENT & CAREER SERVICES.............................................13

FOOD ........................................................................................................14

HOUSING .................................................................................................15

INFORMATION & REFERRAL ............................................................17

LEGAL ASSISTANCE.............................................................................18

MEDICAL CARE.....................................................................................19

PARENTING ............................................................................................22


PRESCRIPTIONS ....................................................................................25

RENT, UTILITY & TELEPHONE ASSISTANCE................................26

SENIOR & VETERAN SERVICES ........................................................27

SHELTERS ...............................................................................................28

SUICIDE ...................................................................................................29


YOUTH SPORTS & MENTORING .......................................................31
                 Tigard-Tualatin Family Resource Center
                             Hours: Monday-Thursday
                          8:30a.m.-12p.m. & 1p.m.-3p.m.
                              Phone: (503) 603-1585


Information and Referral
 Information about, and referrals to           Monday-Thursday 8:30a.m.-12p.m. &
 community resources: recreational,            1p.m.-3p.m.
 employment, childcare, social services,
 Food Stamp and re-certification               DHS Self-Sufficiency Program
 applications                                  No onsite services available.
 TANF applications                             Nearest DHS office located at:
 Oregon Health Plan applications               10777 SW Cascade Blvd, Tigard
                                               (503) 670-9711
 Employment Related Day Care

Clothes Closet
 A limited supply of clothing available.       Monday-Thursday TTFRC Hours

 Fred Meyer donates bread and pastry           After 9a.m. on Thursdays
 items to TTFRC each week.
 Limited emergency food provided.              Monday-Thursday TTFRC Hours
 Local food bank information available.
 Canned food donations accepted.

 Applications for subsidized housing and       Monday-Thursday TTFRC Hours
 list of low-income housing available.

Donated Items and Funds
 Donated funds for one-time purchases of       Monday-Thursday TTFRC Hours
 emergency medications, etc. (as funds are
 Personal hygiene items are available as       Monday-Thursday TTFRC Hours
 supplies last on an emergency basis.

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                         Tigard-Tualatin Family Resource Center
                                   Hours: Monday-Thursday
                                8:30a.m.-12p.m. & 1p.m.-3p.m.
                                    Phone: (503) 603-1585
Holiday Assistance
  Applications for Oregon Food Bank           Monday-Thursday TTFRC Hours
  holiday baskets available at TTFRC.
  TTFRC coordinates the distribution of
  holiday gifts and food to needy families.

 Parent Skills Training
  Parenting classes using the Incredible      Contact TTFRC for times and
  Years curriculum held at Tigard-Tualatin    locations.
  schools and/or community locations.
  Individual seminars on topics of            Contact TTFRC for times and
  interest for parents are also offered.      locations.

  Internet and phone access for immediate     Monday-Thursday TTFRC Hours
  job referrals. Fax and copy machine.
  Unemployment Insurance and
  Employment Services applications.
  State and federal job applications

  English Classes
  For adults on-site and referrals for classes Contact TTFRC for more
  held at Tigard Senior Center and churches. information.

  School Supplies
  Assistance in accessing donated school      Contact TTFRC for more
  supplies.                                   information.

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                         Tigard-Tualatin Family Resource Center
                                   Hours: Monday-Thursday
                                8:30a.m.-12p.m. & 1p.m.-3p.m.
                                   Phone: (503) 603-1585


 Medical Teams International Dental Vans
  Free emergency dental care for uninsured    As scheduled at individual
  children in the Tigard-Tualatin School      schools. Call TTFRC for referral
  District.                                   process.

  Information available on mentorship         Contact TTFRC for more
  opportunities.                              information.

* The Tigard-Tualatin Family Resource Center is an equal opportunity

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enforcement or the Department of Human Services for information
about reporting.

Child Abuse

   • CARES NW: (503) 331-2400

   • DHS Child Abuse Reporting Hotline: (503) 681-6917

   • Oregon Child Care Division: 1-800-556-6616

   • Oregon Child Welfare: Hillsboro DHS (503) 648-8951

Domestic Violence

   • Domestic Violence Resource Center: (503) 640-5352

   • DVRC Crisis Line: (503) 469-8620

   • Hope Spring: 12-month transitional housing, see page 16 for details

   • Monica’s House (Emergency Domestic Violence Shelter):

      (503) 469-8620, Toll free: 1-866-469-8600

   • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233

   • Portland Women’s Crisis Line: (503) 235-5333

Rape and Sexual Abuse

   • Rape Crisis Center: (503) 640-5311 (24-hour help available)

   • Women’s Resource Center: (503) 977-8101

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   • Tigard-Tualatin Family Resource Center: Small clothing closet
     with free clothing. Call TTFRC for more information, 503-603-1585.

   • Caring Communities: Free clothing for children who attend any
     school in the Tigard-Tualatin School District. Families must have a
     referral to Caring Communities from a school counselor. Donations
     are welcome Wednesdays & Thursdays 9a.m.-4p.m. 9000 SW
     Durham Road, OR 97224, (503) 603-1576, fax: (503) 603-1578.

   • St. Francis Social Action: Free clothing for low-income families.
     Adult and children’s clothing available. Open every 1st and 3rd
     Thursday of the month from 9a.m.-11a.m. Call for exact dates.
     (503) 625-7067.

   • Seventh Day Adventist Church: Free clothing for low-income
      families. Wednesdays 10a.m.-12p.m. Spanish-speaking staff
      sometimes until noon. 22222 SW Grahams Ferry Rd., Tualatin, OR
      97062, (503) 692-2915.

