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Information on helpful non-profit organizations and government agencies for seniors.
  1. Caregiver Support
  2. Food Assistance
  3. Government Resources
  4. Housing Assistance
  5. Senior Advocacy

CAREGIVER SUPPORT

Alzheimer’s Association

Description Provides support services for adults with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia of any type at any stage. Resources, tools and programming are provided for the adults their families, and their health care professionals. They provide screening (small series of questions) for dementia to determine good fit for appropriate programs. The Help Line provides answers to questions related to any type of dementia, as well as local events about dementia.
Website www.alz.org
Address 1650 NW Naito Pkwy # 190 Portland, Oregon 97209
Phone Local programming and support groups: 503-416-0201

 

Help line: 1-800-272-3900 (Multi-language)

Contact Person Sarah Holland, Program Director
Email Address sholland@alz.org
Office Hours Mon – Fri from 8:30am – 5:00pm
Service Hours Mon – Fri from 8:30am – 5:00pm
Cost None
Eligibility Requirements None
Process to Access Services Call Help Line
Geographic Coverage for Services Any county in Oregon
Restrictions on Services No, unless the requirements are not met
Quality Assurance Help Line is heavily managed and supervised after many hours of training. The Care Consultants have a background in aging/geriatrics and dementia. There is an assessment/evaluation done on the trainer, location, etc. for all the education classes. An annual survey is sent to clients to assess their satisfaction levels, recommendations, etc.

Compassion and Choice of Oregon

Description Provides end-of-life planning and information about advanced directives. It is a national nonprofit organization. They also provide education and advocacy to improve end-of-life and expand choice at end of life. They worked with Death with Dignity Act.
Website www.compassionandchoices.org
Address 4224 NE Halsey St. #335 Portland, Oregon 97213
Phone 1- 800-247-7421
Contact Person No one specified
Email Address None specified; most of the work is done over the phone
Office Hours Mon-Fri from 9:00am – 5:00pm
Service Hours Mon-Fri from 9:00am – 5:00pm
Cost Free
Eligibility Requirements None. Anyone is welcome to call with end-of-life questions. Most of the people who call are terminally ill.
Process to Access Services Conversations about advanced directives can be done via the phone and/or someone can follow up later. They do not give seminars on advanced directives.
Geographic Coverage for Services Oregon
Restrictions on Services None
Quality Assurance Quality assurance programs monitor all work and follow processes to hold work to highest standards.

Help Me Home

Description Provides voluntary enrollment programs for adults who may become lost due to a disability. These adults may have difficulty in communicating vital info about themselves. All registered adults are in a database, so caregivers can be contacted immediately. These adults also must submit a current picture of themselves and their interests. Officers out on patrol can then more easily locate the person and know how best to connect with them.
Website www.co.washington.or.us/helpmehome
Address 215 SW Adams Ave. MS-32 Hillsboro, Oregon 97123
Phone 503-846-6048
Contact Person Marcia Langer
Email Address marcia_langer@co.washington.or.us
Office Hours Mon – Fri from 8am-5pm
Service Hours Mon – Fri from 8am-5pm
Cost $20 for 2 years for registration.
Eligibility Requirements People who are 65 and older, tends to wander off often and has difficulty in communicating
Process to Access Services Call 911 and inform them that the person is a member of the Help Me Home program.
Geographic Coverage for Services Washington County
Restrictions on Services None
Quality Assurance Assessment by deputies. They like the program as it gives them clues about the lot person and how to approach that person.

Oregon Health Decisions

Description Provides planning kit for an advanced directive, documenting end-of-life decisions
Website oregonhealthdecisions.org
Address 7451 SW Coho Ct. #101 Tualatin, Oregon 97062
Phone 1-800-422-4805
Contact Person Kelly Lapp or Pattie Fosse
Email Address Kellie.lapp@oregonhealthdecisions.org
Office Hours Mon-Thurs from 9am-3pm
Service Hours Mon-Thurs from 9am-3pm
Cost Materials for advanced directives are $6. A kit with a DVD and set of forms is $15

 

The hotline (the 1-800 number above) is free.

