211info.org empowers Oregon and Southwest Washington communities by helping people identify, navigate and connect with the local resources they need.Oregon Employment Department (Unemployment Insurance)
Artists' & Workers' Relief Funds
American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA) Relief Fund (For AGMA members.)
Dramatists Guild Foundation Emergency Grants for writers
Lane County Artist Relief Fund. Applications currently closed. Accepting donations.
PATA's Valentine Fund. (Financial assistance for individual-level PATA members in times of medical or personal emergency.)
Crisis Text Line: Text "HOME" to 741741.
Lines for Life. Phone lines for help with mental health crises and difficulties.
Oregon Behavioral Health Support Line. 1-800-923-HELP(4357). The Behavioral Health Support Line is a service that provides immediate no-cost behavioral health screening, counseling services, and referrals to available mental health and substance use recovery providers nearby for ongoing care, using a statewide directory tool.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Helpline: 800-662-HELP (4357).
Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
Trans Lifeline: (877) 565-8860 (US). (877) 330-6366 (Canada).
The Trevor Project: Crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.
Veterans Crisis Line: 800-273-8255 (call); 838255 (text)
Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault
Housing & Utilities
Community Alliance of Tenants (Oregon)
Portland Housing Bureau (For Renters, Homeowners, and Landlords)
Rent and Utility Assistance:
Portland Public Schools online application for free and reduced-price meals for eligible children.
Portland United Against Hate (Hate Incident Report Collection)
Report Racism in Portland Theatre. (Not a PATA project. Created by Samson Syharath independently.)
Golf Team Products is offering to set up fundraising stores for theaters to sell apparel for income while stages are dark. Golf Team Products will set up your theater's online store for free, and you would handle the marketing. For example, they have set up stores for Stages Performing Arts Youth Academy and the Gallery Theater. If you are interested, please email Kelcey Weaver (firstname.lastname@example.org). (Kelcey is Golf Team Products' Warehouse Manager and a board member of Hillsboro Artists' Regional Theatre.)
MRG Foundation Rapid Response Grants Program. Designed to provide grassroots organizations and community organizing projects with rapidly deployed small grants to respond to emergencies and opportunities.
American Theatre Wing database. The American Theatre Wing is striving to assemble a comprehensive list of each theatre, production, freelance artist, technician, and theatre worker affected by the shutdown.
Artist Relief $5,000 grants to artists facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID-19.
Basic Rights Oregon COVID-19 Resources Page. Curated for LGBTQ Oregonians.
Gimme Shelter Performers Emergency Fund (PDX). Housing funds ($100-$500) from GSPEF. Eligibility: Independent contractor performers in any format (musicians, actors, dancers, drag queens, strippers, comedians, storytellers, firebreathers, singers, clowns...all performers) who have lost wages due to the novel coronavirus/COVID-19. Must be Oregon residents. Those that receive grant awards will be required to submit a W-9 form.