                            LOW COST
   • Goodwill: Monday-Saturday 8a.m.-9p.m., Sunday 9a.m.-8p.m.
     13920 SW Pacific Hwy, Tigard, OR 97224, (503) 624-8570.

   • Union Gospel Mission Thrift Store: Tuesday-Saturday 10a.m.-
     5:45p.m. Half-price sales frequent. 11611 SW Pacific Hwy, Tigard,
     OR 97223 (across from Tigard Cinemas), (503) 639-6488.

   • Value Village Thrift Store: Monday-Saturday 9a.m.-9p.m., Sunday
     10a.m.-7p.m. 12060 SW Main St., Tigard, OR 97223,
     (503) 684-1982.

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Does the family have insurance (Oregon Health Plan or other)?
    If yes, discuss their plan with them and inquire about a provider list.
    If no, ask if they have applied for OHP. For OHP eligibility and
     coverage questions contact OHP at 1-800-359-9517.
If the family is not eligible for OHP and has no other insurance, the
following clinics provide services free or at a reduced fee:
   • Asian Health and Service Center: Adult culturally specific counseling.
     Fees dependent on individual therapists. To make an appointment or for
     more information, please call main office in Portland at 503-872-8822.
     Monday-Friday 8:30a.m.-5p.m. 12500 Allen Blvd., Beaverton, OR 97008,
     (503) 641-4113.

   • Cascadia Behavioral Health: Child and family, adult crises, addictions,
      housing and wellspring services. No fee for OHP clients. No private
      insurance accepted. Monday-Thursday 9a.m.-6p.m., Friday 9a.m.-5p.m. To
      make an appointment or more information, call 503-674-7777, 14195 SW
      Millikan Way, Beaverton, Oregon 97005, 503- 644-2545.
   • Family Coaching: LifeWorks Northwest Program for families. Day and
      evening appointments and Spanish available. Family visits depend on
      family situation. Please call (503) 627-9194 for an appointment or for more

   • Good Samaritan Ministries: Individual and family counseling and
      therapy groups. Faith-based counseling available but not required.
      Donation based. No Spanish-speaking counselors. Monday-Thursday
      8a.m.-9p.m. and Friday from 8a.m.-5p.m., 7929 SW Cirrus Dr. #23 (off
      Hall Blvd.), Beaverton, OR 97008, (503) 644-2339.

   • Iris Clinic – Pacific University: Mental health counseling offered on an
     affordable sliding fee scale. Services provided in English and in Spanish.
     Does not accept OHP. 222 SE 8th Ave., Suite 232, Hillsboro, OR 97123,

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   • LifeWorks Northwest: Programs for youth and adults. Limited sliding
      fee based on income for mental health services. Sliding fee based on
      income for drug and alcohol services. Gambling services at no cost.
      Spanish-speaking counselors available. 8770 SW Scoffins St., Tigard, OR
      97223. Call intake at (503) 645-9010 for an appointment.

   • LifeWorks Northwest Promotoras: Free. Program for Latino families
     with children ages 0 to 12, providing support, education, parenting classes,
     and information about obtaining counseling, medical care, and others.
     “Promotoras” visit families in their homes, at schools, clinics and other
     locations. To setup an appointment or for more information, call Charis
     Leber at 503-887-9149.

   • Mental Health 24-Hour Crisis Line: Provide consultations, referrals
     for counseling, open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week (503) 291-9111.

   • Morrison Child and Family: Outpatient counseling, including
     individual, group and family counseling as well as crisis intervention and
     case management. OHP or private pay. Call for an appointment. Monday-
     Friday 9a.m.-5p.m, 5040 SW Griffith Dr., Suite 102, Beaverton, OR 97005.
     Intake number 503-258-4497, Early Childhood Mental Health Program
     number 503-258-4524, Outpatient number 503-258-4496.

   • Samaritan Counseling Center: Individual, family and couples. Non-
     denominational faith-based counseling available but not required. Schedule
     of fees. Monday-Friday 8:00a.m.-7:00p.m. Counseling sessions available
     after hours and on weekends. One Spanish-speaking therapist on staff. For
     more information and/or an appointment in Tigard, call (503) 281-3318.

   • Western Psychological and Counseling Services: Individual, family
     and couples. Medication management program. No sliding scale available
     but most insurances accepted. Monday-Friday, hours vary depending on
     individual therapists. 7455 SW Beveland St., Tigard, OR 97223, (503)

   • Youth Contact: Individual and family counseling focused on youth ages
     4-18. Addictions counseling for teens ages 13-18. Sliding scale $0-$90,
     OHP accepted only for mental health. Monday-Thursday 9a.m.-5p.m. with
     evening hours by appointment available. Spanish speaking counselors
     available. 4900 SW Griffith Dr., Suite 150, Beaverton, OR and 447 SE
     Baseline St., Hillsboro, OR 97123, (503) 640-4222.

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                             DENTAL CARE
Does the family have dental insurance (Oregon Health Plan or other)?
    If yes, discuss their plan with them and inquire about a provider list.
    If no, ask if they have applied for OHP. For OHP eligibility and coverage
     questions contact OHP at 1-800-359-9517.
If the family is not eligible for OHP and has no other insurance, the following
options are available. If it is a child who has a dental emergency, there are no
other resources available and s/he attends a Tigard-Tualatin School, call TTFRC
for information about when and where the next dental clinic will be or if there are
other services available. If it is an adult that has a dental emergency or if either a
child or an adult need continued care, the following clinics provide low cost
   •   OHSU School of Dentistry: Serves uninsured children, non-emergency.
       Next day urgent care, no walk-ins, no dental hygiene program. Reduced
       fee, not free (30–40% less). Open Monday-Friday 8a.m.-4p.m., 611 SW
       Campus Dr., Portland, OR 97239, (503) 494-8867.

