Special Services » Parent Guide: Behavior Supports/Community Resources

Parent Guide: Behavior Supports/Community Resources

This online Resource Guide is designed to:
  • Connect families with online community resources,
  • List websites that provide support for parents and children dealing with mental health/behavior issues,
  • Gather online supports for students in special education,
  • Link families to activities that facilitate the development of healthy social and emotional learning skills

In addition to this guide, I can be reached by phone during my virtual office hours:  Monday - Friday; 9am - 10am, at (458) 205-5326. If you need support for your student(s) while you are at home, please call me. Or you can email me at brian.middleton@slane.k12.or.us and I will respond as soon as I can.  
Thanks for looking at this guide and feel free to email me any suggestions you might think would be helpful to other parents.



Brian Middleton MS
Behavior Specialist
South Lane School District
Email:  brian.middleton@slane.k12.or.us
Cell: 458-205-5326
Online Family Resources
  • Seven Ways to Support Kids & Teens Through the Coronavirus Pandemic: Helpful tips during a time of anxiety and stress
  • South Lane Mental Health: Compassionate mental health services, support, and advocacy. Click here to go to website or call: 541-942-3939
  • South Lane Co. Resource Guide:  Comprehensive list of resources available to families.
  • Direction Service Counseling Center:  576 Olive St., Suite 307, Eugene 541-344-7303. Outpatient counseling/mental health support to adults, children (18 months and older), adolescents, and families. Private insurance and OHP accepted.
  • Positive Behavior Supports For Families At Home:  How to support students’ social and emotional growth and minimize behavioral disruptions in the home.
  • Crisis Response Team:  1-888-989-9990. Crisis Response Program: Looking Glass/SCAR Jasper/The Child Center. Operates a 24-hur, 7 day-a-week crisis line for parents of children up to age 18 to call when their child is having an immediate mental health, emotional, or behavioral crisis. Trained crisis responders provide assistance to parents over the phone and, if necessary, can deploy a 2-person team to the family home to respond directly to the crisis. Short-term respite for children is also available when needed.
  • Center for Community Counseling1465 Coburg Rd., Eugene; 541-344-0620. Ten-week Changing Anger for Parents class offered three times a year, sliding-fee scale, free on-site childcare. Pre-registration required. This class is not designed for those who are court-mandated.
  • Catholic Community Services: 1025 G St., Springfield; 541-345-3628, ext. 311. Support to help families find resources to reduce stress factors and increase opportunities for success. Serves all of Lane County.
  • First Place Family Center/St. Vincent de Paul1995 Amazon Parkway, Eugene; 541-342-7728. Services for families with children under 18. Includes food, kitchen, day shelter, free laundry, showers, phone, phone messages, mail service, use of computer with internet access, Night Shelter and Overnight Parking Program, clothing vouchers (certain restrictions apply).
  • Food For Lane County - Drive-up Food Distribution541-343-2822. Countywide distribution of emergency and supplemental food. Services include emergency food boxes and no-cost meal sites for people with low income who are hungry or at risk of hunger. Call for site locations and hours.
  • Lane County WIC Program (Women Infant & Children Supplemental Food & Nutrition Program): 151 West 7th Ave., Rm 210, Eugene 541-682-4202 Supplemental food and nutrition education program for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, infants, and children up to age 5. Services include nutrition and feeding information, breastfeeding help, referrals to community resources, vouchers for healthy food. Eligibility based on screening and income.
  • Looking Glass Station 7 ~ Project Safe Place: 2485 Roosevelt Blvd., Eugene Crisis: 1-888-689-3111. Emergency shelter for runaway and homeless youth (ages 11 – 17) provides 24-hour crisis intervention, emergency transportation, and family reconciliation.
  • ShelterCare Family Housing Programs: 969 Highway 99 North, Eugene; 541-689-7156. Emergency housing for families who are homeless, assistance with finding rental housing, employment, and income searches. Also, transitional and permanent housing for individuals experiencing homelessness and a psychiatric disability.
  • Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) ~ Child Welfare Programs (CWP)Abuse/Neglect Reports: 541-686-7555 Willamette Street Office, 1899 Willamette St., Eugene 541-686-7555 West Eugene Family Center, 2101 West 11th Ave., Eugene 541-686-7722 Gateway Center, 1040 Harlow Rd., Springfield 541-726-6644 Protection, foster care, and adoptions.
  • Assault Support Services (SASS)541-343-7277 or 1-800-788-4727; 591 West 19th Ave., Eugene (drop-in center) Office/TDD: 541-484-9791 Services for survivors of sexual abuse/assault, their friends, and family. 24-hour crisis support line and on-call advocacy.
  • Family Resource Centers of Lane County Bethel Village Family Center, Eugene 541-461-6424, ext. 3061 Cottage Grove/Creswell: A Primary Connection 541-942-4967 Junction City Family Resource Network 541-998-2386 Marcola Family Resource Center 541-933-2411, ext. 1216 McKenzie Family Resource Center 541-822-1108 or 541-822-1110 Oakridge-Westfir Family Resource Center 541-782-3281 Pleasant Hill Family Connections 541-736-0493 Springfield Family Resource Centers 541-744-6769. Many offer services in Spanish. Contact center in your area for location, hours of operation, and specific services.
  • Looking Glass Counseling Program20 East 13th Ave., Eugene 541-484-4428 Outpatient mental health treatment for children, adolescents, adults, and their families. Individual, family, and group therapy. Family-focused, skill-based, and trauma-informed services. Locations in Eugene, Cottage Grove, Junction City, Veneta, and Oakridge. OHP, private insurance, and sliding-fee scale.
  • WomenspaceCrisis Line: 541-485-6513 or 1-800-281-2800; 1577 Pearl St., Suite 400, Eugene Office: 541-485-8232 P.O. Box 50127; Eugene, OR 97405 (mail). Resources for Families Prevention of domestic violence in intimate partner relationships in Lane County and support services for survivors in claiming personal power.
  • Jasper MountainCrisis Response Program Hotline: 1-888-989-9990 37875 Jasper-Lowell Rd., Jasper, OR; Jasper Mountain: 541-747-1235; 89124 Marcola Rd., Springfield, OR; SAFE Center: 541-741-7402. Intensive mental health treatment for children (ages 4 – 13) includes residential treatment, day treatment school, therapeutic foster care, crisis stabilization, and partner in 24-hour Crisis Response Program (see Helplines).
  • KIDS FIRST (Forensic Intervention Response & Support Team):  2675 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Eugene 541-682-3938. Provides intervention and advocacy for children who are victims of, or witnesses to crime.
  • Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions Due To School ClosingsListing of resources offering free subscriptions due to school closures.
  • Actions For Happiness:  Calendars packed with a daily mindfullness or happiness action you can take to help create happiness and kindness. Click a calendar to download.

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