Families of alcoholics. (Call for verification of meeting times and locations.)
Phone: 541-677-3406 or 1-800-701-3406 or 541-672-3878
Support for those with a desire to stop drinking. (Call for current meeting times
and locations in Roseburg and surrounding areas, Reedsport and Lakeside.)
American Cancer Society
Talk with a specially trained Reach to Recovery volunteer, who is a breast cancer
survivor and will provide information and support to help make informed
decisions. The volunteer can help by providing an opportunity for the person with
breast cancer to express feelings, verbalize fears and concerns, and ask questions
of someone who is impartial and objective. The volunteer serves as a role
model—someone who not only survived breast cancer, but who has then gone on
to live a productive life. Educational materials or programs for prostate, tobacco,
colorectal, workplace wellness services, coordinated school health program, and
the cancer survivor network service also offered.
Phone: 541-779-6092 or 1-877-221-3073
Toll free cancer information at 1-800-ACS-2345 (available 24 hrs/7 days a week)
Battered Persons Advocacy and Oasis Women’s Shelter
24-hour helpline, crisis intervention, peer support advocacy, resource referrals,
emergency services, support groups, speaker’s bureau and Oasis Shelter—
emergency housing for women and their children in crisis (3 week maximum
stay)—can shelter up to 24 people at one time, transportation, transitional
housing, and legal advocacy. Children’s program for all ages and provides
childcare for children of clients who attend support groups. Domestic abuse
resources for men available.
Sexual Assault Response Team: Helps victims of sexual assault with all
ramifications that result from the assault: medical, emotional, legal. Close step-
by-step support throughout whole process. Support group—call BPA for location and times.
Phone: 541-673-7867 or 541-957-0288 or 1-800-464-6543 (24 hour)
Bereavement Support Groups
Wings of Hope: Children’s bereavement support group
A summer camp where children touched by cancer can gather in a supportive
environment where they can simply be kids. The weeklong camp combines the
fun and expert health care to handle everything from skinned knees to
administering chemotherapy and other medications.
Centro De Fey Church
Support group for Spanish speaking families, counseling and jail ministry, translations, and English classes
Co-Dependents Support Groups
Support for men and women who suffer in relationships due to self-defeating
behaviors and for those overcoming codependent issues. Offers support and
sponsorship for newcomers. Teaches better communication through sharing and
literature for lifestyle and behavioral change, if needed.
Phone: 541-672-2691 or 673-1981 or 957-9067
Commission on Children and Families
Support healthy communities through work with the community in many different
ways to nurture the wellness of each child, to maintain health and family
functioning for children from birth to high school graduation, to increase the
number of kids who graduate from high school and create understanding about
diversity. Work toward the realization of universal contact with newborns and
their families leading to in-home follow up for families who request assistance
through the child’s third year.
Mobilize and support planning at the local level, asking what is important to the
community and what is needed to meet those goals, and using that information
and the understanding of human development to help Douglas County citizens to
acquire the authority to plan and make decisions about the community.
Build Collaborative partnerships within Douglas County bringing groups and
individuals together to create goals, share resources and accept responsibility for
the results. Encourage community investment, the elimination of duplication of
services and seek to more effectively meet the needs of Douglas County’s
families and communities. These partnerships strive to make available in every
community, support for families at natural points of access such as schools,
hospitals and family resource centers.
Develop policies and standards of accountability through the creation of
measurable goals and outcomes for the actions taken. In this way, the citizens can
tell which efforts are working and which need to be more effective.
(The) Compassionate Friends
Provides aid in the positive resolution of grief experienced by the death of a child
through twice a month evening meetings; a free lending library (materials on
death, dying, and grief), free monthly newsletter, and “support” through personal
and telephone contacts.
Coos-Douglas Neighbor to Neighbor
Helping people resolve conflicts. Provides mediation between individuals
(neighbors, landlord/tenant, workplace, mobile home park, parent/teen,
victim/offender, consumer/merchant, etc.), group facilitation, conflict
management training and educations, and community workshops. Referrals to
other resources are made as appropriate.
Phone: 541-957-8282 or 1-888-890-8282
Department of Human Services, Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Counseling, guidance and physical restoration. Testing, evaluating, direct job
placement, training and assistance with appropriate prosthetic devices.