   • Pacific University Dental Health Clinic: Cleaning and exam $45. Full set
     of x-rays $25. Other services available at a reduced fee. Payment plans
     available for low-income uninsured patients. 222 S.E. 8th Ave., Suite 271,
     Hillsboro, OR 97123. No walk-in services. Call to schedule a free
     screening appointment at (503) 352-7373.

   • PCC School of Dentistry: Serves uninsured adults and children. Reduced
     fees. No dental emergencies-continued care only. Cleaning $35, X-rays
     $20 each. Cash, check or bankcards accepted. 12000 SW 49th Ave.,
     Portland, OR 97219. For appointment and hours, call (503) 977-4909.

   • Russell St. Dental Clinic: Serves uninsured adults and children. Low-cost
     fee based on % of income. Full payment is due on day of service.
     Emergency and non-emergency services available. For walk-in dental
     emergencies (acute pain and/or infection), must arrive between 7:45a.m.
     and 2:30p.m. Appointment not guaranteed. Regular clinic hours are
     Monday-Saturday 8a.m.-5p.m., 214 N. Russell St., Portland, OR 97227,
     (503) 494-6822.

   • Virginia Garcia Dental Clinic: Only serves uninsured children with
     OHP. Sliding scale fee. Emergency and non-emergency services
     available. Open Monday-Friday 8a.m.-7p.m. Walk-in emergencies
     welcome in the mornings, Monday-Friday at 7:30a.m. Only the first two
     walk-ins will be served. 44 N. 11th St., Cornelius, OR 97113. (503)

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                         DRUGS & ALCOHOL

 *See “Counseling” on pages 9 & 10 for Drug and Alcohol Counseling


   • Alcohol & Drug Help Line: 1-800-923-4357

   • Alcohol & Drug Youth Line: (503) 244-1611/ 1-877-553-8336

   • Línea de Ayuda: 1-877-515-7848

   • National Drug and Alcohol Help Line: 1-800-662-HELP

   • Poison Control: 1-800-222-1222

   • The David P. Hooper Detoxification Center: (503) 238-2067
     20 NE MLK Jr. Blvd., Portland, OR 97232

Self Help Groups

   • AA (Alcoholics Anonymous): (503) 223-8569,

   • Al-Anon Family Groups, Alateen: (503) 292-1333. National: Local:

   • NA (Narcotics Anonymous): (503) 727-3733,

   • Youth Contact: (503) 640-4222

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     • Online job search, recruiting and education system by
       Worksystems, Inc.

   Oregon State-Employment Department-Beaverton:
     • Telephone: (503) 644-1229 Employment Services
     • Hours of operation: Monday-Friday 8a.m.-5p.m.

   Tigard-Tualatin Family Resource Center:
      • Telephone: (503) 603-1585
      • Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:30a.m.-12p.m. &
      • Job Referrals and Listings
      • Computer Resources
      • Phone, Fax, and Copy Machine
      • On-site services for Tigard-Tualatin School District families

   Vocational Rehabilitation
     • Telephone: (503) 670-9575

   Workforce Alliance – Capital Career Center
     • Telephone: (503) 533-2713
     • Regular office & Resource Room Hours: Monday-Friday
       from 8:30a.m.-5p.m.
     • Career Advising/Counseling
     • Resume Writing
     • Interviewing Skills
     • Job Information
     • Computers with Internet Access
     • Phone, Fax, and Copy Machine

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   Please call TTFRC when working with families who have a food emergency.
   We provide referrals for emergency food boxes and can help families develop
   a long-term food plan. The following is a list of organizations and programs
   that provide on-going food support.

   • Brown Bag-Christ the King Lutheran Church: Washington County
     residents. Volunteer run membership program providing supplemental
     food once a month, $15 annual dues. 11305 SW Bull Mountain Road.,
     Tigard, OR 97224,
     (503) 439-6510.

   • Food Stamps: Oregon residents. Supplemental cash for food program
     through state Self-Sufficiency Services (Formerly Adult & Family
     Services). Applications available at TTFRC, but must be turned in at the
     Cascade Multi-Service Center, 10777 SW Cascade Ave., Tigard, OR
     97223, (503) 670-9711.

   • King’s Kindness at Portland Vineyard Church: Tigard, Tualatin and
     other residents. Food boxes available every 2nd and 4th Saturday of every
     month from 10a.m.-12p.m. One box per month. 10795 SW Cascade
     Avenue, Tigard, OR 97223, (503) 684-8225.

   • St. Anthony Catholic Church: Tigard residents. One food box per
     month. Bring current I.D. No appointments. Monday, Tuesday and Friday
     from 12p.m.-2:30p.m., Wednesday from 1p.m.-3p.m., Thursday from
     12p.m.-2:30p.m. and 4:30p.m.-6:30p.m. Located at 9905 SW McKenzie
     St., Tigard, OR 97223. For more information call (503) 684-8280.

