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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. Online Little Help Book (beta version) PDF Edition (updated 12/19) Frequently Accessed Resources Updated 12/4/20 Basic Needs Evacuee Support Food Health Resource Sharing […]

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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 (tambi茅n en espa帽ol) Last Updated Tuesday, September 1, 2020 Below we鈥檙e 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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Recursos de la comunidad

click here for English Version Recursos de la comunidad 脷ltima actualizaci贸n 24 de abril de 2020 A continuaci贸n compartimos informaci贸n actualizada en el status de los recursos a la comunidad en relaci贸n a la administraci贸n durante la crisis de COVID-19.聽 Dado que esta informaci贸n cambia continuamente a medida que las personas modifican sus horas y […]

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Successes

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

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COVID-19 Resource Center

The shelter-in-place program with the City of Eugene has ended but we are still providing supports to unsheltered individuals at our main facility at 341 E 12th Avenue from 9am to 5pm daily. Our dedicated, hard-working distribution center staff provide clothing, medical screenings, mail services, personal hygiene supplies, and more to the underserved and unhoused […]

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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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Sharing Healthcare Options Program (SHOP)

Sharing Healthcare Options Program (SHOP) The Sharing Healthcare Options Program (SHOP) is here to help you sign up for free or low-cost health insurance. Many of our clients qualify for OHP (Oregon Health Plan, Oregon鈥檚 free Medicaid coverage), but if you are over the income cutoff, SHOP staff can also provide assistance with purchasing private […]

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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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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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Crisis Lines for Support

White Bird Clinic’s 24/7 Crisis Services program聽is available 24/7 for Lane County residents. Trained counselors have a deep ability to empathize with clients, as well as extensive knowledge of local resources that are appropriate to provide ongoing care.聽https://whitebirdclinic.org/crisis The Oregon Behavioral Health Support Line聽is a free and confidential resource for all Oregonians who are looking […]

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White Bird Turns Fifty & CAHOOTS is Thirty!

download press release White Bird Clinic has been serving the community since 1969, and CAHOOTS began in July of 1989. EUGENE, OREGON 鈥 A celebration for White Bird and CAHOOTS will take place at WildCraft Cider House at 232 Lincoln St. on Friday, 8/30. Music from The Dirty Dandelions, Muddy Souls, and Cedar Teeth will […]

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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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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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Remembering Jeanette “Luna” Rasnack

Luna Rasnack July 17, 1982 – May 15, 2018 Jeanette 鈥淟una鈥 Rasnack passed away May 15, 2018 in Eugene, OR.聽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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Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff Visits White Bird Clinic’s Vaccine Site

Emhoff Highlights White Bird鈥檚 Vaccination Equity Efforts Download Press Release EUGENE, OREGON 鈥 Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff, Governor Kate Brown, and Representative Peter DeFazio visited White Bird鈥檚 vaccination clinic to learn about the agency鈥檚 work advancing COVID-19 vaccination equity by forming innovative partnerships with community-based organizations. With strong support from the Biden-Harris administration鈥檚 Health Center […]

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Crisis Services

Home >聽Services >聽Crisis Due to public health concerns, we have temporarily suspended walk-in crisis. Phone services will still be available to the community 24/7 at 541-687-4000 / 1-800-422-7558. CAHOOTS will continue to provide responses in Eugene and Springfield, and additional precautions are being taken to prevent disease transmission. Crisis Services Who We Are We are […]

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Helping Out Our Teens in Schools (HOOTS)

Home >聽Services >聽Helping Out Our Teens in Schools (HOOTS) HOOTS (Helping Out Our Teens in Schools)聽phone line is accessible from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Friday. Video support is available from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM on weekdays and is accessed by emailing hoots@whitebirdclinic.org聽with your name and preferred time. We are able to […]

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Mental Health Counseling

Home >聽Services >聽Mental Health Counseling Please note: Due to increased patient volume, it may be up to 8 weeks before an in-person counseling intake is scheduled. Individual, Couples and Family Mental Health Counseling This therapy is for adults wanting to clarify and explore issues in their lives or for more in-depth healing and growth. Call […]

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White Bird’s Crisis Center has moved to 990 W 7th Avenue in Eugene

White Bird Clinic鈥檚聽Crisis program will offer expanded walk-in services as well as a telephone crisis line from our renovated facility at 990 W 7th Ave beginning August 1st. The new location improves access to White Bird services for community members in the Jefferson Westside and Whiteaker neighborhoods, as well as West Eugene. The new crisis […]

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