Community Faith Based

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LaneCare does not sponsor or endorse any particular model or type of spirituality group but encourages the interchange of ideas.

Lane County Call for Action: COVID-19 has made the operation of emergency shelters and warming centers especially difficult this winter. Egan Warming Center is looking for volunteers and locations to support those without adequate shelter. See below for current shelter options.
Can you help? Please contact Leilani.brewer@lanecountyor.gov  

Group Facilitation and Mentoring Resources

Addiction & Recovery:
Oregon Recovers: Recovery Network, for information on state-wide recovery resources (meetings, treatment, detox, and more)

The U.S Department of Health & Human Services, Opioid Epidemic Practical Toolkit: Helping Faith and Community Leaders Bring Hope and Healing to Our Communities

Renew Everyday, is an online resource that lists 12-step alternative meetings.
Celebrate Recovery, is a Christ-centered 12 step program. Check out their resource section for information on training and materials to their 2020 summit.

Smart Recovery Training Facilitators has on online platform to train facilitators. Watch the YouTube below for a short intro.


Group leader/facilitator training in Addiction Recovery Program meetings through these training modules.

Video/ Online Conference Tools:
Video Conference Tools for Church Leaders

Virtual Ministry Opportunities: Online Technology Resources

Faith-based Initiatives & Programs
EMO, Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon is a state-wide community of Denominations/Religions, Interfaith Partners, Congregations, Non-Profit & Governmental, and others. If interested in joining, here is information on the Congregational Wellness Project.

A Faith-Based Intergenerational Health and Wellness Program, read about a study about an intergenerational,
faith-based health and wellness program for kinship caregivers and their families that may be replicated.

The P.R.A.Y Program is an age-based program (grades K-12) developed for the Protestant denomination or Independent Christian/Non-denominational congregation that helps youth strengthen their faith and service in God. Parent mentorship programs (alongside child program) are available.

Youth.Gov, Faith-Based Think, Act, Grow (TAG) Resources contains mentoring guides (adolescents & adults), peer resources,  information on healthy habits, facilitation training, and service opportunities.

University of San Diego, Faith-based Wellness Toolkit uses an interfaith and intergenerational approach to help create physical activity and nutrition opportunities at faith sites and any community.

Rural Health Information Hub has some promising examples of rural projects related to faith, nutrition, and activity.

Community Commons is a resource hub and has several faith-based resources, tools, podcasts and publications.

Stakeholder Health, Faith Domain as Social Immune System: Recommendations for Response and Recovery

Volunteer opportunity: Oregon Department of Corrections has volunteer opportunities for facilitating faith-based meetings and events.

Basic Needs & Service Information

Emergency Shelter and Warming Centers:
For information on upcoming new volunteer orientations scheduled and for information on warming center status click here. Current volunteer opportunities:
- Lane Events Center (County Fairgrounds)
- Youth Site 

News! 
Lines for Life launches new Crisis Line for Racial Equity Support (503) 575-3764. Staffed by BIPOC counselors M-F from 8:30AM - 5:00PM. 

Lane County Community Referral Pathways:
Lane County Youth Mental Health Referral Pathway
Lane County Adult Mental Health Referral Pathway
Lane County Alcohol & Drug Referral Pathway

Lane County Front-Door Assessors for Housing, visit this Lane County website for information on all the agencies that can assess you and connect you with housing services.

City of Eugene, Social Services List
La Guía Bilingüe de Servicios Sociales del Condado de Lane

Domestic Violence
The Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence convenes a resource sharing group for faith leaders and faith-involved advocates. This conversation aims to break isolation, foster connections, and support faith-based leaders and advocates in doing meaningful work to respond to survivors, as well as to address and prevent domestic and sexual violence within our communities across Oregon.

Financial Assistance Programs

LIHEAP CARES is a federal program that provides financial assistance to low-income households who have been directly impacted by COVID-19 for home heating and energy bills.

Department of Human Services (DHS) - Self Sufficiency Information This document was created in May 2020 to update folks on the COVID related changes to some of the DHS programs. Click on the DHS link above to view all of the services and programs that are offered.

