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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Bureau of Transportation

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 800, Portland, OR 97204

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Resources for traffic crash victims and family members

Service provider

Services / Responsibilities

Contact

Shortly after a trauma crash

Hospital:
Legacy Emanuel Trauma Center

  • Level 1 trauma center
  • Legacy Licensed Clinical Social Workers provide emotional and bereavement support to families and connect them to community resources and financial assistance as needed
  • Chaplains available for counseling

503-413-2200

Hospital:
OHSU Trauma Center

  • Level 1 trauma center
  • OHSU social workers provide emotional and bereavement support to families and connect them to community resources and financial assistance as needed
  • Social Service, financial and Medicaid service
  • Chaplains available upon request
  • Psychiatric inpatient consult service also available upon request

503-418-1360

Multnomah County
Mental Health Call Center

  • Free of charge, 24/7 availability
  • Interpretation services for non-English speakers
  • Help finding mental health providers for continuing care (includes low-cost or sliding-scale agencies)
  • Information about non-crisis community resources

503-988-4888

Portland Police Bureau
Traffic Division Major Crash Team

  • Investigates crashes at which first responders believe there may be life-threatening injuries
  • Contacts family members during crash investigations
  • Provides referrals to Trauma Intervention Program

503-823-3333
(non-emergency)

Trauma Intervention Program of Portland / Vancouver, Inc.
Traffic Accident Response Team

  • Free of charge, 24/7 availability
  • Specially trained citizen volunteers who provide emotional aid and practical support and resources to victims of traumatic events and their families in the first few hours following a tragedy.
  • Familiar in working on a highway or crash site and with law enforcement procedures.

503-940-7997
tipstaff@tipnw.org

Longer-term resources

Multnomah County
District Attorney
Victims’ Assistance Program

  • Assistance navigating the criminal justice system
  • Access the Crime Victims’ Compensation Program
  • Referrals to community services

503-988-3222

Multnomah County
Medical Examiner’s Office

  • Conducts investigations to determine the cause and manner of death
  • Issues the cause and manner of death via death certificate certification (families obtain the official death certificate from the funeral home)
  • Provides investigative and autopsy reports (when conducted) upon request

971-673-8220
medical.examiner@multco.us

Multnomah County
Vital Records

  • Provides death certificates

503-988-3745
vitals@multco.us

Oregon and SW Washington Families for Safe Streets

  • Peer support

503-290-4569
orsafestreets@gmail.com

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8/21/2018