CAHOOTS

To access CAHOOTS services, call police non-emergency numbers 541-726-3714 (Springfield) and 541-682-5111 (Eugene).

CAHOOTS (Crisis Assistance Helping Out On The Streets) provides mobile crisis intervention 24/7 in the Eugene-Springfield Metro area. CAHOOTS is dispatched through the Eugene police-fire-ambulance communications center, and within the Springfield urban growth boundary, dispatched through the Springfield non-emergency number.

Each team consists of a medic (either a nurse or an EMT) & a crisis worker (who has at least several years experience in the mental health field).

CAHOOTS provides immediate stabilization in case of urgent medical need or psychological crisis, assessment, information, referral, advocacy & (in some cases) transportation to the next step in treatment.

Contact

  • Phone: CAHOOTS is dispatched in Eugene through the police-fire-ambulance communications center, 541-682-5111 and within the Springfield urban growth boundary through the non-emergency number, 541-726-3714. For other business call 541-342-8255.
  • Fax: 541-342-7987

Details

  • Fees: None
  • ADA Accessible: We come to where you are.
  • Appointment: None needed.
  • Childcare: No
  • Eligibility: Within Eugene and the Springfield urban growth boundary.
  • FAQ: FAQ

We do not provide crisis intervention services via email. Please direct all requests for mobile crisis to the police non-emergency dispatch numbers listed above or contact our Crisis Line at 541-687-4000 or toll free at 1-800-422-7558 for immediate phone intervention.