White Bird Clinic
  • COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

    As we bear witness to a crisis unimaginable for many of us, now more than ever it is important to think globally and act locally. White Bird Clinic has served as Eugene/Springfield’s safety net for more than 50 years and now leads the way in caring for our community’s most vulnerable members. We are innovating in response to the shifting needs of our community and offering humanistic healthcare and supportive services via phone and videoconference.

    Community Resources (Updated Daily) Guidelines from White Bird
  • Mask Makers Wanted

    White Bird is collecting masks that meet local and national guidelines for safe use and actively recruiting community members to assist us in the sewing and construction of Personal Protective Equipment. White Bird is providing materials to volunteers and will handle sterilization of completed gear prior to use and distribution where appropriate.

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  • 341 E. 12th Avenue, Eugene, OR

    Shelter-in-Place Supply Drive

    Our COVID-19 Resource Distribution Center needs your help supplying folks with tents and tarps, sleeping bags, and personal care items that can help to clean, comfort, and groom a person’s body while they are sheltering-in-place.

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  • Helping Out Our Teens in Schools

    HOOTS offering mental health support during school closures

    In light of school closures due to COVID-19 HOOTS will be offering mental health support by phone for students, families, and staff of high schools in the 4J, Springfield, Bethel and Oakridge school districts.

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CAHOOTS

CAHOOTS

We provide a mobile crisis intervention van in Eugene that responds to non-criminal situations including substance abuse, mental/emotional crisis, disorientation, welfare checks, and dispute facilitation - providing assessment, intervention, and transport to services as needed.

Chrysalis Behavioral Health Outpatient Services

Chrysalis Behavioral Health Outpatient Services

We offer services for substance abuse and mental health care through individual and group counseling, drug education, DUII, and acupuncture treatment. We accept OHP, private insurance, and have sliding-scale fees.

Counseling

Counseling

We provide on-going, client-centered counseling for low-income individuals and families via phone and video. We accept Oregon Health Plan and offer grant-funded mental health services for the homeless, with limited indigent slots.

COVID-19 Distribution Center

COVID-19 Distribution Center

Operating daily from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM as a check-in point for temporary shelter-in-place locations, tent supplies, COVID-19 assessments, clothing, clean water, hand washing stations, and porta-potties.

Crisis Service Center

Crisis Service Center

We are Lane County’s primary, 24/7, free crisis intervention service. For over 50 years, we have been offering immediate, short-term support. Our trained counselors have both a deep ability to empathize with clients, as well as extensive knowledge of local resources that are appropriate to provide ongoing care.

Dental Clinic

Dental Clinic

Because of the Coronavirus Pandemic White Bird Dental is discontinuing walk-in clinics. We will be seeing extreme emergencies only. All patients will be triaged by phone 541-344-8302. We will remain open Monday thru Friday but encourage patients to call rather than come into the clinic.

Helping Out Our Teens in Schools (HOOTS)

Helping Out Our Teens in Schools (HOOTS)

In light of school closures due to COVID-19. HOOTS (Helping Out Our Teens in Schools) is offering mental health support by phone for students, families, and staff of high schools in the 4J, Springfield, Bethel, Oakridge and South Lane school districts. The phone line is staffed by crisis counselors who normally work the HOOTS school clinics, or work on CAHOOTS.

Medical Clinic

Medical Clinic

Currently providing services via telehealth. White Bird Medical Clinic accepts most Medicare B and Oregon Health Plan (OHP) insurance. You may also request to have us assigned as your Primary Care Provider.

Navigation Empowerment Services Team (NEST)

Navigation Empowerment Services Team (NEST)

Social services navigation and advocacy, SSI/SSDI assistance from a public benefits specialist, help to sign up for free or low-cost health insurance. and help with coordinating healthcare across White Bird programs.

Our Mission

Since 1970

White Bird is a collective environment organized to enable people to gain control of their social, emotional and physical well-being through direct service, education, and community.

Vision 

White Bird Clinic provides compassionate, humanistic healthcare, and supportive services to individuals in our community, so everyone receives the care they need.

Values

White Bird Clinic’s core values are compassion, client-centered care, community focus, individual empowerment, and service accessibility.

Testimonials

Tessa Sieb Herg

Tessa Sieb Herg

When the world talks about what needs to be done; White Bird has always humbly and profoundly gotten it done.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Eugene, Oregon Chapter

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Eugene, Oregon Chapter

CAHOOTS is an integral part of the behavioral health community in Eugene. They are able to offer evaluation and recommendations for those in crisis without involving law enforcement. White Bird clinic is one of the many organizations that participate in the Out of the Darkness walk. A huge thank you to the folks at White Bird and the CAHOOTS staff for their efforts to help people in crisis in the Eugene/Springfield area.

Brandon Gatewood

Brandon Gatewood

Chrysalis has been a positive part of my life for quite a while. I wouldn’t be who I am today without this place. I came 7 years ago to work on making some changes and have recently come back for a little preventative tune up and some emotional education... I couldn’t be happier with the services at Chrysalis, then and especially now! The councilors are top notch and the array of support here is unsurpassed. I’ve been to a few other outpatient treatment programs and this one surely sets itself aside! I just want to say thank you to the entire team of people that make it happen, the ones I know and especially the ones I don’t know or don’t get to see in action, You are all appreciated!!! Thanks for keeping it real, friends!

Ava Walker

Ava Walker

Dental Clinic Client

I'm so grateful for the services that White Bird is able to provide to the public. They've saved my teeth! Will never be able to convey just how appreciative I am.

Concert Attendee at the Dead and Company show at Autzen Stadium, June 2018

Concert Attendee at the Dead and Company show at Autzen Stadium, June 2018

Thank you for taking care of me last night. Heat exhaustion; political imbroglio, babies and families.... It all hit me at once. Being at a Dead concert - in your care - must have been the safest place I could be to fall to pieces. Thank you for holding your hands out to catch and comfort me. It was a spectacular show!

Jack Tripp

Jack Tripp

Director / Eugene Mission

CAHOOTS is critical to the operations of the Eugene Mission…. We call on CAHOOTS several times daily to provide solutions to extremely complicated guest issues. They are top notched professionals in handling these urgent cases.

Robert Parrish

Robert Parrish

CAHOOTS Medic / White Bird Clinic

The humanistic approach to crisis intervention allows for us to really be able to work with clients and meet them where they’re at.

Ren Fineout

Ren Fineout

Front Rooms Client

The staff is friendly and goes out of their way to make as many clients feel as comfortable as possible. I'm humbled by both the professional and personal efforts made to provide access to a multitude of resources.

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CAHOOTS Client

Satisfied Clients The staff I have interacted with are kind, reassuring, and helpful. You know they are always there if you need them. On the whole, this is a great community-supporting service.