Culturally Specific/LGBTQ Services

  • Asian Health & Service Center – 503-872-8822
    State-certified outpatient behavioral health clinic specializing in serving the Asian community. Clinical services are provided by a team of bilingual professionals and contracted psychiatrists. Clients may also access onsite, low-cost naturopathic clinic and Chinese Medicine clinics weekly.
  • Avel Gordly Center for Healing – 503-494-4745 
    A multicultural, adult outpatient treatment clinic offering culturally-specific services for clients identifying with African, African-American, and Southeast Asian cultures. Treats many disorders including depression, anxiety, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress, bipolar and psychotic disorders, substance abuse/dependence, and gambling.
  • Deaf, Hard of Hearing Services – 503-494-4745 
    Tricounty services for the deaf: TTY 503-238-0148.
    Relay services for the deaf: 800-735-2900 (call them and they will use TTY to interpret for you).
  • Kalindi Kapadia – 908-463-6376
    Culturally Specific mental health counseling for individuals from the Middle East and Southeast Asia. Fluent in Hindi, Gujarati, Kutchi, and Marathi; understands Punjabi and Urdu. Kalindi Kapadia, MA, LPC, CADC III. Located at 1020 SW Taylor Suite 448, Portland, OR 97068.
  • Lutheran Community Services – 503-231-7480
    Multicultural one-on-one support and in-depth counseling.
  • Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center
    Has bilingual, Spanish-speaking behaviorists at clinics in Washington and Yamhill counties. Phone numbers and locations in both counties: Click here.

LGBTQ Services

State and Local Resources

  • Basic Rights Oregon – 503-222-6151
    Has resources explaining Oregon Health Plan coverage for trans health care and assists with reporting discrimination.
  • Cascade AIDS Project – 503-223-5907
    Cascade AIDS Project(CAP) is the oldest and largest provider of HIV services in the Pacific Northwest. CAP provides services around health, prevention, testing, housing, and employment for individuals affected by HIV. CAP also provides Peer Support for HIV+ individuals who also require mental health services or linkage to care.
  • Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Portland LGBTQ – 503-679-2999
    A drop-in peer led support group for LGBTQ persons living with mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, bipolar, anxiety, PTSD or related illnesses.
  • The Living Room – 503-901-5971
    A safe haven for GLBTQQ youth (ages 14-20) in Clackamas County, with drop-in in Oregon City as well as other programs.
  • NAMI Clackamas – 503-344-5050
    LGBTQ peer support services in Clackamas and Multnomah Counties, including one-on-one peer support.
  • Northwest Gender Alliance – 503-533-8787
    A nonprofit social, support and educational group for trans individuals.
  • Oregon Trans Health
    A directory of providers that take Oregon Health Plan.
  • Outside In – 503-535-3828
    A coalition of medical and naturopathic doctors and interns, acupuncturists, and Chinese herbalists who provide multidisciplinary primary care to homeless youth and low-income individuals lacking health insurance in Portland. Specific trans nights offered.
  • p:ear – 503-228-6677
    Portland organization building positive relationships with homeless and transitional youth through Education, Art and Recreation to affirm personal worth and create more meaningful and healthy lives.
  • The Q Center – 503-234-7837A LGBTQ community center in Portland with a variety of support and affinity groups and events.
  • P.O.P. Rocks – 503-356-6835Pulse on Pride (P.O.P) Rocks is a support group run by NAMI Washington County for 16 – 24 year olds who identify as LGBTQ and Allies. Meets at the NAMI Washington County office in Aloha.
  • Quest Center for Integrative Health – 503-238-5203Community mental health agency and alcohol and drug treatment services provider where half of staff and clinicians identify as LGBTQ. Currently six month waiting list for mental health services. Accepts Oregon Health Plan.
  • SAGE Metro Portland – 503-224-2640SAGE Metro Portland (formerly Gay and Grey) is a program of Friendly House, Inc. that “works to enhance the lives of older gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community members through education, advocacy, outreach and resource development.” SAGE offers social programs, diversity training, and housing resources for LGBT elders.
  • Sexual Minority Youth Resource Center (SMYRC) – 503-872-9664A drop-in center for LGBTQ youth (ages 14-24) in downtown Portland.
  • TransActive Gender Center – 503-252-3000Portland organization providing a holistic range of services and expertise to empower transgender and gender nonconforming children, youth and families. Offers counseling, support groups, voice coaching, family events and free chest binders for transmasculine youth.
  • The Triangle Project at Cascadia – 503-674-7777LGBTQ-specific mental health and addictions treatment, offered at Cascadia Plaza location in Portland. Call 503-674-7777 and mention that you are seeking LGBTQ-specific treatment. Accepts Oregon Health Plan.

National Resources