Eligibility Requirements None
Process to Access Services Ask for Kellie or Patti
Geographic Coverage for Services All Oregon
Restrictions on Services None
Quality Assurance Oregon State requirements are met as per Oregon state law.

Providence Elder Place

Description Provides all inclusive medical and social service care for elderly PACE (Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly); 97% of recipients are people on Medicaid. Management of whole medical care in home with in-home coordinators; this includes health and social programs. Services are transportation to doctor, socialization, interaction and lunch services. Each client has own social worker who manages the client’s care.
Website http://oregon.providence.org/our-services/p/providence-elderplace/
Address 14255 SW Brigadoon Court Beaverton, Oregon 97005
(Note that there are 10 locations for Elder Place.)
Phone 503-215-6556
Contact Person No one specified
Email Address None specified
Office Hours Mon-Fri from 8am-5pm
Service Hours Mon-Fri from 8am-5pm
Cost Medicaid pays for most clients. Privately though, the cost is $4000/month for all care and services except room and board
Eligibility Requirements Clients must reside in Washington County, must be eligible for Medicaid to get for no cost and be over age 55. They must have enough service needs as per state requirements (limitations with cognition, mobility, etc.)
Process to Access Services Call number above. To enroll, receive referral from participant or family member.
Geographic Coverage for Services Multnomah County, Washington County, Clackamas County, Clatsop County and North Tillamook
Restrictions on Services Frail, community-dwelling elderly individuals, most of whom are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid benefits
Quality Assurance Overseen and must meet regulations of by All-Inclusive Care for Elderly programs

FOOD ASSISTANCE

Care to Share

Description Provides coordination of 15 pantries for Oregon Food Banks. (**See below for a list of pantries within Viva Village boundaries.)The client uses closest pantry to them. They do not provide food; they coordinate as they are the hub of the network.
Website http://www.caretosharehelp.org/
Address 13715 SW Walker Road. Beaverton, OR. 97005
Phone 503-591-9025
Contact Person Al Schmidt
Email Address al@h-t.org
Office Hours Mon-Fri from 9am-3pm
Service Hours None noted
Cost None
Eligibility Requirements Live in Beaverton/Aloha area
Process to Access Services They schedule an appointment with a selected pantry
Geographic Coverage for Services Beaverton/Aloha
Restrictions on Services None
Quality Assurance They only provide information for people to work with other agencies

Oregon Food Bank Pantries Within Viva Village Boundaries

Locations Addresses and Phone Numbers
Bethel Congregational United Church of Christ 5150 SW Watson Avenue, Beaverton. 97005
503-646-1191
St. Cecilia Catholic Church 12250 SW 5th Street, Beaverton. 97005
503-644-2619
St. Matthew Lutheran Church 10390 SW Canyon Road in Beaverton. 97005
503-644-9148
Beaverton Seventh-Day Adventist Church 14645 SW Davis Road, Beaverton. 97007
503-646-9828
Murray Hills Christian Church 15050SW Weir Road, Beaverton. 97007
503-524-5230
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church 14175 NW Cornell Road, Beaverton. 97229
503-645-1211
Sunset Presbyterian Church 14986 NW Cornell Road, Beaverton. 97229
503-292-9293
Unity of Beaverton 12650 SW 5th Street, Beaverton. 97005
503-646-3364
Holy Trinity Community Church 13715 SW Walker Road, Beaverton. 97005
503-643-9528
Westside Church of Christ 5525 SW Menlo Drive, Beaverton. 97005
503-629-9132
St. Pius X Catholic Church 1280 NW Saltzman Road, Portland. 97229

Meals on Wheels

Description Provides hot, nutritious lunches that are delivered Monday through Friday between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to homebound seniors age 60 and older. If there is a real need, they can deliver 7 days a week. Food is frozen for weekends.
Website http://www.mealsonwheelspeople.org/
Address 5550 SW Hall Blvd. Beaverton, OR. 97005
Phone 503-643-8352
Contact Person Vicki Adams
Email Address vicki.adams@mealsonwheelspeople.org
Office Hours Mon-Fri from 8:30am-2:30pm
Service Hours Mon-Fri from 8:30am-2:30pm
Cost Donation or pay what they can. Meals are worth $7.39.
Eligibility Requirements Age 60 or over and housebound
Process to Access Services Call the resource center in Multnomah County
Geographic Coverage for Services Washington County
Restrictions on Services Age 60 and older
Quality Assurance Tested, clean environment

