Emergency Contacts

  • Washington County 24 Hour Crisis Line: 503-291-9111
  • Multnomah County 24 Hour Crisis Line: 503-988-4888
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800-273-8255
  • suicidepreventionlifeline.org 
  • crisischat.org 
  • www.imalive.org
  • National Crisis Text line: 741741
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline
  •  National Domestic Violence Hotline (USA):
    1 800 799 SAFE (7233)
    1 800 787 3224

Mental Health Resources in Portland Oregon

Children and Families

  • Albertina Kerr: 503-239-8101
  • Located in Portland, Gresham, Washington County, Lane County, and Albany.
  • Programs for children and adults with developmental disabilities or mental health challenges.
  • Youth and Family Services: Crisis Psychiatric Care, Family Resource Center, Foster Care, Intensive Community Based Treatment, Intensive Treatment Program, Early Childhood Outpatient, Outpatient Services, Youth Group Homes, and Children’s Developmental Health Services
  • Developmental Disability Services: Community Inclusion, Adult Group Homes, Supported Living, Intensive Treatment Program, and Hearing Services.
  • Dougy Center: 503-775-568
  • SE Portland
  • Grief support for children and families.
  • Peer support, education, training.
  • Morrison Child and Family Services: 503-258-4200
  • Located in NE Portland
  • Serves children from birth through 18 and their families who are coping with adversity and trauma.
  • Programs: Prevention and Education, Outpatient, Community and School-based, Day Treatment, Foster Care, Residential, and Program Evaluation.
  • OHSU Child Development and Rehabilitation Unit: 800-452-3563
  • Located in SW Portland
  • Specializes in assessment, diagnosis, and intervention in disorders that relate to development
  • Provides multidisciplinary evaluations, individualized treatment planning, educational and behavioral consultation, and medical and psychopharmacological interventions.
  • Parrot Creek Child and Family Services: 503-722-4110
  • Located in Oregon City
  • Programs: Residential programs for boys ages 14-18, Shelter Care for boys ages 14-18, Youth Diversion for first time offenders, Lifeguards program for youth age 12-18 with inappropriate sexual behavior, and an Addiction Recovery Team to help parents seek treatment for substance abuse.
  • Trillium Family Services: 888-333-6177
  • Located in SE Portland
  • Oregon’s largest provider of mental health treatment for children.
  • Programs: School based outpatient, support groups, mentoring, therapeutic school, young adult program, intensive community treatment, outpatient intensive treatment, psychiatric day treatment, therapeutic horse program, healing with horses, psychiatric residential, subacute care, secure inpatient for children and adolescents.

Counseling and Outpatient Services

  • Cascadia Behavioral Health-503-674-7777
  • Located in NE Portland
  • Services for Children, families and older adults.
  • Programs: Gambling treatment, community and clinic based mental health and addiction services, Access to Recovery, child and family services, peer wellness, older adult services, urgent and emergency services, residential housing and homeless services, forensics, medical, and housing development.
  • Cedar Hills Hospital – 503-944-5000
  • Located in SW Portland
  • Works with people with mental illness and drug addiction.
  • Outpatient hospital
  • LifeWorks NW – 503-645-9010
  • Located in sites throughout Portland.
  • Treatment for all ages. Non-profit, community based
  • Provides services in prevention, mental health, and addiction.
  • Lutheran Community Services-  503-231-7480
  • Non-profit located in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Serve all ages. Serves low-income, English-limited clients.
  • Programs: Behavioral health services, family and community support, child welfare, refugee and immigrant, and senior and disability.
  • Portland Psychotherapy: 503-281-4852
  • Located in N Portland
  • Offers counseling to older adolescents and adults.
  • Individual counseling, couples counseling, group counseling, and classes.
  • Specializes in a variety of mental health concerns including anxiety, addiction, relationship issues, eating disorders, trauma and abuse, anger, psychosis, parenting, career, and others.
  • Sequoia Mental Health Services  – 503-591-9280
  • For residents of Washington County
  • Services: individual and group therapy, coping skills training, case management, subsidized housing, residential treatment, and supported employment.
  • Western Psychological and Counseling Services – 503-233-5405
  • Located in SE Portland
  • Services: Outpatient behavioral, chemical dependency, EAP (Employee Assistance programs), psychiatric medicine evaluation and management.
  • Works with individuals, couples, groups, and families
  • William Temple House –  503-282-0182
  • Located in NW Portland
  • Works with families, couples, and individuals. Children are seen if their families are enrolled in other programs.
  • Low cost, sliding scale rate. Nobody is turned away for services.
  • Services: Mental health counseling, emergency social services, pastoral care.
  • Wise Counsel and Comfort: 503-282-0182
  • Located in 14 different locations around Portland, and 3 locations outside Portland.
  • Sliding scale fee rates.
  • Private practice; many different therapists with different specialties.


  • A New Day Counseling Center: (503) 517-1895
  • Located in SE Portland
  • Counselors both Licensed Professional Counselors and graduate students in training.
  • Offers individual counseling, relationship counseling, and child, adolescent and family counseling.
  • Lewis and Clark Community Counseling Center – 503-768-632
  • Counselor trainees and graduate students provide services at a low cost for people of all ages for treatment of mental health concerns, addiction, or relationship issues.
  • Portland State Graduate School of Counseling – 503-725-4620
  • Operated by graduate school interns.
  • Low cost counseling
  • Does not offer medication assistance, or crisis help.

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