Community Resources

*Please note that inclusion on this page does not indicate endorsement by OSU-Cascades.

211, Oregon Safenet - local help line for finding and accessing local support resources such as food, clothing, shelter, healthcare, counseling, etc.

Neighbor Impact – Community resources for child care, housing, and more. (541)548-2380

Saving Grace, local organization with services related to family violence and assault. 24-hour Hotline: (541) 389-7021

Family Resource Center of Central Oregon, a local organization committed to parenting education and support for families. (541) 389-5468

Local Physical Health Care Resources

Bend Memorial Clinic, (541) 382-2811 (West Side Clinic), Health care clinic providing primary and urgent care, as well as many other health related services.

Healthy Beginnings, (541) 383-6357, Health and developmental screening for children age 0-5.

Healthy Families of the High Desert, (541) 749-2133, Healthy start program that assists with giving their newborn children a “healthy start” in life.

Mosaic Medical Clinic, (541)38-3005, Not for profit organization offering comprehensive primary care and metal health care.

Oregon Health Plan (OHP), (541) 945-5722 or (800) 527-5772,, Health care plan for individuals who are uninsured.

Planned Parenthood, Bend Health Center, (888) 875-7820, Offers Abortion Services, Birth Control, HIV Testing, Men's Health Care, Morning-After Pill (Emergency Contraception), Pregnancy Testing & Services, STD Testing, Treatment & Vaccines, Women's health care.

The SPOT for birth control choices, (541) 322-7499, Deschutes County Health, offers free or low cost birth control (for women and men), annual exams for women, and STI/STD testing. Services are confidential.  

United Way of Deschutes County, (541) 389-6507 or (866) 442-0954, Prescription discount cards.

Volunteers in Medicine Clinic, (541) 330-9001, Primary health care, mental health care and basic dental care for uninsured families that do not qualify for OHP or Medicare.

Women, Infants and Children (WIC), (541) 322-7400, Free health and nutrition program for women, nursing mothers, and children up to age 5.

Online Resources

College Response - Online screening for mental health problems, free and anonymous.

ReachOut - Information and support service for young adults struggling with mental health problems.

Domestic Abuse Helplines

Ulifeline - depression/suicide self-assessment, a place to ask questions, information sources, and lists of resources.

Jed Foundation, is committed to preventing suicide and increasing mental health in college students.

All About Depression

mtvU "Half of Us" Campaign

Virtual pamphlet collection from the University of Chicago Student Counseling and Resource Service.

American Psychological Association site has extensive educational resources

GLBTQ Mental Health Resources – National Alliance on Mental Illness