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Resources for the BIPOC Community

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NAACP National Beygood Housing Support Grant: Grant funds for African American individuals or families behind on their rent or mortgage. Grant application periods may open and close.

 

Clackamas County- Latinx Go Team Program at Northwest Family Services
This program is a 5 month (Feb- June ‘21) duration program that assists the Latinx Community Youth and Adults. This programs assist individuals with: Stress management, Anxiety, Depression, Mental Health conditions by coordinating long term mental health care, We provide three no cost mental health support sessions and then offer coordination to long term mental health therapy. Either using a sliding fee scale or using clients OHP

  • Call 503-546-6377

Latino Community Association of Central Oregon COVID-19 resource page

 

COFA Alliance National Network (CANN) advocates for people from the Marshall Islands, Palau, and Micronesia. Services include community engagement, outreach, and education activities, contract tracing for COVID-19, and wraparound support for COVID-19 positive cases.

 

Micronesian Islander Community (MIC) promotes cultural awareness programs and events that provide social needs, economic growth, justice, and wraparound support for COVID-19 to Micronesian communities across Oregon

Oregon Marshallese Community Association (OMCA) maintains and improves quality of life for Marshallese citizens in Oregon, including back to school support, assistance with applications, and info about COVID-19 testing

 

Utopia PDX provides community organizing, political engagement, cultural stewardship, and wraparound support for COVID-19 to Queer and Trans Pacific Islanders

 

The Oregon Chinese Coalition (OCC) may be able to offer financial assistance to individuals who speak Mandarin or Cantonese or consider themselves from the Chinese American community in the state of Oregon. The OCC can be a point of entry for COVID-19 wrapround support, OHA grants, and city of Portland housing assistance programs. Eligibility requirements and area served vary depending on the program.

  • Visit website for more information
  • Call to learn more about their programs:
    503-686-5490 (Mandarin, English)
    971-330-0253 (Cantonese, English)
    503-709-3119 (Main Office)

 

Oregon Native American Chamber ATNI-EDC COVID-19 Resource Page.

 

Multnomah County Community Testing, BIPOC focus, drive-up: No-cost testing for anyone with symptoms. You don't need to be a clinic or Multnomah County patient. Limited testing may be available for people without symptoms. They focus on reaching Black, Indigenous and other People of Color communities, those without health insurance and those without a health provider. This clinic can provide interpretation services when people call the number in order to make a low barrier testing site.

  • Call 503-988-8939 to reserve a spot. Wait times may be longer if a person shows up without an appointment.

    East County Health Center (parking lot)
    600 NE 8th Street, Gresham, OR
    Monday and Thursday, 9:30am-3:45pm

 

Frontline Response Fund Grant Applications (for organizations): to provide immediate and direct assistance to groups working to respond to the COVID-19 crisis throughout Washington State, due to the financial, social and health impacts of the coronavirus on indigenous people and communities of color. It is intended to support groups which have been affiliated with Front and Centered as collaborators and partners and groups which may align with our vision and values, and may be interested in joining the coalition. Based upon the charitable structure of the COVID-19 Frontline Response Fund grants are limited to WASHINGTON STATE 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations, groups or programs fiscally sponsored by a 501(c)3 organization or other charitable organization, such as faith-based organizations and other public entities. In some instances, 501 (c) 4 organizations are eligible.

 

OWRF Small Enterprise Fund/Fondo para Microempresas Informational Materials:
The Small Enterprise Fund/Fondo para Microempresas launched March 8th, 2021. 
The Small Enterprise Fund provides one-time relief to Oregon businesses impacted by the pandemic ineligible for federal assistance due to their immigration status. The business owner must have an ITIN, DACA, TPS or something similar. To apply, call 1-888-274-7292 from Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm. Informational videos and flyers available in multiple languages in the following folder

 

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