Store to Door

Description Supports independent living for seniors and people with disabilities by providing a low-cost, volunteer-based grocery shopping and delivery service
Website StoreToDoorOfOregon.org
Address 7730 SW 31stAve. Portland, OR. 97219
Phone 503-200-3333
Contact Person Amanda
Email Address office@storetodooroforegon.org
Office Hours 9am-5pm week days. Volunteers call each week to get an order
Service Hours 9am-5pm week days.
Cost Client pays for groceries plus 10% more for delivery. Client can pay with cash, check, credit card or food stamps
Eligibility Requirements Age 65 or older or a person with disabilities
Process to Access Services First call the office to enroll. Then, a volunteer will call the client to take the grocery order over the phone and then deliver.
Geographic Coverage for Services Covers a stretch along Highway 26 through Hwy 217 and up to 170th. Also includes South Beaverton (Greater Portland and west side)
Restrictions on Services Note geographical boundaries
Quality Assurance Volunteers get background check through DHS. Once a quarter staff members check grocery orders for accuracy.
Note They have 616 volunteers; there are at least 20 drivers and 50-60 shoppers each week. Volunteers get $.50 a mile for travel but many donate their time and mileage and don’t take pay.

Sunshine Pantry

Description Food pantry for anyone needing help; well thought of, nonprofit. Food in the pantry is bread, pastries and fruit. Also some meats in cooler.
Website www.SunshinePantry.org
Address 10895 SW 5th St. Beaverton, OR. 97005
Phone 971-506-7827
Contact Person Sharon Straus, Director
Email Address sunshinepantrydir@gmail.com
Office Hours Mon-Fri from 11am-2pm
Service Hours Mon-Fri from 11am-2pm
Cost None
Eligibility Requirements Have a need for food and show a smile
Process to Access Services Person calls Sharon in office and sets up time to pick up food. Person goes to pantry. They do not need to show any income-related docs – all honor system
Geographic Coverage for Services None
Restrictions on Services None
Quality Assurance None; food is not inspected

GOVERNMENT RESOURCES

Aging Disability Resource Connections (ADRC)
WA County Disability, Aging & Veteran Services (DVS)

Description Links client in to a range of services, assistance and information. Focus is seniors, vets and people with disabilities. Provides a single source for information and assistance on issues affecting older people and people with disabilities, regardless of income. Programs under the umbrella of ADRC include the following:

 

Senior Health Insurance Benefit Assistance (SHIBA): Volunteers who provide free, unbiased counseling to Medicare beneficiaries, so they can make the right choice about their health and prescription drugs plans. They compare Medigap (supplemental), health insurance policies, select a stand along Medicare prescription drug plan, evaluate long term and ensure seniors are receiving all possible benefits.

Adult Protective Services. This provides phone number for anyone to call to report confidentially someone over 65 who is being threatened, mistreated or abused or are in danger in mistreatment or physical abuse
Gatekeeper Program. They assist the connection and streamline access of isolated and/or vulnerable people who need help, unable to get it for themselves, by opening gates critical social service agencies
Website www.ADRCofOregon.org
Address 5240 NE Elam Young Pkwy #300 Hillsboro, Oregon 97124
Phone 503-846-3060 or 1-855-673-2372
Contact Person None specified
Email Address davsinfo@co.washington.or.us
Office Hours Mon. -Fri. from 8am-5pm
Service Hours Mon. -Fri. from 8am-5pm
Cost None
Eligibility Requirements Older people and people with disabilities
Process to Access Services Call the 503-846-3060 or 1-855-673-2372, walk in and visit website
Geographic Coverage for Services Washington County
Restrictions on Services None if individual fits within the appropriate guidelines

