Columbia County Multiple Service Center

Columbia County Public Health
(800) 244-4870, (503) 397-4651
Address: 2370 Gable Rd., St. Helens, OR 97051
Fax: (503) 397-1424
Service Hours: M-F 8:00am-4:30pm
Office Hours: M-F 8:00am-4:30pm
Fees: Sliding scale; free to those who qualify
Clients: Women and children
Alternate Languages: Spanish
Description: Columbia County Public Health provides various programs including Women, Infants and Children (WIC), general family planning, immunization, and HIV testing and counseling. Please call for information concerning these programs.


Columbia County Women's Resource Center
(800) 397-6161, (503) 397-7110
Address: P.O. Box 22, St. Helens, OR 97051
Fax: (503) 366-9529
Service Hours: Crisis center, 24 hr/7days
Office Hours: M-F 8:00am-4:00pm
Fees: Fees vary; please call for details
Clients: Women and children
Alternate Languages: Spanish
Description: The Columbia County Women's Resource Center provides a 24-hour crisis line at (503) 397-6161 that accepts collect calls, a 26-bed shelter for battered women and children, emergency transportation, information on child abuse, and referrals to agencies that provide assistance.


Community Action Team, Inc.
(503) 397-3511
Address: 125 N 17th St. Helens, OR 97051
Fax: (503) 397-3290
Service Hours: M-F 8:30am-12:00pm; 1:00pm-5:00pm
Fees: Free
Clients: General public
Description: The Community Action Team provides N.O.H.A. applications, low income housing list, and advocacy are also available.


DHS - CAF Field Services - Self Sufficiency Program
(800) 243-4987, (503) 397-1784
Address: 500 N. Hwy. 30, Ste. 210, St. Helens, OR 97051
Fax: (503) 397-0942
Service Hours: M-F 7:00am-6:00pm
Office Hours: M-F 7:00am-6:00pm
Web: www.dhs.hr.state.or.us
Fees: Free
Clients: General public
Alternate Languages: Available upon request
Description: The Self Sufficiency Program provides financial help to low income families with children, employment-related day care, food stamps, emergency assistance, OHP, refugee program, Job Opportunities Basic Skill (JOBS) program, and Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF).


Salvation Army - St. Helens, Police Department
(503) 397-3333
Address: 150 S.13th St., St. Helens, OR 97051
Fax: (503) 397-0619
Service Hours: M-F 8:00am-3:30pm
Web: www.salvationarmyusa.org
Fees: Free
Clients: General public
Description: The Salvation Army provides emergency-ONLY food, and a variety of assistance. Please, call for more information.


Social Security Administration Office
(800) 772-1213
Address: 1538 SW Yamhill St., Portland, OR 97205
Service Hours: M-F 9:00am-4:30pm
Office Hours: M-F 9:00am-4:30pm
Web: www.ssa.gov
Fees: Free
Clients: Qualification requirements vary for each individual case
Alternate Language: Spanish
Description: The Social Security Administration provides Medicare benefits; retirement, disability, and death benefits for survivors; Supplemental Security Income (SSI); and benefits for aged, blind, disabled adults, and children.


Turning Point Community Center
(503) 728-3126
Address: 220 E. Columbia River Hwy., Clatskanie, OR 97016
Service Hours: M, Tu, Th, F 11:00am-3:00pm
Fees: Free
Clients: General public
Description: Turning Point provides emergency food and clothing and help with power shutoffs, water shutoffs, and evictions.


Veterans Service Office - Columbia County
(503) 397-3511
Address: 125 N. 17th St., St. Helens, OR 97051
Fax: (503) 397-7257
Service Hours: By appointment only
Fees: Free
Clients: Veterans
Description: The Veterans Service Offices provides assistance to veterans and families in applying for benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs. Please call for more information.

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