COVID-19 Resources

(last updated April 09, 2020)

(please email womenctr@uoregon.edu with any suggestions for new resource links, or any corrections/updates to current links)

University of Oregon Resources for Current Students:
SAFE 541-346-SAFE
UO’s 24-hour hotline for information and support. Call any time to speak with a counselor who can also connect you with other confidential resources.
Crisis Intervention and Sexual Violence Support Services (CISVSS) Crisis Response Drop-In Hours (remote) M-F 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Call 541-346-3216 (Office of the Dean of Students Front Desk)  uodos@uoregon.edu
‘If there is an emergency, call. If you’re not sure, call.’
‘You are our top priority. We are dedicated to making sure you have the support and resources you need to have an exceptional college experience at the UO. Wherever you are in your college career or whatever challenges you are facing, we are here to help.’
UO Basic Needs The University of Oregon recognizes that student success is impacted by unmet basic needs such as food security and housing security. The campus and community resources in this Guide are intended to support your well-being so that you can meet your academic goals!
One Stop provides you with 24-hour access to information to help you be successful. Look here first for help with registration and classes, advising and academic support, financial aid and billing, housing and dining, wellness and safety, equity and diversity support, campus life, and career advice.
Student One Stop One Stop provides you with 24-hour access to information to help you be successful. Look here first for help with registration and classes, advising and academic support, financial aid and billing, housing and dining, wellness and safety, equity and diversity support, campus life, and career advice.
Ducks Feeding Ducks “To help “feed the flock,” Ducks Feeding Ducks offers a confidential route for students who do not have the money or meal points available to purchase food to access meals on campus. Using Duck Bucks program provides a transfer of $10 into a student’s account (limit of three transfers for spring 2020) for use at any campus venue that accepts Duck Bucks.”
LGBTQIA+ emergency fund For LGBTQIA+ students who have encountered a situation involving unusual financial hardship caused by emergency or circumstances beyond the students’ control including housing or food insecurity, or other resource-based needs that threaten a student’s ability to remain enrolled and to successfully complete their degree.
Laptop Loaner A limited number of Chromebook laptops are available for loan to University of Oregon students to facilitate remote education and improve access while UO offers its courses remotely due to COVID-19.
Counseling Center

–          In-person drop-in and other counseling services in the University Health, Counseling and Testing Center building.

–          Telemental health services (i.e., videoconferencing) for students in Oregon and California

–          Consultation with case manager to help students figure out how to find mental health support in your area

–          After-hours support/crisis phone line (541-346-3227) to speak with a therapist when the Counseling Center is closed

CMAE Remote Tutoring The Center for Multicultural Academic Excellence provides free tutoring for science, math and writing.

Eduroam

 

UO students, faculty and staff can connect to Wi-Fi connections near eduroam-participating institutions.
Report a Concern A list of categories w/ links for reporting concerns. Though not exhaustive, this list is intended to assist you in identifying the type of issue that matches your concern.

 

UO Resources **NOT** CURRENTLY IN OPERATION

Safe Ride, DDS, Campus Shuttle

 

UO on-campus and off-campus resource for students.

 

*ALL THREE OF THESE SERVICES ARE SUSPENDED FOR ALL OF SPRING TERM*

 

 

Technology / Internet Access 

Xfinity Wifi Hotspots

 

Hotspot Locator

Xfinity has opened up a number of free hotspots that are available to anyone who needs them, including non-Xfinity Internet customers.
Comcast: Free Internet and $150 computers Comcast is offering 2 months of free internet connectivity to those in need, as well as $150 computers.

Spectrum: Free Internet

 

Free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription and at any service level up to 100 Mbps. To enroll call 1-844-488-8395. Installation fees will be waived for new student households.

 

FCC: Telephone Providers Pledge to Keep You Connected

 

This website provides more information on the broadband and telephone service providers, like Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon and the services they are providing in regard to the pandemic.

 

Community Support
15th Night Offers support and resources for unhoused youth and those working with them via phone and text – (541) 246-4046
NAACP Eugene Springfield Oregon Unit 1119
(FB group)
-Support for folkx of color
(Form)
A quick questionnaire to inform the NAACP about what needs/concerns for families are most pressing, and what our organizations next steps should be to address these needs efficiently. The form allows us to connect families to different services for food security, mental health, financial aid, and student supplies.

Healthcare access for Undocumented Folks in the Time of COVID19

 

– Undocumented people are welcome and will not be turned away from free/low-cost clinics.

– If you are experiencing an emergency, emergency rooms and hospitals that receive Federal Funding (most do) cannot turn away patients.

– If you are pregnant, you can get care in Oregon, regardless of immigration status.

