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Find information about the services available in Douglas County, Oregon.

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Directory to Community Resources

Education | Employment | Health | Disability Services | Legal Assistance | Mental Health | Drug and Alcohol Programs | Seniors | Protective Services | Other Services(Parenting, Food, Housing) | Community Services Directories from Other Agencies |


Adult Basic Skills (phone: 541-440-4603)--UCC's program helps students achieve their goal of getting their high school diploma or GED, brushing up skills to get into college, or learning English.

Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians (phone: 541-672-9405)-- Education Programs for Tribal Members

Douglas County Library System (phone: 541-440-4305)--Storytimes for children, reference services, wifi and computers for the general public, books on all topics.

Douglas Education Service District (phone: 541-440-4777)--Find home schooling information, links to Douglas County schools websites, community events of interest to parents, and more.

Head Start (phone: 541-673-6306)--prepares children for their school experience and life by increasing the child's self image and skills.

Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory--resources for schools, communities, and parents. Includes parenting advice, charter school information, research and development for school improvement, and a whole lot more.

Oregon School Report Cards--school and district performance reports

Oregon State Board of Education (phone: 503-947-5600)--Works to ensure that every Oregon public school student has equal access to high quality educational services

Private schools in Douglas County, a listing from the Private School Review.

Umpqua Community College (phone: 541-440-4600)

Wolf Creek Job Corps (phone: 800-588-9003)-- Are you between the ages of 16 and 24? Are you in need of your High School Diploma/GED, employability or vocational skills? You may qualify for Job Corps.

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Douglas County regional occupational information, local area job openings, and more--from the Oregon Employment Department

Help Wanted--classified advertisments from the Roseburg News-Review.

Oregon Jobs--Listings from the OregonLive website of The Oregonian newspaper.

Oregon Labor Market Information System--Comprehensive labor statistics and information from the State of Oregon Employment Department.

Umpqua Training & Employment (phone: 541-672-7761)--UT&E provides a range of services to those seeking skills and jobs, and to employers looking for productive employees. For the most part, these services are provided free of charge.

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Breathe Free Stop Smoking Program (phone: 541-672-1542)--Call for specific date and times and/or to register.

Douglas County Health/Social Services (phone: 541-440-3500 or 1-800-234-0985)--Assisting people in Douglas County to be healthy, independent, and safe.

Umpqua Community Health Center (phone: 541-672-9596)--provides quality, affordable, caring medical and dental services for both uninsured and insured people of all ages.

Mercy Community Education Center (phone: 541-677-2102)--Preventive and health education services from Mercy Hospital.

Mercy Home Health and Hospice (phone: 541-677-2384)--Hospice provides support and care for persons in the last phases of incurable disease so that they may live as fully and comfortably as possible.

Mercy Emergency Department (phone: 541-673-0611)

Oregon Poison Center (phone: 1-800-222-1222)--Located on the campus of Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon. This is a 24-hour regional poison emergency information and resource center for the public and health care professionals.

Oregon Tobacco Quit Line (phone: 1-800-QUIT-NOW)--A free telephone service available to all Oregon residents who want to stop using tobacco. The Quit Line offers you free quitting information, one-on-one telephone counseling, and referrals for you or a loved one.

Prescription Assistance Program of Douglas County (phone: 541-440-3600)

Salvation Army (phone: 541-672-6581)--Their international mission includes disaster relief services, day care centers, summer camps, holiday assistance, services for the aging, AIDS education and residential services, medical facilities, shelters for battered women and children, family and career counseling, vocational training, correction services, and substance abuse rehabilitation.

Douglas County Public Health Prenatal Clinic (Phone: 541-440-3521)--The goal for the prenatal clinic is to improve access to prenatal care for low income women in Douglas County, thereby improving pregnancy outcomes, providing opportunity for adequate prenatal care, and decreasing infant mortality.

Douglas County Public Health Family Planning (phone: 541-440-3521)--Provides access to reproductive health services, education and counseling, which allows for individuals to plan and space pregnancies and to make informed decisions about their reproductive health needs.

Douglas County Public Health Babies First! (phone: 541-440-3539)--For children at risk for poor health and development outcomes. Babies First! is a statewide program for children 0 to 5 years of age.

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Disability Services

Roseburg Disability Services Office of the Oregon State Department of Human Services (phone: 541-440-3427)--serving seniors and people with disabilities.

Douglas County Public Health Disability Services (phone: 541-440-3556)--Their goal is to maintain individuals with developmental disabilities as residents of their local community, and to assist them in living as independently as possible.

Douglas Resident Training Facilities (phone: 541-679-6237)--A private non-profit corporation providing services to people with developmental disabilities..

State of Oregon Commission for the Blind (toll free phone: 541-464-3823)--A resource for visually impaired Oregonians, as well as their families, friends, and employers.

Umpqua Valley disAbilities Network (phone: 541-672-6336)--Their mission is to serve people with all types of disabilities, their families, and loved ones by fostering independent living, facilitating personal growth, honoring individual choice, raising disability awareness, and promoting full inclusion in the community.

Umpqua Community College Disability Services (phone: 541-440-7655)--Provides services and accommodations to insure equal access for all students.

