Basic Needs Resources

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Basic Needs Resources:

We know that when basic needs go unmet, students cannot learn and grow to their full potential. During our current COVID-19 crisis, needs for basics like food and clothing have grown. We are here and committed to helping our Chávez school families.

4J School District created a COVID-19 Crisis Wraparound Team that Chávez is proud to be a part of. The mission of this team is to care for and support families across the school district. If you have a need that you do not see addressed below please contact Ms. Angie, Family Resource Coordinator at 541-790-5389.

  • Our Weekend Food Bag Program is continued to be supported. Please contact Ms. Angie for more information if you would like to pick up a food bag every week.
  • Although our Chávez Clothes Closet is currently closed, we partner with Bags of Love to continue to help get clothing to families.  If you are in need please contact Ms. Angie at 541-790-5389 or email gee_a@4j.lane.edu and she will get an order into Bags of Love for you.
  • Lane County Public Health has a non-emergency COVID-19 Information Line: 541-682-1380. It is operated daily (including weekends) from 8:00 AM-8:00 PM. You can call in and talk about anything ranging from physical health symptoms (they have nurses on staff), to where to access food, to information on rent assistance, to whether you can launch a boat from certain sites during the pandemic.
  • Local Community Resources list 
  • Chávez School Social Worker, Ms. Shannon, is available as always for help and support.

Chávez Phone: 541-790-5300

Ms. Pearson, Principal pearson_d@4j.lane.edu

Ms. Karma Carey, School Secretary carey_k@4j.lane.edu

Ms. Angie, Family Resource Coordinator gee_a@4j.lane.edu  541-790-5389

Ms. Shannon, School Social Worker sell_s@4j.lane.edu, phone or text 541-525-0355

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Crisis and Mental Health Resources

Ms. Shannon, our School Social Worker, has compiled this list of local numbers to call if you or a loved one is in crisis and/or needs mental health support. For more information, email Ms. Shannon at sell_s@4j.lane.edu.

Crisis (24/7/365)

  • Call 911 for any imminent danger to self or others
  • Non-Emergency Police/CAHOOTS: 541-682-5111 (Eugene); 541-726-3714 (Springfield)
  • Whitebird: 541-687-4000 or 800-422-7558
  • Child & Adolescent Crisis Response Team: 888-989-9990 (parents/guardians of youth ages 3-17)
  • Looking Glass Youth & Family Crisis Line: 541-689-3111 (resource for parents in crisis situations, as well as runaways and homeless youth ages 11-17)
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (Lines for Life): 800-273-8255
  • Crisis Text Line: text HOME to 741741
  • Trevor Lifeline: 1-866-488-7386 (for LGBTQ youth)

Mental Health

  • 4J School-Based Health Centers (residents of 4J area, including siblings under 19): Churchill 541-790-5227, North Eugene 541-790-4445
  • Center for Family Development: 541-342-8437
  • Centro Latino Americano: 541-687-2667 (bilingual Spanish-speaking staff available)
  • The Child Center: 541-726-1465 (ages 17 and under)
  • Child & Family Center, University of Oregon: 541-346-4805
  • Direction Service Counseling: 541-344-7303 (for youth/families with OHP)
  • Lane County Behavioral Health: 541-682-7585
  • Looking Glass Counseling Program: 541-484-4428 (for youth 21 and under)
  • Options Counseling: 541-687-6983 (Eugene); 541-762-1971 (Springfield)
  • Oregon Social Learning Center: 541-743-4340
  • PeaceHealth Counseling Services: 541-685-1794
  • Roseburg Therapy: 541-654-8107
  • Vet Center: 541-465-6918 (combat veterans; also offers MST services)
  • VA Mental Health: 541-242-0440
  • White Bird Clinic: 541-342-8255
  • Willamette Family: 541-343-2993 (services for mental health & substance abuse disorders)

Support Groups

For information on various support groups offered in Lane County, contact the following:

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Lane County: 541-343-7688; www.namilane.org

www.211info.org or dial 211. For other areas of Oregon outside of Lane County, visit sbsnw.org.

Ms. Shannon, School Social Worker sell_s@4j.lane.edu, phone or text 541-525-0355

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