Oregon Health Plan (OHP) Coordinated Care Information

If you have OHP use the information below to contact the behavioral health case managers who can help you get the care you need and connect you to resources.
PacificSource Community Solutions
Phone: (541) 330-2507
Toll-free: (888) 970-2507
TTY: 711
Individualized Care Management flyer

Trillium Community Health Plan
Phone: (541) 485-2155 *ask to speak with behavioral health
Tool-free: (877) 600-5472
TTY: (877) 600-5473

Visit the other toolkits located on the menu bar to the left for more information.

Mental Health & Wellness Resources

NACCP has created a google spreadsheet for mental health service providers in Lane County that either identify as part of the BIPOC community or who have an ethno-cultural background. This list includes several identified faith-based therapist (like the listing below).  
The iFinish Strong Enrichment Center is organized to be a mind, body, soul support for families in need of mentorship, counseling, and spiritual guidance.
- counseling and consulting services for teens, adults, couple, family, group counseling
- life coaching, organizational training
- integrative nutrition, massage therapy
- women's groups
- EDMR sessions
Free Lane County Older Adult Behavioral Health Training:
Visit the Older Adult & People with Disabilities Toolkit for contact information on the Lane County BH Specialist and to get more helpful resources.
- For free training offerings click here
- Download the COVID Mental Wellness Guide here.

REBOOT Recovery (Lead or join a course):
REBOOT Recovery is a 12-week course that helps people heal from trauma. REBOOT courses are faith-based and led by everyday people, just like you, who have a passion to help our nation's military and first responders. They partner with individuals, churches, nonprofits, government facilities and clinicians to bring our trauma healing courses to the communities that need it the most. Download the Crisis Edition Workbook here.

Wellness Support:
Download the LaneCare Self-Care Quick Guide

Trauma Healing Project developed a Coping Inventory tool that can be used to identify behaviors people use when they are under distress.

Caregivers may often lose sight of their own self-care and needs. This Caregiver Self-Assessment questionnaire was developed by the American Medical Association.

Columbia Suicide Quick Screening with hotline for positive cases. Here is a Lane County List of helpful mental health resources.
- Mental Wellness Tips for Socially Isolated Adults

The EmPOWERED and Well Virtual Faith Community is designed to support the mental, physical and spiritual health and well-being of faith communities everywhere during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- COVID-19: Recommended Preventative Practices and FAQs for Faith-based and Community Leaders

NAMI FaithNet is an interfaith resource network of NAMI members, friends, clergy and congregations of all faith traditions who wish to encourage faith communities who are welcoming and supportive of persons and families living with mental illness.

Recovery from Substance Use 
Lane County Area Narcotics Anonymous information 

Visit Oregon Recovers Recovery Network for state-wide information on peer services, recovery meetings, and treatment. 

Al-anon Electronic meetings for anyone affected by alcoholism in a family member or friend.

Allies in Recovery Online support for families dealing with a loved one’s addiction, using the evidence-based CRAFT method (Community Reinforcement and Family Training ); free during COVID-19.

Learn to Cope, a non-profit support network that offers education, resources, peer support and hope for parents and family members coping with a loved one addicted to opiates or other drugs. Facebook page had updates on meetings.

Smart Recovery Family, a community peer based group that uses Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) as the foundation for their handbook and has a robust online community through SMART Recovery Online with 40+ weekly online meetings and 24/7 message boards.

This toolkit was developed with the guidance of interfaith leaders and community interfaith stakeholders. The executive summary below includes major conclusions and stress and loss points for members and leaders of faith-based organizations and institutions.
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Thank you to the following people who dedicated their time and expertise in developing this toolkit for our community:

Britni D’Eliso, PacificSource Community Solutions
Cynthia Fisher, LaneCare
Demond Hawkins, Trillium Community Health Plan 
Jennifer Jensen, PeaceHealth Barger Clinic,  
Jamie Lloyd, Orchid Health Clinic
Leilani Brewer, LaneCare
Lucy Zammarelli, LaneCare
Micah Brown, Lane County Quality & Compliance
•      Oriana Hurwit, Jewish Federation of Lane County 

If you have any suggestions or questions about this page, please feel free to contact Lucy Zammarelli at (541) 520-4720 or at Lucy.Zammarelli@lanecountyor.gov

COVID-19 Information -

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