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Support Groups

Families of alcoholics. (Call for verification of meeting times and locations.)
Phone:  541-677-3406 or 1-800-701-3406 or 541-672-3878

Alcoholics Anonymous
Support for those with a desire to stop drinking. (Call for current meeting times and locations in Roseburg and surrounding areas, Reedsport and Lakeside.)
Phone:  541-673-7552

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
Infant Loss
Wings of Hope: Children’s bereavement support group                                                       Phone:  541-677-2384

Camp Millennium
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.
Phone:  541-677-0600

Centro De Fey Church
Support group for Spanish speaking families, counseling and jail ministry, translations, and English classes
Phone:  541-672-0060

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. Phone:  541-957-4622

(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.
Phone:  541-672-1890

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.
Phone:  541-440-9409

Douglas County Public Works Workcrew
Assist offenders in scheduling and completing work crew; monitor hours and report back to parole officers and courts.
Phone:  541-957-2072

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.
Phone:  541-440-3301

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.
Phone:  541-673-4354

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.
Phone:  541-672-1542

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, ophthalmology, internist.
Bereavement Support Group
Community Education - CPR and First Aid
Trauma IV emergency service
Phone:  541-271-2171

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 well-being.
Phone:  541-677-2102

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 resource systems.
Phone:  541-673-3036

Riverside Center
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 resources.
Phone:  541-679-6129 or 541-679-5967

Roseburg High School Boosters
Support high school events; provide some equipment for athletics.
Phone:  541-440-4142

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

Samaritan Inn
Emergency shelter, support groups, agency referrals, spiritual guidance, meals and clothing.
Phone:  541-672-5387

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

Serenity Lane
Adult, couples, and family programs and detox/residential/intensive outpatient 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.
Phone:  541-673-3504

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.
Phone:  541-673-2240

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.
Phone:  541-672-1734

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)