State of Oregon Vocational Rehabilitation Services, Roseburg Office (phone: 541-440-3371)

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Oregon State Department of Justice, Division of Child Support (phone: 440-3357)--Division of Child Support (DCS) offices provide child support services for families who have or are receiving public assistance (cash or medical). They also provide child support services if a child is in foster or juvenile care and for cases that have past due support owed to the state.

Legal aid Services of Oregon (phone: 1-888-668-9406, 541-673-1181)--Provides representation on civil cases to low-income clients throughout Oregon.

Umpqua Valley Public Defender (phone: 541-957-5344)

Douglas County District Attorney's Victims Assistance Program (phone: 541-440-4388)--Set up to assist victims and witnesses through the legal process and the criminal justice system.

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Mental Health

Douglas County Mental Health is now Community Health Alliance (phone: 1-800-866-9780, 541-440-3532)--24 Hour Crisis Services available.

Adapt (phone: 541-672-2691)--A private non-profit organization, focusing on providing quality treatment and prevention services to business, families and individuals.

UCC Counseling Center (phone: 541-440-4610)--Counselors provide help to students in dealing with concerns such as stress management, test anxiety, and decision making. They can also help you with any personal problems you may have or make appropriate referrals.

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Drug and Alcohol Programs

Adapt (phone: 541-672-2691)--A private non-profit organization, focusing on providing quality treatment and prevention services to business, families and individuals.

Alcoholics Anonymous--A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.

Oregon Al-Anon and Alateen--Area meetings are held many days each week. Check here for addresses and times.

Serenity Lane - Roseburg (phone: 541-673-3504)--A private, not-for-profit, family-oriented treatment center for alcoholism and drug abuse.

Narcotics Anonymous (phone: 541-957-1489)--Self-help group to support abstinence from all drugs. Call for the meeting schedule or check the website.

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Prescription Assistance Program of Douglas County-- (phone: 541-440-3600)

Douglas County RSVP (phone: 1-800-234-0985, 541-957-3006)--Retired senior volunteer program.

Douglas County Senior Services (phone: 1-800-234-0985, 541-440-3640)--Assists seniors and people with developmental disabilities to enjoy independence, dignity, choice and quality of life.


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Protective Services

Battered Persons Advocacy (phone: 1-800-464-6543, 541-957-0288)--Provides services for survivors of family violence and sexual assault, and to promote a community in which violence and abuse are not acceptable.

Douglas County Sheriff's Office phone numbers (Main phone: 541-440-4450)

Roseburg Police Department (phone: 541-492-6760)

Relief Nurseries (phone: 503-373-1283)--Child abuse prevention and intervention services for children and parents that includes therapeutic, low-ratio early childhood program, play therapy, USDA food program, and early intervention ECSE for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. Locally, the Family Development Center may be reached at 541-673-4354.

Saving Grace Animal Shelter (phone: 541-672-3907)--A nonprofit organization, founded to champion, promote and protect the human-animal bond through responsible pet ownership.

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Other Services (Parenting, Food, Housing)

Umpqua Community Action Network (UCAN) (phone: 541-672-3421)--UCAN operates throughout Douglas and Josephine Counties with a staff of more than 135 people committed to promoting resources and opportunities that increase the self sufficiency of all low income families and individuals.

Oregon State Department of Human Services (phone: 503-945-5944)--Children, Adults, and Families Divisions are available throughout the state, including a local office (541) 440-3301.

American Red Cross Oregon Pacific Chapter (phone: 541-344-5244) --provides relief to victims of disasters and helps people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. The chapter also provides these vital, community services: First Aid, CPR and Water Safety training; Youth Services; Armed Forces Emergency Services; International Social Services; Meals on Wheels and the Child Care Food Program.

Boys and Girls Club of Umpqua Valley (phone: 541-440-9505)--Club programs and services promote and enhance the development of boys & girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence. Boys & Girls Clubs are a safe place to learn and grow - all while having fun.

Roseburg Rescue Mission (phone: 541-673-3004)- Emergency shelter, meals, bible studies, chapel services, discipleship program, single male transitional housing rooms, food boxes and clothing, spiritual guidance.

Samaritan Inn (phone: 541-672-5387)--Emergency shelter to women and families, spiritual guidance, food boxes, and clothing.

Casa De Belen (phone: 541-677-0073)--Provides homeless families with adolescents and homeless teens with a safe place to create and implement a vision for a positive future, that includes independent living, self-sustainability, and constructive involvement in the community.

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COMMUNITY SERVICES DIRECTORIES Douglas County Dial 211, toll-free, for information. The nonprofit 211info directs families and individuals to regional services that can help with personal or community struggles. You can also search a comprehensive and up-to-date community resource database for programs addressing many areas of need, including affordable housing, health care, food assistance and clinics.

Oregon Helps provides information to low-income families about their eligibility for twelve different programs, including Food Stamps and Temporary Assistnace for Needy Families. Fill out an online questionnaire and receive a summary of programs for which you may be eligible. Agency contact information specific to all of Oregon's counties, including Douglas, is included.

UCAN Directory of Services for Families with Young Children in Douglas County is an annotated list of dozens of Douglas County service agencies arranged by subject. 

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Umpqua Community College Library, 1140 Umpqua College Rd., Roseburg, OR 97470, 541-440-4640
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