Phone: 541-440-3371; 541-957-1121 TTY
Douglas County Cancer Services Committee
Wigs, turbans, hats, blankets, lap robes, and breast prosthetics available; reimbursement for medical
transportation to Portland and lodging; nutritional supplements free of charge.
Douglas County Public Works Workcrew
Assist offenders in scheduling and completing work crew;
monitor hours and report back to parole officers and courts.
Douglas County Hispanic Society/Network
Provides referrals and assistance to the Hispanic community; works
collaboratively with local agencies and businesses to enhance the quality of
culturally competent services to the Hispanic community; provides resources,
education, and other cultural events to promote health and safety; and have
bilingual and bicultural members who are willing to assist with bridging services
to the Hispanic community.
Douglas County Mental Health – Community Support Unit
Provide comprehensive system of care to severely psychiatrically disabled adults
while supporting them in the least restrictive environments. Services include case
management, medication monitoring, psychiatric rehabilitation, coordinate adult
foster care, skills training, and vocational counseling for severely and persistently
mental ill adults.
Phone: 541-440-3532 or 1-800-866-9780 (within county only)
Family Development Center/Douglas County Relief Nursery
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.
Parents receive parenting education, counseling, parent support group, day and
evening classes, advocacy and referral services, parent/child interaction groups,
transportation assistance, outreach program services, respite care,
and clothes closet.
Kinship Support Group
Provide education, emotional support and social outlet for families.
Phone: 541-440-0858 or 541-440-3373 x346
La Leche League
Provides support and answers for nursing mothers, including group support
meetings, lending library and educational materials, telephone helping service,
community education, special Toddler’s Meetings and Couple’s Nights.
Meetings held at 10:00 a.m. the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the Seventh Day
Adventist Church Better Living Center in Roseburg. Babies are always welcome
at our meetings.
Lower Umpqua Hospital
Acute, critical, skilled, extended care, home health, hospice, emergency room,
mammography, lab, x-ray, imaging, dietetics, social work, and rehabilitation and
respiratory, physical therapy and ambulance service.
Specialist Clinics - General surgery, podiatry, otorhinolaryngology,
Bereavement Support Group
Community Education - CPR and First Aid
Trauma IV emergency service
Mercy Community Education Center
Health screenings, support groups, Family Birthplace classes; Diabetes
Education—personalized, private counseling to develop a self-management
program, adult and youth diabetes support groups; lending library and seminars
(Advance Directive for Health Care seminars held through the year—call for dates and times).
See NEWS-REVIEW for monthly calendar of education
programs, screenings, and support groups designed to improve your health and
National Kidney Foundation of OR & WA
Financial and educational services related to kidney disease. Serves residents
who suffer from End Stage Renal disease (irreversible kidney failure requiring
dialysis or transplant). Contributes financial assistance for treatment-related costs
(prescriptions, transportation, etc.) when no other resources are available (funds
are disbursed through dialysis units in each county); encourages patient/family
support groups and provides information about kidney disease and treatment
options to patients and the general public.
Phone: 503-963-5364 or 1-888-3KIDNEY
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Information and referral helpline, free literature about MS and MS treatments.
Lending Library of books and videotapes, educational programs, teleconferences.
Self-support groups, peer counselors, exercise and fitness programs, neurologist’s
referral list, medical equipment loan program, respite care program. Grants for
area programs, long-term care information, children’s newsletter, and legislative advocacy.
Phone: 1-800-FIGHTMS (344-4867) or 503-223-9511
Neighbor to Neighbor
See Coos/Douglas Neighbor to Neighbor
Phoenix School of Roseburg
Alternative education. Learning problems testing, assessment, and intervention.
Therapeutic prevention, intervention, and treatment services including non-
attendance, authority issues, and alcohol and other drugs. Counseling
intervention and service referrals for life problems including abuse, abandonment,
and juvenile justice issues.
Young parents services including case management, life skills and child care.
Career technical options including culinary arts and natural
Provides therapeutic and educational services to emotionally disturbed youth and
their families. Specific services include individual therapy, group therapy (anger
management, self-esteem, social skills, topical), milieu treatment, family therapy,
parent education and support, individualized educational programs, psychiatric
consultation, skill training and collaboration with other community agencies and
Phone: 541-679-6129 or 541-679-5967
Roseburg High School
Support high school events; provide some equipment for athletics.