OR Department of Human Services

Description Provides prevention, protection and support services and activities regarding public health, safety to vulnerable kids and adults. They enable the individual to live independently.
Website www.co.washington.or.us/HHS
Address 5240 NE Elam Young Pkwy #300 Hillsboro, Oregon 97124
Phone 503-693-4555
Contact Person None specified
Email Address www.co.washington.or.us/HHS
Office Hours Mon. -Fri. from 8am-5pm
Service Hours Dependent on service providers
Cost None
Eligibility Requirements Washington County residents seeking healthcare resources
Process to Access Services Call 503-693-4555
Geographic Coverage for Services Washington County
Restrictions on Services Unknown
Quality Assurance Vetted by government services

Social Security Administration

Description Assistance with Social Security and Medicare enrollment/services. Provides assistance in applying for retirement, Medicare benefits, SSI/disabilities, spousal benefits, extra help with Medicare prescription drug plans and costs, replacing Medicare cards, estimating retirement benefits, assisting with benefits for children with disabilities and SHIBA
Website www.socialsecurity.gov
Address 11925 SW 2nd St. #100 Beaverton, Oregon 97005
Phone 1-800-772-1213 (National phone as Beaverton does not have one) National phone is open from 7am-7pm week days.
Contact Person None
Email Address None
Office Hours Mon,Tues,Thurs, and Fri from 9am-4pm. Wed from 9am-noon
Service Hours Mon,Tues,Thurs, and Fri from 9am-4pm. Wed from 9am-noon
Cost None
Eligibility Requirements Varies depending on assistance needed
Process to Access Services Phone call to numbers or online address
Geographic Coverage for Services Beaverton
Restrictions on Services Must meet eligibility requirements for service requested
Quality Assurance Trained by Social security. A second Social Security rep monitors some phone calls.

WA County Department of Health

Description Provides a resource line which will give information regarding the appropriate service for each caller
Website www.co.washington.or.us/HHS
Address 180 E Main St #160 Hillsboro, Oregon 97124
Phone 503 846 8851
Contact Person None specified
Email Address  
Office Hours None
Service Hours Mon, Tues, Thurs, and Fri from 8am-4:45pm. Closed from 12-1pm.

 

Wed from 8am-11:50am.

Second and fifth Wed of the month open 1-4:45pm.

No return calls.

Cost None
Eligibility Requirements Washington County residents seeking health care resources
Process to Access Services Call 503-846-8851
Geographic Coverage for Services Washington County
Restrictions on Services None
Quality Assurance Vetted by government services

US Dept of Health and Human Services – NAMI Oregon

Description Provides an array of support and educational programs for those with mental illness and families
Website www.namiOR.org
Address 18680 SW Shaw St. Aloha, Oregon 97007
Phone 503-356-6835
Contact Person Intake person varies. Anni – resource coordinator
Email Address anni.namiwashco@gmail.com
Office Hours Mon -Fri from 9am-3pm. Not open on Wed.
Service Hours Resource Coordinator available Mon 10am-6pm, Tues from 10am-8pm and Friday from 10am-3pm and Sunday from 4-5:30pm
Cost None
Eligibility Requirements None
Process to Access Services Walk ins and referrals. Call 503-356-6835
Geographic Coverage for Services Washington County
Restrictions on Services No sex offenders. Otherwise, none
Quality Assurance Belongs to NAMI International which sets standards

Washington County Cooperative Library Services – Library Mail Service

Description Provides mail delivery, free of charge to residents unable to use their local libraries.
Website wccls.org/homebound
Address 111 NE Lincoln St MS 58-A Hillsboro, Oregon 97124
Phone 503-648-9785 Ext #1
Contact Person None specified
Email Address None specified
Office Hours Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
Service Hours Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
Cost none
Eligibility Requirements Homebound adults with no transportation and chronically ill or caregivers of individuals in private homes, care facilities and foster care
Process to Access Services Call 503-648-9785 Ext #1
Geographic Coverage for Services Washington County
Restrictions on Services None, as long as eligibility requirement are met
Quality Assurance None noted

