Family Resources


Community Action Agency


*Help with Energy Assistance funds

Spectrum Broadband Internet

*free internet for 60 days for families with school aged children.

Oregon Lifeline

Oregon Lifeline is a federal and state government program that reduces the monthly cost of phone or broadband service for qualifying low-income Oregon households.


Ella Curran Food Bank

(503) 917-1681

Location: 854 N. Main St. Independence, OR.

Hours: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 9-11:30am

*Tuesdays also 4-6 pm

SNAP Food Stamps

WOU Food Pantry

(503) 838-8219

*provides food and toiletries to anyone in the community

Dallas Food Bank

322 Main St. 

Dallas, OR 97338

(505) 623-3578

*You do not have to be a Dallas resident to access services

Medical Access

Central Health and Wellness Center

1601 Monmouth St., Independence




Polk County Public Health

182 SW Academy St. Suite 302, Dallas

(503) 623-8175

Other Resources

Polk County Family and Community Outreach (FCO)

(503) 623-9664

Mid Valley Parenting

(503) 623-9664 ext. 2368

Polk County DD Services

(503) 831-5969


Cherriots Bus Service

(503) 588-2877


Polk CDC - Support finding affordable rentals in Polk County, located in Dallas

(503) 831-3173

Family Promise - temporary shelter in Salem

Can help provide contact information for permanent housing 

(503) 370-9752

Saint Francis - temporary shelter for families with young children in Salem

(503) 588-0428

Yamhill County Gospel Rescue - temporary shelter in McMinnville

(503) 472-9766

Mental Health

Polk County Behavioral Health

(503) 623-9289

Weekdays 8am-5pm

*must have OHP, accepting new patients, offering telehealth services

Polk County Crisis Services

(503) 623-9289 Weekdays 8am-5pm(excluding holidays)

After Hour Crisis Hotline:

(503) 581-5535 or (800) 560-5535

Options Counseling and Family Services

(503) 390-5637

*specialize in working with children and offer evidence based PCIT

New Perspectives Center for Counseling and Therapy

(503) 585-0351

*currently offering telehealth services and accepts a variety of insurances, including OHP

Valley Mental Health

(503) 589-4046

*accepts OHP, for private insurance request Christine Young or Rhonda Struth

*Currently offering telehealth services and intake appointments over the phone

Center for Developing Hope

(541) 368-3152

*Currently offering telehealth services, specialize in psychiatric medication management for children, adolescents, and those with developmental disabilities through the lifespan

*accepts a variety of insurance, not OHP

Oregon Youth Line (suicide prevention/support)


Text "teen2teen" to 839863 (hours of 4pm-10pm only) 

ReachOut Oregon

A statewide telephone and chat service providing support for parents and caregivers. Individuals can call or chat online about their children who experience emotional, behavioral, or physical health, intellectual or developmental disabilities, or educational issues. The parent “warmline” is available at 833-REACHOR (833-732-2467) to provide support by phone, or via the ReachOut Oregon website for chat, email and Facebook messaging. Hours are noon to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, and messages can be left at any time.

Domestic Violence

Sable House

(503) 623-4033

Center for Hope and Safety's 24 hour hotline 503-378-1572