- The difference between clutter, collecting and hoarding
- Why and how to address hoarding
- How you can get help
Are you or a loved one struggling with hoarding?
The Multnomah County Hoarding Task Force has compiled a list of resources and includes Support and Counseling Options, Cleanup Help, Safety Issues, Legal Assistance, Suggested Reading and Websites, and Other Resources.
- Buried in Treasures Workshop: (503) 352-2400. Hoarding Disorder Skills Treatment Group
- Clutterers Anonymous: (503) 674-8893. Free groups open for people wishing to share their experience with clutter.
- Lutheran Community Services Northwest: (503) 731-9589. Multicultural Counseling Services- mental health and addiction services for adults and children.
- NW Anxiety Institute: (503) 542-7635. Individual and peer support groups.
- OHSU OCD Group: (503) 494-6176. OHSU Auditorium, Marquam Hill #217. 1st and 3rd Thursdays, 7-8:30pm, drop-in (free)
- Pacific Psychology and Comprehensive Clinics: (503) 352-2400. Low-cost options for individual and group therapy.
- Bio-One PDX Hoarding: (503) 277-8763
- National Association of Professional Organizers
- Pegasus Moving and Cleaning: (503) 308-9430
- ServiceMaster of Portland: (503) 483-4036
- Supportive Services of Oregon: (503) 490-2238 or (503) 422-1000
- Steri-Clean: (503) 899-9342
- Multnomah County Adult Protective Services: (503) 988-4450. Investigates allegations of abuse, self-neglect, and financial exploitation for seniors and adults with disabilities.
- City of Gresham Code Compliance: 503-618-2463. Assists property owners in resolving compliance issues in Gresham such as land use, general nuisances, parking, junk and garbage, vegetation, abandoned vehicles, animals, etc.
- City of Portland Neighborhood Inspections Program. To report a violation contact (503) 823-CODE (2633) between the hours of 8-5, Mon-Fri.
- City of Troutdale Code Compliance. 503-665-6129 Ext. 2241
- Multnomah County Animal Services: 503-988-7387. Performs animal abuse and neglect investigations, and responds to situations where an animal is in imminent danger or there is a loose aggressive dog.
- Multnomah County Vector Control: 503-988-3464. Vector Control protects health and enhances livability through control of the rat and mosquito populations, and serves as a resource for addressing public health vector problems. Programs include Rodent Control, Mosquito Control and Code Enforcement, which enforces some specific county and city municipal codes.
- Legal Aid Services of Oregon: (503) 224-4086. Provides access to free legal help for housing cases including eviction defense, repair issues, discrimination, and help with government housing programs.
- The Fair Housing Council: (503) 223-8197. Statewide civil rights organization whose mission is to eliminate housing discrimination through access to enforcement and education.
- Anxiety and Depression Association of America
- Buried in Treasures: Help for Compulsive Acquiring, Saving and Hoarding by David Tolin, Randy Frost, and Gail Steketee
- Children of Hoarders
- Digging Out: Helping Your Loved Ones Manage Clutter, Hoarding, & Compulsive Acquiring by Michael A. Tompkins and Tamara L. Harti
- International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation hoarding.iocdf.org
- Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things by Gail Steketee and Randy Frost
- The Hoarding Handbook: A Guide for Human Service Professionals by Christiana Bratiotis
- Aging and Disability Resource Connection of Oregon (ADRC): 1(800)ORE-ADRC (673-2372) . Provides information about services to address aging or disability needs.
- Institute for Challenging Disorganization: Providing education, research and strategies to benefit people challenged by chronic disorganization.
- Mental Health Call Center: (503) 988-4888 or toll-free 1(800) 716-9769. 24-hour call line providing crisis counseling (translation services available). 24/7 mobile crisis outreach for in-person assessment, referral to low-cost or sliding scale agencies, help finding mental health providers.
This list is for informational purposes only and is not meant to be a recommendation of agencies or resources.
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