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Find Help Are you looking for CAHOOTS? To access CAHOOTS services, call police non-emergency numbers: 541-682-5111 (Eugene) 541-726-3714 (Springfield) Are you looking for our Crisis Line? Contact us at 541-687-4000 or 1-800-422-7558. Little Help Book Lane County Comprehensive Resource Guide Online Little Help Book (beta version) PDF Edition (updated 12/19) Frequently Accessed Resources Updated 4/6/2022 […]

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COVID-19 Community Resources

Lane County’s Non-emergency COVID-19 Call Center: 541-682-1380 (8am to 5pm) White Bird Clinic’s Crisis Hotline: 541-687-4000 (Open 24/7 daily) Community Resources (también en español) Last Updated Tuesday, September 1, 2020 Below we’re sharing what we know about the status of shared community resources. Alicia Jones from The Child Center is keeping in a shared google […]

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Holiday Farm Fire Updates and Resources

Lane County Holiday Farm Fire Page Are you looking for CAHOOTS? To access CAHOOTS services, call police non-emergency numbers: 541-682-5111 (Eugene) 541-726-3714 (Springfield) Are you looking for our Crisis line? Contact us at 541-687-4000 or 1-800-422-7558. Table of Contents Basic Needs Counseling Evacuee Support Food Health Resource Sharing Shelter Transportation Volunteer Youth Basic Needs Financial […]

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Recursos de la comunidad

click here for English Version Recursos de la comunidad Última actualización 24 de abril de 2020 A continuación compartimos información actualizada en el status de los recursos a la comunidad en relación a la administración durante la crisis de COVID-19.  Dado que esta información cambia continuamente a medida que las personas modifican sus horas y […]

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Emergency Crisis Lines

Alternatives To Calling 911 Elders and/or People with Disabilities Institute on Aging: crisis warmline and hotline: 1-800-971-0016 Oregon Elder Abuse Hotline (DHS): 1-855-503-7233 Mental Health Resources Alcoholics Anonymous Helpline: 541-342-4113 CAHOOTS (White Bird): Routed through non-emergency police dispatch. Eugene: 541-682-5111, Springfield: 541-726-3714 Crisis (White Bird) Assistance for Lane County: 541-687-4000 or 1-800-422-7558 Crisis Text Line: […]

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Chrysalis Behavioral Health Outpatient Services

Home > Services > Chrysalis Behavioral Health Outpatient Services Chrysalis Behavioral Health Outpatient Services Philosophy Chrysalis is a client-centered, humanistic treatment program based on the belief that all people can develop a healthy, drug-free lifestyle. We provide innovative outpatient services for adults over 18 who need alcohol and/or drug abuse treatment as well as mental health services. […]

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CAHOOTS in the News

CAHOOTS In the News   The power of White Bird’s CAHOOTS program lies in its community relationships and the ability of first responders to simply ask, ‘How can I support you today?’ White Bird Clinic is proud to be a part of spreading this type of response across Oregon and the rest of the United […]

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CAHOOTS Mobile Mental Health Intervention Program In The News

White Bird’s CAHOOTS (Crisis Assistance Helping Out On The Streets) program continues to make headlines. CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell correspondent Omar Villafranca went on a ride-along with CAHOOTS to see them at work and learn why the program is being considered by cities across the country. NBC News featured the team’s approach in […]

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White Bird Clinic Expanding Dental & Medical Services

download press release EUGENE, OREGON – White Bird Clinic will purchase the building at 1415 Pearl St. and redevelop it into a dental clinic to serve burgeoning community need. The existing dental facilities at 1400 Mill St will be renovated to add urgent care services to White Bird’s medical clinic. The new building will allow […]

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Eugene Out of the Darkness Community Walk

When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss. CAHOOTS will be […]

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Crisis 101

Responding to someone in crisis can be difficult, and knowing someone is suicidal can be scary, especially when we’re not sure how to respond. For many of us, our natural reactions to crisis can quickly escalate a situation and make things worse. That’s why professional crisis workers seek out training and practice crisis intervention strategies […]

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Remembering Jeanette “Luna” Rasnack

Luna Rasnack July 17, 1982 – May 15, 2018 Jeanette “Luna” Rasnack passed away May 15, 2018 in Eugene, OR. She will be remembered by many Birders and is mourned by her community in OR, where she has lived since 2009. She leaves behind her father Carl Rasnack (Deborah), sister Carla Waid (Bryan), brother Joseph Rasnack […]

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White Bird’s Help Book Has Been Hacked

Last weekend, White Bird Clinic had the good fortune to participate in Hack for a Cause, a local technology competition to build solutions to provide transformative public benefit. Over 200 participants volunteered to put their coding and software skills to the test and 11 non-profits offered up their problems to solve. The one we selected was the […]

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SHOP FAQ

How much will insurance cost me? It depends; the only way to know exactly how much your insurance will cost is to fill out an application. In general, if you earn less than $15,856, you will qualify for free public health insurance. If you earn less than $45,960, you will qualify for credits to help […]

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Information and Referral FAQ

Where does your funding come from? We are funded by the United Way and the Human Service Commission. A large portion of our funding is obtained from the annual production and sale of our Help Book. Is there any cost for the eye exam and glasses? No. The doctors and opticians volunteer their services, and […]

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End-of-Life Counseling

White Bird Clinic is now offering in-home, end-of-life counseling services provided by licensed/supervised mental health counselors. Compassionate and client-centered, this service seeks to provide support for psychosocial, emotional, and spiritual issues related to death and dying. We serve adults on Oregon Health Plan (Medicaid) as well as homeless individuals or those at risk of becoming homeless. […]

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Ramp up your giving

Ramp up your giving this #GivingTuesday by donating towards the construction of a wheelchair ramp for White Bird’s expanded walk-in crisis center. The ramp will cost $1,000 per foot, and we need to build 60 feet so everyone can reach the front door. Every donation helps! #givingtuesday2018 #UnSelfie Please support our efforts by making a […]

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Community Partners Help Everybody to Stay Warm

We are so thankful for our community partners, who have allowed us to reach far more donors for our annual Stay Warm Drive than we ever thought possible. We especially appreciate the Eugene Weekly for running our Stay Warm Drive ad every week since early December (way beyond what our budget could afford) and our […]

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White Bird Clinic Supports the Right to Rest Act

On Thursday, March 4th, White Bird Clinic committed to endorsing the Oregon Right To Rest Act (HB 2367). We know from experience that the criminalization of homelessness harms our entire community: public funds drained by punitive measures and “clean-up” initiatives only deepen poverty by creating legal barriers to exiting homelessness. Penalizing people for living in […]

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Home Share Oregon!

The fires and economic hardship have displaced over 100,000 Oregonians at a time when we face the most severe affordable housing shortage in the state’s history. It will cost billions of dollars and take a decade to build enough homes to bridge the gap. At the same time, there are more than a million spare […]

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