   • Tualatin School House Pantry: Tualatin residents. Food boxes
     available Monday 3p.m.-6:30p.m., Wednesday & Friday 10a.m.-3p.m.
     One box per month, bread may be taken every week. Spanish-speaking
     staff available until noon. 19945 SW Boones Ferry Rd., Tualatin, OR
     97062, (503) 691-2406.

   • Beaverton Gleaners (Oregon Food Bank): Supplemental food
     program for low-income residents of Washington County. $10 monthly
     dues and 3 hours of volunteer work per month required. The food is
     distributed once a week. Saturday 3:30p.m.-4:30p.m. Local site:
     Beaverton Community Center, 12350 SW 5th St., (503) 439-6510.

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 •    Community Partners for Affordable Housing: Nonprofit housing
      developer with three complexes in the Tigard-Tualatin area. Family
      friendly, has summer youth program, computer lab and homework
      club. Business hours are Monday-Friday 9a.m.-5p.m. For more
      information call (503) 639-6514.

 •    Fair Housing: Investigates claims of housing discrimination:
      (503) 223-8197. Admin line: (503) 223-8295.

 •    Hawthorne Villa Apartments: Affordable housing through Tualatin
      Valley Housing Partners. Studios, one and two bedrooms. Hours are
      Monday-Friday 8:30a.m.-5p.m. For more information call
      (503) 639-8158.

 •    Housing Connections: Detailed, user-friendly website to find up-to-
      date listings for affordable, accessible and special needs housing for
      rent. Go to or call (503) 802-8562.

 •    Ready to Rent: Tenant education for people who want to improve
      their housing record in order to access affordable housing. Call
      (503) 640-3263.

 •    Shared Housing: Home providers, who require care, offer room,
      board, salary and other special needs. For more information call
      (503) 225-9924.

 •    Tenant Hotline: A legal aid service for low to moderate income and
      senior tenants only. Open Monday & Wednesday from 9a.m.-12p.m.
      For more information, call (503) 648-7723.

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                     HOUSING CONTINUED

Transitional Housing (CAO):

  •    Hope Spring: 12-month transitional housing program for women and
       children recovering from substance abuse or escaping domestic
       violence. Address for applications: 210 SE 12th, Hillsboro, OR 97123.
       For more information call (503) 640-3263.

Washington County Department of Housing Services:

  •    Section 8 Vouchers: portable nationwide, allow clients to rent from
       any owner who agrees to work with DHS to access Section 8 subsidy.

  •    Moderate Rehabilitation: private units contracted by DHS.
       Assistance is “tied” to the unit and does not move with the resident.

  •    Low-Rent Public Housing: units owned by DHS where renters pay
       approximately 30% of their gross monthly income. Applications
       available at TTFRC or contact Washington County Housing Services
       for applications at (503) 846-4794.

 *Please note: waiting lists for the Washington County Department of
 Housing programs are often several years long but are worth getting on as
 soon as possible. If you are on a waiting list, notify DHS immediately of
 address changes or you may lose your place in line.

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                 INFORMATION & REFERRAL

• The Beehive: Free bi-lingual information and on-line tools to help you
  manage your money, taxes, savings & investing, banks & credit unions,
  budgeting, loans, credit & debit, retirement, sending money, paying bills,
  child support, homeownership and more:

• Childcare Resource and Referral of Washington County: Parent
  consultation, childcare referrals, 1001 SW Baseline, Hillsboro, OR. (971) 223-6100.

• Community Action: Go to F.I.N.D. Resources. This
  will take you to a screen where you can view Washington County social
  service resources.

• Family Resource Centers:

 Beaverton Family Resource Center: (503) 649-0367
 Forest Grove Family Resource Center: (503) 359-2598
 Hillsboro Family Resource Center: (503) 844-1063
 Tigard-Tualatin Family Resource Center: 503-603-1585

• SAFENET: 1-800-SAFENET (1-800 723-3638).

• 211 Info: “Need help finding help?” For Washington County, Dial: 211 or
  (503) 222-5555.

• Oregon Helps!: Provides users with information
  on 27 local, state, and federal social service programs.

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                              LEGAL ASSISTANCE

•   Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Services: Provides professional legal
    representation, advice and advocacy to low-income immigrants and refugees. Services
    include: family visas, residency, naturalization, political asylum, deportation, and removal
    defense through immigration court and the federal courts. By appointment only. Fees vary
    by service. Open Monday-Friday 9a.m-5p.m. 901 SE Oak Street Suite 205, Portland, OR
    97214. 503-542-2855.

•   Child Support Help Line: Mondays 1p.m.-4p.m. and Thursdays 9a.m.-12p.m. Spanish
    speaking staff available, 1-800-383-1222.

•   Enrique Santos, Paralegal: Bilingual, bicultural paralegal available for legal advice.
    No specific office hours. If he’s not in, leave a voicemail to receive a call back. (503)
    295-2760 x127.

•   Immigration Counseling Services: Legal services for immigration matters only
    including Family Unification, Protection from Persecution, Victims of Domestic Violence,
    Deportation Defense, NACARA, etc. $20 fee for open legal clinics. Case fees assessed on
    an individual basis. Open Legal Clinic days Tuesday 9a.m.-12p.m. and Thursday 1p.m.-
    4p.m. Walk-in only. 519 SW Park Ave., Portland, OR 97205. 503-221-1689.

