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Welcome to PeerGalaxy Calendar featuring offerings of telephone + online peer support + wellness activities! 

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Training Opportunities in July 2020
List Provided Courtesy of State of Oregon, Oregon Health Authority
Click here to download PDF Format, 16 pages

How Events are Sorted:

First, at the top of the list: Disaster Hotline & Oregon Safe + Strong Helpline.

Next in the list: Bundled “All Day” Events for organizations with events happening at multiple times throughout the day and/or in many formats or locations; these are bundled into a single listing to prevent endless scrolling.  Usually these offer a lookup by zip code or other criteria. 

Lastly, Time-Specific Events listed by start time from 12:01am early morning to 11:59pm late night.  Warmlines and places east of Oregon’s time zone tend to start earlier (e.g. 4am in Oregon is 7am in New York).

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AFSP – American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Support Groups @ Online and Other Venues
Oct 27 all-day

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AFSP (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention)

You are not alone.  Whether you have struggled with suicide yourself or have lost a loved one, know you are not alone. Hear about personal experiences from people in your local community whose lives have been impacted by suicide.  Visit the website for support, links, stories and more at: https://www.afsp.org

Each year, many people join AFSP in Out of the Darkness community walks in all 50 States: https://afsp.donordrive.com/ and https://afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=cms.page&id=1370

Established in 1987, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.

AFSP is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide.

Core strategies:

  • Funding scientific research
  • Educating the public about mental health and suicide prevention
  • Advocating for public policies in mental health and suicide prevention
  • Supporting survivors of suicide loss and those affected by suicide in our mission

Find a Support Group online:

https://afsp.org/find-a-support-group/

Website:

https://www.afsp.org

Toll-Free: 1-888-333-AFSP (2377)
T: (212) 363-3500
F: (212) 363-6237
General Inquiries: info@afsp.org
Press Office: 347-826-3577

Mailing Address:
199 Water St.
11th Floor
New York, NY 10038

ALZ – Alzheimer’s Association – ALZConnected – Online Support Groups and Community – Weekdays and Weekends @ Online (register for details)
Oct 27 all-day

 

 

 

 

ALZConnected – Online Support Groups and Community – Daily

ALZConnected® (alzconnected.org), powered by the Alzheimer’s Association®, is a free online community for everyone affected by Alzheimer’s or another dementia, including:

  • People with the disease.
  • Caregivers.
  • Family members.
  • Friends.
  • Individuals who have lost someone to Alzheimer’s.

Support groups will be hosted via phone or video conference instead of in-person. Meeting schedules will be assessed on a month-to-month basis.

Please locate your local program in the Community Resource Finder or contact our 24/7 Helpline (800.272.3900) for details.

Use the Link Below For Online Support

https://www.alzconnected.org/signup.aspx

24/7 Helpline: 800.272.3900

Dial 711 to connect with a TRS operator

The Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline (800.272.3900) is available around the clock, 365 days a year. Through this free service, specialists and master’s-level clinicians offer confidential support and information to people living with the disease, caregivers, families and the public.

For Live Help Line Chat Click on the Link Below

MORE PROGRAMS AND SUPPORT GROUPS

The Alzheimer’s Association is here for you, day and night. Our programs and support services connect you with peers and professionals to help you make the plans and adjustments necessary to live your best life for as long as possible. Use these links to learn more about our offerings:

 

Alzheimer’s Association

Our Vision: A world without Alzheimer’s and all other dementia®.

Our Mission: The Alzheimer’s Association leads the way to end Alzheimer’s and all other dementia — by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.

Care and Support

We work on a national and local level to provide care and support for all those affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

Research

As the largest nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s research, the Association is committed to advancing vital research toward methods of treatment, prevention and, ultimately, a cure.

Advocacy

The Association is the leading voice for Alzheimer’s disease advocacy, fighting for critical Alzheimer’s research and care initiatives at the state and federal level.

225 N. Michigan Ave. Floor 17 Chicago, IL 60601

 

AM – All Month – National LGBTQ+ Pride Awareness – Online Educational Resources @ Online, Register for Details
Oct 27 all-day

Pride Month Poster

 

 

Online Educational Resources For National LGBTQ+ Pride Awareness

LGBTQ+ Health Topics- – Online Educational Resource Center: The Centers for Disease Control has a wide array of information related to LGBTQ+ Health Topics.  Link to searchable webpage: https://www.cdc.gov/lgbthealth/index.htm  

LGTBQ+ Youth & Young Adult The Trevor Project: The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention suicide prevention services, and educational Resources to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25. Link to their primary webpage, from which topics of interest can be chosen: https://www.thetrevorproject.org/about/

LGTBTQ+ Community Resources – The Safe Zone Project:  The Safe Zone Project provides a rich variety of educational resources for the LGBTQ+ community.  This includes website links for both educational and supportive organizations, articles, blog posts, video documentaries, several LGBTQ+ organizations, and printable handouts.  Link to this searchable webpage: https://thesafezoneproject.com/resources/

LGBTQ+ Allies-University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee (UWM): UWM provides a wide array of educational and support information for people who are allies of the LGBTQ+ community:  https://uwm.edu/lgbtrc/support/allies

 

AM – All Month – OAPS – Oregon Alliance to Prevent Suicide – Oregon LGBTQ2SIA+ Suicide Prevention – Youth Resources – Family Resources
Oct 27 all-day

The Oregon Alliance to Prevent Suicide has created a county-based LGBTQ+ Youth Resource List.  ( 14 Pages in PDF Format) 

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The Oregon Alliance to Prevent Suicide

Statewide Suicide Prevention Liaison:
Annette Marcus
Email:amarcus@aocmhp.org
Phone: (503) 399-7201

Suicide Prevention Project Specialist:
Jennifer Fraga
Email: jfraga@aocmhp.org
Phone: (503) 399-7201

MORE OREGON RESCOURCES

Crisis & Support Lines

OREGON LGBTQ CRISIS LINES

Local, state, national and LGBTQ crisis and support resources.

CRISIS & SUPPORT LINES

If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, please call 911.

If you or a friend are experiencing suicidal thoughts or are having a crisis and need support, contact Oregon’s Lines for Life: 800-273-8255.

Lines for Life will connect you with 24-hr crisis lines that provide crisis intervention and targeted support for youth, families, older adults, military service members and veterans for mental health crises and support, suicide prevention, help with addiction and recovery and racial equity and support – in partnership with the Oregon Health Authority.

English: 800-273-8255
En español: 888-628-9454
TTY: 800-799-4TTY (4889)

Oregon YouthLine: 877-968-8491.

Oregon YouthLine is a peer crisis line for youth ages 21 and younger. Teens are available to help daily, 4 to 10 p.m. Pacific Time (off-hour calls answered by adult call counselors) or chat online at the YouthLine website.

Text:teen2teen” to 839863
Chat online: at YouthLine website

24/7 Crisis Text Line: Text 741741 with the message “Home” for support any time, night or day.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – National suicide prevention support, available 24/7. Call: 800-273-8255.

Nacional de Prevención del Suicidioin Spanish call: 888-628-9454.

LGBTQ CRISIS LINES & ONLINE CHAT

Trevor Lifeline (for LGBTQ youth) 24 hours: 1-866-488-7386.

TrevorChat is available 24/7 days a week, or you can text the word “START” to 678-678, available 24/7.

CHAT SPACE FOR LGBTQ YOUTH

Q Chat Space is an online community chat for LGBTQ youth and teens who are questioning their identity, ages 13-19, facilitated by staff and volunteers from LGBTQ community centers around the country. Provides a place to connect and get access to information and resources. Q Chat Space is a program of CenterLink, the national organization for LGBTQ community centers.

Oregon Child Abuse Hotline – to report child abuse and neglect call: 855-503-SAFE (7233), available 24/7.

PARENT SUPPORT LINES

Reach Out Oregon WarmlineParent Support Line call: 833-732-2467, Monday – Friday 12-7 pm PST (except for holidays).

A parent / caregiver support service that provides peer support, access to services and referrals for parents and caregivers with a child or youth experiencing emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges. The warmline is a project of Reach Out Oregon and the Oregon Family Support Network.

 

Oregon-Based LGBTQ Services& Support

OREGON LGBTQ RESOURCES & SUPPORTS

Selected resources listed on this website focus on providing services and support to reduce mental health risks and promote well-being for LGBTQ young people.

RESOURCES FOR PEOPLE OF COLOR

Asian Pacific Island Pride
Non-profit organization that serves LGBTQ API communities in greater Portland and provides safe and supportive environments to celebrate, educate and bring communities together. apipride@gmail.com

Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA)
A multi-service agency that provides a wide range of services and supports for Native American children, youth, adults and families, including Two-Spirit and LGBTQ support groups and events.

PDX Latinx Pride – Pride events in Portland for the Latinx LGBTQ community, families and allies. Central facebook page provides a space to connect throughout the year – www.facebook.com/PDXlatinxpride

Portland Two-Spirit Society
P2SS is a social, cultural, educational, resource group for the LGBTIQ Native American/Alaskan Natives and their families; to come together and share, connect, reclaim, and restore culture and community.

Sankofa Collective Northwest
Sankofa provides support, education and advocacy for Black families, friends and LGBTQ people through monthly support groups, faith outreach, mini-grants and an annual Portland Black Pride celebration. Sankofa began as the first African American chapter of PFLAG in the U.S. and relaunched as the Sankofa Collective Northwest in 2016.

Utopia PDX – United Territories of Pacific Islanders Alliance Portland
Portland chapter of a nonprofit organization by and for queer and trans Pacific Islanders that provides support, community organizing, political engagement, and cultural stewardship. https://www.facebook.com/utopiaportland

 

YOUTH RESOURCES – STATE ACCESS

SMYRC (Sexual & Gender Minority Youth Resource Center)
SMYRC’s on-site center in Portland provides a safe, supervised, harassment-free space for sexual and gender minority youth ages 13-23 who participate in positive activities such as art, music, community organizing, open mic nights, drag shows, and support groups and receive services including case management, resource referral, counseling, and education. Through Bridge 13, SMYRC provides LGBTQ trainings, educational workshops and consultations for social support staff, health professionals, youth providers, and educators. SMRYC also helps families and youth find local resources in their communities that support LGBTQ youth and families.

Oregon Queer Youth Summit
A conference held by and for queer and trans identified youth and their allies from the state of Oregon. Leadership development and organizing events happens year-round.

SCHOOL RESOURCES – STATEWIDE

Oregon Safe Schools & Communities Coalition (OSSCC)
A coalition of public and private organizations in Oregon that supports community efforts to reduce youth suicide and risk behaviors for LGBTQ youth. Provides education, data collection, and support services to create safe schools and communities for youth, teachers, and families.

GSA (Genders & Sexualities Alliance) School Clubs
GSA school clubs are available in many Oregon schools to provide support for LGBTQ students and allies and to provide education and events to promote safer schools and communities. Individual GSAs are listed by county and by school. (See National listings for information on GSA Network – a national organization that provides education and training to help students and local GSA clubs in schools to advocate for safer schools and policies to protect LGBTQ students from harassment and victimization.)

GLSEN Oregon
State chapter of the national organization that works to ensure safe schools for all students. GLSEN’s state chapter supports students and educators to adopt LGBTQ-affirming public policy, plan teacher trainings, and hold events for students, educators, parents, and allies.

FAMILY RESOURCES

Basic Rights Oregon Fierce Families Network
Advocates for public policy that meets the needs of a breadth of the LGBTQ communities. Provides and distributes resources to help families understand their LGBTQ+ children.

Pride Foundation Scholarship Program
Community foundation that funds LGBTQ programs and supports in the Northwest, and funds scholarships for LGBTQ student leaders.

YOUTH & FAMILY RESOURCES BY COUNTY

BENTON COUNTY

Cheldelin Middle School Pride Club
Cheldelin Middle School sponsored group that provides a confidential, safe space for students to support each other.

Corvallis High School Sexuality And Gender Alliance (SAGA)
A Corvallis High School sponsored GSA group that promotes understanding, acceptance and inclusion of all.

CLACKAMAS COUNTY

Clackamas High School GSA
A Clackamas High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

Milwaukie High School & Milwaukie Academy of the Arts Queer-Straight Alliance
A Milwaukie High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

The Living Room
A safe space that provides peer support and youth drop-in services, resources to promote personal growth and leadership skills, to build relationships and promote positive development of LGBTQ youth and allies.

Youth ERA Clackamas
A youth-focused program of services that includes a drop-in center, crisis services, online support, wrap around services, training and technical assistance for youth-serving groups and agencies.

CLATSOP COUNTY

Astoria High School Rainbow Alliance (GSA)
An Astoria High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

Lower Columbia Q Center
A community center that provides a range of resources and support activities for LGBTQ youth and adults, including youth support and educational activities.

Seaside High School GSA
A Seaside High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

COLUMBIA COUNTY

Scappoose High School FLATH/GSA
A Scappoose High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

COOS COUNTY

PFLAG Coos Bay/South Coast
A Coos Bay/South Coast chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

Youth ERA Coos
A youth-focused program of services that includes a drop-in center, crisis services, online support, wrap around services, training and technical assistance for youth-serving groups and agencies.

CROOK COUNTY

PFLAG Central Oregon
A Central Oregon chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

PFLAG Prineville
A Prineville chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

CURRY COUNTY

Brookings-Harbor High School LGBTQ+ and Straight Alliance Club
A Brookings-Harbor High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

PFLAG Curry County
Curry County chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

DESCHUTES COUNTY

PFLAG Central Oregon
A Central Oregon chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

Mountain View High School GSA
A Mountain View High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

DOUGLAS COUNTY

PFLAG Douglas County
A Douglas County chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

HOOD RIVER COUNTY

Hood River Valley High School GSA
A Hood River Valley High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

JACKSON COUNTY

Lotus Rising Project
A community organization in Southern Oregon that provides activities and services for LGBTQ youth and adults.

Phoenix High School GSA
A Phoenix High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

Youth ERA Medford
A youth-focused program of services that includes a drop-in center, crisis services, online support, wrap around services, training and technical assistance for youth-serving groups and agencies.

JOSEPHINE COUNTY

Grants Pass High School Southern Oregon Pride (GSA)
A Grants Pass High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

PFLAG Grants Pass
A Grants Pass chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

LANE COUNTY

Churchill High School GSA
A Churchill High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

Sheldon High School GSA
A Sheldon High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

South Eugene High School GSA
A South Eugene High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

Trans*Ponder
A Lane County parent support group for families and caregivers with gender diverse children.

Willamette High School GSA
A Willamette High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion. https://www.facebook.com/Willamette-High-School-GSA-273630792665482

Youth ERA Eugene
A youth-focused program of services that includes a drop-in center, crisis services, online support, wrap around services, training and technical assistance for youth-serving groups and agencies.

LINCOLN COUNTY

Newport High School GSA
A Newport High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

PFLAG Oregon Central Coast
Oregon Central Coast chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

The Bravery Center
A resource center that provides a safe space for LGBTQ+ youth, ages 14-24, in Lincoln County.

LINN COUNTY

Intersection Connection via Zoom
A support group for area middle and high school students with regular meetings held on Zoom.

Out-N-About
A support group for high school-aged LGBTQ youth in Linn and Benton with regular meetings via Zoom.

MARION COUNTY

PFLAG Salem
Salem chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

Rainbow Youth
Support groups for middle and high school students in Marion and Polk Counties. Services include social activities, and individual support.

Youth ERA Salem
A youth-focused program of services that includes a drop-in center, crisis services, online support, wrap around services, training and technical assistance for youth-serving groups and agencies.

MULTNOMAH COUNTY

Asian Pacific Island Pride
Non-profit organization that serves LGBTQ API communities in greater Portland and provides safe and supportive environments to celebrate, educate and bring communities together. apipride@gmail.com

Brave Space, LLC
An organization that provides counseling and support and facilitates access to knowledgeable providers for transgender and genderqueer young people, adults and their families.

Bridging Voices
A chorus for LGBTQ+ and allied youth, ages 13-21 in a safe, accessible place for youth to experience empowerment and unity through music. Bridging Voices is Portland’s first LGBTQ+ and Allied Youth Chorus and is one of the largest choruses of its kind.

Cascade AIDS Project (CAP)
A multi-service agency that provides a range of health, education housing and peer support services for adults. Also provides services for youth. Includes Prism Health that provides gender affirming care.

Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA)
A multi-service agency that provides a wide range of services and supports for Native American children, youth, adults and families, including Two-Spirit and LGBTQ support groups and events.

OHSU Transgender Health Program
Health care services for transgender for gender diverse children, youth and adults at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU). Provides information, referrals and access to resources.

Outside In Transgender Health Services
Health care and social services for youth experiencing homelessness and others. Provides an LGBTQ affirming medical clinic, transgender care, housing assistance, a Queer Zone group and a community drop-in center.

P:ear
Organization that provides a safe space, food, recreation, and mentorship through art, barista, and bike mechanic programs for youth who are experiencing homelessness and unstable housing.

PFLAG Portland
Portland chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

Portland Two-Spirit Society
P2SS is a social, cultural, educational, resource group for the LGBTIQ Native American/Alaskan Natives and their families; to come together and share, connect, reclaim, and restore culture and community.

Prism Healthcare Clinic
Health care agency that provides a wide range of services for LGBTQ people, including primary care and behavioral health services and counseling, gender-affirming care and STI testing.

Q Center
Portland’s LGBTQ community center. Provides a range of support groups, activities and a directory of local LGBTQ resources and referrals. Support groups are provided for adults related to gender identity, addiction recovery, veterans, seniors and a support group for youth under age 18.

Quest Center for Integrative Health
Health center that provides health and mental health care to youth and adults that includes counseling, LGBTQ health services, HIV services and wellness care.

Sankofa Collective Northwest
Sankofa provides support, education and advocacy for Black families, friends and LGBTQ people through monthly support groups, faith outreach, mini-grants and an annual Portland Black Pride celebration. Sankofa began as the first African American chapter of PFLAG in the U.S. and relaunched as the Sankofa Collective Northwest in 2016.

SMYRC (Sexual & Gender Minority Youth Resource Center)
SMYRC’s on-site center in Portland provides a safe, supervised, harassment-free space for sexual and gender minority youth ages 13-23 who participate in positive activities such as art, music, community organizing, open mic nights, drag shows, and support groups and receive services including case management, resource referral, counseling, and education. Through Bridge 13, SMYRC provides LGBTQ trainings, educational workshops and consultations for social support staff, health professionals, youth providers, and educators.

TransActive Gender Project
A program at Lewis & Clark that provides services and support for transgender and gender diverse children, youth, and families, including support groups for children and youth (ages 4-18), caregivers and families, as well as advocacy, counseling and referrals.

POLK COUNTY

Dallas High School GSA
A Dallas High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion. https://www.facebook.com/Dallas-High-School-GSA-702785019853083

PFLAG Salem
A Salem chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

Rainbow Youth
Organization that provides safe and welcoming spaces for LGBTQIA+ youth and their friends to find connection, support, and friendship in Marion and Polk Counties. Provides support meetings for middle and high-school aged youth, ages 18 and under.

UMATILLA COUNTY

PFLAG Pendelton
Pendelton chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

UNION COUNTY

PFLAG Union County
Union County chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents. https://www.facebook.com/PflagUnionCounty

WALLOWA COUNTY

Safe Harbors
Community organization that provides education and outreach with crisis intervention and advocacy services for survivors of domestic, sexual and dating violence for youth and adults.

WASHINGTON COUNTY

Beaverton High School GSA
A Beaverton High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

Hillsboro High School GSA
A Hillsboro High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

Sherwood High School Sexuality & Gender Alliance (SAGA)
A Sherwood High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

 

 

Research-Based Publications for Families withLGBTQ Children

EVIDENCE-BASED FAMILY GUIDANCE RESOURCES

The evidence-based resources included here were developed by the Family Acceptance Project (FAP) and are rooted in FAP’s groundbreaking research with LGBTQ youth, young adults and families. This research and guidance from the lived experiences of ethnically, racially and religiously diverse families with LGBTQ young people enabled FAP to develop the first evidence-based family support model to prevent health risks and promote well-being for LGBTQ children and youth. FAP continues to produce a series of evidence-based resources to help to decrease health risks and promote well-being for LGBTQ children and youth.

FAMILY EDUCATION BOOKLETS

“Best Practice” Resources for Suicide Prevention for LGBTQ Youth
(English, Spanish & Chinese and a growing series of faith-based versions)

Key information from FAP’s research on how families can help support their lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQ) children to reduce health risks and support positive development. These family education booklets have been designated as “Best Practice” resources for suicide prevention for LGBTQ young people by the Best Practices Registry for Suicide Prevention.

HEALTHY FUTURES POSTER SERIES

Available from FAP in 10 languages, including English, Spanish, Chinese (traditional and simplified), Hindi, Korean, Japanese, Punjabi, Tagalog and Vietnamese. Other versions are in development.

Series of 3 posters that tell the “story” of family accepting and rejecting behaviors and show how these behaviors contribute to serious health risks including suicidal behavior and drug use and how they help protect against risk and promote well-being. Each poster includes common accepting and rejecting behaviors that are expressed across diverse cultures. The posters are available to download free in 4 sizes and include the camera-ready art to take to a commercial printer.

DEVELOPING THE FIELD OF FAMILY SUPPORT FOR LGBTQ CHILDREN & YOUTH

Providing Services & Support

Although it may seem surprising to many people who are concerned about the health and well-being of children and youth, before the Family Acceptance Project was established 20 years ago, no one had studied LGBTQ young people and families. As a result, many mainstream services, including government agencies, have not included services and support for diverse families with LGBTQ children. As the Family Acceptance Project has shown, families can learn to support their LGBTQ children when services are provided in ways that are culturally relevant for them. Culturally appropriate services are needed to help families learn to support their LGBTQ children to reduce serious health risks, strengthen families and support positive development. Use this website to learn about these issues to provide support for LGBTQ children, youth and families – urgently needed now as LGBTQ young people and families are coping with the losses from Covid-19.

FAITH COMMUNITIES AND THE WELL-BEING OF LGBTQ YOUTH

A publication for faith communities and families on supporting LGBTQ youth to prevent mental health risks and to increase support, published by the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry. GAP is a professional organization of thought leaders in the field of psychiatry who provide guidance on addressing critical emerging mental health issues.

Selected National LGBTQ Services& Support

NATIONAL LGBTQ RESOURCES & SUPPORTS

Selected resources listed on this website focus on providing services and support to reduce mental health risks and promote well-being for LGBTQ young people.

ACCESS TO LGBTQ COMMUNITY CENTERS & LOCAL RESOURCES ACROSS THE U.S.