Roseburg Vision Northwest
Help people develop coping skills to enable them to live independently. A positive support group with a wide age range of members, offer speakers, social
events, and medical information. Referrals to the Commission for the Blind.
Phone: 541-672-3836 or 541-459-3958
Emergency shelter, support groups, agency referrals, spiritual guidance,
meals and clothing.
Senior Services Division/Health & Social Services
Elder Abuse Reporting; Adult Protective Services; Medical and Financial Assistance, Food Stamp Program.
Social Services - Legal Assistance, Health Promotion and Respite Care
Nutrition Services - Senior Center Meal and Home-delivered meals (Meals on Wheels)
Medicaid, Financial and Social Services - Medical Assistance – Medicaid Eligibility
Case Management – eligibility, assessment, service planning
Care Giver Registry – screening, referral
Care Giver Support Groups – Roseburg, Reedsport
In-Home Services – home care, personal care
Adult Foster Homes – license, referral
Residential Care/Assisted Living Facility – referral
Room & Board Facility – registration information
Phone: 541-440-3580 or 1-800-234-0985, Ext 3580
541-271-4835 (West County Office)
541-836-7311 (North County Annex)
541-839-4495 (South County Office)
Senior Center Services:
541-832-3220 – Glendale-Special People’s Depot
541-496-3736 – Glide-Glide Community Club
541-271-4884 – Reedsport-Lower Umpqua Senior Center
541-839-4495 – Riddle-Riddle Community Center
541-679-9715 – Winston-Winston Community Building
541-849-2951 – Yoncalla/Drain-Yoncalla Community Center
Adult, couples, and family programs and detox/residential/intensive
programs available; Recovery Support (phase II outpatient); employer services,
education programs, assessments, evaluations, individual counseling, Family
Group, gender specific recovery support groups, Extended Stay Program, and
facilitation of family intervention. Meets State DUII program requirements.
United Community Action Network (UCAN)
Family Connections of Douglas County
USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program - Reimburses child care homes for
meals served to children in care; in-home visits three times a year to provide
assistance with nutrition and menu planning; workshops, a newsletter, and
technical assistance. Serves Douglas County family child care and group home
providers registered with the Child Care Division or DHS listed who are
caring for children birth to 13 years of age. Call 541-672-7004 or
1-800-947-1206 for information.
Warmline - A confidential telephone support for information and referral to
programs, services and resources available in Douglas County. Provides
assessment, advocacy and follow-up for those who may need or ant extra support
to access necessary services. Call 541-677-WARM (9276) or 1-977-677-9276.
Phone: 541-672-7955 or 1-800-443-0812
Umpqua Homes for the Handicapped
Independent living skills training program, assessed and delivered on an
individual basis. 24-hour supervised living arrangements for the clients, with all
necessary supportive services provided in a manner assuring a high quality of life,
safety, dignity and respect for each individual while also requiring the clients to
gain independence. Also provides vocational training, supportive employment
and alternatives to employment.
Umpqua Valley disAbilities Network
Information and referral, peer mentoring, support groups, skills training,
individual and systems advocacy, ADA information and services, and Kids on the
Block, a Disability Awareness Puppet Troupe.
Phone: 541-672-6336 TTY 541-440-2882 (Call Oregon Relay)
United Way – Greater Douglas United Way
Helps support the services of 35 local agencies that provide family counseling
services; youth character building; health and rehabilitation; food and emergency
services; and multiple community services. INDIVIDUAL FINANCIAL
ASSISTANCE IS NOT AVAILABLE.
Williams Syndrome Association
Support and counseling for families with Williams Syndrome children or adults.
Provides latest educational, behavioral, social, scientific and medical information
to professionals and families in Oregon and Washington, one social/educational
event annually and a bi-annual national convention. Clinics in the U.S. presently
provide the most comprehensive treatment and care for persons with WS and
make recommendations to local physicians, therapists and educators. This
organization actively supports research into all aspects of this rare syndrome
through donations and fund-raising events annually.
Phone: 248-244-2229 (8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. EST)