OCOM clinic closed until April 28. Classes online through April 28.

Comprehensive Spreadsheet of Portland Specific Resources: Many types of resources in one place. Including everything from hotlines to healthcare. Click here for a link to a comprehensive set of Portland resources. Or, copy and paste this information into your browser: https://docs.google.com/a/ocom.edu/spreadsheets/d/1_vxTr5ze9Po3noASrmc3075x9EMsKZQczUe-QHsWADQ/htmlview?usp=drive_web&urp=gmail_link&sle=true

Rent: Portland renters should not be evicted if they are unable to pay their rent during this time due to the virus. Non-payment and late fees can be waived. As of right now, this moratorium will be in effect through May 31, 2020, with "future extensions possible." Click here for link. Or, copy and paste this information into your browser: https://www.oregonlive.com/coronavirus/2020/03/multnomah-county-portland-suspend-evictions-during-coronavirus-outbreak.html

Internet Access: Many companies are offering WiFi, hotspots, and data free of charge, regardless of whether or not someone is an existing customer. Click here for link. Or, copy and paste this information into your browser: https://www.oregonlive.com/coronavirus/2020/03/comcast-offers-free-wifi-hotspots-unlimited-data-waives-late-fees-during-coronavirus-outbreak.html

Free unlimited smartphone data from all four major service providers (Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, AT&T) thanks to the FCC'S recent "Keep Americans Connected Pledge," which also includes:

    • No termination of service due to an inability to pay
    • Waiving late fees
    • WiFi hotspots

Click here for link. Or copy and paste this information into your browser: https://www.fcc.gov/document/chairman-pai-launches-keep-americans-connected-pledge

Utilities: PGE and other local utility companies have suspended non-payment disconnections at this time. Click here for link. Or, copy and paste this information into your browser: https://www.portlandgeneral.com/our-company/news-room/covid-19

Food Security: Looking for food resources in your area? There is a map that includes locations with free groceries, meals, produce, and/or other programs. Click here for link. Or, copy and paste this information into your browser: https://www.oregonfoodbank.org/find-help/find-food/

Food Hero! Healthy budget and family friendly guides for cooking and gardening at home. Tutorial videos and free downloadable cookbook included, link here.

Parenting Resources: For guidance from the State of Oregon’s Higher Education Coordinating Commission (HECC) on childcare. Click here for updates from the Oregon Early Learning Division. Or, copy and paste this information into your browser: https://oregonearlylearning.com/COVID-19-Resources

For information on how to get meals for kids, click here. Or, copy and paste this information into your browser: https://www.oregonlive.com/coronavirus/2020/03/how-to-get-meals-for-kids-while-oregon-schools-are-closed-due-to-coronavirus-concerns.html

For information on PDX Emergency Childcare (for families in need), click here. Or copy and paste the information into your browser: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1-zey4d-MoyuulmUJFlfH1ha5RnoDXTKRagJyouLRRec

OCOM Virtual Counseling Services and Off-Campus Counseling: The Counseling Office is here for you! If you need someone to talk with in a confidential space and/or if you’d like to find some community resources (e.g. information on food banks, utility help, legal resources, support groups, etc.), please email or call. We are using a secure, HIPAA-compliant platform for providing counseling. If you'd like an appointment, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You can set up a time, then she'll email you the link to the “virtual office." You are also welcome to call her directly at 503-253-3443 x153.

Free Entertainment and Self-Care Resources: There is free access to Headspace Plus (for health care professionals), which has resources on mindfulness. To sign up, please click here Or copy and paste this into your browser: https://www.headspace.com/covid-19?fbclid=IwAR1TGTGDJ_zA25UsGA5y7CGY6EPqk8h2qOnDcRHw-hhpnVMRwJ1Ci6loNCQ

Free Virtual Field Trips! To check them out, please click here. Or copy and paste this link into your browser: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SvIdgTx9djKO6SjyvPDsoGlkgE3iExmi3qh2KRRku_w/mobilebasic 

Ergonomics and stress relief for the home office, please click here for a comprehensive set of practical instructions with a special focus on breathing and body mechanics. Or, copy and paste the link into your browser: https://peperperspective.com/2020/03/19/reducing-techstress-at-home/

Resources for the self-employed, please click here for a curated page of resources for small business owners and the self-employed. Includes rlinks to grant and microgrant opportunities, as well as legislative resources. 

A host of resources compiled and updated by Congressman Earl Blumenauer and his team in Portland, Oregon. https://docs.google.com/a/ocom.edu/spreadsheets/d/1_vxTr5ze9Po3noASrmc3075x9EMsKZQczUe-QHsWADQ/htmlview?usp=drive_web&urp=gmail_link&sle=true#