A General List of Resources

Oregon Advocacy Center
620 SW Fifth Avenue, 5th floor
Portland, Oregon 97204
Phone 503-243-2081

Provides information about rights of people with disabilities. Direct case advocacy provided to those with legal problems related to their disabilities.

Oregon Health Action Campaign
3886 N.E. Beverley Avenue, Bldg I Suite 16
Salem, Oregon 97305
Phone 800-789-1599 or 503-581-6830

Enrolls uninsured Adults and children in Oregon’s health coverage programs.

Oregon Health SafeNet
1-800-723-3638 All calls are free and confidential.
Why should I call?

  • Help and information about food stamps, WIC, OHP and other government programs
  • Where to go for low cost medical help, immunizations and women’s health needs
  • Help for basic needs – food, shelter, bills, etc.
  • Organizations in my community that can help with special needs.
  • Get help from a person who speaks one of 150 languages.


Oregon Health Access Project—Health Helpline
1-866-HLTH-HLP or 1-866-458-4457

Provides information on how to get health services needed for:

  • Oregon Health Plan Application Assist
  • Prescription Medication Assistance
  • Hospital Financial Aid programs

Oregon Telephone Assistance Program
In Salem 503-373-7171 or 1-800-848-4442
Help with phone bills. May qualify for rate reductions if receiving Assistance

Oregon Trail Card
Oregon Trail Card Customer Service: 1-888-997-4447 (24 hrs/7days)

Oregon Department of Veteran Affairs
Information Line 1-800-827-1000 (M-F 8am to 430pm)

Oregon Employment Department
875 Union St. NE
Salem, Oregon 97311
Phone 1-800-237-3710 or 1-877-517-5627

Wal-Mart/SAM’S Club $4 generic prescription program
314 generic prescription drugs (25% of prescriptions currently dispensed at its pharmacies) are available under the $4 Program at Wal-Mart/SAM’S Club. Your provider can find out if your prescription is offered in this program.

Eyeglasses and Hearing Aid Assistance Program
Oregon Lions Club will provide free eyeglasses; however they do not have an on site assistant for prescriptions so you will need to provide your own prescription.

Oregon Helps
Information and referral website for social service programs

Oregon Food Bank
Phone 503-282-0555
The Oregon Food Bank website has a link that will help you find an emergency food site nearest to your location.

The Oregon Food Bank offers many resources for you and your family.

Oregon Housing Authority
Association of Oregon Housing Authorities
P.O. Box 489, Tualatin, OR 97062-0489
Phone: (503) 968-7161
Email: moc.sriaffacilbupwn|refinnej#moc.sriaffacilbupwn|refinnej

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