Please contact your personal agent (PA) for support in navigating and accessing resources.
Call Community Pathways at (503) 935-5243
If you are experiencing a life threatening emergency, call 911.
If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, call your county mental health crisis hotline:
Clackamas County Crisis Line: (503) 655-8401
Multnomah County Crisis Line: (503) 988-4888
Washington County Crisis Line: (503) 291-9111
County Developmental Disability Services
The following guides provide an overview of local community resources available to assist with housing and shelters, energy assistance, food, transportation, and more.
Oregon Food Bank’s Food Finder
Portland Farmers Market accepts SNAP/Oregon Trail EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer) cards at all of its markets.
Oregon Self-Advocacy Coalition (OSAC) engages communities in advocating for the rights of people with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
The Oregon Developmental Disability Coalition advocates for DD services on behalf of and with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families, and support organizations in Oregon. Sign up for their GO! Project Bulletin to stay informed about policy issues and legislation affecting DD services.
Legislator Lookup helps you find the legislators that represent you in Oregon.
Employment First Road Map is a tool that helps people with an intellectual or developmental disability and their support networks to learn about different paths to employment.
Independent Living Resources (ILR) provides core services in advocacy, information and referral, peer counseling, and skills training.
Visit the Employment Outcomes System (EOS) website to view employment service data published by the Office of Developmental Disability Services (ODDS). Filter data by county.
mandatory abuse reporting (MAR)
Call 911 if you, or someone else, is in danger or being threatened.
Call 1-855-503-SAFE (1-855-503-7233). This toll-free number allows you to report abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation of any child or adult to the Oregon DHS.
Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR)
Search: OAR - Chapter 411 - Divisions 340 and 375
Person-Centered Support Training
Oregon Training and Consultation (OTAC): Training courses provided by OTAC are open to personal agents, service coordinators, personal support workers, and people interested in learning more about person-centered approaches to providing support to individuals experiencing a developmental disability.