•   Legal Aid Services of Oregon: FREE, Monday through Friday, 9am-11:30a.m. and
    1:30p.m.-5p.m. Spanish speaking staff available. (503) 648-7163 or toll-free 1-888-245-

•   Lutheran Community Immigration Counseling and Advocacy Program: Low-
    cost immigration counseling to refugee and immigrant populations. Services available in
    English, Chinese, Vietnamese, Lao, Thai, Russian, Ukrainian, and Spanish. Fees vary by
    service. Open Monday-Thursday 8:30a.m.-5p.m. and Fridays 8:30a.m.-2:30p.m. 605 SE
    39th Ave., Portland, OR 97214. 503-731-9580.

•   Public Benefits Advice Hotline: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 1p.m.-
    4p.m., Wednesday and Friday, 9a.m.-12p.m. Spanish speaking staff available, (503) 241-
    4111 or toll-free 1-888-245-4091.

•   St. Andrew Legal Clinic: $50 fee in cash only for day-time consult and $25 for night-
    time consult (Wednesdays only), then sliding scale. Legal representation and advice for
    family law problems. Monday-Friday 9a.m.-5p.m., closed 12p.m.-1p.m. 232 NE Lincoln
    St. Suite H, Hillsboro, OR 97124. (503) 648-1600.

• Tenants Advice Hotline: Mondays and Wednesdays, 9a.m.-12p.m. Spanish speaking
  staff available. For low and moderate-income persons and seniors. (503) 648-7723.

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                          MEDICAL CARE

Does the family have insurance (Oregon Health Plan or other)?
    If yes, discuss their plan with them and inquire about a provider list.
    If no, ask if they have applied for OHP. For eligibility questions,
     please call OHP at 1-800-359-9517.
If the family is not eligible for OHP and has no other insurance, the
following clinics provide services free or at a reduced fee:

   • Essential Health Clinics: FREE (Donations welcome). Acute care
     clinic serving uninsured adults and children with no health insurance
     or ability to access health care elsewhere. Please arrive between
     5:00p.m. and 6:30p.m. in order to receive a medical consult. No
     appointments. Expect to be at the clinic for 3-4 hours. Open
     Wednesday evenings in Tigard in the Washington County Health
     Department Clinic at 15296 SW Royalty Pkwy, Tigard, OR. Open
     Monday and Thursday evenings in Hillsboro, 266 W. Main Street,
     Hillsboro, OR. Call 503-846-4919 for more information.

   • Teen Clinic (19 years and younger) of the Department of Health &
     Human Services: pregnancy tests, birth control, emergency birth
     control, tests for sexually transmitted infections including HIV, annual
     exams, pap tests. Services are confidential. Walk-ins are welcome.
     Open Tuesdays 3p.m.-7p.m. 15296 SW Royalty Pkwy., Tigard, OR.
     For appointments call 503-846-8851. Hillsboro office is 266 W. Main

   • Salud Health Clinic: Sliding Scale Fees. Serves insured and
     uninsured adults and children. Bring most recent check stub or tax
     return to receive a reduced fee. Open Monday-Thursday, 8a.m.-7p.m.,
     Fri. 8a.m.-5p.m., and Saturday, emergency only, 8a.m.-4p.m. 1175
     Mt. Hood Ave., Woodburn, OR 97071, (503) 982-2000.

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   • Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center: Sliding Scale Fees.
     Serves uninsured adults and children. Bring most recent pay stub to
     receive a reduced fee. Open Monday 9a.m.-5p.m., Tuesday 10a.m.-
     7p.m., Wednesday 9a.m.-5p.m., Thursday 10a.m.-7p.m. and Friday
     8a.m.-5p.m. 2935 SW Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton, OR 97005,
     (503) 352-6000. Fax: 503-352-6081. Pharmacy 503-352-6006.

   • Wallace Medical Concern: FREE. Serves uninsured adults and
     children 15 years and older. Provides basic urgent care only, no care
     for chronic health problems (i.e. diabetes or high blood pressure) or
     problems requiring ongoing care. Portland location open Thursday
     evenings 6:30p.m.-9:30p.m. 727 W. Burnside Ave., Portland, OR.
     97209. Call for addresses and appointments, (503) 489-1760.

   • Washington County Department of Health & Human Services:
     Child and adult immunizations, TB tests and result reading, TB
     medication refills, HIV/AIDS testing and results, women’s health
     care, sexually transmitted disease exams and treatment. Services vary
     at each of three clinics located in Tigard, Beaverton and Hillsboro.
     Please call 503-846-8851 for more information.

Financial Assistance Program: If you are working with a low-income
family, or a family with a special situation that makes it hard for them to pay
for hospital care, they may qualify for financial assistance. If the family has
a hospital bill that they cannot pay and the bill is less than 6 months old, they
can apply for this service.
      How to apply: There are three ways that you can get an application:
           Talk to the staff at the family’s health clinic.
           Call Oregon Health Action Campaign (OHAC) at
           If the family already has a hospital bill, they can call the
            hospital billing office. The phone number should be printed on
            their bill.

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Medical Transportation Program: This service is free but it is only
available to those who are on the Oregon Health Plan Plus (children
under 19, pregnant women, and disabled adults) and have an OHP ID
card. Also, those who use this service must have no other way to get to
their medical appointment. For more information about this program,
call (503) 802-8700 or 1-800-889-8726.