HOUSING ASSISTANCE

Catalyst Partnerships NW

Description Brings together resources and volunteers to meet the home repair and remodeling needs of under-resourced people. They have 500 volunteers that they use as well as licensed and bonded contractors.
Website catalystNW.org
Address Catalyst Partnerships
PO Box 1922
Beaverton, OR 97075
Phone (971) 245-6555
Contact Person Linda Owens (Part-time office admin) and Shawn Michel (ED)
Email Address office@catalystnw.org
Office Hours Varies throughout the week
Service Hours Dependent on the clients
Cost none
Eligibility Requirements Meet the HUD requirements for low income. Most clients are on social security and get food stamps
Process to Access Services Call the office and ask for an application. Shawn validates that the client meets the requirements and then meets with the client at his/her home for assessment of needs. They then schedule the job at the home.
Geographic Coverage for Services Beaverton and Aloha
Restrictions on Services None
Quality Assurance Shawn and his few Chief Crew (other licensed contractors) are on every job, assessing the quality as well as working with the volunteers

Habitat for Humanity

Description Provides qualifying families the opportunity to purchase Habitat homes by contributing 500 hours of “Sweat Equity” to build Habitat homes and a down payment. The families receive a zero-percent interest rate mortgage (0% APR) and monthly payments structured to their income.

 

Repairs homes for qualifying residents who own their own home

Habitat works in partnership with low-income families, volunteers, donors, and organizations to receive donated materials, volunteer labor and generous financial gifts.

Website http://www.habitatwest.org/
Address 5293 NE Elam Young Parkway #140. Hillsboro, Oregon 97124
Phone 503-844-7606
Contact Person Jacky Flores at 503-844-7606 Ext. 104
Email Address Jackyflores@habitatwest.org
Office Hours Mon -Thurs from 8am – 4:30pm
Service Hours Mon – Thurs from 8:30am – 5pm
Cost For repair work: $300 down payment; this payment can be used for exterior paint, roofing and exterior inspection

 

For critical home repair: $300 down payment and a percentage (30%-50%) of the total cost

Eligibility Requirements Resident who meets financial requirements, owns home, has homeowner’s insurance and is up to date on the property taxes and mortgage.
Income and repairs aretasks that Habitat can do. (There is a limit on the number of roofs they put on per year.)
Process to Access Services Resident calls Jacky and then a team assesses home needs and identifies whether repairs can be done. If so, the resident signs an agreement. Licensed contractors and volunteers then complete the repairs.
Geographic Coverage for Services The cities of Beaverton, Hillsboro, Tigard, and Tualatin, and in parts of Clackamas County including Lake Oswego, West Linn and Wilsonville.
Restrictions on Services Services available for qualifying residents who need home repairs to ensure health and safety of home. Services only apply to the home, not the property (e.g. no outside fences). No work is done for remodeling
Quality Assurance Meet high standards as per the new construction requirements (e.g. licensed contractors)

Rebuilding Together Washington County

Description Provides home repairs that keep homeowners safe, warm, and dry. Many of these low cost repairs are being recognized as reducing risks to the health and safety of the residents, preventing larger costs to homeowners. There are two types of services: Repairs for low-income and Fees for Service program. For both types of programs, one journeyman is on staff working with trained volunteers. All assessments are free for both programs. Workers come out to home on their schedule, not the clients’ schedules.
Website www.togwc.org
Address 1250 SW 3rd St. Beaverton, OR 97005
Phone 503-644-4544
Contact Person Danielle Schira, Ex Dir
Email Address danielle@togwc.org
Office Hours 9am-5pm typically. Only one person in the office though.
Service Hours Throughout the day from Mon-Fri. Home repair and application process is done when Rebuilding Together comes to home.
Cost Dependent on type of program, cost of materials, and labor needed.
Eligibility Requirements For both types of programs:

 

· Low-income program: The client needs to own their own home (no rental), be low income, and have less than $20K in assets (home owner’s insurance, retirement accounts)

· Fee for Service Program. A client pays fees for materials and labor (~$60/hour)

Process to Access Services Call the office and talk to the staff
Geographic Coverage for Services Washington County
Restrictions on Services Home repair services are denied if the job scope is beyond what Rebuilding Together can do (e.g. the roof is too steep) or if it a remodeling project (as Rebuilding Together does not do remodeling.
Quality Assurance The client completes a survey to evaluate workers after the job. There is a complaint process. Rebuilding Together has had no issues with quality.

