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Resource List

Assistance for Families

Oregon Child Abuse Hotline: 855-503-SAFE (7233)




Community Counseling Solutions 


Gilliam County Services 

Condon Office 

PO BOX 705 

422 N Main St.  

Condon OR 97823 



Arlington Office Services 

Arlington Mall 



Wheeler County Services 

Fossil Office 

PO BOX 207 

401 4th St. 

Fossil OR 97830 



Services include: 

  • Mental Health Services 

  • Drug/Alcohol Treatment 

  • Public Health 

  • Crisis 

  • Many other services 


North Central Education Service District 

Gilliam, Sherman and Wheeler Counties 

Business Office: 800-450-2732 

PO BOX 591 

135 S. Main St., Condon OR 97823 



  • Healthy Families 

Programs for new parents 

  • Head Start 

Head Start is a federal program that promotes school readiness of children ages birth to five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social and emotional development. 

  • WIC (Women, Infants & Children) & FVRX (Frontier Veggie Prescription Program)

Nutrition support and education programs. 

  • Early Intervention/ Early Childhood Special Education 

Call if you have any concerns about any baby, toddler or preschool child regarding their ability to: walk, talk, see, hear, respond to others, play, learn, or cope with new situations. Anyone can refer a child for a developmental screening and all services are free of charge.  

The program provides developmental screenings and evaluations 

 for children ages birth-five in the Tri-County area, serving GIlliam, Wheeler, and Sherman Counties.  

  • Home School 

Information about enrollment, Oregon law, and Q and A. 

  • Special Education 

Assistance for local schools to provide Special Education services to children. 

Haven (Help Against Violent Encounters Now) 

HAVEN provides services to all victims and survivors of domestic/teen-dating/sexual violence and stalking through intervention, prevention and education programs. HAVEN provides a 24-hour crisis line, emergency response and shelter, individual/medical and court advocacy, information and referral, support groups, prevention education, bi-lingual/bi-cultural services for Spanish speakers, and training for professionals. HAVEN service primarily Wasco, Sherman, Gilliam and Wheeler Counties.  


Crisis line: 1-800-249-4789 

Office line: 541-296-1662 



Wheeler County Public Health 

712 Jay Street, PO BOX 307 

Fossil, OR 97830 



  • Babies First Program 

A home visiting service provided by a Public Health Nurse for families with babies and young children up to age 5, to make sure their babies are healthy as they grow and learn.  


  • Child & Adolescent Health 

This program includes well child check ups, immunizations and primary care. 


  • Immunizations 

Free vaccinations for eligible children through 18 years of age. Offer vaccinations to eligible adults on a sliding fee scale. 



Oregon State Assistance Programs: 


For questions about the SNAP (food assistance) program:

Phone: 503-945-5600  

Assistance Programs include: 

  • Food and Cash Assistance 

  • Child Care 

  • Other services - Parenting Education, Family & Youth Services - Resource for prenatal or post-partum depression. - turn everyday moments into fun learning opportunities. - Ages and Stages Questionnaire - developmental checklist for newborn to 6yrs 

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