CenterLink
CenterLink is a nonprofit organization that provides capacity building and connects more than 270 LGBTQ community centers across the U.S. in 45 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, as well as several other countries. CenterLink provides a searchable database of LGBTQ centers where LGBTQ people, families, providers and others can find and access LGBTQ services in their communities, including counseling and support services.

Family Acceptance Project
The Family Acceptance Project (FAP) is a research, education and training program that helps ethnically, racially and religiously diverse families to support their LGBTQ children. FAP conducted the first research on LGBTQ youth and families and developed the first evidence-based family support model to help families to decrease rejection and health risks and to increase support and well-being for LGBTQ young people. FAP provides training for agencies, families, providers and religious leaders on increasing family support to reduce risk for suicide, homelessness and other serious health risks and using FAP’s multilingual educational materials and family support framework, also available online.

PFLAG
PFLAG is a national organization with 400 chapters across the U.S. that provides education and support for parents, families, and friends of LGBTQ people through individual and peer support groups, public education and advocacy. Parents and others can search PFLAG’s website to find chapters and support in local communities, in person and online. Local Oregon PFLAG chapters are listed by county under Oregon-Based LGBTQ Services & Support.

TransFamilies
TransFamilies provides support services and education for transgender people and their families, including an annual conference for families and their transgender children (Gender Odyssey). Formerly called Gender Diversity, TransFamilies provides online parent support groups in English & Spanish, a transgender youth leadership program and youth support groups, as well as training for schools and organizations.

Gender Spectrum 
Gender Spectrum provides education and support for families with transgender and gender diverse children and youth, support groups and an annual conference for children, youth and families. Gender Spectrum also provides training for schools and organizations working with children and teens.

SCHOOL-BASED RESOURCES

GSA Network – Genders & Sexualities Alliance (GSA) Network
GSA Network is a national youth-led organization that provides networking and support for GSAs – school clubs that provide education, peer support and activities to promote safer schools. GSA Network connects LGBTQ+ youth and school-based GSA clubs through peer support, leadership development, community organizing and advocacy and works with a network of 40 statewide organizations representing more than 4,000 GSA clubs across the country. GSAs in Oregon schools are listed by county under Oregon-Based LGBTQ Services & Support.

GLSEN
GLSEN is a national network of educators, students, and local GLSEN Chapters that work to promote safe schools for LGBTQ students. GLSEN provides resources for educators and students, conducts school climate research, provides guidance on comprehensive school policies and information on bullying and school safety.

Safe Schools Coalition
The Safe Schools Coalition is a public-private partnership in Washington State that was among the first school-based initiatives to support LGBTQ students. The Coalition hosts a longstanding website with resources to help promote safe schools and to implement its mission of “helping schools become safe places where every family can belong, where every educator can teach, and where every child can learn, regardless of gender, gender identity or sexual orientation.”

Campus Pride
Campus Pride is a national organization working to create a safer college environment for LGBTQ students by developing resources, programs and services to support LGBTQ and ally students on college campuses across the U.S. This includes hosting Camp Pride, a summer leadership camp for LGBTQ and ally students to learn campus strategies to develop supportive campus environments and leadership skills, LGBTQ college fairs and information on the campus safety, visibility and affirmation for LGBTQ students.

FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATIONS

Affirmation LGBTQ Mormons Families & Friends
An international organization that promotes understanding, acceptance, and self-determination for individuals with diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions for current and former members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Provides allyship, ministering, and educational resources and an annual international conference.

Beloved Arise
An organization that provides resources and support to empower LGBTQ teens across Christian denominations through youth programs, advocacy and ally engagement opportunities and resources for other faith-based organizations.

Brethren Mennonite Council
A nonprofit group that is committed to providing mutual support for families with gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex members. This includes LGBTQ people, families and allies, to worship, educate and provide mutual support

DignityUSA
A national Catholic organization that provides support for people of all sexual orientations, genders, and gender identities—especially gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons. Provides opportunities for worship, service, education and social justice.

Equally Blessed
A coalition of Call to Action, DignityUSA, and New Ways Ministry that seeks to educate and inspire Catholics to take action on behalf of LGBTQ and intersex people, their families and friends.

Eshel
An organization that works with individuals, families, and the Orthodox Jewish community to support LGBTQ members. Eshel has chapters in cities in the U.S. and Canada that provide activities, parent retreats, a speakers bureau and access to LGBTQ resources in the U.S. and Israel.

Freed Hearts
A Christian organization that helps parents, LGBTQ people, educators, therapists, and churches to create safe spaces, inspiration and encouragement. Provides resources ranging from books, podcasts, video courses and social media, including a YouTube Channel.

Friends for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Concerns
A North American Quaker faith community that holds online gatherings and worship.

Fortunate Families
A national Catholic organization and parent network that supports LGBTQ family members and facilitates conversations with bishops, pastors and Catholic Church leadership through sharing personal stories and working to establish Catholic LGBTQ Ministries in dioceses, parishes, educational institutions, and communities.

Galva – 108
An international, nonprofit religious organization – Gay & Lesbian Vaishnava Association – that provides information and support to LGBTI Vaishnavas and Hindus, their friends, and other interested persons.

Jewish Queer Youth
A group that supports and empowers LGBTQ youth in the Jewish community with a focus on teens and young adults from Orthodox, Chasidic, and Sephardic communities. Provides Drop-In Center, and services for parents, teens, and families.

Keshet
An organization that works for the full equality of LGBTQ Jews and families. Helps Jewish organizations with the skills to build LGBTQ-affirming communities, spaces for queer Jewish youth, and advances for LGBTQ rights. Offers professional development, training and consultation, youth initiatives, programs for LGBTQ Jews of Color, leadership projects and community learning.

Many Voices
A Black church movement for gay and transgender justice. Equips and brings forward Black leaders that support LGBT equality and justice through educational workshops, seminars, and dialogues – in-person and online.

Mama Dragons
An organization founded by Mormon mothers with LGBTQ children that supports, educates, and empowers mothers of LGBTQ children through a private Facebook and regional groups to support and advocate for their LGBTQ children.

Muslim Alliance for Sexual and Gender Diversity
An organization that works to support, empower and connect LGBTQ Muslims. Provides educational classes, retreats, advocacy, and resources including lectures, films video, podcasts, and blogs.

Muslims for Progressive Values
An organization that reflects Islam as a source of dignity, justice, compassion, and love for all. Offers spiritual counseling, chaplain endorsement and lectures and speaking engagements. Provides support for LGBTQ people and access to resources.

Q Christian Fellowship
An organization that cultivates radical belonging among LGBTQ+ people and allies through an annual conference, community groups, Parent Summit, and a variety of resources.

United Church of Christ LGBT Ministries
Christian religious organization that includes local churches and a global ministry. Has a specific ministry to LGBTQ people and families.

Unity Fellowship Church Movement
Unity Fellowship Church Movement is the first affirming and welcoming Black church for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons with several congregations across the U.S. Members of the public can RSVP to attend services online.

AM – All Month – OAPS – Oregon Alliance to Prevent Suicide – Oregon LGBTQ2SIA+ Youth Resource List
Oct 27 all-day

 

The Oregon Alliance to Prevent Suicide has created a county-based LGBTQ+ Youth Resource List. Check it out here and share with partners.

 

The Oregon Alliance to Prevent Suicide

Statewide Suicide Prevention Liaison:
Annette Marcus
Email:amarcus@aocmhp.org
Phone: (503) 399-7201

Suicide Prevention Project Specialist:
Jennifer Fraga
Email: jfraga@aocmhp.org
Phone: (503) 399-7201

 

 

AOH – Alliance of Hope for Suicide Loss Survivors – Online Forum and Resources @ Online Forum
Oct 27 all-day

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Alliance of Hope for Suicide Loss Survivors presents

A Moderated Online Forum

Welcome to a place of healing & remembrance.

If you have lost a loved one to suicide,
you are not alone.

We believe no suicide loss survivor should go without support.

This moderated online forum operates like a 24/7 support group – overseen by a mental health prof. and trained team of moderators. We have more than 18,000 members and specific forums for loss type and survivor experiences.

Many support group leaders use our online forum as a supplement to their regular meetings.

Website:

https://allianceofhope.org/

Online Forum:

https://forum.allianceofhope.org/

Find a Support Group:

https://allianceofhope.org/find-support/find-a-support-group/

Additional information:

Since 2008, the Alliance of Hope has been working to decrease stigma, increase understanding of the suicide loss experience, and provide direct support to survivors.

  • Every 40 seconds, someones dies by suicide, leaving 6-8 loved ones grieving devastating loss.
  • In the U.S., 45 million people have survived suicide loss.
  • Every day, thousands of people seek support after suicide.

Suicide loss survivors share a singular bond. Although each of our situations is unique, we tend to experience similar feelings, questions, and stages of grief. Support groups provide a good opportunity to meet others who understand and can result in deep friendships.

Video by Founder, Ronnie S. Walker, loss survivor and licensed clinical mental health counselor in Chicago

External links:

FRIENDS FOR SURVIVAL — For those who want to start a support group, our colleagues at Friends for Survival have compiled this guide for creating a sustainable grief support organization for families and friends after a suicide: Pathways to Hope by Friends for Survival (PDF)

AFSP (AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION) — Search Support Group Directory online: https://afsp.org/find-a-support-group/

SURVIVORS OF BEREAVEMENT BY SUICIDE (UK) — Find Local Support Groups: https://uksobs.org/we-can-help/local-support-groups/find/

SURVIVORS OF MILITARY LOSS – TAPS (TRAGEDY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR SURVIVORS):  https://www.taps.org/suicide

HU – Health Unlocked – Social Network for Health @ Online
Oct 27 all-day

 

We are HealthUnlocked

 

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Imagine a world where you can tap into the health experiences of millions of people – and translate these into an action plan with the support of expert patients and health organizations.

We are the world’s largest social network for health, with 1 million members across the globe, and growing. We connect people with the same health conditions, where they can share experiences and get answers to questions about their chronic conditions and wellbeing needs – empowering people with knowledge for enhanced self-care.

Find Open Online Communities A-Z Link: https://healthunlocked.com/communities

We work with nonprofits to create patient-centric online communities

By providing a safe space to give and receive peer support, find tools and resources to inform about their condition(s) and access to local services, people are more equipped to manage their health than ever before.

Our social network is made up of over 700 condition-specific communities that are moderated by health experts such as the British Heart Foundation, the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America and the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society. So when people search for information on HealthUnlocked, they can rest assured that it is reliable and trustworthy. Our platform is also home to online support groups for popular NHS programs such as NHS Weight Loss, Couchto5k and Strength & Flex. Learn about our solutions for patient organizations.

Changing the way healthcare can be delivered

We are committed to becoming the most trusted global self-care ecosystem. Our vision for the future is to extend our value to cover every disease, illness and chronic condition that exists and offer education, peer support and relevant services to every person with an on-going health concern.

By driving the convergence between self-care and clinical care, we offer a new model of healthcare focused on patients themselves as a solution to the global healthcare crisis. Learn how we work with the NHS England.

 

OAOI – Overeaters Anonymous Oregon Intergroup – Online Support Meetings – Week @ Online Via ZOOM
Oct 27 all-day

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The following is a list of Online Support Meetings provided by Overeaters Anonymous Oregon Intergroup

The following is a list of Online Support Meetings provided by Overeaters Anonymous Oregon Intergroup

MONDAYS

Monday Noon – Step Writing Meeting @ Virtual

Mondays @ 12-1pm PST

ZOOM

Zoom ID 548 284 878PW: 1200Phone: 253-215-8782 or 301-715-8593

Contact: Connie (503) 282-8439  ccleaton@ipns.comWriting meeting on the steps.  

First Monday of the month we discuss a tradition.(formerly St Paul’s Episcopal Church, Portland)

 

Monday Noon – Welcome Home Meeting @ Virtual

Mondays @ 12-1pm PST

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 977 3123 9849

Passcode: 011548

To participate by phone: +1 253 215 8782   OR.  +1 312 626 6799

US One tap mobile:  +13462487799,,97731239849#  OR   +16699006833,,97731239849#

Meeting Contact: Pat O. 503-319-4942(Grove, Portland, The Dalles)

 

Monday 6:00 PM – In The Solution @ Virtual

Mondays @ 6-7pm PST

ZOOM 

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and 30 minutes after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 990 5922 0287

Passcode: 695085

To participate by phone:   +1 253 215 8782  OR  +1 312 626 6799

One tap mobile:    +13462487799,,99059220287#   OR   +16699006833,,99059220287#

This is formerly the 5:30 meeting that met at First Christian Church in Salem

Meeting Number:  26872

Meeting Contact: Virginia 503-868-7144

 

Monday 6:30 Progress Not Patriarchy @ Virtual

Mondays @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm PST

ZOOM

The Zoom will be be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 981 0151 4197

Passcode: 350901

To join by phone: +1 669 900 6833     OR    +1 253 215 8782

One tap mobile
+16699006833,,98101514197# OR  +12532158782,,98101514197#

This meeting welcomes all people interested in focusing on the 12 step recovery experiences of people of marginalized genders including but not limited to cis and trans women, non-binary folks, and trans men.

Contacts:   Dawn (503)964-7921.   Camila (415)515-3460   Julie M. (845) 389-180

 

Monday 6:30pm – Stay in the Day @ Virtual

Mondays @ 6:30 pm PST

Zoom Link

Zoom:  Meeting ID: 734 3958 7543 PW: HillsOA

Phone: 253-215-8782 or 301-715-8592

NOTE: Phone Meeting PW is 456652

(Hillsboro, Oregon)

Contact: Mikki 503 970-1217

 

Monday 7:00 pm – OA New Beginnings Mondays @ Virtual

Mondays @ 7-8pm PST

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 30 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 941 8709 1631

Passcode: 805086

To participate by phone: +1 253 215 8782  OR   +1 346 248 7799

One tap mobile +16699006833,,94187091631#   OR    +12532158782,,94187091631#

 

Monday 7:00pm – Milwaukie OA Friends @ Virtual

Mondays @ 7-8pm PST

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 926 9693 6882

Passcode: 734586

To participate by phone: +1 346 248 7799   OR +1 669 900 6833

One tap mobile +13462487799,,92696936882#  OR   +16699006833,,92696936882#

Contact: Joan 503-913-4817

 

Monday 7:00pm – Monday Night Miracles @ Virtual

Mondays @ 7:00 pm

Zoom Link

Zoom ID: 699 483 452 PW: 214927

Phone: 253-215-8782 or 301-715-8594

Contacts:  Julie P. 503-735-5025    MerleAnn 503-281-8947 (no texting)

Monday Night Miracles 7th Tradition

(Portland NE)

 

Monday 7:30 PM @ Virtual

Mondays @ 7:30 pm PST

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 910 256 1917  

Password: 61508723CP   (password is different if you call in – see below)

Or call in:    +1 669 900 9128     +1 253 215 8782    +1 312 626 6799

Phone Password: 994351

Contact: Margie 503-807-0201

(Newberg)

TUESDAYS

Tuesday 10:00am Smyrna/Canby meeting @ Virtual

Tuesdays @ 10-11am PST

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 969 7280 6853

Passcode: 150242

To participate by phone: +1 312 626 6799   OR   +1 929 205 6099

One tap mobile:   +12532158782,,96972806853#   OR   +13462487799,,96972806853#

Contact: Jenice 503-705-5599

(Canby – Smyrna Church)

 

Tuesday 11:30 am People of Color Focused OA Meeting @ Virtual

Tuesdays @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm PST

ZOOM ID: 2942072024

PW: 115324

(see also LAOAIG for more POC focused meetings)

 

Tuesday Noon – The Tuesday Noon Little Meeting that Could @ Virtual

Tuesdays @ 12-1pm PST

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 961 8806 8450

Passcode: 136667

To participate by phone: +1 253 215 8782 OR   +1 346 248 7799

One tap mobile
+16699006833,,96188068450#  OR   +12532158782,,96188068450#

Contact: Pat O. 503-319-4942

OR OIG & Region 1

 

Tuesday 5:00 PM Astoria @ Virtual

Tuesdays @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm PST

Zoom

Zoom will be open 5 min before and 5 min after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 980 3654 1662

Passcode: 319452

To participate by phone:   253 215 8782

One tap mobile +13462487799,,98036541662#  OR    +16699006833,,98036541662#
US (Tacoma)

Contact:    Val 425-287-0806

 

Tuesday 6:15pm 12 x 12 Study @ Virtual

Tuesdays @ 6:15 pm

ZOOM

Zoom ID: 847 5628 8944

PW: 485934

Phone: 253-215-8782 or 301-715-8592

Contact: Lloyd 541-350-4985

12 x 12 Study

(Hillsboro)

 

Tuesday 7:00pm @ Virtual

Tuesdays @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm PST (plus 15 minutes before and after for fellowship and tech support)

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 969 9488 0689  

Passcode: 751662

To participate by phone:   +1 669 900 6833   OR    +1 253 215 8782

One tap mobile:   +16699006833,,96994880689#   OR   +12532158782,,96994880689#

Contact: Marna 971-267-0058

(McMinnville)

 

Tuesday 7:00pm – Body Image, Relationships, and Sexuality @ Virtual

Tuesdays @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm PST (6:30-8:45pm adding 30 minutes before and after for fellowship and tech support)

ZOOM

Meeting will be open 30 minutes before and after the meeting time for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 917 4138 2693    

Passcode: 891659

To join by phone:  +1 253 215 8782  OR. +1 312 626 6799

One tap mobile: +13462487799,,91741382693# OR +16699006833,,91741382693#

Contacts: Dawn 503-964-7921,  Brandon (847) 302-3688

 

Tuesday 7:30 PM Salem @ Virtual

Tuesdays @ 7:30 pm – 8:30pm (adding 15 minutes before, 30 minutes after for fellowship and tech support)

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and 30 minutes after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 978 7574 0814    

Passcode: 231051

To participate by phone:   +1 312 626 6799   OR   +1 929 205 6099

One tap mobile:  +12532158782,,97875740814#   OR    +13462487799,,97875740814#

This meeting normally meets at Salem Hospital

Meeting Number:  00236

Meeting Contact:  Christina 503-910-7732

WEDNESDAY

Wednesday 7:00 am – In the Solution @ virtualWednesdays @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 212 156 789

Password: 640120

Contact: K.C. 650-743-6916 kcanderson2747@gmail.com

Phone: 669-900-6833

(Portland -Unity Church)

7th Tradition & Documents

(this meeting meets Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday at 7am, also on holidays)

 

Wednesday 10:30am Gresham @ Virtual

Wednesdays @ 10:30 am

This meeting is currently not sharing the zoom link on the website. 

Contact: Margie 253-222-5654

(formerly met at St Henry Church School, Gresham)

 

Wednesday Noon – Taste of Lifeline @ Virtual

Wednesdays @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 932 4422 0906
Passcode: 691797

To participate by phone: 1 312 626 6799  OR    +1 301 715 8592

One tap mobile +13462487799,,93244220906#   OR   +16699006833,,93244220906#

Contact: Pat O. 503-319-4942

(Lake Oswego United Church of Christ)

 

Wednesday 1:00pm – Literature Study @ Virtua

Wednesdays @ 1:00 pm

Zoom Link

Zoom Meeting ID: 856 5422 6008
Password: weds100   

Literature Study

Contact: Kathy H. 650-580-2540

 

Wednesday 6:30 PM – Many Symptoms, One Solution @ Virtual

Wednesdays @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 931 5528 5741  

Passcode: 722277

To participate by phone:   +1 312 626 6799  OR   +1 346 248 7799

One tap mobile: +13462487799,,93155285741#   OR    +16699006833,,93155285741#

Contacts: Meagan 415-238-4532, Allie 954-663-3182, Cathy 503-975-2405

(Portland St. Ignatius)  7th Tradition

 

THURSDAYS

Thursday Noon – The End of the Oregon Trail Meeting @ Virtual

Thursdays @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 953 9632 2979

Passcode: 678387

To participate by phone:    +1 253 215 8782  OR  +1 312 626 6799

One tap mobile:
+16699006833,,95396322979#  OR
+12532158782,,95396322979#

Contact: Jenice 503-705-5599

(Oregon City)

Thursday 4:00 pm – Keep Coming Back @ Virtual

Thursdays @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 727 527 926

One tap mobile: +13462487799,,727527926#   OR +16699006833,,727527926#

Contact:  Deb W 360-430-1843

Step Study  (Longview Washington)

 

Thursday 7:00 PM Step & Tradition @ Virtual

Thursdays @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

ZOOM

Zoom is open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 917 0782 9048

Passcode: 555138

To Participate by phone:
+1 669 900 6833   OR  +1 253 215 8782

One tap mobile: +16699006833,,91707829048#  OR   +12532158782,,91707829048#

Contacts: Chris C. (503)287-1811,  Katt 503-493-0654 (no texts please) 

Step and Tradition Meeting

 

FRIDAYS

Friday 10:30am – Cozy, Comfy Readers @ Virtual

Fridays @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 969 2312 5785

Passcode: 140956

To participate by phone: +1 669 900 6833  OR   +1 253 215 8782

One tap mobile +12532158782,,96923125785#   OR    +13462487799,,96923125785#

Contact: Pat O. 503-319-4942

(Beaverton)

 

Friday Noon – Freedom Fridays @ Virtual

Fridays @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 912 7861 0144

Passcode: 829269

To Participate by Phone: +1 253 215 8782     +1 346 248 7799

One tap mobile: +16699006833,,91278610144#     +12532158782,,91278610144#

Contact: Pat O. 503-319-4942

Portland SW- St Barnabas – Salem

SATURDAYS

Saturday 7:00am – In the Solution @ Virtual

Saturdays @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 212 156 789

Password: 640120

Phone: 669-900-6833

Contact: K.C. 650-743-6916 kcanderson2747@gmail.com

(Portland -Unity Church)

7th Tradition & Documents

(This meeting meets regularly Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, also on holidays)

 

Saturday 9:00 AM – Saturday Salem Serenity @ Virtual

Saturdays @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and 30 minutes after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 940 0390 7695    Passcode: 958423

To participate by phone: +1 301 715 8592   OR   +1 312 626 6799

One tap mobile.  +16699006833,,94003907695#  OR   +12532158782,,94003907695#

This meeting normally meets at Morning-side United Methodist Church

Meeting Number:  29424

Contact:  Barbara J.A. 971-718-9700

 

Saturday 10:00am – Freedom From Compulsive Overeating @ Virtual

Saturdays @ 10:00 am

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 956 1697 4808Passcode: 890393

One tap mobile +13462487799,,95616974808#   OR
+12532158782,,95616974808# 

To Participate by phone:  +1 253 215 8782  OR  +1 669 900 6833 

Contacts:  Meagan 415-238-4532    Liz 310-433-6494.  Juli 503-703-0798 Chris 503-287-1811

(Portland – SE Colonial Heights Church)

 

Saturday in the Orchards @ Columbia Presbyterian Church

Saturdays @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

8715 St. Helens Ave Vancouver  WA 98664-2076

Columbia Presbyterian Church – Meets outdoors at the Youth Building in the front of the church. 

Contact: Sue Nagy 360-213-8902

 

Saturday 11:00 AM – (Long Beach WA) @ Virtual

Saturdays @ 11:00 am

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 811 3466 7781 

PW: 23456

One tap mobile:

+12532158782,,81134667781#,,,,,,0#,,23456#  – OR –  +16699009128,,81134667781#,,,,,,0#,,23456# US

Contact: Diane B 503-318-6608

(Long Beach WA)

 

Saturday 11:00am -Anorexia/Bulimia Focus (Phone) @ Virtual

Saturdays @ 11:00 am

PHONE: 515-604-9094     PIN: 715894#

WSO – Anorexia/Bulimia Focus

 

Saturday 6:00pm – New to OA Meeting @ Virtual

Saturdays1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

ZOOM

Don’t know a thing about Overeaters Anonymous? This is a great place to get some info.  This is not a normal OA meeting. It is a one hour  “Intro to OA”.   There is some explanation of what OA is all about, with time for questions and answers.

Meeting ID: 934 6772 5942

Passcode: 172301

To participate by phone: +1 346 248 7799 or +1 253 215 8782

One tap mobile +16699006833,,93467725942#   OR    +12532158782,,93467725942#

Contact:  Pat O. 503-319-4942

 

Speaker Meeting @ Virtual

Saturdays @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting, for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 934 6772 5942   

Passcode: 172301

To participate by phone: +1 346 248 7799 or +1 253 215 8782

One tap mobile +16699006833,,93467725942#   OR    +12532158782,,93467725942#

Contact:  Pat O. 503-319-4942

SUNDAYS

Sunday 7:00am – In the Solution @ Virtual

Sundays @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 212 156 789

Password: 640120

Contact: K.C. 650-743-6916 kcanderson2747@gmail.com

Phone: 669-900-6833

(Portland -Unity Church)

7th Tradition & Documents

(This meeting meets regularly Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, also on holidays)

 

Sunday 10:30am Serenity Sunday @ Virtual

Sundays @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 969 3138 2573

Passcode: 674360

To participate by phone: +1 669 900 6833  OR    +1 253 215 8782

One tap mobile +13462487799,,96931382573# OR     +16699006833,,96931382573#

Contacts: Dawn 503-964-7921 Niik 503-919-0700

Varied Topic, open to all

PANA – Portland Area Narcotics Anonymous – Online Meeting Resources – Weekdays & Weekends @ Online Via ZOOM
Oct 27 all-day

 

Portland Area Narcotics Anonymous

Online Meeting Resources

Please see the times and links below for online meetings in the Greater Portland Area.

https://www.portlandna.com/portland-area-virtual-rooms/

Portland

503 Recovery

Days : Monday

Times: 6:00pm-7:15pm

Type : Open

Password: recovery

Click Here

 

Always Connected

Days : 7 Days a Week

Times: 8:30pm

Password: 12

Click Here

 

Another Gay Meeting

Days : Sunday

Times: 7:00pm

Type: LGBTQ

Click Here

 

Anyone and Everyone

Days : Wednesday

Times: 8:00pm

Type : LGBTQ

Password: aena2020

Click Here

 

Back To Basics

Days : Saturday

Times: 12:00pm-1:15pm

Click Here

 

Burnside Blues

Days : 7 Days a Week

Times: 7:00pm

Click Here

 

Clean and Serene

Days : Saturday

Times: 6:00pm

Type : Women

Click Here

 

Come as you are

Days : Tuesday Saturday

Times: 6:30am-7:45am

Type : Young

Click Here

 

Determined Dames

Days : 7 Days a Week

Times: 7:00pm

Type : Women

Click Here

 

Doin’ Life

Days : Monday

Times: 7:00pm

Type : Men

Password: 12

Click Here

 

Embracing Reality

Days : Thursday

Times: 6:30pm-8:00pm

Click Here

 

Gettin’ Lit

Days : Thursday

Times: 7:30pm

Type : Women Study

Click Here

 

Here and Now

Days : 7 Days a Week

Times: 10:00pm

Type : Open

Password: hereandnow

Click Here

 

Higher Empowered

Days : Monday

Times: 6:30pm-8:00pm

Password: higher

Click Here

 

Hope Group

Days : Saturday

Times: 8:00pm

Password: hopegroup

Click Here

 

It Works How And Why/b>

Days : Saturday

Times: 12:00pm-1:30pm

Password: 140-704

Click Here

 

It’s In The Book

Days : Saturday

Times: 10:00am-11:15am

Type : Study

Password: serenity

Click Here

 

Late Night Recovery

Days : 7 Days a Week

Times: 9:00pm

Click Here

 

Learning To Live

Days : Sunday

Times: 9:00am-10:30am

Click Here

 

Lost And Found

Days : Monday

Times: 12:00pm

Type : Women

Click Here

 

Love And Joy

Days : Wednesday

Times: 7:30pm-9:00pm

Password: 102268

Click Here

 

New Journey

Days : 7 Days a Week

Times: 5:30pm-6:45pm

Password : newjourney

Click Here

 

No Matter What

Days : Sunday

Times: 5:00pm

Click Here

 

SE Serenity

Days : Friday

Times: 12:00pm

Type : Open

Click Here

 

Serenity Sisters

Days : Thursday

Times: 5:30pm

Type : Women

Click Here

 

Spirit of NA

Days : Monday

Times: 5:30pm-6:45pm

Type : Men

Password : spirit

Click Here

 

Spiritual Journey

Days : Saturday

Times: 6:30pm-7:30pm

Click Here

 

The Ties That Bind Us

Days : Mon, Wed, Fri

Times: 12:00pm

Password: recovery

Click Here

 

Victory

Days : Thursday

Times: 8:00pm

Click Here

 

Walk Your Talk

Days : Tuesday

Times: 7:00pm

Password: 727969

Click Here

 

What It Is

Days : Tuesday

Times: 7:30pm

Click Here

 

Women of Wisdom

Days : Sunday

Times: 5:00pm

Type : Women

Password: 801429

Click Here

Clackmas

RIP (Recovery In Progress)

Days : Wednesday

Times: 7:00pm

Click Here

 

Saturday Night

Days : Saturday

Times: 7:00pm

Click Here

Washington County

12 Steps to Freedom

Days : Thursday

Times: 7:00pm-8:15pm

Click Here

 

Courage to Change

Days : Monday

Times: 6:30pm

Click Here

 

He Do Recover

Days : Thursday

Times: 7:15pm-8:30pm

Click Here

 

He Do Recover

Days : Tuesday

Times: 7:15pm-8:30pm

Click Here

 

She Do Recover

Days : Tuesday

Times: 7:15pm-8:30pm

Click Here

 

The Solution Group

Days : Friday

Times: 7:00pm

Click Here

 

We’re No Angels

Days : Monday

Times: 7:30pm

Click Here

Outside the Area

LGBTQ and Friends

Days : Saturday

Times: 7:30pm

Click Here

 

International Marathon

Days : 24/7

Times:

Click Here

 

International Speaker Jam

Days : March 28th

Times: 10am 2pm 6pm 10pm

Click Here

Need to speak with someone right now?

Call our hotline: 503-345-9839

You can speak with someone in our community to find a meeting, or learn more about Narcotics Anonymous

SGC – Support Groups Central – Virtual Online Groups – Weekdays and Weekends @ Online via Zoom (secured)
Oct 27 all-day

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Support Groups Central offers Quality Peer Support

Strength for Your Journey

Group Video Meetings Led by Trained Facilitators

  • Online meetings are via Zoom (secured)
  • You can get reminders and keep a journal of your progress

>>> Watch this video to learn how it works at:

https://youtu.be/UgsFtlhGAOk

>>> Visit and sign up for your FREE account to get started today!

https://www.SupportGroupsCentral.com

>>> Checkout the list of TOPIC AREAS from a wide variety of organizations including but not limited to:

https://www.supportgroupscentral.com/index.cfm#anc1

Here is a sampling:

  • Coping with Stress
  • Coping with Chronic Pain
  • Grief and Bereavement
  • Trauma Healing and Recovery
  • Support for Veterans and Military Families
  • Support for Expecting Parents
  • Postpartum Support
  • Depression Recovery
  • Anxiety Recovery
  • Mental Health & Wellness
  • Caregiver Support
  • Ministry
  • Health Issues
  • and many more!

>>> Check out Facebook Page for Support Groups Central:

https://www.facebook.com/SupportGroupsCentral

 

Other offerings:

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Hey Peers!  Real Humans. Real Help. Real Time

Hey Peers is a video chat app that allows people to safely browse and join peer support conversations and meetings.  You can download the app online for your iPhone device.  Android version coming soon.  Now available online on the website, too!

Visit and sign up for your FREE account to get started today!

https://www.heypeers.com/

>>> Check out the Hey Peers! Meetings List

https://www.heypeers.com/meetings_list

>>> Check out the Hey Peers! Chatrooms List

https://www.heypeers.com/chatrooms

Some More About Hey Peers:

Instant community

Create a community of trusted and like-minded peers – those that share similar challenges and experiences, those that want support, and those that give support. Employers, nonprofits, health care organizations, payers, and individuals can set up an instant community and sponsor peer support for their employees, members or loved ones.

Connect with peers

Would you like to connect with peers or supporters between support group meetings? You can do this on Hey Peers. Individuals can quickly find others who they would like to connect with for mutual support. Connections are secure and confidential with an option to remain anonymous.

Progress tracking

Hey Peers offers a premium option to journal and track moods, wellness, exercise, and other key components of mental and physical wellness. The easy recording of key indicators and important treatment information can help one see progress from support. No personal information is shared.

Available on any device

Access Hey Peers on your laptop, tablet, or mobile. No downloads necessary with our mobile responsive web App that works on any device.

Trusted Peer Facilitators

Hey Peers screens peer support facilitators to make sure they have appropriate credentials, and allows users to rate and review peer leaders to ensure high quality peer support.
our users

Who uses Hey Peers?

Any individual or peer supporter can sign up and use Hey Peers. We also designed our App for small, midsize, and large employers, nonprofits, health care organizations, and insurers to use Hey Peers for their members and employees to improve wellness outcomes in a safe and purpose-build environment.

1:1 Peer Support Coaching

1:1 Peer Coaching is a way for you to work more intensively toward achieving and maintaining yourself as you deal with your life’s challenges. In our 1:1 sessions, you will meet with a certified peer specialist or recovery coach of your choosing. There will be no other participants … just you and your coach.

 

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Peer Support Solutions

Does your organization want to provide a secure digital peer support platform for your members or employees? Hey Peers combines a video conferencing system with chat support groups so that you can offer both regularly scheduled support group meetings and on-demand facilitated peer chat conversations to support everyday needs.

Find out more about our special offer during social distancing by completing the online form at the link below.

https://www.peersupportsolutions.com/contact

Facilitators

If you are a Peer Supporter that is affiliated with a non-profit that is using Hey Peers, you can sign up directly on Hey Peers to get started.

If you are a Peer Supporter that is certified, trained, or licensed, please complete our Facilitator Application, and fill out the form below as part of our approval process.

https://www.peersupportsolutions.com/facilitators

Hey Peers Tools for Support Groups

Hey Peers offers more administrative tools for managing virtual support groups than Zoom, Skype, Facebook, or other teleconferencing or forum tools including but not limited to:

  • Groups or one-on-one conversations
  • Peer and meeting match recommendations
  • Private, password-protected meeting options
  • Approve members subscribing to your organization
  • Self-wellness tools that help your members see progress
  • Share group documents electronically from your Hey Peers page (no more copying, binding, handing out)
  • Direct links to schedules and meetings from your web site – easier to track for facilitators and members
  • Track group participation rates
  • Custom registration data collection available
  • Prepare electronic reports to show the positive impact support groups deliver for fundraising, research and program management
WVH – Willamette Valley Hospice – Drop in Grief Support Group Adults 18+ – Wednesday @ Online via Teams or Browser
Oct 27 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

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Willamette Valley Hospice – Grief Support and Services

Online Adults 18+ Grief and Support Group Wednesday

Wednesday from 1:30 pm-3:00 pm PST (75 minutes)

Willamette Valley Hospice offers experienced bereavement support to anyone in our community who has faced the recent death of a loved one – whether or not they used our hospice services. We understand the challenges and struggles involved in making the journey through grief. No one should have to face the journey alone.

Drop-in support groups are available to anyone seeking support after the death of a loved one. There is no commitment to attend a specific number of sessions or specific sessions. Trained facilitators lead groups.

To Join the meeting click here:  Click Here Chttps://teams.microsoft.com/dl/launcher/launcher.html?url=%2f_%23%2fl%2fmeetup-

SH/CGES – Seasons Hospice/Center for Grief Education and Support – Young Adult Loss Group – 4th Wednesdays @ Online Regester for Details
Oct 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Seasons Hospice / Center for Grief Education and Support (CGES) presents

Young Adult Loss Group (Virtual Online Format)

 

This group is for young adults who have experiences a recent death. Held the fourth Wednesday of each month.

Please register a minimum of 24 hours prior to the group.

To register or for more information about this group please email CGES@seasonshospice.org.

Website: https://www.seasonshospice.org/

Phone: 507-285-1930

Email: CGES@seasonshospice.org

 

SR – SMART Recovery Virtual Meeting with Brad – Wednesdays @ Online via Zoom
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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SMART Recovery with Brad (formerly at Willamette Falls Hospital)

Every Wednesday, 7-8:30pm PST

Join us online via Zoom at:

https://smartrecovery.zoom.us/j/207780647

SMART Recovery Website

https://www.smartrecovery.org/

SMART Recovery (find a local group):

https://www.smartrecoverytest.org/local/

SMART Recovery (find an online group)

https://www.smartrecovery.org/community/calendar.php

SMART Recovery Toolbox

https://www.smartrecovery.org/smart-recovery-toolbox/

The SMART Recovery Toolbox provides a variety of methods, worksheets, and exercises to help you self-manage your addiction recovery and your life. This collection of sensible tools is based on developing cognitive thinking skills to support you through addiction recovery.

Excerpt(s):

Mission:

To empower people to achieve independence from addiction problems with our science-based 4-Point Program®

About SMART Recovery

SMART Recovery is an abstinence-oriented, not-for-profit organization for individuals with addictive problems. Our self-empowering, free mutual support meetings focus on ideas and techniques to help you change your life from one that is self-destructive and unhappy to one that is constructive and satisfying. SMART Recovery does not use labels like “addict” or “alcoholic.” We teach scientifically validated methods designed to empower you to change and to develop a more positive lifestyle. After you have become familiar with SMART and are free of any addictive behavior, we encourage you to become a volunteer, so that we can keep expanding the number of meetings we offer.

Addictive behaviors can serve a purpose — to cope with life’s problems and emotional upsets. There can be drawbacks, however: while addictive behaviors may be effective coping methods in the short term, but they may cause harmful problems in the long term.

In SMART we focus on learning coping skills that work well short- and long-term. We base our ideas on what addiction science has shown to be effective. We have adapted these ideas into SMART’s tools for change. We are not much concerned with the past, except to learn from it. We focus on present-day events and the causes of self-destructive behaviors. We concentrate on what to do about them to achieve a positive lifestyle change, especially in the areas of our lives that are related to harmful addictive behavior.

Key Areas of Awareness and Change

SMART Recovery’s approach to behavioral change is built around our 4-Point Program®: (1) Building and maintaining the motivation to change. (2) Coping with urges to use. (3) Managing thoughts, feelings, and behaviors in an effective way without addictive behaviors. (4) Living a balanced, positive, and healthy life.

Motives and Goals

Motivation is a key element in nearly all you do. Consider that all human beings share several primary goals: survival, the avoidance of pain, happiness. Any addictive behaviors you engage in are to pursue these primary goals. We can help you see that you may be meeting these goals short-term but impairing your ability to meet them in the long-term.

Beliefs

What you believe about addiction is important, and there are many beliefs to choose from. You may believe, for example, that you’re powerless, or that after the first drink you lose all control and can’t stop. These beliefs may actually be damaging to you. Similar examples include, “I’ve tried and failed, so I can’t do it. I need alcohol to cope.” Or, “Because I’ve tried to quit and failed, I’m no good.” Those beliefs, and many like them, can’t be justified because the evidence just doesn’t support them. We will help you identify, examine, and modify your beliefs about yourself, your problems, and how to change.

Emotions

People often engage in addictive behavior to cope with emotional problems, including anger, guilt, anxiety, and low self-esteem. SMART Recovery teaches you how to diminish your emotional disturbances and increase self-acceptance. Then you can have greater motivation and the ability to change and to live more happily.

Behaviors

Changes in thinking and emotions alone are not enough. Commitment and follow-through are essential. We encourage participants to become involved in enjoyable activities that replace their problematic addictive behaviors.

How SMART Provides Help

Our meeting format is straightforward and organized. Our facilitators are trained to follow the SMART Recovery program and principles to help participants change their behavior. Some of them have had addictive problems, and some haven’t. That doesn’t seem to make any difference. Remember, SMART Recovery is a mental health and educational program, focused on changing human behavior. SMART Recovery meetings are serious but often fun. We don’t dredge up the past, about which we can do nothing. We can do something about the present and the future. Our meeting discussions focus on how to apply SMART’s tools for change so that you can go on to lead a more productive and connected life. Near the end of the meeting, the “hat” is passed for donations, which are encouraged but not required.

Oregon Recovers partnered with Recover Together With Google to provide Oregonians with the latest state and local recovery resources and COVID-19 information so that our community can come out of this crisis stronger than ever.

Resources are searchable by region:

Portland Metro, Lane County, Willamette Valley, Central Oregon, Southern Oregon, Rural/Coastal Oregon, Eastern Oregon, Statewide, National.

Resources are searchable by culture:

African American, LGBTQIA+, Asian / Pacific Islander, Latinx, Native American and more

Oregon Recovery Network Website:

https://oregonrecoverynetwork.org/support/

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AFSP – American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Support Groups @ Online and Other Venues
Oct 28 all-day

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AFSP (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention)

You are not alone.  Whether you have struggled with suicide yourself or have lost a loved one, know you are not alone. Hear about personal experiences from people in your local community whose lives have been impacted by suicide.  Visit the website for support, links, stories and more at: https://www.afsp.org

Each year, many people join AFSP in Out of the Darkness community walks in all 50 States: https://afsp.donordrive.com/ and https://afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=cms.page&id=1370

Established in 1987, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.

AFSP is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide.

Core strategies:

  • Funding scientific research
  • Educating the public about mental health and suicide prevention
  • Advocating for public policies in mental health and suicide prevention
  • Supporting survivors of suicide loss and those affected by suicide in our mission

Find a Support Group online:

https://afsp.org/find-a-support-group/

Website:

https://www.afsp.org

Toll-Free: 1-888-333-AFSP (2377)
T: (212) 363-3500
F: (212) 363-6237
General Inquiries: info@afsp.org
Press Office: 347-826-3577

Mailing Address:
199 Water St.
11th Floor
New York, NY 10038

ALZ – Alzheimer’s Association – ALZConnected – Online Support Groups and Community – Weekdays and Weekends @ Online (register for details)
Oct 28 all-day

 

 

 

 

ALZConnected – Online Support Groups and Community – Daily

ALZConnected® (alzconnected.org), powered by the Alzheimer’s Association®, is a free online community for everyone affected by Alzheimer’s or another dementia, including:

  • People with the disease.
  • Caregivers.
  • Family members.
  • Friends.
  • Individuals who have lost someone to Alzheimer’s.

Support groups will be hosted via phone or video conference instead of in-person. Meeting schedules will be assessed on a month-to-month basis.

Please locate your local program in the Community Resource Finder or contact our 24/7 Helpline (800.272.3900) for details.

Use the Link Below For Online Support

https://www.alzconnected.org/signup.aspx

24/7 Helpline: 800.272.3900

Dial 711 to connect with a TRS operator

The Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline (800.272.3900) is available around the clock, 365 days a year. Through this free service, specialists and master’s-level clinicians offer confidential support and information to people living with the disease, caregivers, families and the public.

For Live Help Line Chat Click on the Link Below

MORE PROGRAMS AND SUPPORT GROUPS

The Alzheimer’s Association is here for you, day and night. Our programs and support services connect you with peers and professionals to help you make the plans and adjustments necessary to live your best life for as long as possible. Use these links to learn more about our offerings:

 

Alzheimer’s Association

Our Vision: A world without Alzheimer’s and all other dementia®.

Our Mission: The Alzheimer’s Association leads the way to end Alzheimer’s and all other dementia — by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.

Care and Support

We work on a national and local level to provide care and support for all those affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

Research

As the largest nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s research, the Association is committed to advancing vital research toward methods of treatment, prevention and, ultimately, a cure.

Advocacy

The Association is the leading voice for Alzheimer’s disease advocacy, fighting for critical Alzheimer’s research and care initiatives at the state and federal level.

225 N. Michigan Ave. Floor 17 Chicago, IL 60601

 

AM – All Month – National LGBTQ+ Pride Awareness – Online Educational Resources @ Online, Register for Details
Oct 28 all-day

Pride Month Poster

 

 

Online Educational Resources For National LGBTQ+ Pride Awareness

LGBTQ+ Health Topics- – Online Educational Resource Center: The Centers for Disease Control has a wide array of information related to LGBTQ+ Health Topics.  Link to searchable webpage: https://www.cdc.gov/lgbthealth/index.htm  

LGTBQ+ Youth & Young Adult The Trevor Project: The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention suicide prevention services, and educational Resources to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25. Link to their primary webpage, from which topics of interest can be chosen: https://www.thetrevorproject.org/about/

LGTBTQ+ Community Resources – The Safe Zone Project:  The Safe Zone Project provides a rich variety of educational resources for the LGBTQ+ community.  This includes website links for both educational and supportive organizations, articles, blog posts, video documentaries, several LGBTQ+ organizations, and printable handouts.  Link to this searchable webpage: https://thesafezoneproject.com/resources/

LGBTQ+ Allies-University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee (UWM): UWM provides a wide array of educational and support information for people who are allies of the LGBTQ+ community:  https://uwm.edu/lgbtrc/support/allies

 

AM – All Month – OAPS – Oregon Alliance to Prevent Suicide – Oregon LGBTQ2SIA+ Suicide Prevention – Youth Resources – Family Resources
Oct 28 all-day

The Oregon Alliance to Prevent Suicide has created a county-based LGBTQ+ Youth Resource List.  ( 14 Pages in PDF Format) 

>>> Check it out here <<<

and share with partners.

The Oregon Alliance to Prevent Suicide

Statewide Suicide Prevention Liaison:
Annette Marcus
Email:amarcus@aocmhp.org
Phone: (503) 399-7201

Suicide Prevention Project Specialist:
Jennifer Fraga
Email: jfraga@aocmhp.org
Phone: (503) 399-7201

MORE OREGON RESCOURCES

Crisis & Support Lines

OREGON LGBTQ CRISIS LINES

Local, state, national and LGBTQ crisis and support resources.

CRISIS & SUPPORT LINES

If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, please call 911.

If you or a friend are experiencing suicidal thoughts or are having a crisis and need support, contact Oregon’s Lines for Life: 800-273-8255.

Lines for Life will connect you with 24-hr crisis lines that provide crisis intervention and targeted support for youth, families, older adults, military service members and veterans for mental health crises and support, suicide prevention, help with addiction and recovery and racial equity and support – in partnership with the Oregon Health Authority.

English: 800-273-8255
En español: 888-628-9454
TTY: 800-799-4TTY (4889)

Oregon YouthLine: 877-968-8491.

Oregon YouthLine is a peer crisis line for youth ages 21 and younger. Teens are available to help daily, 4 to 10 p.m. Pacific Time (off-hour calls answered by adult call counselors) or chat online at the YouthLine website.

Text:teen2teen” to 839863
Chat online: at YouthLine website

24/7 Crisis Text Line: Text 741741 with the message “Home” for support any time, night or day.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – National suicide prevention support, available 24/7. Call: 800-273-8255.

Nacional de Prevención del Suicidioin Spanish call: 888-628-9454.

LGBTQ CRISIS LINES & ONLINE CHAT

Trevor Lifeline (for LGBTQ youth) 24 hours: 1-866-488-7386.

TrevorChat is available 24/7 days a week, or you can text the word “START” to 678-678, available 24/7.

CHAT SPACE FOR LGBTQ YOUTH

Q Chat Space is an online community chat for LGBTQ youth and teens who are questioning their identity, ages 13-19, facilitated by staff and volunteers from LGBTQ community centers around the country. Provides a place to connect and get access to information and resources. Q Chat Space is a program of CenterLink, the national organization for LGBTQ community centers.

Oregon Child Abuse Hotline – to report child abuse and neglect call: 855-503-SAFE (7233), available 24/7.

PARENT SUPPORT LINES

Reach Out Oregon WarmlineParent Support Line call: 833-732-2467, Monday – Friday 12-7 pm PST (except for holidays).

A parent / caregiver support service that provides peer support, access to services and referrals for parents and caregivers with a child or youth experiencing emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges. The warmline is a project of Reach Out Oregon and the Oregon Family Support Network.

 

Oregon-Based LGBTQ Services& Support

OREGON LGBTQ RESOURCES & SUPPORTS

Selected resources listed on this website focus on providing services and support to reduce mental health risks and promote well-being for LGBTQ young people.

RESOURCES FOR PEOPLE OF COLOR

Asian Pacific Island Pride
Non-profit organization that serves LGBTQ API communities in greater Portland and provides safe and supportive environments to celebrate, educate and bring communities together. apipride@gmail.com

Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA)
A multi-service agency that provides a wide range of services and supports for Native American children, youth, adults and families, including Two-Spirit and LGBTQ support groups and events.

PDX Latinx Pride – Pride events in Portland for the Latinx LGBTQ community, families and allies. Central facebook page provides a space to connect throughout the year – www.facebook.com/PDXlatinxpride

Portland Two-Spirit Society
P2SS is a social, cultural, educational, resource group for the LGBTIQ Native American/Alaskan Natives and their families; to come together and share, connect, reclaim, and restore culture and community.

Sankofa Collective Northwest
Sankofa provides support, education and advocacy for Black families, friends and LGBTQ people through monthly support groups, faith outreach, mini-grants and an annual Portland Black Pride celebration. Sankofa began as the first African American chapter of PFLAG in the U.S. and relaunched as the Sankofa Collective Northwest in 2016.

Utopia PDX – United Territories of Pacific Islanders Alliance Portland
Portland chapter of a nonprofit organization by and for queer and trans Pacific Islanders that provides support, community organizing, political engagement, and cultural stewardship. https://www.facebook.com/utopiaportland

 

YOUTH RESOURCES – STATE ACCESS

SMYRC (Sexual & Gender Minority Youth Resource Center)
SMYRC’s on-site center in Portland provides a safe, supervised, harassment-free space for sexual and gender minority youth ages 13-23 who participate in positive activities such as art, music, community organizing, open mic nights, drag shows, and support groups and receive services including case management, resource referral, counseling, and education. Through Bridge 13, SMYRC provides LGBTQ trainings, educational workshops and consultations for social support staff, health professionals, youth providers, and educators. SMRYC also helps families and youth find local resources in their communities that support LGBTQ youth and families.

Oregon Queer Youth Summit
A conference held by and for queer and trans identified youth and their allies from the state of Oregon. Leadership development and organizing events happens year-round.

SCHOOL RESOURCES – STATEWIDE

Oregon Safe Schools & Communities Coalition (OSSCC)
A coalition of public and private organizations in Oregon that supports community efforts to reduce youth suicide and risk behaviors for LGBTQ youth. Provides education, data collection, and support services to create safe schools and communities for youth, teachers, and families.

GSA (Genders & Sexualities Alliance) School Clubs
GSA school clubs are available in many Oregon schools to provide support for LGBTQ students and allies and to provide education and events to promote safer schools and communities. Individual GSAs are listed by county and by school. (See National listings for information on GSA Network – a national organization that provides education and training to help students and local GSA clubs in schools to advocate for safer schools and policies to protect LGBTQ students from harassment and victimization.)

GLSEN Oregon
State chapter of the national organization that works to ensure safe schools for all students. GLSEN’s state chapter supports students and educators to adopt LGBTQ-affirming public policy, plan teacher trainings, and hold events for students, educators, parents, and allies.

FAMILY RESOURCES

Basic Rights Oregon Fierce Families Network
Advocates for public policy that meets the needs of a breadth of the LGBTQ communities. Provides and distributes resources to help families understand their LGBTQ+ children.

Pride Foundation Scholarship Program
Community foundation that funds LGBTQ programs and supports in the Northwest, and funds scholarships for LGBTQ student leaders.

YOUTH & FAMILY RESOURCES BY COUNTY

BENTON COUNTY

Cheldelin Middle School Pride Club
Cheldelin Middle School sponsored group that provides a confidential, safe space for students to support each other.

Corvallis High School Sexuality And Gender Alliance (SAGA)
A Corvallis High School sponsored GSA group that promotes understanding, acceptance and inclusion of all.

CLACKAMAS COUNTY

Clackamas High School GSA
A Clackamas High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

Milwaukie High School & Milwaukie Academy of the Arts Queer-Straight Alliance
A Milwaukie High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

The Living Room
A safe space that provides peer support and youth drop-in services, resources to promote personal growth and leadership skills, to build relationships and promote positive development of LGBTQ youth and allies.

Youth ERA Clackamas
A youth-focused program of services that includes a drop-in center, crisis services, online support, wrap around services, training and technical assistance for youth-serving groups and agencies.

CLATSOP COUNTY

Astoria High School Rainbow Alliance (GSA)
An Astoria High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

Lower Columbia Q Center
A community center that provides a range of resources and support activities for LGBTQ youth and adults, including youth support and educational activities.

Seaside High School GSA
A Seaside High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

COLUMBIA COUNTY

Scappoose High School FLATH/GSA
A Scappoose High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

COOS COUNTY

PFLAG Coos Bay/South Coast
A Coos Bay/South Coast chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

Youth ERA Coos
A youth-focused program of services that includes a drop-in center, crisis services, online support, wrap around services, training and technical assistance for youth-serving groups and agencies.

CROOK COUNTY

PFLAG Central Oregon
A Central Oregon chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

PFLAG Prineville
A Prineville chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

CURRY COUNTY

Brookings-Harbor High School LGBTQ+ and Straight Alliance Club
A Brookings-Harbor High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

PFLAG Curry County
Curry County chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

DESCHUTES COUNTY

PFLAG Central Oregon
A Central Oregon chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

Mountain View High School GSA
A Mountain View High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

DOUGLAS COUNTY

PFLAG Douglas County
A Douglas County chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

HOOD RIVER COUNTY

Hood River Valley High School GSA
A Hood River Valley High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

JACKSON COUNTY

Lotus Rising Project
A community organization in Southern Oregon that provides activities and services for LGBTQ youth and adults.

Phoenix High School GSA
A Phoenix High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

Youth ERA Medford
A youth-focused program of services that includes a drop-in center, crisis services, online support, wrap around services, training and technical assistance for youth-serving groups and agencies.

JOSEPHINE COUNTY

Grants Pass High School Southern Oregon Pride (GSA)
A Grants Pass High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

PFLAG Grants Pass
A Grants Pass chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

LANE COUNTY

Churchill High School GSA
A Churchill High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

Sheldon High School GSA
A Sheldon High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

South Eugene High School GSA
A South Eugene High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

Trans*Ponder
A Lane County parent support group for families and caregivers with gender diverse children.

Willamette High School GSA
A Willamette High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion. https://www.facebook.com/Willamette-High-School-GSA-273630792665482

Youth ERA Eugene
A youth-focused program of services that includes a drop-in center, crisis services, online support, wrap around services, training and technical assistance for youth-serving groups and agencies.

LINCOLN COUNTY

Newport High School GSA
A Newport High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

PFLAG Oregon Central Coast
Oregon Central Coast chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

The Bravery Center
A resource center that provides a safe space for LGBTQ+ youth, ages 14-24, in Lincoln County.

LINN COUNTY

Intersection Connection via Zoom
A support group for area middle and high school students with regular meetings held on Zoom.

Out-N-About
A support group for high school-aged LGBTQ youth in Linn and Benton with regular meetings via Zoom.

MARION COUNTY

PFLAG Salem
Salem chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

Rainbow Youth
Support groups for middle and high school students in Marion and Polk Counties. Services include social activities, and individual support.

Youth ERA Salem
A youth-focused program of services that includes a drop-in center, crisis services, online support, wrap around services, training and technical assistance for youth-serving groups and agencies.

MULTNOMAH COUNTY

Asian Pacific Island Pride
Non-profit organization that serves LGBTQ API communities in greater Portland and provides safe and supportive environments to celebrate, educate and bring communities together. apipride@gmail.com

Brave Space, LLC
An organization that provides counseling and support and facilitates access to knowledgeable providers for transgender and genderqueer young people, adults and their families.

Bridging Voices
A chorus for LGBTQ+ and allied youth, ages 13-21 in a safe, accessible place for youth to experience empowerment and unity through music. Bridging Voices is Portland’s first LGBTQ+ and Allied Youth Chorus and is one of the largest choruses of its kind.

Cascade AIDS Project (CAP)
A multi-service agency that provides a range of health, education housing and peer support services for adults. Also provides services for youth. Includes Prism Health that provides gender affirming care.

Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA)
A multi-service agency that provides a wide range of services and supports for Native American children, youth, adults and families, including Two-Spirit and LGBTQ support groups and events.

OHSU Transgender Health Program
Health care services for transgender for gender diverse children, youth and adults at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU). Provides information, referrals and access to resources.

Outside In Transgender Health Services
Health care and social services for youth experiencing homelessness and others. Provides an LGBTQ affirming medical clinic, transgender care, housing assistance, a Queer Zone group and a community drop-in center.

P:ear
Organization that provides a safe space, food, recreation, and mentorship through art, barista, and bike mechanic programs for youth who are experiencing homelessness and unstable housing.

PFLAG Portland
Portland chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

Portland Two-Spirit Society
P2SS is a social, cultural, educational, resource group for the LGBTIQ Native American/Alaskan Natives and their families; to come together and share, connect, reclaim, and restore culture and community.

Prism Healthcare Clinic
Health care agency that provides a wide range of services for LGBTQ people, including primary care and behavioral health services and counseling, gender-affirming care and STI testing.

Q Center
Portland’s LGBTQ community center. Provides a range of support groups, activities and a directory of local LGBTQ resources and referrals. Support groups are provided for adults related to gender identity, addiction recovery, veterans, seniors and a support group for youth under age 18.

Quest Center for Integrative Health
Health center that provides health and mental health care to youth and adults that includes counseling, LGBTQ health services, HIV services and wellness care.

Sankofa Collective Northwest
Sankofa provides support, education and advocacy for Black families, friends and LGBTQ people through monthly support groups, faith outreach, mini-grants and an annual Portland Black Pride celebration. Sankofa began as the first African American chapter of PFLAG in the U.S. and relaunched as the Sankofa Collective Northwest in 2016.

SMYRC (Sexual & Gender Minority Youth Resource Center)
SMYRC’s on-site center in Portland provides a safe, supervised, harassment-free space for sexual and gender minority youth ages 13-23 who participate in positive activities such as art, music, community organizing, open mic nights, drag shows, and support groups and receive services including case management, resource referral, counseling, and education. Through Bridge 13, SMYRC provides LGBTQ trainings, educational workshops and consultations for social support staff, health professionals, youth providers, and educators.

TransActive Gender Project
A program at Lewis & Clark that provides services and support for transgender and gender diverse children, youth, and families, including support groups for children and youth (ages 4-18), caregivers and families, as well as advocacy, counseling and referrals.

POLK COUNTY

Dallas High School GSA
A Dallas High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion. https://www.facebook.com/Dallas-High-School-GSA-702785019853083

PFLAG Salem
A Salem chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

Rainbow Youth
Organization that provides safe and welcoming spaces for LGBTQIA+ youth and their friends to find connection, support, and friendship in Marion and Polk Counties. Provides support meetings for middle and high-school aged youth, ages 18 and under.

UMATILLA COUNTY

PFLAG Pendelton
Pendelton chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

UNION COUNTY

PFLAG Union County
Union County chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents. https://www.facebook.com/PflagUnionCounty

WALLOWA COUNTY

Safe Harbors
Community organization that provides education and outreach with crisis intervention and advocacy services for survivors of domestic, sexual and dating violence for youth and adults.

WASHINGTON COUNTY

Beaverton High School GSA
A Beaverton High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

Hillsboro High School GSA
A Hillsboro High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

Sherwood High School Sexuality & Gender Alliance (SAGA)
A Sherwood High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

 

 

Research-Based Publications for Families withLGBTQ Children

EVIDENCE-BASED FAMILY GUIDANCE RESOURCES

The evidence-based resources included here were developed by the Family Acceptance Project (FAP) and are rooted in FAP’s groundbreaking research with LGBTQ youth, young adults and families. This research and guidance from the lived experiences of ethnically, racially and religiously diverse families with LGBTQ young people enabled FAP to develop the first evidence-based family support model to prevent health risks and promote well-being for LGBTQ children and youth. FAP continues to produce a series of evidence-based resources to help to decrease health risks and promote well-being for LGBTQ children and youth.

FAMILY EDUCATION BOOKLETS

“Best Practice” Resources for Suicide Prevention for LGBTQ Youth
(English, Spanish & Chinese and a growing series of faith-based versions)

Key information from FAP’s research on how families can help support their lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQ) children to reduce health risks and support positive development. These family education booklets have been designated as “Best Practice” resources for suicide prevention for LGBTQ young people by the Best Practices Registry for Suicide Prevention.

HEALTHY FUTURES POSTER SERIES

Available from FAP in 10 languages, including English, Spanish, Chinese (traditional and simplified), Hindi, Korean, Japanese, Punjabi, Tagalog and Vietnamese. Other versions are in development.

Series of 3 posters that tell the “story” of family accepting and rejecting behaviors and show how these behaviors contribute to serious health risks including suicidal behavior and drug use and how they help protect against risk and promote well-being. Each poster includes common accepting and rejecting behaviors that are expressed across diverse cultures. The posters are available to download free in 4 sizes and include the camera-ready art to take to a commercial printer.

DEVELOPING THE FIELD OF FAMILY SUPPORT FOR LGBTQ CHILDREN & YOUTH

Providing Services & Support

Although it may seem surprising to many people who are concerned about the health and well-being of children and youth, before the Family Acceptance Project was established 20 years ago, no one had studied LGBTQ young people and families. As a result, many mainstream services, including government agencies, have not included services and support for diverse families with LGBTQ children. As the Family Acceptance Project has shown, families can learn to support their LGBTQ children when services are provided in ways that are culturally relevant for them. Culturally appropriate services are needed to help families learn to support their LGBTQ children to reduce serious health risks, strengthen families and support positive development. Use this website to learn about these issues to provide support for LGBTQ children, youth and families – urgently needed now as LGBTQ young people and families are coping with the losses from Covid-19.

FAITH COMMUNITIES AND THE WELL-BEING OF LGBTQ YOUTH

A publication for faith communities and families on supporting LGBTQ youth to prevent mental health risks and to increase support, published by the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry. GAP is a professional organization of thought leaders in the field of psychiatry who provide guidance on addressing critical emerging mental health issues.

Selected National LGBTQ Services& Support

NATIONAL LGBTQ RESOURCES & SUPPORTS

Selected resources listed on this website focus on providing services and support to reduce mental health risks and promote well-being for LGBTQ young people.

ACCESS TO LGBTQ COMMUNITY CENTERS & LOCAL RESOURCES ACROSS THE U.S.

CenterLink
CenterLink is a nonprofit organization that provides capacity building and connects more than 270 LGBTQ community centers across the U.S. in 45 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, as well as several other countries. CenterLink provides a searchable database of LGBTQ centers where LGBTQ people, families, providers and others can find and access LGBTQ services in their communities, including counseling and support services.

Family Acceptance Project
The Family Acceptance Project (FAP) is a research, education and training program that helps ethnically, racially and religiously diverse families to support their LGBTQ children. FAP conducted the first research on LGBTQ youth and families and developed the first evidence-based family support model to help families to decrease rejection and health risks and to increase support and well-being for LGBTQ young people. FAP provides training for agencies, families, providers and religious leaders on increasing family support to reduce risk for suicide, homelessness and other serious health risks and using FAP’s multilingual educational materials and family support framework, also available online.

PFLAG
PFLAG is a national organization with 400 chapters across the U.S. that provides education and support for parents, families, and friends of LGBTQ people through individual and peer support groups, public education and advocacy. Parents and others can search PFLAG’s website to find chapters and support in local communities, in person and online. Local Oregon PFLAG chapters are listed by county under Oregon-Based LGBTQ Services & Support.

TransFamilies
TransFamilies provides support services and education for transgender people and their families, including an annual conference for families and their transgender children (Gender Odyssey). Formerly called Gender Diversity, TransFamilies provides online parent support groups in English & Spanish, a transgender youth leadership program and youth support groups, as well as training for schools and organizations.

Gender Spectrum 
Gender Spectrum provides education and support for families with transgender and gender diverse children and youth, support groups and an annual conference for children, youth and families. Gender Spectrum also provides training for schools and organizations working with children and teens.

SCHOOL-BASED RESOURCES

GSA Network – Genders & Sexualities Alliance (GSA) Network
GSA Network is a national youth-led organization that provides networking and support for GSAs – school clubs that provide education, peer support and activities to promote safer schools. GSA Network connects LGBTQ+ youth and school-based GSA clubs through peer support, leadership development, community organizing and advocacy and works with a network of 40 statewide organizations representing more than 4,000 GSA clubs across the country. GSAs in Oregon schools are listed by county under Oregon-Based LGBTQ Services & Support.

GLSEN
GLSEN is a national network of educators, students, and local GLSEN Chapters that work to promote safe schools for LGBTQ students. GLSEN provides resources for educators and students, conducts school climate research, provides guidance on comprehensive school policies and information on bullying and school safety.

Safe Schools Coalition
The Safe Schools Coalition is a public-private partnership in Washington State that was among the first school-based initiatives to support LGBTQ students. The Coalition hosts a longstanding website with resources to help promote safe schools and to implement its mission of “helping schools become safe places where every family can belong, where every educator can teach, and where every child can learn, regardless of gender, gender identity or sexual orientation.”

Campus Pride
Campus Pride is a national organization working to create a safer college environment for LGBTQ students by developing resources, programs and services to support LGBTQ and ally students on college campuses across the U.S. This includes hosting Camp Pride, a summer leadership camp for LGBTQ and ally students to learn campus strategies to develop supportive campus environments and leadership skills, LGBTQ college fairs and information on the campus safety, visibility and affirmation for LGBTQ students.

FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATIONS

Affirmation LGBTQ Mormons Families & Friends
An international organization that promotes understanding, acceptance, and self-determination for individuals with diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions for current and former members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Provides allyship, ministering, and educational resources and an annual international conference.

Beloved Arise
An organization that provides resources and support to empower LGBTQ teens across Christian denominations through youth programs, advocacy and ally engagement opportunities and resources for other faith-based organizations.

Brethren Mennonite Council
A nonprofit group that is committed to providing mutual support for families with gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex members. This includes LGBTQ people, families and allies, to worship, educate and provide mutual support

DignityUSA
A national Catholic organization that provides support for people of all sexual orientations, genders, and gender identities—especially gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons. Provides opportunities for worship, service, education and social justice.

Equally Blessed
A coalition of Call to Action, DignityUSA, and New Ways Ministry that seeks to educate and inspire Catholics to take action on behalf of LGBTQ and intersex people, their families and friends.

Eshel
An organization that works with individuals, families, and the Orthodox Jewish community to support LGBTQ members. Eshel has chapters in cities in the U.S. and Canada that provide activities, parent retreats, a speakers bureau and access to LGBTQ resources in the U.S. and Israel.

Freed Hearts
A Christian organization that helps parents, LGBTQ people, educators, therapists, and churches to create safe spaces, inspiration and encouragement. Provides resources ranging from books, podcasts, video courses and social media, including a YouTube Channel.

Friends for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Concerns
A North American Quaker faith community that holds online gatherings and worship.

Fortunate Families
A national Catholic organization and parent network that supports LGBTQ family members and facilitates conversations with bishops, pastors and Catholic Church leadership through sharing personal stories and working to establish Catholic LGBTQ Ministries in dioceses, parishes, educational institutions, and communities.

Galva – 108
An international, nonprofit religious organization – Gay & Lesbian Vaishnava Association – that provides information and support to LGBTI Vaishnavas and Hindus, their friends, and other interested persons.

Jewish Queer Youth
A group that supports and empowers LGBTQ youth in the Jewish community with a focus on teens and young adults from Orthodox, Chasidic, and Sephardic communities. Provides Drop-In Center, and services for parents, teens, and families.

Keshet
An organization that works for the full equality of LGBTQ Jews and families. Helps Jewish organizations with the skills to build LGBTQ-affirming communities, spaces for queer Jewish youth, and advances for LGBTQ rights. Offers professional development, training and consultation, youth initiatives, programs for LGBTQ Jews of Color, leadership projects and community learning.

Many Voices
A Black church movement for gay and transgender justice. Equips and brings forward Black leaders that support LGBT equality and justice through educational workshops, seminars, and dialogues – in-person and online.

Mama Dragons
An organization founded by Mormon mothers with LGBTQ children that supports, educates, and empowers mothers of LGBTQ children through a private Facebook and regional groups to support and advocate for their LGBTQ children.

Muslim Alliance for Sexual and Gender Diversity
An organization that works to support, empower and connect LGBTQ Muslims. Provides educational classes, retreats, advocacy, and resources including lectures, films video, podcasts, and blogs.

Muslims for Progressive Values
An organization that reflects Islam as a source of dignity, justice, compassion, and love for all. Offers spiritual counseling, chaplain endorsement and lectures and speaking engagements. Provides support for LGBTQ people and access to resources.

Q Christian Fellowship
An organization that cultivates radical belonging among LGBTQ+ people and allies through an annual conference, community groups, Parent Summit, and a variety of resources.

United Church of Christ LGBT Ministries
Christian religious organization that includes local churches and a global ministry. Has a specific ministry to LGBTQ people and families.

Unity Fellowship Church Movement
Unity Fellowship Church Movement is the first affirming and welcoming Black church for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons with several congregations across the U.S. Members of the public can RSVP to attend services online.

AM – All Month – OAPS – Oregon Alliance to Prevent Suicide – Oregon LGBTQ2SIA+ Youth Resource List
Oct 28 all-day

 

The Oregon Alliance to Prevent Suicide has created a county-based LGBTQ+ Youth Resource List. Check it out here and share with partners.

 

The Oregon Alliance to Prevent Suicide

Statewide Suicide Prevention Liaison:
Annette Marcus
Email:amarcus@aocmhp.org
Phone: (503) 399-7201

Suicide Prevention Project Specialist:
Jennifer Fraga
Email: jfraga@aocmhp.org
Phone: (503) 399-7201

 

 

AOH – Alliance of Hope for Suicide Loss Survivors – Online Forum and Resources @ Online Forum
Oct 28 all-day

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Alliance of Hope for Suicide Loss Survivors presents

A Moderated Online Forum

Welcome to a place of healing & remembrance.

If you have lost a loved one to suicide,
you are not alone.

We believe no suicide loss survivor should go without support.

This moderated online forum operates like a 24/7 support group – overseen by a mental health prof. and trained team of moderators. We have more than 18,000 members and specific forums for loss type and survivor experiences.

Many support group leaders use our online forum as a supplement to their regular meetings.

Website:

https://allianceofhope.org/

Online Forum:

https://forum.allianceofhope.org/

Find a Support Group:

https://allianceofhope.org/find-support/find-a-support-group/

Additional information:

Since 2008, the Alliance of Hope has been working to decrease stigma, increase understanding of the suicide loss experience, and provide direct support to survivors.

  • Every 40 seconds, someones dies by suicide, leaving 6-8 loved ones grieving devastating loss.
  • In the U.S., 45 million people have survived suicide loss.
  • Every day, thousands of people seek support after suicide.

Suicide loss survivors share a singular bond. Although each of our situations is unique, we tend to experience similar feelings, questions, and stages of grief. Support groups provide a good opportunity to meet others who understand and can result in deep friendships.

Video by Founder, Ronnie S. Walker, loss survivor and licensed clinical mental health counselor in Chicago

External links:

FRIENDS FOR SURVIVAL — For those who want to start a support group, our colleagues at Friends for Survival have compiled this guide for creating a sustainable grief support organization for families and friends after a suicide: Pathways to Hope by Friends for Survival (PDF)

AFSP (AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION) — Search Support Group Directory online: https://afsp.org/find-a-support-group/

SURVIVORS OF BEREAVEMENT BY SUICIDE (UK) — Find Local Support Groups: https://uksobs.org/we-can-help/local-support-groups/find/

SURVIVORS OF MILITARY LOSS – TAPS (TRAGEDY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR SURVIVORS):  https://www.taps.org/suicide

HU – Health Unlocked – Social Network for Health @ Online
Oct 28 all-day

 

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We are the world’s largest social network for health, with 1 million members across the globe, and growing. We connect people with the same health conditions, where they can share experiences and get answers to questions about their chronic conditions and wellbeing needs – empowering people with knowledge for enhanced self-care.

Find Open Online Communities A-Z Link: https://healthunlocked.com/communities

We work with nonprofits to create patient-centric online communities

By providing a safe space to give and receive peer support, find tools and resources to inform about their condition(s) and access to local services, people are more equipped to manage their health than ever before.

Our social network is made up of over 700 condition-specific communities that are moderated by health experts such as the British Heart Foundation, the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America and the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society. So when people search for information on HealthUnlocked, they can rest assured that it is reliable and trustworthy. Our platform is also home to online support groups for popular NHS programs such as NHS Weight Loss, Couchto5k and Strength & Flex. Learn about our solutions for patient organizations.

Changing the way healthcare can be delivered

We are committed to becoming the most trusted global self-care ecosystem. Our vision for the future is to extend our value to cover every disease, illness and chronic condition that exists and offer education, peer support and relevant services to every person with an on-going health concern.

By driving the convergence between self-care and clinical care, we offer a new model of healthcare focused on patients themselves as a solution to the global healthcare crisis. Learn how we work with the NHS England.

 

OAOI – Overeaters Anonymous Oregon Intergroup – Online Support Meetings – Week @ Online Via ZOOM
Oct 28 all-day

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The following is a list of Online Support Meetings provided by Overeaters Anonymous Oregon Intergroup

The following is a list of Online Support Meetings provided by Overeaters Anonymous Oregon Intergroup

MONDAYS

Monday Noon – Step Writing Meeting @ Virtual

Mondays @ 12-1pm PST

ZOOM

Zoom ID 548 284 878PW: 1200Phone: 253-215-8782 or 301-715-8593

Contact: Connie (503) 282-8439  ccleaton@ipns.comWriting meeting on the steps.  

First Monday of the month we discuss a tradition.(formerly St Paul’s Episcopal Church, Portland)

 

Monday Noon – Welcome Home Meeting @ Virtual

Mondays @ 12-1pm PST

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 977 3123 9849

Passcode: 011548

To participate by phone: +1 253 215 8782   OR.  +1 312 626 6799

US One tap mobile:  +13462487799,,97731239849#  OR   +16699006833,,97731239849#

Meeting Contact: Pat O. 503-319-4942(Grove, Portland, The Dalles)

 

Monday 6:00 PM – In The Solution @ Virtual

Mondays @ 6-7pm PST

ZOOM 

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and 30 minutes after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 990 5922 0287

Passcode: 695085

To participate by phone:   +1 253 215 8782  OR  +1 312 626 6799

One tap mobile:    +13462487799,,99059220287#   OR   +16699006833,,99059220287#

This is formerly the 5:30 meeting that met at First Christian Church in Salem

Meeting Number:  26872

Meeting Contact: Virginia 503-868-7144

 

Monday 6:30 Progress Not Patriarchy @ Virtual

Mondays @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm PST

ZOOM

The Zoom will be be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 981 0151 4197

Passcode: 350901

To join by phone: +1 669 900 6833     OR    +1 253 215 8782

One tap mobile
+16699006833,,98101514197# OR  +12532158782,,98101514197#

This meeting welcomes all people interested in focusing on the 12 step recovery experiences of people of marginalized genders including but not limited to cis and trans women, non-binary folks, and trans men.

Contacts:   Dawn (503)964-7921.   Camila (415)515-3460   Julie M. (845) 389-180

 

Monday 6:30pm – Stay in the Day @ Virtual

Mondays @ 6:30 pm PST

Zoom Link

Zoom:  Meeting ID: 734 3958 7543 PW: HillsOA

Phone: 253-215-8782 or 301-715-8592

NOTE: Phone Meeting PW is 456652

(Hillsboro, Oregon)

Contact: Mikki 503 970-1217

 

Monday 7:00 pm – OA New Beginnings Mondays @ Virtual

Mondays @ 7-8pm PST

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 30 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 941 8709 1631

Passcode: 805086

To participate by phone: +1 253 215 8782  OR   +1 346 248 7799

One tap mobile +16699006833,,94187091631#   OR    +12532158782,,94187091631#

 

Monday 7:00pm – Milwaukie OA Friends @ Virtual

Mondays @ 7-8pm PST

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 926 9693 6882

Passcode: 734586

To participate by phone: +1 346 248 7799   OR +1 669 900 6833

One tap mobile +13462487799,,92696936882#  OR   +16699006833,,92696936882#

Contact: Joan 503-913-4817

 

Monday 7:00pm – Monday Night Miracles @ Virtual

Mondays @ 7:00 pm

Zoom Link

Zoom ID: 699 483 452 PW: 214927

Phone: 253-215-8782 or 301-715-8594

Contacts:  Julie P. 503-735-5025    MerleAnn 503-281-8947 (no texting)

Monday Night Miracles 7th Tradition

(Portland NE)

 

Monday 7:30 PM @ Virtual

Mondays @ 7:30 pm PST

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 910 256 1917  

Password: 61508723CP   (password is different if you call in – see below)

Or call in:    +1 669 900 9128     +1 253 215 8782    +1 312 626 6799

Phone Password: 994351

Contact: Margie 503-807-0201

(Newberg)

TUESDAYS

Tuesday 10:00am Smyrna/Canby meeting @ Virtual

Tuesdays @ 10-11am PST

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 969 7280 6853

Passcode: 150242

To participate by phone: +1 312 626 6799   OR   +1 929 205 6099

One tap mobile:   +12532158782,,96972806853#   OR   +13462487799,,96972806853#

Contact: Jenice 503-705-5599

(Canby – Smyrna Church)

 

Tuesday 11:30 am People of Color Focused OA Meeting @ Virtual

Tuesdays @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm PST

ZOOM ID: 2942072024

PW: 115324

(see also LAOAIG for more POC focused meetings)

 

Tuesday Noon – The Tuesday Noon Little Meeting that Could @ Virtual

Tuesdays @ 12-1pm PST

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 961 8806 8450

Passcode: 136667

To participate by phone: +1 253 215 8782 OR   +1 346 248 7799

One tap mobile
+16699006833,,96188068450#  OR   +12532158782,,96188068450#

Contact: Pat O. 503-319-4942

OR OIG & Region 1

 

Tuesday 5:00 PM Astoria @ Virtual

Tuesdays @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm PST

Zoom

Zoom will be open 5 min before and 5 min after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 980 3654 1662

Passcode: 319452

To participate by phone:   253 215 8782

One tap mobile +13462487799,,98036541662#  OR    +16699006833,,98036541662#
US (Tacoma)

Contact:    Val 425-287-0806

 

Tuesday 6:15pm 12 x 12 Study @ Virtual

Tuesdays @ 6:15 pm

ZOOM

Zoom ID: 847 5628 8944

PW: 485934

Phone: 253-215-8782 or 301-715-8592

Contact: Lloyd 541-350-4985

12 x 12 Study

(Hillsboro)

 

Tuesday 7:00pm @ Virtual

Tuesdays @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm PST (plus 15 minutes before and after for fellowship and tech support)

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 969 9488 0689  

Passcode: 751662

To participate by phone:   +1 669 900 6833   OR    +1 253 215 8782

One tap mobile:   +16699006833,,96994880689#   OR   +12532158782,,96994880689#

Contact: Marna 971-267-0058

(McMinnville)

 

Tuesday 7:00pm – Body Image, Relationships, and Sexuality @ Virtual

Tuesdays @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm PST (6:30-8:45pm adding 30 minutes before and after for fellowship and tech support)

ZOOM

Meeting will be open 30 minutes before and after the meeting time for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 917 4138 2693    

Passcode: 891659

To join by phone:  +1 253 215 8782  OR. +1 312 626 6799

One tap mobile: +13462487799,,91741382693# OR +16699006833,,91741382693#

Contacts: Dawn 503-964-7921,  Brandon (847) 302-3688

 

Tuesday 7:30 PM Salem @ Virtual

Tuesdays @ 7:30 pm – 8:30pm (adding 15 minutes before, 30 minutes after for fellowship and tech support)

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and 30 minutes after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 978 7574 0814    

Passcode: 231051

To participate by phone:   +1 312 626 6799   OR   +1 929 205 6099

One tap mobile:  +12532158782,,97875740814#   OR    +13462487799,,97875740814#

This meeting normally meets at Salem Hospital

Meeting Number:  00236

Meeting Contact:  Christina 503-910-7732

WEDNESDAY

Wednesday 7:00 am – In the Solution @ virtualWednesdays @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 212 156 789

Password: 640120

Contact: K.C. 650-743-6916 kcanderson2747@gmail.com

Phone: 669-900-6833

(Portland -Unity Church)

7th Tradition & Documents

(this meeting meets Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday at 7am, also on holidays)

 

Wednesday 10:30am Gresham @ Virtual

Wednesdays @ 10:30 am

This meeting is currently not sharing the zoom link on the website. 

Contact: Margie 253-222-5654

(formerly met at St Henry Church School, Gresham)

 

Wednesday Noon – Taste of Lifeline @ Virtual

Wednesdays @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 932 4422 0906
Passcode: 691797

To participate by phone: 1 312 626 6799  OR    +1 301 715 8592

One tap mobile +13462487799,,93244220906#   OR   +16699006833,,93244220906#

Contact: Pat O. 503-319-4942

(Lake Oswego United Church of Christ)

 

Wednesday 1:00pm – Literature Study @ Virtua

Wednesdays @ 1:00 pm

Zoom Link

Zoom Meeting ID: 856 5422 6008
Password: weds100   

Literature Study

Contact: Kathy H. 650-580-2540

 

Wednesday 6:30 PM – Many Symptoms, One Solution @ Virtual

Wednesdays @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 931 5528 5741  

Passcode: 722277

To participate by phone:   +1 312 626 6799  OR   +1 346 248 7799

One tap mobile: +13462487799,,93155285741#   OR    +16699006833,,93155285741#

Contacts: Meagan 415-238-4532, Allie 954-663-3182, Cathy 503-975-2405

(Portland St. Ignatius)  7th Tradition

 

THURSDAYS

Thursday Noon – The End of the Oregon Trail Meeting @ Virtual

Thursdays @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 953 9632 2979

Passcode: 678387

To participate by phone:    +1 253 215 8782  OR  +1 312 626 6799

One tap mobile:
+16699006833,,95396322979#  OR
+12532158782,,95396322979#

Contact: Jenice 503-705-5599

(Oregon City)

Thursday 4:00 pm – Keep Coming Back @ Virtual

Thursdays @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 727 527 926

One tap mobile: +13462487799,,727527926#   OR +16699006833,,727527926#

Contact:  Deb W 360-430-1843

Step Study  (Longview Washington)

 

Thursday 7:00 PM Step & Tradition @ Virtual

Thursdays @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

ZOOM

Zoom is open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 917 0782 9048

Passcode: 555138

To Participate by phone:
+1 669 900 6833   OR  +1 253 215 8782

One tap mobile: +16699006833,,91707829048#  OR   +12532158782,,91707829048#

Contacts: Chris C. (503)287-1811,  Katt 503-493-0654 (no texts please) 

Step and Tradition Meeting

 

FRIDAYS

Friday 10:30am – Cozy, Comfy Readers @ Virtual

Fridays @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 969 2312 5785

Passcode: 140956

To participate by phone: +1 669 900 6833  OR   +1 253 215 8782

One tap mobile +12532158782,,96923125785#   OR    +13462487799,,96923125785#

Contact: Pat O. 503-319-4942

(Beaverton)

 

Friday Noon – Freedom Fridays @ Virtual

Fridays @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 912 7861 0144

Passcode: 829269

To Participate by Phone: +1 253 215 8782     +1 346 248 7799

One tap mobile: +16699006833,,91278610144#     +12532158782,,91278610144#

Contact: Pat O. 503-319-4942

Portland SW- St Barnabas – Salem

SATURDAYS

Saturday 7:00am – In the Solution @ Virtual

Saturdays @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 212 156 789

Password: 640120

Phone: 669-900-6833

Contact: K.C. 650-743-6916 kcanderson2747@gmail.com

(Portland -Unity Church)

7th Tradition & Documents

(This meeting meets regularly Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, also on holidays)

 

Saturday 9:00 AM – Saturday Salem Serenity @ Virtual

Saturdays @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and 30 minutes after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 940 0390 7695    Passcode: 958423

To participate by phone: +1 301 715 8592   OR   +1 312 626 6799

One tap mobile.  +16699006833,,94003907695#  OR   +12532158782,,94003907695#

This meeting normally meets at Morning-side United Methodist Church

Meeting Number:  29424

Contact:  Barbara J.A. 971-718-9700

 

Saturday 10:00am – Freedom From Compulsive Overeating @ Virtual

Saturdays @ 10:00 am

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 956 1697 4808Passcode: 890393

One tap mobile +13462487799,,95616974808#   OR
+12532158782,,95616974808# 

To Participate by phone:  +1 253 215 8782  OR  +1 669 900 6833 

Contacts:  Meagan 415-238-4532    Liz 310-433-6494.  Juli 503-703-0798 Chris 503-287-1811

(Portland – SE Colonial Heights Church)

 

Saturday in the Orchards @ Columbia Presbyterian Church

Saturdays @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

8715 St. Helens Ave Vancouver  WA 98664-2076

Columbia Presbyterian Church – Meets outdoors at the Youth Building in the front of the church. 

Contact: Sue Nagy 360-213-8902

 

Saturday 11:00 AM – (Long Beach WA) @ Virtual

Saturdays @ 11:00 am

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 811 3466 7781 

PW: 23456

One tap mobile:

+12532158782,,81134667781#,,,,,,0#,,23456#  – OR –  +16699009128,,81134667781#,,,,,,0#,,23456# US

Contact: Diane B 503-318-6608

(Long Beach WA)

 

Saturday 11:00am -Anorexia/Bulimia Focus (Phone) @ Virtual

Saturdays @ 11:00 am

PHONE: 515-604-9094     PIN: 715894#

WSO – Anorexia/Bulimia Focus

 

Saturday 6:00pm – New to OA Meeting @ Virtual

Saturdays1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

ZOOM

Don’t know a thing about Overeaters Anonymous? This is a great place to get some info.  This is not a normal OA meeting. It is a one hour  “Intro to OA”.   There is some explanation of what OA is all about, with time for questions and answers.

Meeting ID: 934 6772 5942

Passcode: 172301

To participate by phone: +1 346 248 7799 or +1 253 215 8782

One tap mobile +16699006833,,93467725942#   OR    +12532158782,,93467725942#

Contact:  Pat O. 503-319-4942

 

Speaker Meeting @ Virtual

Saturdays @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting, for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 934 6772 5942   

Passcode: 172301

To participate by phone: +1 346 248 7799 or +1 253 215 8782

One tap mobile +16699006833,,93467725942#   OR    +12532158782,,93467725942#

Contact:  Pat O. 503-319-4942

SUNDAYS

Sunday 7:00am – In the Solution @ Virtual

Sundays @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 212 156 789

Password: 640120

Contact: K.C. 650-743-6916 kcanderson2747@gmail.com

Phone: 669-900-6833

(Portland -Unity Church)

7th Tradition & Documents

(This meeting meets regularly Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, also on holidays)

 

Sunday 10:30am Serenity Sunday @ Virtual

Sundays @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 969 3138 2573

Passcode: 674360

To participate by phone: +1 669 900 6833  OR    +1 253 215 8782

One tap mobile +13462487799,,96931382573# OR     +16699006833,,96931382573#

Contacts: Dawn 503-964-7921 Niik 503-919-0700

Varied Topic, open to all

PANA – Portland Area Narcotics Anonymous – Online Meeting Resources – Weekdays & Weekends @ Online Via ZOOM
Oct 28 all-day

 

Portland Area Narcotics Anonymous

Online Meeting Resources

Please see the times and links below for online meetings in the Greater Portland Area.

https://www.portlandna.com/portland-area-virtual-rooms/

Portland

503 Recovery

Days : Monday

Times: 6:00pm-7:15pm

Type : Open

Password: recovery

Click Here

 

Always Connected

Days : 7 Days a Week

Times: 8:30pm

Password: 12

Click Here

 

Another Gay Meeting

Days : Sunday

Times: 7:00pm

Type: LGBTQ

Click Here

 

Anyone and Everyone

Days : Wednesday

Times: 8:00pm

Type : LGBTQ

Password: aena2020

Click Here

 

Back To Basics

Days : Saturday

Times: 12:00pm-1:15pm

Click Here

 

Burnside Blues

Days : 7 Days a Week

Times: 7:00pm

Click Here

 

Clean and Serene

Days : Saturday

Times: 6:00pm

Type : Women

Click Here

 

Come as you are

Days : Tuesday Saturday

Times: 6:30am-7:45am

Type : Young

Click Here

 

Determined Dames

Days : 7 Days a Week

Times: 7:00pm

Type : Women

Click Here

 

Doin’ Life

Days : Monday

Times: 7:00pm

Type : Men

Password: 12

Click Here

 

Embracing Reality

Days : Thursday

Times: 6:30pm-8:00pm

Click Here

 

Gettin’ Lit

Days : Thursday

Times: 7:30pm

Type : Women Study

Click Here

 

Here and Now

Days : 7 Days a Week

Times: 10:00pm

Type : Open

Password: hereandnow

Click Here

 

Higher Empowered

Days : Monday

Times: 6:30pm-8:00pm

Password: higher

Click Here

 

Hope Group

Days : Saturday

Times: 8:00pm

Password: hopegroup

Click Here

 

It Works How And Why/b>

Days : Saturday

Times: 12:00pm-1:30pm

Password: 140-704

Click Here

 

It’s In The Book

Days : Saturday

Times: 10:00am-11:15am

Type : Study

Password: serenity

Click Here

 

Late Night Recovery

Days : 7 Days a Week

Times: 9:00pm

Click Here

 

Learning To Live

Days : Sunday

Times: 9:00am-10:30am

Click Here

 

Lost And Found

Days : Monday

Times: 12:00pm

Type : Women

Click Here

 

Love And Joy

Days : Wednesday

Times: 7:30pm-9:00pm

Password: 102268

Click Here

 

New Journey

Days : 7 Days a Week

Times: 5:30pm-6:45pm

Password : newjourney

Click Here

 

No Matter What

Days : Sunday

Times: 5:00pm

Click Here

 

SE Serenity

Days : Friday

Times: 12:00pm

Type : Open

Click Here

 

Serenity Sisters

Days : Thursday

Times: 5:30pm

Type : Women

Click Here

 

Spirit of NA

Days : Monday

Times: 5:30pm-6:45pm

Type : Men

Password : spirit

Click Here

 

Spiritual Journey

Days : Saturday

Times: 6:30pm-7:30pm

Click Here

 

The Ties That Bind Us

Days : Mon, Wed, Fri

Times: 12:00pm

Password: recovery

Click Here

 

Victory

Days : Thursday

Times: 8:00pm

Click Here

 

Walk Your Talk

Days : Tuesday

Times: 7:00pm

Password: 727969

Click Here

 

What It Is

Days : Tuesday

Times: 7:30pm

Click Here

 

Women of Wisdom

Days : Sunday

Times: 5:00pm

Type : Women

Password: 801429

Click Here

Clackmas

RIP (Recovery In Progress)

Days : Wednesday

Times: 7:00pm

Click Here

 

Saturday Night

Days : Saturday

Times: 7:00pm

Click Here

Washington County

12 Steps to Freedom

Days : Thursday

Times: 7:00pm-8:15pm

Click Here

 

Courage to Change

Days : Monday

Times: 6:30pm

Click Here

 

He Do Recover

Days : Thursday

Times: 7:15pm-8:30pm

Click Here

 

He Do Recover

Days : Tuesday

Times: 7:15pm-8:30pm

Click Here

 

She Do Recover

Days : Tuesday

Times: 7:15pm-8:30pm

Click Here

 

The Solution Group

Days : Friday

Times: 7:00pm

Click Here

 

We’re No Angels

Days : Monday

Times: 7:30pm

Click Here

Outside the Area

LGBTQ and Friends

Days : Saturday

Times: 7:30pm

Click Here

 

International Marathon

Days : 24/7

Times:

Click Here

 

International Speaker Jam

Days : March 28th

Times: 10am 2pm 6pm 10pm

Click Here

Need to speak with someone right now?

Call our hotline: 503-345-9839

You can speak with someone in our community to find a meeting, or learn more about Narcotics Anonymous

SGC – Support Groups Central – Virtual Online Groups – Weekdays and Weekends @ Online via Zoom (secured)
Oct 28 all-day

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Support Groups Central offers Quality Peer Support

Strength for Your Journey

Group Video Meetings Led by Trained Facilitators

  • Online meetings are via Zoom (secured)
  • You can get reminders and keep a journal of your progress

>>> Watch this video to learn how it works at:

https://youtu.be/UgsFtlhGAOk

>>> Visit and sign up for your FREE account to get started today!

https://www.SupportGroupsCentral.com

>>> Checkout the list of TOPIC AREAS from a wide variety of organizations including but not limited to:

https://www.supportgroupscentral.com/index.cfm#anc1

Here is a sampling:

  • Coping with Stress
  • Coping with Chronic Pain
  • Grief and Bereavement
  • Trauma Healing and Recovery
  • Support for Veterans and Military Families
  • Support for Expecting Parents
  • Postpartum Support
  • Depression Recovery
  • Anxiety Recovery
  • Mental Health & Wellness
  • Caregiver Support
  • Ministry
  • Health Issues
  • and many more!

>>> Check out Facebook Page for Support Groups Central:

https://www.facebook.com/SupportGroupsCentral

 

Other offerings:

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Hey Peers!  Real Humans. Real Help. Real Time

Hey Peers is a video chat app that allows people to safely browse and join peer support conversations and meetings.  You can download the app online for your iPhone device.  Android version coming soon.  Now available online on the website, too!

Visit and sign up for your FREE account to get started today!

https://www.heypeers.com/

>>> Check out the Hey Peers! Meetings List

https://www.heypeers.com/meetings_list

>>> Check out the Hey Peers! Chatrooms List

https://www.heypeers.com/chatrooms

Some More About Hey Peers:

Instant community

Create a community of trusted and like-minded peers – those that share similar challenges and experiences, those that want support, and those that give support. Employers, nonprofits, health care organizations, payers, and individuals can set up an instant community and sponsor peer support for their employees, members or loved ones.

Connect with peers

Would you like to connect with peers or supporters between support group meetings? You can do this on Hey Peers. Individuals can quickly find others who they would like to connect with for mutual support. Connections are secure and confidential with an option to remain anonymous.

Progress tracking

Hey Peers offers a premium option to journal and track moods, wellness, exercise, and other key components of mental and physical wellness. The easy recording of key indicators and important treatment information can help one see progress from support. No personal information is shared.

Available on any device

Access Hey Peers on your laptop, tablet, or mobile. No downloads necessary with our mobile responsive web App that works on any device.

Trusted Peer Facilitators

Hey Peers screens peer support facilitators to make sure they have appropriate credentials, and allows users to rate and review peer leaders to ensure high quality peer support.
our users

Who uses Hey Peers?

Any individual or peer supporter can sign up and use Hey Peers. We also designed our App for small, midsize, and large employers, nonprofits, health care organizations, and insurers to use Hey Peers for their members and employees to improve wellness outcomes in a safe and purpose-build environment.

1:1 Peer Support Coaching

1:1 Peer Coaching is a way for you to work more intensively toward achieving and maintaining yourself as you deal with your life’s challenges. In our 1:1 sessions, you will meet with a certified peer specialist or recovery coach of your choosing. There will be no other participants … just you and your coach.

 

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Peer Support Solutions

Does your organization want to provide a secure digital peer support platform for your members or employees? Hey Peers combines a video conferencing system with chat support groups so that you can offer both regularly scheduled support group meetings and on-demand facilitated peer chat conversations to support everyday needs.

Find out more about our special offer during social distancing by completing the online form at the link below.

https://www.peersupportsolutions.com/contact

Facilitators

If you are a Peer Supporter that is affiliated with a non-profit that is using Hey Peers, you can sign up directly on Hey Peers to get started.

If you are a Peer Supporter that is certified, trained, or licensed, please complete our Facilitator Application, and fill out the form below as part of our approval process.

https://www.peersupportsolutions.com/facilitators

Hey Peers Tools for Support Groups

Hey Peers offers more administrative tools for managing virtual support groups than Zoom, Skype, Facebook, or other teleconferencing or forum tools including but not limited to:

  • Groups or one-on-one conversations
  • Peer and meeting match recommendations
  • Private, password-protected meeting options
  • Approve members subscribing to your organization
  • Self-wellness tools that help your members see progress
  • Share group documents electronically from your Hey Peers page (no more copying, binding, handing out)
  • Direct links to schedules and meetings from your web site – easier to track for facilitators and members
  • Track group participation rates
  • Custom registration data collection available
  • Prepare electronic reports to show the positive impact support groups deliver for fundraising, research and program management
THP – The Trauma Healing – Healing Through Discussion – Thursdays @ Online via Zoom
Oct 28 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

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The Trauma Healing Project (THP) presents:

Healing Through Discussion

Online Via Zoom – Thursdays @ 9:30 am11:00 am (PST)

Join us for this facilitated weekly group to share strategies for healing and to explore a range of topics. Participants need to be comfortable in a group setting with a wide variety of people. Learn together to build community and find support. (*$15-sliding scale)

To Register Click On This Link

REGISTRATION

Contact the Trauma Healing Project

Phone:
541-687-9447
Email: 
info@healingattention.org
Website:
www.healingattention.org
Facebook Page:
https://www.facebook.com/healingattention/

 

WVH – Willamette Valley Hospice – Grief Discussion Group -Online – 4th Thursdays @ Online via Teams or Browser
Oct 28 @ 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm

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Willamette Valley Hospice – Grief Support and Services

Online Grief Discussion Group

4th Thursdays from 12:15 pm-1:30 pm PST (75 minutes)

Willamette Valley Hospice offers experienced bereavement support to anyone in our community who has faced the recent death of a loved one – whether or not they used our hospice services. We understand the challenges and struggles involved in making the journey through grief. No one should have to face the journey alone.

Drop-in support groups are available to anyone seeking support after the death of a loved one. There is no commitment to attend a specific number of sessions or specific sessions. Trained facilitators lead groups.

To Join the meeting click here:  Click Here https://teams.microsoft.com/dl/launcher/launcher.html?url=%2f_%23%2fl%2fmeetup-

WVH – Willamette Valley Hospice – Online Drop In Grief Support Group – 4th Thursdays @ Online Via Facebook
Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm

 

Reminder! All are welcome to join an online, drop-in grief support group this week on every 2nd Thursday of the moth  at 1:00 pm and Every 4th Thursday of the month at 12:15 pm PST at this link to be with others that are also experiencing grief.
Use this link to Join the group

 

 

Contact 503-588 -3600 for more information

 

 

MVP – Mid Valley Parenting – Role Models: Dads Helping Dads – Thursdays @ Online Via ZOOM
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 

Mid-Valley Parenting

Role Models: Dads Helping Dads

Parenting is the hardest work that you will ever do! Learn how to be the father you want to be for your children! Share ideas with other fathers and be a man who actively provides guidance, love, and support to enhance the development and growth of the children in your family.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

PFP – Present for Peace – Anxiety Support Group – Thursdays @ Online Via ZOOM
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 

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Present for Peace: Anxiety support group – online – Thursdays

Present for Peace offers free weekly online support groups for people coping with anxiety via Zoom

Thursdays from 7pm to 8pm PST

Tuesdays from 3pm to 4pm PST.

Learn more: https://j.mp/3sjG3qm

About present for peace

Present for Peace is a community of support for those who suffer from anxiety. You are not alone. My name is Cindy Olejar and I am here to support you. I am a Seattle native, have an economics degree, a masters in teaching degree, taught fourth and fifth grades for 8 years, owned and operated a dog and cat business for 9 years, worked as a peer support specialist, and am a nutritional therapy practitioner. I love to learn! Anxiety has a purpose and message. Understanding what your anxiety is telling you can give you the wisdom to experience a peaceful state.  There is not a one size fits all method to relieve anxiety. You decide the path you want to take and the tools you want to use.

Web: https://presentforpeace.godaddysites.com/contact-us

Email: presentforpeace@gmail.com

Cell: 206-755-1393

Oct
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AFSP – American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Support Groups @ Online and Other Venues
Oct 29 all-day

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AFSP (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention)

You are not alone.  Whether you have struggled with suicide yourself or have lost a loved one, know you are not alone. Hear about personal experiences from people in your local community whose lives have been impacted by suicide.  Visit the website for support, links, stories and more at: https://www.afsp.org

Each year, many people join AFSP in Out of the Darkness community walks in all 50 States: https://afsp.donordrive.com/ and https://afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=cms.page&id=1370

Established in 1987, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.

AFSP is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide.

Core strategies:

  • Funding scientific research
  • Educating the public about mental health and suicide prevention
  • Advocating for public policies in mental health and suicide prevention
  • Supporting survivors of suicide loss and those affected by suicide in our mission

Find a Support Group online:

https://afsp.org/find-a-support-group/

Website:

https://www.afsp.org

Toll-Free: 1-888-333-AFSP (2377)
T: (212) 363-3500
F: (212) 363-6237
General Inquiries: info@afsp.org
Press Office: 347-826-3577

Mailing Address:
199 Water St.
11th Floor
New York, NY 10038

ALZ – Alzheimer’s Association – ALZConnected – Online Support Groups and Community – Weekdays and Weekends @ Online (register for details)
Oct 29 all-day

 

 

 

 

ALZConnected – Online Support Groups and Community – Daily

ALZConnected® (alzconnected.org), powered by the Alzheimer’s Association®, is a free online community for everyone affected by Alzheimer’s or another dementia, including:

  • People with the disease.
  • Caregivers.
  • Family members.
  • Friends.
  • Individuals who have lost someone to Alzheimer’s.

Support groups will be hosted via phone or video conference instead of in-person. Meeting schedules will be assessed on a month-to-month basis.

Please locate your local program in the Community Resource Finder or contact our 24/7 Helpline (800.272.3900) for details.

Use the Link Below For Online Support

https://www.alzconnected.org/signup.aspx

24/7 Helpline: 800.272.3900

Dial 711 to connect with a TRS operator

The Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline (800.272.3900) is available around the clock, 365 days a year. Through this free service, specialists and master’s-level clinicians offer confidential support and information to people living with the disease, caregivers, families and the public.

For Live Help Line Chat Click on the Link Below

MORE PROGRAMS AND SUPPORT GROUPS

The Alzheimer’s Association is here for you, day and night. Our programs and support services connect you with peers and professionals to help you make the plans and adjustments necessary to live your best life for as long as possible. Use these links to learn more about our offerings:

 

Alzheimer’s Association

Our Vision: A world without Alzheimer’s and all other dementia®.

Our Mission: The Alzheimer’s Association leads the way to end Alzheimer’s and all other dementia — by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.

Care and Support

We work on a national and local level to provide care and support for all those affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

Research

As the largest nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s research, the Association is committed to advancing vital research toward methods of treatment, prevention and, ultimately, a cure.

Advocacy

The Association is the leading voice for Alzheimer’s disease advocacy, fighting for critical Alzheimer’s research and care initiatives at the state and federal level.

225 N. Michigan Ave. Floor 17 Chicago, IL 60601

 

AM – All Month – National LGBTQ+ Pride Awareness – Online Educational Resources @ Online, Register for Details
Oct 29 all-day

Pride Month Poster

 

 

Online Educational Resources For National LGBTQ+ Pride Awareness

LGBTQ+ Health Topics- – Online Educational Resource Center: The Centers for Disease Control has a wide array of information related to LGBTQ+ Health Topics.  Link to searchable webpage: https://www.cdc.gov/lgbthealth/index.htm  

LGTBQ+ Youth & Young Adult The Trevor Project: The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention suicide prevention services, and educational Resources to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25. Link to their primary webpage, from which topics of interest can be chosen: https://www.thetrevorproject.org/about/

LGTBTQ+ Community Resources – The Safe Zone Project:  The Safe Zone Project provides a rich variety of educational resources for the LGBTQ+ community.  This includes website links for both educational and supportive organizations, articles, blog posts, video documentaries, several LGBTQ+ organizations, and printable handouts.  Link to this searchable webpage: https://thesafezoneproject.com/resources/

LGBTQ+ Allies-University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee (UWM): UWM provides a wide array of educational and support information for people who are allies of the LGBTQ+ community:  https://uwm.edu/lgbtrc/support/allies

 

AM – All Month – OAPS – Oregon Alliance to Prevent Suicide – Oregon LGBTQ2SIA+ Suicide Prevention – Youth Resources – Family Resources
Oct 29 all-day

The Oregon Alliance to Prevent Suicide has created a county-based LGBTQ+ Youth Resource List.  ( 14 Pages in PDF Format) 

>>> Check it out here <<<

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The Oregon Alliance to Prevent Suicide

Statewide Suicide Prevention Liaison:
Annette Marcus
Email:amarcus@aocmhp.org
Phone: (503) 399-7201

Suicide Prevention Project Specialist:
Jennifer Fraga
Email: jfraga@aocmhp.org
Phone: (503) 399-7201

MORE OREGON RESCOURCES

Crisis & Support Lines

OREGON LGBTQ CRISIS LINES

Local, state, national and LGBTQ crisis and support resources.

CRISIS & SUPPORT LINES

If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, please call 911.

If you or a friend are experiencing suicidal thoughts or are having a crisis and need support, contact Oregon’s Lines for Life: 800-273-8255.

Lines for Life will connect you with 24-hr crisis lines that provide crisis intervention and targeted support for youth, families, older adults, military service members and veterans for mental health crises and support, suicide prevention, help with addiction and recovery and racial equity and support – in partnership with the Oregon Health Authority.

English: 800-273-8255
En español: 888-628-9454
TTY: 800-799-4TTY (4889)

Oregon YouthLine: 877-968-8491.

Oregon YouthLine is a peer crisis line for youth ages 21 and younger. Teens are available to help daily, 4 to 10 p.m. Pacific Time (off-hour calls answered by adult call counselors) or chat online at the YouthLine website.

Text:teen2teen” to 839863
Chat online: at YouthLine website

24/7 Crisis Text Line: Text 741741 with the message “Home” for support any time, night or day.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – National suicide prevention support, available 24/7. Call: 800-273-8255.

Nacional de Prevención del Suicidioin Spanish call: 888-628-9454.

LGBTQ CRISIS LINES & ONLINE CHAT

Trevor Lifeline (for LGBTQ youth) 24 hours: 1-866-488-7386.

TrevorChat is available 24/7 days a week, or you can text the word “START” to 678-678, available 24/7.

CHAT SPACE FOR LGBTQ YOUTH

Q Chat Space is an online community chat for LGBTQ youth and teens who are questioning their identity, ages 13-19, facilitated by staff and volunteers from LGBTQ community centers around the country. Provides a place to connect and get access to information and resources. Q Chat Space is a program of CenterLink, the national organization for LGBTQ community centers.

Oregon Child Abuse Hotline – to report child abuse and neglect call: 855-503-SAFE (7233), available 24/7.

PARENT SUPPORT LINES

Reach Out Oregon WarmlineParent Support Line call: 833-732-2467, Monday – Friday 12-7 pm PST (except for holidays).

A parent / caregiver support service that provides peer support, access to services and referrals for parents and caregivers with a child or youth experiencing emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges. The warmline is a project of Reach Out Oregon and the Oregon Family Support Network.

 

Oregon-Based LGBTQ Services& Support

OREGON LGBTQ RESOURCES & SUPPORTS

Selected resources listed on this website focus on providing services and support to reduce mental health risks and promote well-being for LGBTQ young people.

RESOURCES FOR PEOPLE OF COLOR

Asian Pacific Island Pride
Non-profit organization that serves LGBTQ API communities in greater Portland and provides safe and supportive environments to celebrate, educate and bring communities together. apipride@gmail.com

Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA)
A multi-service agency that provides a wide range of services and supports for Native American children, youth, adults and families, including Two-Spirit and LGBTQ support groups and events.

PDX Latinx Pride – Pride events in Portland for the Latinx LGBTQ community, families and allies. Central facebook page provides a space to connect throughout the year – www.facebook.com/PDXlatinxpride

Portland Two-Spirit Society
P2SS is a social, cultural, educational, resource group for the LGBTIQ Native American/Alaskan Natives and their families; to come together and share, connect, reclaim, and restore culture and community.

Sankofa Collective Northwest
Sankofa provides support, education and advocacy for Black families, friends and LGBTQ people through monthly support groups, faith outreach, mini-grants and an annual Portland Black Pride celebration. Sankofa began as the first African American chapter of PFLAG in the U.S. and relaunched as the Sankofa Collective Northwest in 2016.

Utopia PDX – United Territories of Pacific Islanders Alliance Portland
Portland chapter of a nonprofit organization by and for queer and trans Pacific Islanders that provides support, community organizing, political engagement, and cultural stewardship. https://www.facebook.com/utopiaportland

 

YOUTH RESOURCES – STATE ACCESS

SMYRC (Sexual & Gender Minority Youth Resource Center)
SMYRC’s on-site center in Portland provides a safe, supervised, harassment-free space for sexual and gender minority youth ages 13-23 who participate in positive activities such as art, music, community organizing, open mic nights, drag shows, and support groups and receive services including case management, resource referral, counseling, and education. Through Bridge 13, SMYRC provides LGBTQ trainings, educational workshops and consultations for social support staff, health professionals, youth providers, and educators. SMRYC also helps families and youth find local resources in their communities that support LGBTQ youth and families.

Oregon Queer Youth Summit
A conference held by and for queer and trans identified youth and their allies from the state of Oregon. Leadership development and organizing events happens year-round.

SCHOOL RESOURCES – STATEWIDE

Oregon Safe Schools & Communities Coalition (OSSCC)
A coalition of public and private organizations in Oregon that supports community efforts to reduce youth suicide and risk behaviors for LGBTQ youth. Provides education, data collection, and support services to create safe schools and communities for youth, teachers, and families.

GSA (Genders & Sexualities Alliance) School Clubs
GSA school clubs are available in many Oregon schools to provide support for LGBTQ students and allies and to provide education and events to promote safer schools and communities. Individual GSAs are listed by county and by school. (See National listings for information on GSA Network – a national organization that provides education and training to help students and local GSA clubs in schools to advocate for safer schools and policies to protect LGBTQ students from harassment and victimization.)

GLSEN Oregon
State chapter of the national organization that works to ensure safe schools for all students. GLSEN’s state chapter supports students and educators to adopt LGBTQ-affirming public policy, plan teacher trainings, and hold events for students, educators, parents, and allies.

FAMILY RESOURCES

Basic Rights Oregon Fierce Families Network
Advocates for public policy that meets the needs of a breadth of the LGBTQ communities. Provides and distributes resources to help families understand their LGBTQ+ children.

Pride Foundation Scholarship Program
Community foundation that funds LGBTQ programs and supports in the Northwest, and funds scholarships for LGBTQ student leaders.

YOUTH & FAMILY RESOURCES BY COUNTY

BENTON COUNTY

Cheldelin Middle School Pride Club
Cheldelin Middle School sponsored group that provides a confidential, safe space for students to support each other.

Corvallis High School Sexuality And Gender Alliance (SAGA)
A Corvallis High School sponsored GSA group that promotes understanding, acceptance and inclusion of all.

CLACKAMAS COUNTY

Clackamas High School GSA
A Clackamas High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

Milwaukie High School & Milwaukie Academy of the Arts Queer-Straight Alliance
A Milwaukie High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

The Living Room
A safe space that provides peer support and youth drop-in services, resources to promote personal growth and leadership skills, to build relationships and promote positive development of LGBTQ youth and allies.

Youth ERA Clackamas
A youth-focused program of services that includes a drop-in center, crisis services, online support, wrap around services, training and technical assistance for youth-serving groups and agencies.

CLATSOP COUNTY

Astoria High School Rainbow Alliance (GSA)
An Astoria High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

Lower Columbia Q Center
A community center that provides a range of resources and support activities for LGBTQ youth and adults, including youth support and educational activities.

Seaside High School GSA
A Seaside High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

COLUMBIA COUNTY

Scappoose High School FLATH/GSA
A Scappoose High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

COOS COUNTY

PFLAG Coos Bay/South Coast
A Coos Bay/South Coast chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

Youth ERA Coos
A youth-focused program of services that includes a drop-in center, crisis services, online support, wrap around services, training and technical assistance for youth-serving groups and agencies.

CROOK COUNTY

PFLAG Central Oregon
A Central Oregon chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

PFLAG Prineville
A Prineville chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

CURRY COUNTY

Brookings-Harbor High School LGBTQ+ and Straight Alliance Club
A Brookings-Harbor High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

PFLAG Curry County
Curry County chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

DESCHUTES COUNTY

PFLAG Central Oregon
A Central Oregon chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

Mountain View High School GSA
A Mountain View High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

DOUGLAS COUNTY

PFLAG Douglas County
A Douglas County chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

HOOD RIVER COUNTY

Hood River Valley High School GSA
A Hood River Valley High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

JACKSON COUNTY

Lotus Rising Project
A community organization in Southern Oregon that provides activities and services for LGBTQ youth and adults.