Unlimited Choice – Adapt a Home

Description Removes barriers and makes affordable housing accessible for low and moderate income people with disabilities. Available are ramps, widened ramp ways, raised toilets, handrails and other modifications. Can serve in the order for which they apply- first come, first serve
Website UnlimitedChoices.org
Address 211 SE 80th Ave. Portland, OR. 97215
Phone 503-234-6167
Contact Person Admin is Rosemary Nelson
Email Address info@unlimitedchoices.org
Office Hours Mon-Fri from 9am-5pm
Service Hours Dependent on the contractor
Cost None, if the eligibility requirements are met
Eligibility Requirements Must have a disability and qualify for HUD. A senior must make under 80% of median income to apply for a grant (which would pay for the housing rehab services). This income is the total of everyone living in the household. Social security in NOT included in the income.
Process to Access Services Call office to determine appropriate program
Geographic Coverage for Services City of Beaverton (and not Aloha) for grants
Restrictions on Services No general home repairs, painting, new construction, landscaping, insulation, or repair work covered by insurance or warranty
Quality Assurance Licensed and bonded contractors. Residents evaluate contractors upon completion of the job

Unlimited Choice – Nuts and Bolts

Description To provide a program for individuals or families who wish to pay privately to have their home made more accessible for the health and safety of a person with physical disability. Private pay program: $200 upfront fee (assessment fee) for this organization to assess the needs. They get 3 bids from contractors for a specific job and then $200 goes toward cost of project.
Website UnlimitedChoices.org
Address 211 SE 80th Ave. Portland, OR. 97215
Phone 503-234-6167
Contact Person Rosemary Nelson
Email Address info@unlimitedchoices.org
Office Hours Mon-Fri from 9am-5pm
Service Hours Dependent on contractor
Cost $200 upfront fee and then the cost of the housing project
Eligibility Requirements Must be a home owner occupant and have a home in Beaverton HUD housing
Process to Access Services Call office to determine appropriate program
Geographic Coverage for Services City of Beaverton
Restrictions on Services No general home repairs, painting, new construction, landscaping, insulation, or repair work covered by insurance or warranty
Quality Assurance Licensed and bonded contractors. Residents evaluate contractors upon completion of the job

SENIOR ADVOCACY

Community Action/211

Description Provides housing and homeless services, energy and emergency rent assistance. Resource data hub for 211. They have a large number of services.
Website Caowash.org or211info.org
Address 1001 SW Baseline St. Hillsboro, OR 97123
Phone 503-648-6646
Contact Person None specified
Email Address contact@caowash.orgcontact@211info.org
Office Hours Mon-Fri. from 8:30am-5pm
Service Hours Mon-Fri. from 8:30am-5pm
Cost None
Eligibility Requirements Varies per program. Each program has its own requirements
Process to Access Services Call the number above
Geographic Coverage for Services Washington County
Restrictions on Services Various programs have different requirements. Information available by calling the phone number above or visiting the website
Quality Assurance Vetted by the organization

Domestic Violence Resource Center

Description Provides free, confidential services to adult and child survivors of domestic violence in Washington County, including 24-hour crisis line response, protective order advocacy, professional counseling, confidential shelter, safety planning and resource referrals.
Website Dvrc-or.org
Address Main office. PO Box 494. Hillsboro, OR. 97123
Phone 503-640-5352

 

27X7 crisis line: 503-469-8620 or 1-866-469-8600

Contact Person Not specified
Email Address info@ltco.state.or.us
Office Hours Mon-Thurs from 8:30-5pm; Fri from 8:30am-3pm
Service Hours Community Advocacy Office: Mon-Thurs from 8:30-5pm; Fri from 8:30am-3pm

