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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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Quality Improvement Medical Writer/QI Support Specialist

This position supports the Chief Medical Officer, Clinic Administration and Program Coordinators in maintaining the Clinic’s Quality Assurance / Quality Improvement program. Pay and Benefits: This position is being hired for up to 40 hours per week beginning at $15 with an increase to $18/hour upon completion of probation and year of service.  This position […]

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Crisis Team Clinical Supervisor

Crisis Team Clinical Supervisor 15-30 hours per week White Bird Clinic – 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 […]

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PenFed Credit Union Presents $4,000 Donation to White Bird Clinic

EUGENE, Ore., Oct. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — PenFed Credit Union’s Eugene Service Center today announced it presented a $4,000 donation to White Bird Clinic, a nonprofit organization that provides affordable and friendly medical care to indigent, homeless, low-income, and otherwise marginalized populations, such as community members who are employed but uninsured or underinsured. “White Bird Clinic’s […]

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White Bird Executive Coordinator Attends White House 4th of July Celebrating Nation’s Birth and Pandemic Progress

EUGENE, OREGON – Chris Hecht, White Bird Clinic Executive Coordinator, was invited to attend Sunday’s July 4th celebration on the South Lawn of the White House. More than 1,000 essential workers, vaccination program leaders, and military families were at the event, which celebrated the national progress towards ending the pandemic. President Biden told event attendees […]

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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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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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White Bird End of Life Counseling

White Bird has received a generous grant from Hearts for Hospice to assist uninsured clients with End of Life Counseling services, in addition to supporting community outreach and education, training, and operational expenses for the project. White Bird End of Life Counseling is a compassionate, client-centered service that provides support for psychosocial, emotional, and spiritual […]

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Community BIPOC Fundraiser

Fundraiser Ended Sarah Knapp from Northwest Tattoo has set up a temporary storefront featuring goods and services from local tattooers, artists, and professionals in the Eugene/ Springfield area with 100% of the profits going directly to local Black, Indigenous, People Of Color (BIPOC) supporting organizations; White Bird’s CAHOOTS program, Community Alliance of Lane County, and […]

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Interview with White Bird’s Death Doula

White Bird counselor Amy May talked with KXCR Community Radio Station‘s Larry Bloomfield in Florence, OR about her work as an End-of-Life Counselor and Death Doula. White Bird End of Life Counseling is a compassionate, client-centered service that provides support for psychosocial, emotional, and spiritual issues related to death and dying. Our goal is to […]

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Medical

Home > Services > Medical White Bird Medical Clinic White Bird Medical Clinic provides compassionate health care to people who might not otherwise get care, treating all with dignity and respect. We offer quality health care to everyone on a sliding fee scale.  White Bird Medical Clinic is not handling the scheduling or administering COVID vaccination shots. […]

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White Bird is Vaccinating the Community

White Bird is advancing vaccination equity in Lane County. We’re operating mobile vaccination clinics all around the county. Starting in July, every Monday from 12 PM to 3 PM we’ll be at White Bird main campus, 341 E 12th Ave, Eugene. Book a vaccination clinic for your community! Please contact our partners at the Lane Community Health […]

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Crisis De-escalation Training

At White Bird, we follow a client-centered model and believe that each person deserves respect for his or her process. Our role is to be available to help out where we can, with the least intervention necessary to facilitate a healthy and safe process for everyone. Our de-escalation training is $300 for a group of […]

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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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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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Volunteer

Home > Volunteer Volunteer with Us Thank you for your interest in volunteering at White Bird! Unfortunately, we are no longer accepting new volunteer applications due to our limited capacity. As soon as we have more positions become available, we will open our application process once again! Volunteers and interns play an important role in creating […]

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Consulting Services, Trainings and Community Education

Home > Trainings and Community Education Consulting Services White Bird Clinic’s mobile crisis response program, Crisis Helping Out On The Streets (CAHOOTS) has gained national attention as a longstanding public-private partnership which delivers crisis and community health first response, resulting in minimized police interactions, jail diversion, reduced ambulance and hospital visits, and responsive, on-site human […]

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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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Donate

Donate/Fundraise White Bird Clinic provides compassionate, humanistic healthcare, and supportive services to individuals in our community, so everyone receives the care they need. Community support has allowed White Bird to care for the most vulnerable among us for decades. We’re grateful for all we’ve accomplished together. In order to ensure that we’re working in alignment, […]

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Drag Queens and Vaccines!

QT Clinic Presents: Drag Queens and Vaccines! A vaccine clinic for BIPOC and LGBTQIA++ Community featuring Moderna! Pre-registration required: https://tinyurl.com/QTclinic Saturday, May 1st & Sunday, May 2nd from 3:00-7:00pm at Spectrum on 150 W Broadway Second dose appointments will be made at the end of your first appointment for either Saturday, May 29th or Sunday, […]

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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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