                          OHP Telephone Numbers

       To request an application                  1-800-359-9517
To check the status of your application           1-800-943-9249
     To speak with a staff person                 1-800-699-9075
To speak with an OHP Client Advocate              1-800-273-0557
  To speak with someone concerning                1-800-261-3317
      payment of OHP premiums

            You can mail your OHP premium to the premium office:
                           3140 NE Broadway St.
                            Portland, OR 97232
                     Or mail your premium payment to:
                                P.O. Box 3949
                          Portland, OR 97208-3949

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   • Beaverton Christian Church: Parenting Classes from time to time.
     Call for schedule. 13600 SW Allen Blvd., Beaverton, OR 97005., (503) 646-2151, ext 240.
   • Childcare Resource and Referral of Washington County: Parent
     consultation, childcare referrals, 1001 SW Baseline, Hillsboro, OR
     97123., (971) 223-6100.

   • New Parent Network: No cost, voluntary services for first-time
     parents including home visits, developmental screenings, and support
     groups. 155 N First Avenue, Hillsboro, OR 97124, (503) 846-4746.
   • Parenting Classes: Small fee & scholarships available. For
     information on upcoming parenting classes in Washington County,
           Beaverton Family Resource Center: (503) 649-0367
           Forest Grove Family Resource Center: (503) 359-2598
           Hillsboro Family Resource Center: (503) 844-1063
           Tigard-Tualatin Family Resource Center: (503) 603-1585
   • Parents Anonymous of Oregon: FREE confidential weekly parent
     support groups in a safe environment with concurrent nurturing
     children’s programs. 4945 NE 7th Ave., Portland, OR 97211., (503) 258-4557.
   • Young Parents Program (OHDC): FREE youth service programs
     include employment program, teen parent program, counseling,
     support groups, outreach, home visits, case management, child
     development, child birth classes and mentors. Monday-Friday 8a.m.-
     5p.m., 233 SE Washington St., Hillsboro, OR 97123.,
     (503) 503-640-6349, ext 233.

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   • Open Adoption and Family Services, Inc.: FREE to birthparents.
     Nonprofit agency with a progressive approach to building healthy
     families through facilitation of child-centered open adoptions in an
     atmosphere of dignity and respect. Open weekdays 9a.m.-5p.m. 5200
     SW Macadam, Suite 250, Portland, OR 97201, (503) 226-4870.

   • Opening Doors: FREE. Prenatal and postpartum services for low-
     income women. Assistance in accessing state and medical services.
     Case management and home visits. Spanish-speaking staff. Open
     weekdays 8:00a.m.-4:30p.m. 9340 SW Barnes Rd. Suite 100A.,
     Portland, OR 97225, (503) 517-3198.

   • Planned Parenthood: Sliding scale, OHP. Family planning, annual
     exams, pregnancy testing and options counseling, STD testing and
     treatment, HIV testing, etc. Open Monday – Thursday, 8:00a.m.-
     7:00p.m., Friday 8:00a.m.-5:00p.m., Saturday and Sunday 9:00a.m.-
     5:00p.m. Same hours for walk-ins on a first-come, first-served
     basis.12220 SW First Ave., Suite B, Beaverton, OR 97005, (503) 646-

   • Pregnancy Resource Center: FREE. Pregnancy tests, information
     about options, housing, physicians, legal assistance and support
     groups. Assistance with maternity and baby clothing. Open weekdays
     10a.m.-5p.m. except on Tuesdays 1:30p.m.-7p.m. 4700 SW Watson,
     Beaverton, OR 97005, (503) 643-4503, or the Tigard office which
     provides the same service and same office hours at 11507 SW Pacific
     Hwy, Suite D, Tigard, OR 97223, (971) 230-0435. Gresham Office:
     503-666-6527, Lloyd Center Office: 503-284-1977, Milwaukie
     Center: 503-659-3336, SE Portland Center: 503-777-7097.

   • TTSD Pregnant/Parenting Students Program: FREE.
     Comprehensive support for pregnant and parenting students living in
     Tigard-Tualatin School District. Services include advocacy,
     counseling, life skills, child development, parenting education, and
     daycare for students’ children while in school. Open during TTSD
     school hours. Located at Durham Center: 8040 SW Durham Rd.,
     Tigard, OR 97224. For more information contact Laurie McAlister at
     (503) 431-4586.
                                  *PREGNANCY CONTINUED NEXT PAGE

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   • Virginia Garcia Healthy Start (OB Clinic): Sliding scale, takes
     patients west of 185th. Prenatal/obstetrics care for those experiencing
     barriers to receiving healthcare, especially migrant and seasonal farm
     workers. Spanish-speaking staff. Open Monday and Friday 8:00a.m.-
     4:00p.m., Wednesday 9:00a.m.-5:00p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday,
     10:00a.m.-7:00p.m. 226 SE 8th Hillsboro, OR 97123, (503) 601-7440.
   • Washington County DHHS Clinics: Sliding scale. Women’s health
     exams, birth control, pregnancy testing. Spanish-speaking staff.
     Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 8a.m.-11:50a.m. and
     Wednesdays 1p.m.-4:30p.m.

          o    Tigard Clinic: 15296 SW Royalty Pkwy. (503) 846-8851
          o    Hillsboro Clinic: 155 N. First Ave. (503) 846-8881
          o    Beaverton Clinic: 12550 SW Second St. (503) 846-3555
   • Women, Infants and Children (WIC): FREE. Monthly
     supplemental food vouchers, health and nutrition screenings, and
     counseling for low-income pregnant or postpartum women and
     children under age five. Spanish-speaking staff. Telephone Hours:
     Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays: 8:30a.m. -11:50a.m. and
     1p.m.-4:30p.m. Wednesdays: 1p.m.-4:30p.m. Call (503) 846-3555.
          o    Beaverton Clinic: 12550 SW 2nd; (between Watson and Hall)
               Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays: 8a.m.-11:30a.m. 12:30p.m.-
               4:30p.m., Wednesdays 1p.m.-6:30p.m., and Friday 1p.m.-
          o    Hillsboro Clinic: 155 N 1st Ave. 1st Floor; Mondays,
               Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays: 8a.m.-4:30p.m., Wednesdays
          o    Tigard Clinic: 15296 SW Royalty Pky; Monday, Thursday,
               Fridays: 8a.m.-11:30a.m. and 1p.m.-4:30p.m. Office closed
               Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Does the family have insurance (Oregon Health Plan or other)?

