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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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Successes

Eugene Weekly Best of Eugene “Best Program for the Homeless” 2020 Eugene Weekly Best of Eugene “Best Health Care Worker” 2020 Program Coordinator & nurse Ebony Morgan stands out Eugene Weekly Best of Eugene “Best Program for the Homeless” 2019 Eugene Weekly Best of Eugene “2nd Best Non-Profit” 2019 Serenity Lane Unsung Hero 2019 Serenity Lane […]

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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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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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Job Postings

Who We Are It takes a wide range of amazing people to achieve the mission of White Bird Clinic and to be successful in the work that we do. We provide compassionate humanistic healthcare and supportive services to individuals in our community, so that everyone receives the care they need. In times of crisis, White […]

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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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Doc Ann’s Essay: White Bird at Fair ?

by Rock Medicine’s Medical Director, Dr Ann Cooley “Can I give you a hug?”  This makes me pause for a moment.  You see I’m not really used to this kind of response from my patients.  As a full-time Emergency Medicine Physician, most of my patients are usually pretty scared and upset from waiting by the […]

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Services

Home > Services White Bird Clinic offers a wide range of programs and services that are committed to providing client-centered and humanistic approaches to human services.  Our highly qualified medical, mental health, and behavioral health professionals strive to meet each person where they are at and empower them to regain control of their own well-being. Our […]

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Thank you!

Your contact information has been submitted. Please allow 24-48 hours to hear back from us. If you need quicker service, please contact us by phone at (541) 342-8255. If this is a crisis… CAHOOTS Mobile Crisis Services: Available 24/7. Call the police non-emergency numbers 541-726-3714 (Springfield) and 541-682-5111 (Eugene) to reach dispatch. Community Crisis Hotline: Available 24/7. Call 541-687-4000 […]

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Serenity Lane Recognizes Kimber Hawes as “Unsung Hero” at Community Service Awards

Serenity Lane honored White Bird’s Kimber Hawes in an award ceremony in honor of front line staff in our local recovery community as an Unsung Hero for the impactful work she does as a CAHOOTS worker. Champions in the field of drug and alcohol treatment were recognized in the following categories: Addiction Professional Award Community Leadership […]

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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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Rock Medicine

Home > Services > Rock Medicine Rock Medicine is White Bird Clinic’s largest ongoing fundraising effort as well as being a valuable service in its own right. Each summer our highly trained staff volunteers give their time at events to provide services for event goers while raising money to support the individuals served by White Bird Clinic’s […]

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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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White Bird Street Med

Help Us Kickstart the Street Med Program at White Bird program on hold due to coronavirus social distancing requirements Too many unhoused and low-income community members need medical care that they cannot access. In response, White Bird has developed a Street Medicine service, which will provide mobile health care in partnership with community nonprofits and […]

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About Us

Home > About Us What We Do Mission: 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. […]

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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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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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Helping People in Crisis: Register-Guard Editoral

The CAHOOTS (Crisis Assistance Helping Out On The Streets) program began in Eugene in 1989 as a collaboration between the city of Eugene and White Bird Clinic. CAHOOTS started small: one van equipped with medical supplies and trained personnel, operating part-time in Eugene. Its mission was simple: to offer help to individuals and families, housed […]

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CAHOOTS FAQ

What is CAHOOTS? CAHOOTS (Crisis Assistance Helping Out On The Streets) is a mobile crisis intervention team integrated into the public safety system of the cities of Eugene and Springfield. Free response is available for a broad range of non-criminal crises, including homelessness, intoxication, disorientation, substance abuse and mental illness problems, and dispute resolution. Non-emergency […]

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