Need emotional and mental help right now? Call the Safe + Strong Helpline: 1-800-923-HELP (4357).

Caring for others

Support for families with children

Support for student learners during COVID-19

Families and students are all finding new ways to learn during COVID-19. Multnomah County has shared resources and information on how you can support a student in your life here.

Educational and learning

Some school districts and libraries are offering online educational and learning resources

Click here for Multnomah County Library COVID-19 closure and online resources.

Click here for Portland Public Schools home learning portal.


Emergency childcare is currently available. To receive a customized referral to emergency childcare programs, call 2-1-1 or visit the link below.

These emergency programs should be reserved for those who most need it, like health care workers, first responders, and other essential workers.

Click here for the ODE Early Learning Division

Click here for Find Child Care Oregon

Families with Children

It can be challenging to talk to children about COVID-19 and to teach children while school is out. There are resources to help.

Click here for information on talking to kids about COVID-19.