    If yes, discuss their plan with them and inquire about prescription

    If no, ask if they have applied for OHP. For eligibility and coverage
     questions, contact OHP at 1-800-359-9517.

If the family is not eligible for OHP, has no other insurance, and needs to fill
an emergency prescription, TTFRC is usually able to pay for a portion of
the prescription (as long as funds are available) on a one time, emergency

*TTFRC has information about pharmaceutical companies and
manufacturers who offer charitable programs to low-income adults and
children. Call TTFRC for more information.

   • Oregon Prescription Drug Program Purchasing Pool: All Oregon
     residents that are uninsured or underinsured for prescription drug
     coverage, qualify for free enrollment. There is no paperwork required
     and no age or income limit. Save up to 60% on prescriptions. The
     average savings is about 30%. Highest discounts are on generics. To
     enroll go to or call 1-800-913-4146.

   • PPA (Partnership for Prescription Assistance) is a website designed to help low-income,
     uninsured Oregon residents get free or discount brand-name

   • Together RX is a prescription saving program that offers a free, easy
     way for low-income residents of the United States to save on brand-
     name medicines.

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   • Community Action East (Neighborshare)

      Rent Assistance calls are taken Monday-Friday 9a.m.-12p.m. and
      1:30p.m.-4:30p.m. For a ‘New Rental Agreement’ Community Action
      can help pay part of the first month’s rent. They begin scheduling
      appointments on the 1st of every month (or the following Monday if
      the 1st falls on a weekend). For a 72-hour eviction notice, Community
      Action begins scheduling appointments by phone on the 8th of every
      month (or the following Monday if the 8th falls on a weekend). Rental
      assistance available once every 12 months. Please call (503) 615-
      0772 for more information.

      Energy Assistance calls are taken Monday-Friday 9a.m.-12p.m. and
      1:30p.m.-4:30p.m. Energy assistance available once every 12 months.
      If no one answers or the lines are busy, keep trying. To request an
      energy assistance appointment call (503) 615-0772 (assistance
      provided through LIEAP and OEAP). Energy assistance
      appointments available via email at 12820 SW
      1st St., Beaverton, OR 97005

   • Oregon Telephone Assistance Program (OTAP) helps with phone
     bills. The maximum reduction on a phone bill is up to $13.50 per
     month. The basic rate on a phone bill may be reduced for those who
     receive Food Stamps, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), certain
     types of Medical Assistance from the Department of Human Services
     (DHS) and/or Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF). To
     fill out an application on line, go to: TTFRC has
     applications available as well. For more information about OTAP call

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     • Together RX is a prescription saving program that offers a free, easy
       way for low-income residents of the United States to save on brand-
       name medicines.

 •      Washington County-Disability, Aging & Veterans Services in
        Tigard: Information about daycare, foster care, assisted living,
        companion services, meals, friends of seniors, home repair, shopping
        services and much more. For seniors, veterans, caregivers, and
        families: medical and social resources, housing options, meals, home
        health services, DHS programs, elder abuse prevention, and more.
        11515 SW Durham Rd., Suite E5, Tigard, OR, (503) 968-2312,
        Beaverton: (503) 627-0362, Hillsboro: (503) 640-3489,

 •      Tualatin/Durham Senior Center: The Center promotes wellness –
        providing activities including programs and classes to encourage
        seniors to stay active and healthy as well as promoting wellness and
        successful aging in our community. The Center also provides Meals
        On Wheels program for stay-at-home seniors, and has dine-in-dinner
        for seniors over 60 years old at the Senior Center every evening.
        Monday-Friday 9a.m.-5p.m., Tuesdays Evening Social: 6p.m., 8513
        SW Tualatin Rd., Tualatin, OR, (503) 692-6767.

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   •    Annie Ross House: Families only. Primarily for Clackamas County
        families, occasional referrals from other counties if space permits. Room
        for five families for stays up to 4 weeks. Open Monday-Friday 9a.m.-5p.m.
        2316 SE Willard St., Milwaukie, OR. For more information call (503) 654-
        1007, or the Annie Ross House intake 503-650-5750

   •    Family Bridge (Western Washington County Interfaith Hospitality
        Network): Families with children stay up to 6 weeks. Families sleep at
        participating churches on a rotating schedule spending one week at each
        church. Some churches transport the families to the Hospitality House for
        breakfast, showers, laundry, etc. Only three families at a time. Strong case
        management. 183 SE 6th Ave., Hillsboro, OR 97123,
        (503) 844-2919.

   •    Good Neighbor Center: Families only. Shelter for up to 6 weeks, three
        meals a day, case management. 11130 SW Greenburg Rd., Tigard, OR
        97223, (503) 443-6084.

