Alzheimer’s Association Oregon Chapter — Information, referral and counseling services for families and caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s, dementia and other related disorders. For information, call 800-272-3900 (24 hours a day).

Astoria Alzheimer’s & Other Dementia Family Support Group — Open to all family members of people with dementias. For information, call Rosetta Hurley at 503-325-0313, ext. 216, or email

Clatsop Behavioral Health After Hours Crisis Line — 503-325-5724.

Clatsop Community Action — 503-325-1400. Respite care services, low-income energy assistance, emergency food assistance, housing information, emergency personal care items.

Exploring New Concepts of Retirement Education (ENCORE) — 503-338-2408. Provides a wide assortment of educational experiences for individuals older than 50.

Elder Friendship Line — 800-971-0016. Available from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.; crisis calls taken 24/7.

Food Pantries — 503-325-1400. Clatsop Community Action serves six food pantries in Clatsop County through the Oregon Food Bank Network. Call for area locations and hours.

Grief Support Group, Seaside — For information, call Lower Columbia Hospice at 503-338-6230.

Lifespan Respite — 503-325-1400. Provides information, referral, training and paid respite for family caregivers.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline — 800-273-TALK (8255). A 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention service for anyone in a suicidal crisis. TTY users should dial 800-799-4TTY (4889).

National Alliance on Mental Illness — 800-950-NAMI (6264) or locally, 503-717-1835. Separate support groups for people with mental illness and families of those with mental illness are available.

Northwest Oregon Housing Authority — 503-861-0119. Rent assistance based on income.

NorthWest Senior and Disability Services — 503-861-4202 or 800-442-8614. Medicaid services, food stamps, information and assistance, family caregiver support services, Medicare choice assistance, home delivered meals, senior meal sites and senior peer counseling.

Oregon Aging and Disability Resource Connection — 855-ORE-ADRC (673-2372), Information and services for older adults, people with disabilities, their caregivers and families.

Oregon Care Partners — 800-930-6851, Funded by the state of Oregon, provides no-cost in person and online training to family care givers and professionals.

Oregon Home Care Commission Registry and Referral System — 877-867-0077, Provides lists of home care workers available to hire.

Oregon Law Center — 877-296-4076. Provides free services in civil cases to low income people. In-person clinics in Astoria, Tillamook and Seaside each month.

Partners for Seniors — 503-717-7174. Serves south Clatsop County seniors with volunteer visits, transportation, light housekeeping, yard work, minor home repairs, daily phone calls.

Senior Center, Astoria — Astoria Senior Center, 1111 Exchange St., 503-325-3231.

Senior Center, Seaside — Bob Chisholm Community and Senior Center, 1225 Avenue A, Seaside, 503-738-7393.

Senior Center, Warrenton — Warrenton Community and Senior Center, 170 S.W. Third St, Warrenton, 503-861-3502 Mondays and Thursdays.

Senior Peer Mentor Program — Free assistance to seniors, age 60 and older, who are struggling with mild to moderate depression and/or anxiety in Clatsop and Tillamook counties. For information, call 503-861-4210.

Veteran Benefits — 800-827-1000.

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