Crisis Support

Throughout our lives, we are all faced with unforeseen challenges. Fortunately, we’re not alone. Southern Oregon is home to numerous resources that can help you handle these situations. The first step is seeking help, and then there are people who are trained to help you and here to advocate for you every other step of the way.

Intimate Partner Violence

Partner Violence


Douglas County

Josephine County

Jackson County

“It is only in our darkest hours that we may discover the true strength of the brilliant light within ourselves that can never, ever, be dimmed.”


– Doe Zantamata


Seeking help for mental health concerns is not admitting defeat or being weak. There are a number of local organizations working to improve access to the highest quality treatment and support for children, adults and families in Southern Oregon. Whether you’re looking for information about prevention, early intervention, or treatment, below is a list of local resources with people who can help you find your strength.

“Early pregnancy loss is common. It happens in about 10% of known pregnancies.”


– American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Emergency Shelter

Emergency Shelter Crisis Support
When you need to escape, there are safe places to go. These local resources can provide basic needs like food and shelter, and help put you in touch with groups that can help you transition into a safe, permanent home. Whether you’re looking for safe housing or crisis support, here are some people who can help in your area:

“The first step in breaking a violent pattern in a relationship is to tell someone. If you are in an abusive relationship, talk about it with someone you trust.”


– American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Sexual Assault

Assault Support
What has happened is not your fault, and there are people who can help you. Many of these organizations have advocates who will go with you to the hospital or police station, and connect you with local support groups. They can also help by listening to you, and helping you find the resources you need to remain safe.

“The relationship between child and caregiver is the most important influence in how a child will develop future relationships, be able to manage their emotions, and cope with stress in healthy ways.”


– Alison Hinson, Founder/Director of Juniper Tree Counseling & PNTF Member
Lawyer Crisis Support

The legal system can be confusing and expensive, but there are people who can help you with navigating both of these challenges. If you’re facing a challenge with a situation involving discrimination, abuse, housing/landlord tenant law, public benefits, disabilities, or family law, these organizations help help point you in the right direct toward resolution.

If you work for a company that employs over 25 people you may be eligible for protected family leave from work under the Oregon Family Leave Act (OFLA) or the federal Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Find more information about the OFLA and the FMLA in the link below:

Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day, saying, “I will try again tomorrow.”


– Mary Anne Radmacher

Urgent Care

Urgent Care Crisis Support

Sometimes you need immediate medical care, but don’t need to go to the ER. Depending on the time of day, your reason for visiting, and your expected out-of-pocket cost, urgent care can be a wise choice. Here is some information about how and when to choose to seek urgent care: