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Community Resource Desk

The Community Resource Desk assists individuals and families who are in need of support to get connected to resources in their community. This free and confidential service is open to everyone. You do not need to have a Providence doctor, Providence Health Plan, or other health insurance coverage to use this service.

Please note

Due to COVID precautions, locations are open for over-the-phone consultations Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. In-person availability varies per desk; see below for locations and phone numbers prior to visiting.

All Community Resource Desks are staffed by Resource Specialists who speak both English and Spanish. Translation services for other languages are also available.

Resource Specialists can assist in connecting you to services for:

  • Housing resources and utility assistance
  • Signing up for health insurance and knowing your benefits
  • Getting appointments for food stamps, dental care, or other services
  • Finding nearby food pantries
  • Employment assistance

And much more! Talk to a Resource Specialist to find out how they can assist you.

Each of the Community Resource Desks are operated in partnership with a local community agency:

Locations

Providence Professional Plaza
Located on the first floor lobby across from the pharmacy
Phone: 971-270-6575 (text available)

Providence Medical Group – Gateway Family Medicine
Located in the second floor lobby
Phone: 971-275-7157 (text available)

Providence Medical Group – Tanasbourne
Located on the second floor lobby between the elevators and stairs
Phone: 971-322-3003 (text available)

Providence Milwaukie Hospital
Located inside the main entrance of the hospital
Phone: 503-737-7390 (text available)

Providence Medical Group - Mill Plain
Located on the first floor lobby
Phone: 503-384-8664 (text available)

Providence Seaside Hospital
Hospital main entrance by the gift shop
Phone: 503-717-7176

Providence Medford Professional Plaza
Located inside the Plaza building entrance by the gold elevators
Phone: 541-601-6793 (text available)

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What to expect

  • For walk-in visits, you will receive a card listing different services. Together, you and the Resource Specialist will talk through your needs and the ways they can assist you.
  • If you call by phone, you and the Resource Specialist will talk through your needs and determine the best ways that they can assist you.

The resource specialists will connect you to the right services for you and your family. You will leave the meeting or call with an action plan that explains your next steps to take. The Resource Specialists will check-in with you after one week and again after one month to see how you are doing.