Phoenix High School GSA
A Phoenix High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

Youth ERA Medford
A youth-focused program of services that includes a drop-in center, crisis services, online support, wrap around services, training and technical assistance for youth-serving groups and agencies.

JOSEPHINE COUNTY

Grants Pass High School Southern Oregon Pride (GSA)
A Grants Pass High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

PFLAG Grants Pass
A Grants Pass chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

LANE COUNTY

Churchill High School GSA
A Churchill High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

Sheldon High School GSA
A Sheldon High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

South Eugene High School GSA
A South Eugene High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

Trans*Ponder
A Lane County parent support group for families and caregivers with gender diverse children.

Willamette High School GSA
A Willamette High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion. https://www.facebook.com/Willamette-High-School-GSA-273630792665482

Youth ERA Eugene
A youth-focused program of services that includes a drop-in center, crisis services, online support, wrap around services, training and technical assistance for youth-serving groups and agencies.

LINCOLN COUNTY

Newport High School GSA
A Newport High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

PFLAG Oregon Central Coast
Oregon Central Coast chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

The Bravery Center
A resource center that provides a safe space for LGBTQ+ youth, ages 14-24, in Lincoln County.

LINN COUNTY

Intersection Connection via Zoom
A support group for area middle and high school students with regular meetings held on Zoom.

Out-N-About
A support group for high school-aged LGBTQ youth in Linn and Benton with regular meetings via Zoom.

MARION COUNTY

PFLAG Salem
Salem chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

Rainbow Youth
Support groups for middle and high school students in Marion and Polk Counties. Services include social activities, and individual support.

Youth ERA Salem
A youth-focused program of services that includes a drop-in center, crisis services, online support, wrap around services, training and technical assistance for youth-serving groups and agencies.

MULTNOMAH COUNTY

Asian Pacific Island Pride
Non-profit organization that serves LGBTQ API communities in greater Portland and provides safe and supportive environments to celebrate, educate and bring communities together. apipride@gmail.com

Brave Space, LLC
An organization that provides counseling and support and facilitates access to knowledgeable providers for transgender and genderqueer young people, adults and their families.

Bridging Voices
A chorus for LGBTQ+ and allied youth, ages 13-21 in a safe, accessible place for youth to experience empowerment and unity through music. Bridging Voices is Portland’s first LGBTQ+ and Allied Youth Chorus and is one of the largest choruses of its kind.

Cascade AIDS Project (CAP)
A multi-service agency that provides a range of health, education housing and peer support services for adults. Also provides services for youth. Includes Prism Health that provides gender affirming care.

Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA)
A multi-service agency that provides a wide range of services and supports for Native American children, youth, adults and families, including Two-Spirit and LGBTQ support groups and events.

OHSU Transgender Health Program
Health care services for transgender for gender diverse children, youth and adults at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU). Provides information, referrals and access to resources.

Outside In Transgender Health Services
Health care and social services for youth experiencing homelessness and others. Provides an LGBTQ affirming medical clinic, transgender care, housing assistance, a Queer Zone group and a community drop-in center.

P:ear
Organization that provides a safe space, food, recreation, and mentorship through art, barista, and bike mechanic programs for youth who are experiencing homelessness and unstable housing.

PFLAG Portland
Portland chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

Portland Two-Spirit Society
P2SS is a social, cultural, educational, resource group for the LGBTIQ Native American/Alaskan Natives and their families; to come together and share, connect, reclaim, and restore culture and community.

Prism Healthcare Clinic
Health care agency that provides a wide range of services for LGBTQ people, including primary care and behavioral health services and counseling, gender-affirming care and STI testing.

Q Center
Portland’s LGBTQ community center. Provides a range of support groups, activities and a directory of local LGBTQ resources and referrals. Support groups are provided for adults related to gender identity, addiction recovery, veterans, seniors and a support group for youth under age 18.

Quest Center for Integrative Health
Health center that provides health and mental health care to youth and adults that includes counseling, LGBTQ health services, HIV services and wellness care.

Sankofa Collective Northwest
Sankofa provides support, education and advocacy for Black families, friends and LGBTQ people through monthly support groups, faith outreach, mini-grants and an annual Portland Black Pride celebration. Sankofa began as the first African American chapter of PFLAG in the U.S. and relaunched as the Sankofa Collective Northwest in 2016.

SMYRC (Sexual & Gender Minority Youth Resource Center)
SMYRC’s on-site center in Portland provides a safe, supervised, harassment-free space for sexual and gender minority youth ages 13-23 who participate in positive activities such as art, music, community organizing, open mic nights, drag shows, and support groups and receive services including case management, resource referral, counseling, and education. Through Bridge 13, SMYRC provides LGBTQ trainings, educational workshops and consultations for social support staff, health professionals, youth providers, and educators.

TransActive Gender Project
A program at Lewis & Clark that provides services and support for transgender and gender diverse children, youth, and families, including support groups for children and youth (ages 4-18), caregivers and families, as well as advocacy, counseling and referrals.

POLK COUNTY

Dallas High School GSA
A Dallas High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion. https://www.facebook.com/Dallas-High-School-GSA-702785019853083

PFLAG Salem
A Salem chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

Rainbow Youth
Organization that provides safe and welcoming spaces for LGBTQIA+ youth and their friends to find connection, support, and friendship in Marion and Polk Counties. Provides support meetings for middle and high-school aged youth, ages 18 and under.

UMATILLA COUNTY

PFLAG Pendelton
Pendelton chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents.

UNION COUNTY

PFLAG Union County
Union County chapter of PFLAG that provides education, advocacy, and support for families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) persons, including ongoing support groups for parents. https://www.facebook.com/PflagUnionCounty

WALLOWA COUNTY

Safe Harbors
Community organization that provides education and outreach with crisis intervention and advocacy services for survivors of domestic, sexual and dating violence for youth and adults.

WASHINGTON COUNTY

Beaverton High School GSA
A Beaverton High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

Hillsboro High School GSA
A Hillsboro High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

Sherwood High School Sexuality & Gender Alliance (SAGA)
A Sherwood High School sponsored student club that provides support for LGBTQ and all students to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.

 

 

Research-Based Publications for Families withLGBTQ Children

EVIDENCE-BASED FAMILY GUIDANCE RESOURCES

The evidence-based resources included here were developed by the Family Acceptance Project (FAP) and are rooted in FAP’s groundbreaking research with LGBTQ youth, young adults and families. This research and guidance from the lived experiences of ethnically, racially and religiously diverse families with LGBTQ young people enabled FAP to develop the first evidence-based family support model to prevent health risks and promote well-being for LGBTQ children and youth. FAP continues to produce a series of evidence-based resources to help to decrease health risks and promote well-being for LGBTQ children and youth.

FAMILY EDUCATION BOOKLETS

“Best Practice” Resources for Suicide Prevention for LGBTQ Youth
(English, Spanish & Chinese and a growing series of faith-based versions)

Key information from FAP’s research on how families can help support their lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQ) children to reduce health risks and support positive development. These family education booklets have been designated as “Best Practice” resources for suicide prevention for LGBTQ young people by the Best Practices Registry for Suicide Prevention.

HEALTHY FUTURES POSTER SERIES

Available from FAP in 10 languages, including English, Spanish, Chinese (traditional and simplified), Hindi, Korean, Japanese, Punjabi, Tagalog and Vietnamese. Other versions are in development.

Series of 3 posters that tell the “story” of family accepting and rejecting behaviors and show how these behaviors contribute to serious health risks including suicidal behavior and drug use and how they help protect against risk and promote well-being. Each poster includes common accepting and rejecting behaviors that are expressed across diverse cultures. The posters are available to download free in 4 sizes and include the camera-ready art to take to a commercial printer.

DEVELOPING THE FIELD OF FAMILY SUPPORT FOR LGBTQ CHILDREN & YOUTH

Providing Services & Support

Although it may seem surprising to many people who are concerned about the health and well-being of children and youth, before the Family Acceptance Project was established 20 years ago, no one had studied LGBTQ young people and families. As a result, many mainstream services, including government agencies, have not included services and support for diverse families with LGBTQ children. As the Family Acceptance Project has shown, families can learn to support their LGBTQ children when services are provided in ways that are culturally relevant for them. Culturally appropriate services are needed to help families learn to support their LGBTQ children to reduce serious health risks, strengthen families and support positive development. Use this website to learn about these issues to provide support for LGBTQ children, youth and families – urgently needed now as LGBTQ young people and families are coping with the losses from Covid-19.

FAITH COMMUNITIES AND THE WELL-BEING OF LGBTQ YOUTH

A publication for faith communities and families on supporting LGBTQ youth to prevent mental health risks and to increase support, published by the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry. GAP is a professional organization of thought leaders in the field of psychiatry who provide guidance on addressing critical emerging mental health issues.

Selected National LGBTQ Services& Support

NATIONAL LGBTQ RESOURCES & SUPPORTS

Selected resources listed on this website focus on providing services and support to reduce mental health risks and promote well-being for LGBTQ young people.

ACCESS TO LGBTQ COMMUNITY CENTERS & LOCAL RESOURCES ACROSS THE U.S.

CenterLink
CenterLink is a nonprofit organization that provides capacity building and connects more than 270 LGBTQ community centers across the U.S. in 45 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, as well as several other countries. CenterLink provides a searchable database of LGBTQ centers where LGBTQ people, families, providers and others can find and access LGBTQ services in their communities, including counseling and support services.

Family Acceptance Project
The Family Acceptance Project (FAP) is a research, education and training program that helps ethnically, racially and religiously diverse families to support their LGBTQ children. FAP conducted the first research on LGBTQ youth and families and developed the first evidence-based family support model to help families to decrease rejection and health risks and to increase support and well-being for LGBTQ young people. FAP provides training for agencies, families, providers and religious leaders on increasing family support to reduce risk for suicide, homelessness and other serious health risks and using FAP’s multilingual educational materials and family support framework, also available online.

PFLAG
PFLAG is a national organization with 400 chapters across the U.S. that provides education and support for parents, families, and friends of LGBTQ people through individual and peer support groups, public education and advocacy. Parents and others can search PFLAG’s website to find chapters and support in local communities, in person and online. Local Oregon PFLAG chapters are listed by county under Oregon-Based LGBTQ Services & Support.

TransFamilies
TransFamilies provides support services and education for transgender people and their families, including an annual conference for families and their transgender children (Gender Odyssey). Formerly called Gender Diversity, TransFamilies provides online parent support groups in English & Spanish, a transgender youth leadership program and youth support groups, as well as training for schools and organizations.

Gender Spectrum 
Gender Spectrum provides education and support for families with transgender and gender diverse children and youth, support groups and an annual conference for children, youth and families. Gender Spectrum also provides training for schools and organizations working with children and teens.

SCHOOL-BASED RESOURCES

GSA Network – Genders & Sexualities Alliance (GSA) Network
GSA Network is a national youth-led organization that provides networking and support for GSAs – school clubs that provide education, peer support and activities to promote safer schools. GSA Network connects LGBTQ+ youth and school-based GSA clubs through peer support, leadership development, community organizing and advocacy and works with a network of 40 statewide organizations representing more than 4,000 GSA clubs across the country. GSAs in Oregon schools are listed by county under Oregon-Based LGBTQ Services & Support.

GLSEN
GLSEN is a national network of educators, students, and local GLSEN Chapters that work to promote safe schools for LGBTQ students. GLSEN provides resources for educators and students, conducts school climate research, provides guidance on comprehensive school policies and information on bullying and school safety.

Safe Schools Coalition
The Safe Schools Coalition is a public-private partnership in Washington State that was among the first school-based initiatives to support LGBTQ students. The Coalition hosts a longstanding website with resources to help promote safe schools and to implement its mission of “helping schools become safe places where every family can belong, where every educator can teach, and where every child can learn, regardless of gender, gender identity or sexual orientation.”

Campus Pride
Campus Pride is a national organization working to create a safer college environment for LGBTQ students by developing resources, programs and services to support LGBTQ and ally students on college campuses across the U.S. This includes hosting Camp Pride, a summer leadership camp for LGBTQ and ally students to learn campus strategies to develop supportive campus environments and leadership skills, LGBTQ college fairs and information on the campus safety, visibility and affirmation for LGBTQ students.

FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATIONS

Affirmation LGBTQ Mormons Families & Friends
An international organization that promotes understanding, acceptance, and self-determination for individuals with diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions for current and former members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Provides allyship, ministering, and educational resources and an annual international conference.

Beloved Arise
An organization that provides resources and support to empower LGBTQ teens across Christian denominations through youth programs, advocacy and ally engagement opportunities and resources for other faith-based organizations.

Brethren Mennonite Council
A nonprofit group that is committed to providing mutual support for families with gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex members. This includes LGBTQ people, families and allies, to worship, educate and provide mutual support

DignityUSA
A national Catholic organization that provides support for people of all sexual orientations, genders, and gender identities—especially gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons. Provides opportunities for worship, service, education and social justice.

Equally Blessed
A coalition of Call to Action, DignityUSA, and New Ways Ministry that seeks to educate and inspire Catholics to take action on behalf of LGBTQ and intersex people, their families and friends.

Eshel
An organization that works with individuals, families, and the Orthodox Jewish community to support LGBTQ members. Eshel has chapters in cities in the U.S. and Canada that provide activities, parent retreats, a speakers bureau and access to LGBTQ resources in the U.S. and Israel.

Freed Hearts
A Christian organization that helps parents, LGBTQ people, educators, therapists, and churches to create safe spaces, inspiration and encouragement. Provides resources ranging from books, podcasts, video courses and social media, including a YouTube Channel.

Friends for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Concerns
A North American Quaker faith community that holds online gatherings and worship.

Fortunate Families
A national Catholic organization and parent network that supports LGBTQ family members and facilitates conversations with bishops, pastors and Catholic Church leadership through sharing personal stories and working to establish Catholic LGBTQ Ministries in dioceses, parishes, educational institutions, and communities.

Galva – 108
An international, nonprofit religious organization – Gay & Lesbian Vaishnava Association – that provides information and support to LGBTI Vaishnavas and Hindus, their friends, and other interested persons.

Jewish Queer Youth
A group that supports and empowers LGBTQ youth in the Jewish community with a focus on teens and young adults from Orthodox, Chasidic, and Sephardic communities. Provides Drop-In Center, and services for parents, teens, and families.

Keshet
An organization that works for the full equality of LGBTQ Jews and families. Helps Jewish organizations with the skills to build LGBTQ-affirming communities, spaces for queer Jewish youth, and advances for LGBTQ rights. Offers professional development, training and consultation, youth initiatives, programs for LGBTQ Jews of Color, leadership projects and community learning.

Many Voices
A Black church movement for gay and transgender justice. Equips and brings forward Black leaders that support LGBT equality and justice through educational workshops, seminars, and dialogues – in-person and online.

Mama Dragons
An organization founded by Mormon mothers with LGBTQ children that supports, educates, and empowers mothers of LGBTQ children through a private Facebook and regional groups to support and advocate for their LGBTQ children.

Muslim Alliance for Sexual and Gender Diversity
An organization that works to support, empower and connect LGBTQ Muslims. Provides educational classes, retreats, advocacy, and resources including lectures, films video, podcasts, and blogs.

Muslims for Progressive Values
An organization that reflects Islam as a source of dignity, justice, compassion, and love for all. Offers spiritual counseling, chaplain endorsement and lectures and speaking engagements. Provides support for LGBTQ people and access to resources.

Q Christian Fellowship
An organization that cultivates radical belonging among LGBTQ+ people and allies through an annual conference, community groups, Parent Summit, and a variety of resources.

United Church of Christ LGBT Ministries
Christian religious organization that includes local churches and a global ministry. Has a specific ministry to LGBTQ people and families.

Unity Fellowship Church Movement
Unity Fellowship Church Movement is the first affirming and welcoming Black church for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons with several congregations across the U.S. Members of the public can RSVP to attend services online.

AM – All Month – OAPS – Oregon Alliance to Prevent Suicide – Oregon LGBTQ2SIA+ Youth Resource List
Oct 29 all-day

 

The Oregon Alliance to Prevent Suicide has created a county-based LGBTQ+ Youth Resource List. Check it out here and share with partners.

 

The Oregon Alliance to Prevent Suicide

Statewide Suicide Prevention Liaison:
Annette Marcus
Email:amarcus@aocmhp.org
Phone: (503) 399-7201

Suicide Prevention Project Specialist:
Jennifer Fraga
Email: jfraga@aocmhp.org
Phone: (503) 399-7201

 

 

AOH – Alliance of Hope for Suicide Loss Survivors – Online Forum and Resources @ Online Forum
Oct 29 all-day

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Alliance of Hope for Suicide Loss Survivors presents

A Moderated Online Forum

Welcome to a place of healing & remembrance.

If you have lost a loved one to suicide,
you are not alone.

We believe no suicide loss survivor should go without support.

This moderated online forum operates like a 24/7 support group – overseen by a mental health prof. and trained team of moderators. We have more than 18,000 members and specific forums for loss type and survivor experiences.

Many support group leaders use our online forum as a supplement to their regular meetings.

Website:

https://allianceofhope.org/

Online Forum:

https://forum.allianceofhope.org/

Find a Support Group:

https://allianceofhope.org/find-support/find-a-support-group/

Additional information:

Since 2008, the Alliance of Hope has been working to decrease stigma, increase understanding of the suicide loss experience, and provide direct support to survivors.

  • Every 40 seconds, someones dies by suicide, leaving 6-8 loved ones grieving devastating loss.
  • In the U.S., 45 million people have survived suicide loss.
  • Every day, thousands of people seek support after suicide.

Suicide loss survivors share a singular bond. Although each of our situations is unique, we tend to experience similar feelings, questions, and stages of grief. Support groups provide a good opportunity to meet others who understand and can result in deep friendships.

Video by Founder, Ronnie S. Walker, loss survivor and licensed clinical mental health counselor in Chicago

External links:

FRIENDS FOR SURVIVAL — For those who want to start a support group, our colleagues at Friends for Survival have compiled this guide for creating a sustainable grief support organization for families and friends after a suicide: Pathways to Hope by Friends for Survival (PDF)

AFSP (AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION) — Search Support Group Directory online: https://afsp.org/find-a-support-group/

SURVIVORS OF BEREAVEMENT BY SUICIDE (UK) — Find Local Support Groups: https://uksobs.org/we-can-help/local-support-groups/find/

SURVIVORS OF MILITARY LOSS – TAPS (TRAGEDY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR SURVIVORS):  https://www.taps.org/suicide

HU – Health Unlocked – Social Network for Health @ Online
Oct 29 all-day

 

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OAOI – Overeaters Anonymous Oregon Intergroup – Online Support Meetings – Week @ Online Via ZOOM
Oct 29 all-day

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The following is a list of Online Support Meetings provided by Overeaters Anonymous Oregon Intergroup

The following is a list of Online Support Meetings provided by Overeaters Anonymous Oregon Intergroup

MONDAYS

Monday Noon – Step Writing Meeting @ Virtual

Mondays @ 12-1pm PST

ZOOM

Zoom ID 548 284 878PW: 1200Phone: 253-215-8782 or 301-715-8593

Contact: Connie (503) 282-8439  ccleaton@ipns.comWriting meeting on the steps.  

First Monday of the month we discuss a tradition.(formerly St Paul’s Episcopal Church, Portland)

 

Monday Noon – Welcome Home Meeting @ Virtual

Mondays @ 12-1pm PST

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 977 3123 9849

Passcode: 011548

To participate by phone: +1 253 215 8782   OR.  +1 312 626 6799

US One tap mobile:  +13462487799,,97731239849#  OR   +16699006833,,97731239849#

Meeting Contact: Pat O. 503-319-4942(Grove, Portland, The Dalles)

 

Monday 6:00 PM – In The Solution @ Virtual

Mondays @ 6-7pm PST

ZOOM 

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and 30 minutes after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 990 5922 0287

Passcode: 695085

To participate by phone:   +1 253 215 8782  OR  +1 312 626 6799

One tap mobile:    +13462487799,,99059220287#   OR   +16699006833,,99059220287#

This is formerly the 5:30 meeting that met at First Christian Church in Salem

Meeting Number:  26872

Meeting Contact: Virginia 503-868-7144

 

Monday 6:30 Progress Not Patriarchy @ Virtual

Mondays @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm PST

ZOOM

The Zoom will be be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 981 0151 4197

Passcode: 350901

To join by phone: +1 669 900 6833     OR    +1 253 215 8782

One tap mobile
+16699006833,,98101514197# OR  +12532158782,,98101514197#

This meeting welcomes all people interested in focusing on the 12 step recovery experiences of people of marginalized genders including but not limited to cis and trans women, non-binary folks, and trans men.