   •    Hillsboro Family Shelter: Families only, no single women, domestic
        violence or chronically mentally ill. Provides shelter for up to 5 weeks,
        tenant education and case management. 210 SE 12th Ave., Hillsboro, OR
        97123, (503) 640-3263.

   •    Open Door Counseling Center (NOT A SHELTER): Day services for
        homeless clients: bathroom facilities with personal hygiene products, day-
        room to stay out of elements, phone, mail, employment, housing services,
        kitchen where hot meals are served. Monday-Friday, 9a.m. -5p.m. 34420
        SW TV Hwy, Hillsboro, OR, (503) 640-6689.

   •    Portland Women’s Crisis Line: Daily domestic violence shelter vacancy
        information. Referral line only (503) 235-5333.

   •    Transition Projects: No Fee. Showers for women, must sign in at 8a.m. to
        be able to shower at 8:30a.m. Showers for men, must sign in at 12:30p.m.
        to be able to shower at 1p.m., 475 NW Glisan, Portland, OR,
        (503) 823-4930.

   •    Winter Shelter Program: Families only and pregnant women. Seasonal
        shelter November 1st through March 31st. Address confidential, not for
        clients. Mailings only: 621 SW Alder, Suite 810, Portland, OR 97205,
        (503) 721-1500.

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   • Washington County Mental Health 24-Hour Crisis Line:
     (503) 291-9111.

   • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:, 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
     Spanish: 1-888-628-9454 and TTY 1-800-799-4889.

   • Dare to Live: Teen Success programs (suicide prevention), self-
     esteem, and drug and alcohol abuse assemblies. Conducts workshops
     and provides consultation in schools, churches, and youth
     organizations. 2700 NE Andresen Rd.
     Suite D231, Vancouver, WA 98661, (360) 882-4799.

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Does the family have insurance (Oregon Health Plan or other)?
      If yes, discuss their plan with them and inquire about vision coverage.
      If no, ask if they have applied for OHP. For eligibility and coverage
       questions, contact OHP at 1-800-359-9517.
If the family is not eligible for OHP, has no other insurance, and needs eyeglasses
for a student, go to This website provides a list of
local partnering organizations that will assist students with their vision needs.
If the family does not quality for “Sight for Students”, the following clinics
provide services free or at a reduced fee:
 •      LensCrafters “Gift of Sight” Program: Provides exams and eyeglasses
        for low-income children and adults. In order to access this program, a
        school or charitable organization must write a letter of recommendation on
        behalf of the person applying. The letter must be on official letterhead and
        include the tax I.D. number of the school or organization. The sponsoring
        organization should call in advance to schedule an appointment. It may be
        several months until the next open appointment. The letters should be hand
        delivered to LensCrafters by the person applying. Open Monday-Saturday
        10a.m.-9p.m., Sunday 10a.m.-6p.m. The nearest LensCrafters location is at
        Washington Square next to SEARS: 9730 Washington Square Rd., Tigard,
        OR 97223, (503) 620-4850.

 •      Oregon Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation (Bob Miller’s Needy Kids
        Fund): Provides vouchers for eye exams, eyeglasses, and other vision
        services for children. Contact TTFRC for more information and/or the
        paperwork to apply for a voucher.

 •      Oregon Foundation for Vision Awareness: Is a non-profit charity that
        helps ensure Oregon's children (up to age 18) and underprivileged receive
        the eye care they need. Application process accessible online at:

 •      Pacific University: Forest Grove Family Vision Center, serves adults and
        children. Accepts many insurance plans. A variety of reduced fee and
        other payment options available for patients in financial need, who are not
        covered by an insurance plan. Complementary vision screenings for new
        patients. 2043 College Way, Forest Grove, OR 97116. Building name:
        Jefferson/ corner of Pacific Ave and Cedar Street. (503) 352-2020.

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      •      Big Brother Big Sister: One-to-one mentor program serving
             children ages 6-16 years old. Matches youth with adult mentors
             to form relationships that provide caring role models to give
             guidance and support throughout many areas of the child’s life.
             6700 SW 105 Ave. #212, Beaverton, OR, (503) 641-5240.

      •      Oregon Mentors:, statewide database
             of mentoring programs. Database matches child or youth who
             needs a mentor to the closest, most appropriate mentoring
             program. Provides program contact information. 2142 NW
             Overton, Portland, OR 97210, (503) 517-8990.

      •      Scouts: Some scholarships available for low-income families.
             Cub Scouts Cascade Pacific Counsel
             or call (503) 225-5730. Boy Scouts of America Cascade
             Pacific Counsel Girl Scouts
             Columbia River Council or call (503)

      •      Southside Soccer Club: 15405 SW 116 Ave. #201,
             Portland, OR, (503) 968-7197.

      •      Tigard Little League: Pee Wee ages 6-7, Baseball ages 8-12,
             Softball ages 6-14, price varies $40 -$100, (503) 968-2255.

      •      Tigard-Tualatin School District Swim Centers: Tigard-
             Tualatin School District Swim Centers: Tigard Swim Center,
             8680 SW Durham Rd, Tigard, OR 97224, (503) 431-5455;
             Tualatin Swim Center, 22380 SW Boones Ferry, Tualatin, OR
             97062, (503) 431-5655.

      •      Tigard-Tualatin School District After-School Activities: For
             after-school activities, call (503) 431-4000 or call your child’s
             school directly.

      •      YMCA: 23000 SW Pacific Hwy, Sherwood, OR, (503) 625-

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