Community Resources

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People with intellectual and developmental disabilities need access to relationship, sexual, and reproductive health services. The following is a list of national, state, and local services that provide advocacy, health care, and survivor services.

Advocacy services

SMYRC (Sexual & Gender Minority Youth Resource Center)
Provides a safe, supervised, harassment-free space for sexual and gender minority youth ages 13-23 to be their best selves and become leaders in the community.

Volunteers of America Home Free
503-235-8655Teen advocate cell: 503-388-8211 (text messages okay)
A resource for those wanting to learn more about healthy relationships, unhealthy relationships and abusive relationships.

Health care services

Community Health Centers in Oregon

Oregon Primary Care Association provides a list of community health centers in Oregon. Community Health Centers provide low-cost health care.

Multnomah County Primary Care Clinics
503.988.5558 to make first appointment
Provides low-cost family health care at seven locations. They provide care to all Multnomah County residents, including those who are low-income and uninsured.

Multnomah County STD Clinic
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The STD clinic provides evaluation and treatment of sexually transmitted infections (this can include a confidential HIV test). Services are nonjudgmental and confidential, and no one is turned away for inability to pay.

Oregon School-Based Health Centers
School-Based Health Centers are clinics located at designated elementary, middle and high schools. They facilitate access to comprehensive preventive, primary and mental healthcare for school-aged youth to keep them healthy and ready to learn.
Learn more about Multnomah County Student Health Centers here.

Planned Parenthood
1-888-576-PLAN (7526)
Planned Parenthood health centers offer a wide variety of sexual and reproductive health care services.

Cascade AIDS Project
Oregon HIV/STD hotline: 800-777-2437, or 1-800-499-6940 en español
Provides rapid HIV testing to anyone who needs it and services to those living with HIV.

Services for survivors of violence and abuse

Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
This directory provides a complete list of shelters, advocacy program, and legal assistance in communities across Oregon.

Call to Safety (formerly the Portland Women’s Crisis Line)
1-888-235-5333 (24/7 crisis line)
Everyone deserves a life free from domestic and sexual violence. Call the crisis line 24/7 for support and information about safety planning, shelter space, follow-up advocacy, medical advocacy, support groups and more.

Project DART (Disability Awareness Resource Team)
Gateway Center, 10305 E. Burnside St, Portland, OR 97216
Project DART provides advocacy for people with disabilities within the criminal justice system, peer counseling and support, support groups, safety awareness classes, prevention and dealing with abuse from caregivers and more.

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