Oregon Health Authority

Oregon Primary Care Association

Oregon – Coalition of Community Health Clinics

Free/Low Cost Community Health Care Centers:
Oregon Health Authority, Oregon Primary Care Association, and Oregon-Coalition of Community Health Clinics. Each of these groups have a list of clinics recognized for their commitment to patient-centered care. Find a clinic in your local area.
Help with Bills

Learn about the help you can get through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Learn about government programs to help pay for phone bills, medical bills, and other expenses. You can also learn how to apply for temporary assistance.

 

 

White Bird Crisis Line The White Bird Crisis Line will continue to be accessible 24/7 at 541-687-4000 and 1-800-422-7558. It offers humanistic, person-centered crisis intervention. For an in-person response, CAHOOTS continues to operate 24/7 at this time, if you are in Eugene, please call 541-682-5111. If you are in Springfield, please call 541-726-3714.
Affect “This microgrant is intended to help disabled BIPOC in Oregon to cover basic needs during the pandemic. We currently have $893 in donations that we’re redirecting for this use. Requests will be reviewed on a rolling basis until our funds are depleted, and we plan to give folx between $50-$100.”
Symbiosis PDX In response to the coronavirus, we’re pooling our resources to gather funds for the most vulnerable in our communities as a minimum solidarity safety net. To donate or request funds, visit the link provided. Anyone in PDX may request funds if they have been impacted by the virus.
U-Haul

U-Haul is offering 30 days free self-storage amid the Coronavirus Outbreak

 

Oregon Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence They are heading up a hashtag right now called #whywedance2020, they have splash art here:, it is about feeling empowered and confident, other than that they have a massive catalog of resources to look through
State of Oregon Employment Department: COVID-19 Resources A bunch of compiled resources for employers, job seekers, and workers. Has a bunch of other resources as well, not just work-related resources.
Remote Work in Eugene-Springfield Area For students who need to find remote work during this time. There are multiple listings for virtual jobs here. This website is similar to Handshake where you can upload a resume and apply through the site.

Food

SNAP Benefits

 

SNAP provides nutrition benefits to supplement the food budget of needy families so they can purchase healthy food and move towards self-sufficiency.
Food for Lane County Mobile Pantry-Free Food for Low-Income Community Members
Tuesdays 4:30 – 6:30 pm
Location: NAACP, 330 High St, Eugene
Thursdays 4:30-6:30 pm
Location: The Bob Keefer Center Sports Complex parking lot, located at 250 S 32nd St, Springfield
-What to bring? No household documentation required. All food will be pre-bagged.
-What types of food? Shelf-stable dry goods, fresh produce, and yogurt
-Who is eligible for food? Any household that is 300% of the Federal Poverty Level or lower.
Oregon Foodbank
Locator
Food banks in Oregon will remain open during the pandemic. You will be able to find food banks that provide free meals and free groceries in your specific area.

Eugene Burrito Brigade

 

Eugene Burrito Brigade delivers vegan burritos to those in need for free. They also have 18 “Little Free Pantries” throughout the Eugene area where folks can take free food and toiletry items. This is also an opportunity for students to donate food items without any human contact if that is something they are looking for.

 

Eugene and Springfield Restaurants Open For Takeout

 

This is a full and ongoing list of what restaurants are open for takeout, delivery, and food apps (and it tells which food apps can be used for which restaurants). This is a great way to support local businesses and students who need to order a meal.

Relief Nursery

 

Relief Nursery is making sure no family they serve goes hungry by handing out 150 boxes of food each week.  541-343-9706

Kids and Schools

Computers and/or tablets for K-12 in Eugene and Springfield

The district is encouraging families who have yet to sign up to fill out the technology survey, which can be found on the district website, or contact the district via email at askSPS@springfield.k12.or.us or by phone at 541-726-3331.

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The districts are distributing the devices to students who have said they need one.

 

4J: Free Meals During School Closure Free grab-and-go meals will be available for all 4J students and youth 18 years old and younger at six sites, through spring break and beyond.  nutrition@4j.lane.edu  – 541-790-7656
Serving Times: Monday–Friday, 11 a.m.–12 p.m.Locations:
1.      Arts & Technology Academy, 1650 West 22nd Ave.
2.      Awbrey Park Elementary School, 158 Spring Creek Dr.
3.      ECCO, 200 N. Monroe St. (lobby of ECCO, behind Ed Center building)
4.      Holt Elementary School, 770 Calvin St.
5.      Howard Elementary School, 700 Howard Ave.
6.      South Eugene High School, 400 East 19th Ave. (back of building by cafeteria doors)

Hillsboro School District

Bus Route

Hillsboro Resource Request Survey

Bus delivery of kid’s meals:

As of April 1, buses will be traveling through twenty-two routes to deliver meals to students from the ages of 1-18.

They also have a resource survey request for families needing assistance with food, clothing, school supplies or other resources.

Beaverton School District The Nutrition Services Department will be providing free breakfast & lunch for all students and children ages one (1) and up through April 28 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at designated school sites (listed below).
Oregon Department of Education – Food Resources Catalog with links to each school district’s webpage with information about how they are feeding kids during school closure