Resources

NEON will be keeping an updated list of resources that we hope our fellow community members and partners will find beneficial during this time when people are facing burdens and leaning on their local communities for support.

Please contact Holly at hsorensen@neonoregon.org to request additions and updates. 

Health Insurance Information and Help
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COVID-19 Resources: Local, State and Federal

County-Specific Resources:

 

 

Statewide Resources:

Unemployment Insurance & CARES Act Information

Oregonians that lose work during the COVID-19 emergency can access helpful information and how-to videos at the State of Oregon Employment Department website. The department is only accepting visitors by appointment as of March 24, 2020 but people can file their claim online in order to maintain social distance. 

 

Business Oregon Resources

Business Oregon, alongside the Oregon Employment Department, the Oregon Secretary of State, and the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services compiled information on a website to assist Oregon small business owners, employees, and others dealing with the impacts of COVID-19. (Visit Website)

 

 

Rent and Mortgage Help

  • Governor Brown issued an executive order halting residential evictions through June 19, 2020. Oregon Law Center has issued guidance on this order.

  • Executive order 20-13 places a 90-day moratorium on commercial evictions for nonpayment and strengthens the previous order banning residential evictions by also prohibiting landlords from charging tenants late fees for nonpayment.

  • The Governor is working with experts on solutions for those struggling with mortgage payments. The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau offers advice on mortgage relief options, and

  • The Department of Consumer and Business Services has issued guidance for Oregon mortgage lenders.

Employment Related Daycare (ERDC)

Low income working families in Oregon may qualify for financial help with childcare costs. Eligible families can get help reducing the costs with this subsidy program. The amount of assistance depends on family's size, income and amount the child care provider charges.

Directory of School Based Health Centers – Find Out Which SBHCs Are Open in Oregon

Click here to find view a directory of all Oregon School Based Health Centers. Look up centers near you to find out which are open and their hours of operation.

Oregon Department of Education Student & Family Food Resources

Most school districts in Oregon are providing meals to children ages 1-18 during the school closures. This page catalogs and links to each district's web page with information about how they are feeding kids during school closure. 

Apply for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Online

Individuals and families can apply for food assistance and renew benefits each year online with Department of Human Services (DHS). Click here to access the online SNAP application.  

 

Extra SNAP will be added to EBT cards in May. You can find more information about who can receive extra benefits from Partnership for a Hunger Free Oregon in English and Spanish.

Oregon Food Bank

1400+ pantries and food sites remain open across Oregon and Southwest Washington - with increased cleaning and changes in service to help minimize contact among groups of people. (Visit Website)

 

Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon

A broad network of organizations that connect Oregonians to immediate food, health and social services in addition to their work with SNAP and school meals. (Visit Website)
 

 

Resources for People with Disabilities

Oregon Health & Science University's Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities has compiled a robust list of federal and state COVID-19 resources for people with disabilities. (Visit Page)

Economic Impact Payments

The IRS website offers a means for US residents to set up direct deposit as well as check the status of their payment. Non-tax filers may use this resource to ensure they receive their payment in a timely manner.

Eastern Oregon Substance Use Disorder Treatment Resources
Addiction Treatment Services
Behavioral Health Services
Heal Safely Campaign

NEON is partnering with Heal Safely - a community driven campaign to help patients find resources  to manage temporary pain following an injury or surgery. 

Pain is personal. Everyone deserves to have a plan to help them rest, recover, and heal.

Learn more at HealSafely.org.

Smoking & Tobacco Cessation Resources
Support Group Resources
Transitional Housing Resources

This resource information is newly compiled and will be updated regularly.

Please let us know if you would like to add resources or update information that is already listed. 

To add or update resources contact Holly Sorensen at hsorensen@neonoregon.org

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