 

Counseling Office: Mon-Fri from 8:30am-3pm

Crisis Line: 24X7

Cost None
Eligibility Requirements Survivors or intimate partner, family domestic violence
Process to Access Services Call numbers above
Geographic Coverage for Services Washington County
Restrictions on Services Washington County residents. If person is outside of Washington County, a referral will be made
Quality Assurance Government agencies providing funding

Elder Safe Program

Description Helps victims 65 and older after a crime is reported to police and continues to help them through the criminal justice system. They ensure the needs of victims and families are met.
Website www.co.washington.or.us/sheriff/otherservices/elderservices
Address Sheriff’s office

 

215 SW Adams Ave. MS32

Hillsboro, OR. 97213

Phone Adult Protective Services 971-673-5200
Contact Person Not specified
Email Address Not specified
Office Hours Mon-Fri from 8am-5pm
Service Hours Mon-Fri from 8am-5pm
Cost None
Eligibility Requirements 65 and older, victim of reported crime
Process to Access Services Call number above
Geographic Coverage for Services Washington County
Restrictions on Services none
Quality Assurance Federally funded through Victims of Crime Act (VOCA)

Long Term Care Ombudsman

Description Independent state agency to provide advocacy and quality of care of residents of long term care facilities, adult foster care homes, nursing facilities and assisted living facilities for general public
Website http://www.oregon.gov/ltco/pages/index.aspx
Address 3855 Wolverine St NE #6. Salem, OR. 97305
Phone 503-378-6533 and 1-800-522-2602
Contact Person None specified
Email Address info@ltco.state.or.us
Office Hours Mon-Fri from 8am-5pm
Service Hours Mon-Fri from 8am-5pm
Cost None
Eligibility Requirements Living in long term care facility, nursing home, adult foster care home or assisted living home facility
Process to Access Services Call phone numbers
Geographic Coverage for Services Washington County
Restrictions on Services Anyone not living in facilities listed
Quality Assurance Vetted by Dept of Human Services

Monika’s House Shelter

Description Provides shelter to women and children who have experienced violent partners. They do get older people as some of their clients. They allow a family pet to come. Case management services are provided to assist residents in accessing the resources they need.
Website dvrc-org/monikas-house
Address PO Box 494. Hillsboro, Oregon
Phone 1-866-469-8600 or crisis line at 503-469-8620
Contact Person No one specified
Email Address Dvrc-or.org
Office Hours Mon-Thurs from 8:30am-5pm and Fri from 8:30am-3:30pm
Service Hours 24X7 shelter

 

Meetings with advocates are Mon-Fri from 7:30am-3:30pm

Cost None
Eligibility Requirements Must be experiencing violence from an intimate partner
Process to Access Services Call 503-469-8620
Geographic Coverage for Services From anywhere
Restrictions on Services Individuals who need elevators as there are stairs only
Quality Assurance VAWA (Violence Against Women Act). Requirements of local government agencies and participation in Oregon Domestic Violence Resource Center

NW Senior Resources

Description Assists families through the process of choosing the most appropriate housing option. They conduct an assessment to determine the most appropriate medical needs, financial requirements of the resident. They provide tours to evaluate the most appropriate placement.
Website nwseniorresources.com
Address PO Box 68709. Milwaukie, OR. 97267
Phone 503-807-7778
Contact Person Julie Ouelette
Email Address julie@nwseniorresources.com
Office Hours Mon-Fri from 8:30-5pm
Service Hours On an as-needed basis; try to answer all calls
Cost none
Eligibility Requirements None
Process to Access Services Phone call to above number. Upon requesting assistance, they will help you complete an intake questionnaire to help best determine what type of housing would be the best fit.
Geographic Coverage for Services Washington, Multnomah and Clackamas Counties
Restrictions on Services For recipients of direct Medicaid, the organization is able to advise and consult on the phone if the client is unable to transport themselves.
Quality Assurance They vet their recommendations themselves, review the records, and conduct ongoing evaluations. The County also does this for quality assurance.