Contacts:   Dawn (503)964-7921.   Camila (415)515-3460   Julie M. (845) 389-180

 

Monday 6:30pm – Stay in the Day @ Virtual

Mondays @ 6:30 pm PST

Zoom Link

Zoom:  Meeting ID: 734 3958 7543 PW: HillsOA

Phone: 253-215-8782 or 301-715-8592

NOTE: Phone Meeting PW is 456652

(Hillsboro, Oregon)

Contact: Mikki 503 970-1217

 

Monday 7:00 pm – OA New Beginnings Mondays @ Virtual

Mondays @ 7-8pm PST

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 30 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 941 8709 1631

Passcode: 805086

To participate by phone: +1 253 215 8782  OR   +1 346 248 7799

One tap mobile +16699006833,,94187091631#   OR    +12532158782,,94187091631#

 

Monday 7:00pm – Milwaukie OA Friends @ Virtual

Mondays @ 7-8pm PST

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 926 9693 6882

Passcode: 734586

To participate by phone: +1 346 248 7799   OR +1 669 900 6833

One tap mobile +13462487799,,92696936882#  OR   +16699006833,,92696936882#

Contact: Joan 503-913-4817

 

Monday 7:00pm – Monday Night Miracles @ Virtual

Mondays @ 7:00 pm

Zoom Link

Zoom ID: 699 483 452 PW: 214927

Phone: 253-215-8782 or 301-715-8594

Contacts:  Julie P. 503-735-5025    MerleAnn 503-281-8947 (no texting)

Monday Night Miracles 7th Tradition

(Portland NE)

 

Monday 7:30 PM @ Virtual

Mondays @ 7:30 pm PST

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 910 256 1917  

Password: 61508723CP   (password is different if you call in – see below)

Or call in:    +1 669 900 9128     +1 253 215 8782    +1 312 626 6799

Phone Password: 994351

Contact: Margie 503-807-0201

(Newberg)

TUESDAYS

Tuesday 10:00am Smyrna/Canby meeting @ Virtual

Tuesdays @ 10-11am PST

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 969 7280 6853

Passcode: 150242

To participate by phone: +1 312 626 6799   OR   +1 929 205 6099

One tap mobile:   +12532158782,,96972806853#   OR   +13462487799,,96972806853#

Contact: Jenice 503-705-5599

(Canby – Smyrna Church)

 

Tuesday 11:30 am People of Color Focused OA Meeting @ Virtual

Tuesdays @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm PST

ZOOM ID: 2942072024

PW: 115324

(see also LAOAIG for more POC focused meetings)

 

Tuesday Noon – The Tuesday Noon Little Meeting that Could @ Virtual

Tuesdays @ 12-1pm PST

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 961 8806 8450

Passcode: 136667

To participate by phone: +1 253 215 8782 OR   +1 346 248 7799

One tap mobile
+16699006833,,96188068450#  OR   +12532158782,,96188068450#

Contact: Pat O. 503-319-4942

OR OIG & Region 1

 

Tuesday 5:00 PM Astoria @ Virtual

Tuesdays @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm PST

Zoom

Zoom will be open 5 min before and 5 min after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 980 3654 1662

Passcode: 319452

To participate by phone:   253 215 8782

One tap mobile +13462487799,,98036541662#  OR    +16699006833,,98036541662#
US (Tacoma)

Contact:    Val 425-287-0806

 

Tuesday 6:15pm 12 x 12 Study @ Virtual

Tuesdays @ 6:15 pm

ZOOM

Zoom ID: 847 5628 8944

PW: 485934

Phone: 253-215-8782 or 301-715-8592

Contact: Lloyd 541-350-4985

12 x 12 Study

(Hillsboro)

 

Tuesday 7:00pm @ Virtual

Tuesdays @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm PST (plus 15 minutes before and after for fellowship and tech support)

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 969 9488 0689  

Passcode: 751662

To participate by phone:   +1 669 900 6833   OR    +1 253 215 8782

One tap mobile:   +16699006833,,96994880689#   OR   +12532158782,,96994880689#

Contact: Marna 971-267-0058

(McMinnville)

 

Tuesday 7:00pm – Body Image, Relationships, and Sexuality @ Virtual

Tuesdays @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm PST (6:30-8:45pm adding 30 minutes before and after for fellowship and tech support)

ZOOM

Meeting will be open 30 minutes before and after the meeting time for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 917 4138 2693    

Passcode: 891659

To join by phone:  +1 253 215 8782  OR. +1 312 626 6799

One tap mobile: +13462487799,,91741382693# OR +16699006833,,91741382693#

Contacts: Dawn 503-964-7921,  Brandon (847) 302-3688

 

Tuesday 7:30 PM Salem @ Virtual

Tuesdays @ 7:30 pm – 8:30pm (adding 15 minutes before, 30 minutes after for fellowship and tech support)

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and 30 minutes after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 978 7574 0814    

Passcode: 231051

To participate by phone:   +1 312 626 6799   OR   +1 929 205 6099

One tap mobile:  +12532158782,,97875740814#   OR    +13462487799,,97875740814#

This meeting normally meets at Salem Hospital

Meeting Number:  00236

Meeting Contact:  Christina 503-910-7732

WEDNESDAY

Wednesday 7:00 am – In the Solution @ virtualWednesdays @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 212 156 789

Password: 640120

Contact: K.C. 650-743-6916 kcanderson2747@gmail.com

Phone: 669-900-6833

(Portland -Unity Church)

7th Tradition & Documents

(this meeting meets Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday at 7am, also on holidays)

 

Wednesday 10:30am Gresham @ Virtual

Wednesdays @ 10:30 am

This meeting is currently not sharing the zoom link on the website. 

Contact: Margie 253-222-5654

(formerly met at St Henry Church School, Gresham)

 

Wednesday Noon – Taste of Lifeline @ Virtual

Wednesdays @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 932 4422 0906
Passcode: 691797

To participate by phone: 1 312 626 6799  OR    +1 301 715 8592

One tap mobile +13462487799,,93244220906#   OR   +16699006833,,93244220906#

Contact: Pat O. 503-319-4942

(Lake Oswego United Church of Christ)

 

Wednesday 1:00pm – Literature Study @ Virtua

Wednesdays @ 1:00 pm

Zoom Link

Zoom Meeting ID: 856 5422 6008
Password: weds100   

Literature Study

Contact: Kathy H. 650-580-2540

 

Wednesday 6:30 PM – Many Symptoms, One Solution @ Virtual

Wednesdays @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 931 5528 5741  

Passcode: 722277

To participate by phone:   +1 312 626 6799  OR   +1 346 248 7799

One tap mobile: +13462487799,,93155285741#   OR    +16699006833,,93155285741#

Contacts: Meagan 415-238-4532, Allie 954-663-3182, Cathy 503-975-2405

(Portland St. Ignatius)  7th Tradition

 

THURSDAYS

Thursday Noon – The End of the Oregon Trail Meeting @ Virtual

Thursdays @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 953 9632 2979

Passcode: 678387

To participate by phone:    +1 253 215 8782  OR  +1 312 626 6799

One tap mobile:
+16699006833,,95396322979#  OR
+12532158782,,95396322979#

Contact: Jenice 503-705-5599

(Oregon City)

Thursday 4:00 pm – Keep Coming Back @ Virtual

Thursdays @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 727 527 926

One tap mobile: +13462487799,,727527926#   OR +16699006833,,727527926#

Contact:  Deb W 360-430-1843

Step Study  (Longview Washington)

 

Thursday 7:00 PM Step & Tradition @ Virtual

Thursdays @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

ZOOM

Zoom is open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 917 0782 9048

Passcode: 555138

To Participate by phone:
+1 669 900 6833   OR  +1 253 215 8782

One tap mobile: +16699006833,,91707829048#  OR   +12532158782,,91707829048#

Contacts: Chris C. (503)287-1811,  Katt 503-493-0654 (no texts please) 

Step and Tradition Meeting

 

FRIDAYS

Friday 10:30am – Cozy, Comfy Readers @ Virtual

Fridays @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 969 2312 5785

Passcode: 140956

To participate by phone: +1 669 900 6833  OR   +1 253 215 8782

One tap mobile +12532158782,,96923125785#   OR    +13462487799,,96923125785#

Contact: Pat O. 503-319-4942

(Beaverton)

 

Friday Noon – Freedom Fridays @ Virtual

Fridays @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 912 7861 0144

Passcode: 829269

To Participate by Phone: +1 253 215 8782     +1 346 248 7799

One tap mobile: +16699006833,,91278610144#     +12532158782,,91278610144#

Contact: Pat O. 503-319-4942

Portland SW- St Barnabas – Salem

SATURDAYS

Saturday 7:00am – In the Solution @ Virtual

Saturdays @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 212 156 789

Password: 640120

Phone: 669-900-6833

Contact: K.C. 650-743-6916 kcanderson2747@gmail.com

(Portland -Unity Church)

7th Tradition & Documents

(This meeting meets regularly Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, also on holidays)

 

Saturday 9:00 AM – Saturday Salem Serenity @ Virtual

Saturdays @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and 30 minutes after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 940 0390 7695    Passcode: 958423

To participate by phone: +1 301 715 8592   OR   +1 312 626 6799

One tap mobile.  +16699006833,,94003907695#  OR   +12532158782,,94003907695#

This meeting normally meets at Morning-side United Methodist Church

Meeting Number:  29424

Contact:  Barbara J.A. 971-718-9700

 

Saturday 10:00am – Freedom From Compulsive Overeating @ Virtual

Saturdays @ 10:00 am

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 956 1697 4808Passcode: 890393

One tap mobile +13462487799,,95616974808#   OR
+12532158782,,95616974808# 

To Participate by phone:  +1 253 215 8782  OR  +1 669 900 6833 

Contacts:  Meagan 415-238-4532    Liz 310-433-6494.  Juli 503-703-0798 Chris 503-287-1811

(Portland – SE Colonial Heights Church)

 

Saturday in the Orchards @ Columbia Presbyterian Church

Saturdays @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

8715 St. Helens Ave Vancouver  WA 98664-2076

Columbia Presbyterian Church – Meets outdoors at the Youth Building in the front of the church. 

Contact: Sue Nagy 360-213-8902

 

Saturday 11:00 AM – (Long Beach WA) @ Virtual

Saturdays @ 11:00 am

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 811 3466 7781 

PW: 23456

One tap mobile:

+12532158782,,81134667781#,,,,,,0#,,23456#  – OR –  +16699009128,,81134667781#,,,,,,0#,,23456# US

Contact: Diane B 503-318-6608

(Long Beach WA)

 

Saturday 11:00am -Anorexia/Bulimia Focus (Phone) @ Virtual

Saturdays @ 11:00 am

PHONE: 515-604-9094     PIN: 715894#

WSO – Anorexia/Bulimia Focus

 

Saturday 6:00pm – New to OA Meeting @ Virtual

Saturdays1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

ZOOM

Don’t know a thing about Overeaters Anonymous? This is a great place to get some info.  This is not a normal OA meeting. It is a one hour  “Intro to OA”.   There is some explanation of what OA is all about, with time for questions and answers.

Meeting ID: 934 6772 5942

Passcode: 172301

To participate by phone: +1 346 248 7799 or +1 253 215 8782

One tap mobile +16699006833,,93467725942#   OR    +12532158782,,93467725942#

Contact:  Pat O. 503-319-4942

 

Speaker Meeting @ Virtual

Saturdays @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting, for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 934 6772 5942   

Passcode: 172301

To participate by phone: +1 346 248 7799 or +1 253 215 8782

One tap mobile +16699006833,,93467725942#   OR    +12532158782,,93467725942#

Contact:  Pat O. 503-319-4942

SUNDAYS

Sunday 7:00am – In the Solution @ Virtual

Sundays @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 212 156 789

Password: 640120

Contact: K.C. 650-743-6916 kcanderson2747@gmail.com

Phone: 669-900-6833

(Portland -Unity Church)

7th Tradition & Documents

(This meeting meets regularly Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, also on holidays)

 

Sunday 10:30am Serenity Sunday @ Virtual

Sundays @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am

ZOOM

The Zoom will be open 15 minutes before and after the meeting for fellowship and tech support.

Meeting ID: 969 3138 2573

Passcode: 674360

To participate by phone: +1 669 900 6833  OR    +1 253 215 8782

One tap mobile +13462487799,,96931382573# OR     +16699006833,,96931382573#

Contacts: Dawn 503-964-7921 Niik 503-919-0700

Varied Topic, open to all

PANA – Portland Area Narcotics Anonymous – Online Meeting Resources – Weekdays & Weekends @ Online Via ZOOM
Oct 29 all-day

 

Portland Area Narcotics Anonymous

Online Meeting Resources

Please see the times and links below for online meetings in the Greater Portland Area.

https://www.portlandna.com/portland-area-virtual-rooms/

Portland

503 Recovery

Days : Monday

Times: 6:00pm-7:15pm

Type : Open

Password: recovery

Click Here

 

Always Connected

Days : 7 Days a Week

Times: 8:30pm

Password: 12

Click Here

 

Another Gay Meeting

Days : Sunday

Times: 7:00pm

Type: LGBTQ

Click Here

 

Anyone and Everyone

Days : Wednesday

Times: 8:00pm

Type : LGBTQ

Password: aena2020

Click Here

 

Back To Basics

Days : Saturday

Times: 12:00pm-1:15pm

Click Here

 

Burnside Blues

Days : 7 Days a Week

Times: 7:00pm

Click Here

 

Clean and Serene

Days : Saturday

Times: 6:00pm

Type : Women

Click Here

 

Come as you are

Days : Tuesday Saturday

Times: 6:30am-7:45am

Type : Young

Click Here

 

Determined Dames

Days : 7 Days a Week

Times: 7:00pm

Type : Women

Click Here

 

Doin’ Life

Days : Monday

Times: 7:00pm

Type : Men

Password: 12

Click Here

 

Embracing Reality

Days : Thursday

Times: 6:30pm-8:00pm

Click Here

 

Gettin’ Lit

Days : Thursday

Times: 7:30pm

Type : Women Study

Click Here

 

Here and Now

Days : 7 Days a Week

Times: 10:00pm

Type : Open

Password: hereandnow

Click Here

 

Higher Empowered

Days : Monday

Times: 6:30pm-8:00pm

Password: higher

Click Here

 

Hope Group

Days : Saturday

Times: 8:00pm

Password: hopegroup

Click Here

 

It Works How And Why/b>

Days : Saturday

Times: 12:00pm-1:30pm

Password: 140-704

Click Here

 

It’s In The Book

Days : Saturday

Times: 10:00am-11:15am

Type : Study

Password: serenity

Click Here

 

Late Night Recovery

Days : 7 Days a Week

Times: 9:00pm

Click Here

 

Learning To Live

Days : Sunday

Times: 9:00am-10:30am

Click Here

 

Lost And Found

Days : Monday

Times: 12:00pm

Type : Women

Click Here

 

Love And Joy

Days : Wednesday

Times: 7:30pm-9:00pm

Password: 102268

Click Here

 

New Journey

Days : 7 Days a Week

Times: 5:30pm-6:45pm

Password : newjourney

Click Here

 

No Matter What

Days : Sunday

Times: 5:00pm

Click Here

 

SE Serenity

Days : Friday

Times: 12:00pm

Type : Open

Click Here

 

Serenity Sisters

Days : Thursday

Times: 5:30pm

Type : Women

Click Here

 

Spirit of NA

Days : Monday

Times: 5:30pm-6:45pm

Type : Men

Password : spirit

Click Here

 

Spiritual Journey

Days : Saturday

Times: 6:30pm-7:30pm

Click Here

 

The Ties That Bind Us

Days : Mon, Wed, Fri

Times: 12:00pm

Password: recovery

Click Here

 

Victory

Days : Thursday

Times: 8:00pm

Click Here

 

Walk Your Talk

Days : Tuesday

Times: 7:00pm

Password: 727969

Click Here

 

What It Is

Days : Tuesday

Times: 7:30pm

Click Here

 

Women of Wisdom

Days : Sunday

Times: 5:00pm

Type : Women

Password: 801429

Click Here

Clackmas

RIP (Recovery In Progress)

Days : Wednesday

Times: 7:00pm

Click Here

 

Saturday Night

Days : Saturday

Times: 7:00pm

Click Here

Washington County

12 Steps to Freedom

Days : Thursday

Times: 7:00pm-8:15pm

Click Here

 

Courage to Change

Days : Monday

Times: 6:30pm

Click Here

 

He Do Recover

Days : Thursday

Times: 7:15pm-8:30pm

Click Here

 

He Do Recover

Days : Tuesday

Times: 7:15pm-8:30pm

Click Here

 

She Do Recover

Days : Tuesday

Times: 7:15pm-8:30pm

Click Here

 

The Solution Group

Days : Friday

Times: 7:00pm

Click Here

 

We’re No Angels

Days : Monday

Times: 7:30pm

Click Here

Outside the Area

LGBTQ and Friends

Days : Saturday

Times: 7:30pm

Click Here

 

International Marathon

Days : 24/7

Times:

Click Here

 

International Speaker Jam

Days : March 28th

Times: 10am 2pm 6pm 10pm

Click Here

Need to speak with someone right now?

Call our hotline: 503-345-9839

You can speak with someone in our community to find a meeting, or learn more about Narcotics Anonymous

SGC – Support Groups Central – Virtual Online Groups – Weekdays and Weekends @ Online via Zoom (secured)
Oct 29 all-day

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Support Groups Central offers Quality Peer Support

Strength for Your Journey

Group Video Meetings Led by Trained Facilitators

  • Online meetings are via Zoom (secured)
  • You can get reminders and keep a journal of your progress

>>> Watch this video to learn how it works at:

https://youtu.be/UgsFtlhGAOk

>>> Visit and sign up for your FREE account to get started today!

https://www.SupportGroupsCentral.com

>>> Checkout the list of TOPIC AREAS from a wide variety of organizations including but not limited to:

https://www.supportgroupscentral.com/index.cfm#anc1

Here is a sampling:

  • Coping with Stress
  • Coping with Chronic Pain
  • Grief and Bereavement
  • Trauma Healing and Recovery
  • Support for Veterans and Military Families
  • Support for Expecting Parents
  • Postpartum Support
  • Depression Recovery
  • Anxiety Recovery
  • Mental Health & Wellness
  • Caregiver Support
  • Ministry
  • Health Issues
  • and many more!

>>> Check out Facebook Page for Support Groups Central:

https://www.facebook.com/SupportGroupsCentral

 

Other offerings:

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Hey Peers!  Real Humans. Real Help. Real Time

Hey Peers is a video chat app that allows people to safely browse and join peer support conversations and meetings.  You can download the app online for your iPhone device.  Android version coming soon.  Now available online on the website, too!

Visit and sign up for your FREE account to get started today!

https://www.heypeers.com/

>>> Check out the Hey Peers! Meetings List

https://www.heypeers.com/meetings_list

>>> Check out the Hey Peers! Chatrooms List

https://www.heypeers.com/chatrooms

Some More About Hey Peers:

Instant community

Create a community of trusted and like-minded peers – those that share similar challenges and experiences, those that want support, and those that give support. Employers, nonprofits, health care organizations, payers, and individuals can set up an instant community and sponsor peer support for their employees, members or loved ones.

Connect with peers

Would you like to connect with peers or supporters between support group meetings? You can do this on Hey Peers. Individuals can quickly find others who they would like to connect with for mutual support. Connections are secure and confidential with an option to remain anonymous.

Progress tracking

Hey Peers offers a premium option to journal and track moods, wellness, exercise, and other key components of mental and physical wellness. The easy recording of key indicators and important treatment information can help one see progress from support. No personal information is shared.

Available on any device

Access Hey Peers on your laptop, tablet, or mobile. No downloads necessary with our mobile responsive web App that works on any device.

Trusted Peer Facilitators

Hey Peers screens peer support facilitators to make sure they have appropriate credentials, and allows users to rate and review peer leaders to ensure high quality peer support.
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Who uses Hey Peers?

Any individual or peer supporter can sign up and use Hey Peers. We also designed our App for small, midsize, and large employers, nonprofits, health care organizations, and insurers to use Hey Peers for their members and employees to improve wellness outcomes in a safe and purpose-build environment.

1:1 Peer Support Coaching

1:1 Peer Coaching is a way for you to work more intensively toward achieving and maintaining yourself as you deal with your life’s challenges. In our 1:1 sessions, you will meet with a certified peer specialist or recovery coach of your choosing. There will be no other participants … just you and your coach.

 

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Peer Support Solutions

Does your organization want to provide a secure digital peer support platform for your members or employees? Hey Peers combines a video conferencing system with chat support groups so that you can offer both regularly scheduled support group meetings and on-demand facilitated peer chat conversations to support everyday needs.

Find out more about our special offer during social distancing by completing the online form at the link below.

https://www.peersupportsolutions.com/contact

Facilitators

If you are a Peer Supporter that is affiliated with a non-profit that is using Hey Peers, you can sign up directly on Hey Peers to get started.

If you are a Peer Supporter that is certified, trained, or licensed, please complete our Facilitator Application, and fill out the form below as part of our approval process.

https://www.peersupportsolutions.com/facilitators

Hey Peers Tools for Support Groups

Hey Peers offers more administrative tools for managing virtual support groups than Zoom, Skype, Facebook, or other teleconferencing or forum tools including but not limited to:

  • Groups or one-on-one conversations
  • Peer and meeting match recommendations
  • Private, password-protected meeting options
  • Approve members subscribing to your organization
  • Self-wellness tools that help your members see progress
  • Share group documents electronically from your Hey Peers page (no more copying, binding, handing out)
  • Direct links to schedules and meetings from your web site – easier to track for facilitators and members
  • Track group participation rates
  • Custom registration data collection available
  • Prepare electronic reports to show the positive impact support groups deliver for fundraising, research and program management
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AFSP – American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Support Groups @ Online and Other Venues
Oct 30 all-day

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AFSP (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention)

You are not alone.  Whether you have struggled with suicide yourself or have lost a loved one, know you are not alone. Hear about personal experiences from people in your local community whose lives have been impacted by suicide.  Visit the website for support, links, stories and more at: https://www.afsp.org

Each year, many people join AFSP in Out of the Darkness community walks in all 50 States: https://afsp.donordrive.com/ and https://afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=cms.page&id=1370

Established in 1987, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.

AFSP is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide.

Core strategies:

  • Funding scientific research
  • Educating the public about mental health and suicide prevention
  • Advocating for public policies in mental health and suicide prevention
  • Supporting survivors of suicide loss and those affected by suicide in our mission

Find a Support Group online:

https://afsp.org/find-a-support-group/

Website:

https://www.afsp.org

Toll-Free: 1-888-333-AFSP (2377)
T: (212) 363-3500
F: (212) 363-6237
General Inquiries: info@afsp.org
Press Office: 347-826-3577

Mailing Address:
199 Water St.
11th Floor
New York, NY 10038

ALZ – Alzheimer’s Association – ALZConnected – Online Support Groups and Community – Weekdays and Weekends @ Online (register for details)
Oct 30 all-day

 

 

 

 

ALZConnected – Online Support Groups and Community – Daily

ALZConnected® (alzconnected.org), powered by the Alzheimer’s Association®, is a free online community for everyone affected by Alzheimer’s or another dementia, including:

  • People with the disease.
  • Caregivers.
  • Family members.
  • Friends.
  • Individuals who have lost someone to Alzheimer’s.

Support groups will be hosted via phone or video conference instead of in-person. Meeting schedules will be assessed on a month-to-month basis.

Please locate your local program in the Community Resource Finder or contact our 24/7 Helpline (800.272.3900) for details.

Use the Link Below For Online Support

https://www.alzconnected.org/signup.aspx

24/7 Helpline: 800.272.3900

Dial 711 to connect with a TRS operator

The Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline (800.272.3900) is available around the clock, 365 days a year. Through this free service, specialists and master’s-level clinicians offer confidential support and information to people living with the disease, caregivers, families and the public.

For Live Help Line Chat Click on the Link Below

MORE PROGRAMS AND SUPPORT GROUPS

The Alzheimer’s Association is here for you, day and night. Our programs and support services connect you with peers and professionals to help you make the plans and adjustments necessary to live your best life for as long as possible. Use these links to learn more about our offerings:

 

Alzheimer’s Association

Our Vision: A world without Alzheimer’s and all other dementia®.

Our Mission: The Alzheimer’s Association leads the way to end Alzheimer’s and all other dementia — by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.

Care and Support

We work on a national and local level to provide care and support for all those affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

Research

As the largest nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s research, the Association is committed to advancing vital research toward methods of treatment, prevention and, ultimately, a cure.