Lutheran Community Services Northwest- Portland Office in Portland, OR

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(3.7 of 5)
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605 S.E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd.
Portland OR 97214

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Lutheran Community Services operates multiple facilities that provide a range of services to adults, teens, children, families, schools, congregations, businesses, and communities in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.

Located in Portland, Ore., Lutheran Community Services Northwest is a private nonprofit facility, which make up about 55 percent of all treatment facilities in Oregon; it is one of the 194 (85.8 percent) of Oregon facilities that offers outpatient services.


According to Lutheran Community Services website, the center offers mental health counseling along with alcohol and drug programs. The programs are designed to help people access strength that will help them respond to life's challenges.

The center aims to reduce the impact of violence in the communities they serve through victim support and advocacy programs as well as invention programs.

The treatment center has a family and community support program, which is for member of the community to access resources and build connections. Parenting, violence prevention, and community education programs are available, and are designed to provide skills to empower adults, children, families, and communities.

Child welfare programs help find safe, stable, and loving homes. The center's refugee and immigrant services help refugees access resources and fain skills to help them transition into new communities.

Lutheran Community Services also offers senior and disability services and crime victim services.


The treatment team includes social workers, case managers, victim advocates, parent coaches, and teacher interventionist. The alum surveyed by at the time of this writing gave four out of five stars for the staff's level of training and experience.


The one alum polled by at the time of this writing provided positive feedback. The anonymous alum gave four out of five stars for 12 out of 15 metrics, including treatment effectiveness, when asked if they would recommend Lutheran Community Services, its treatment of co-occurring disorders, and counseling options.

"Providing a good support network," the alum wrote.

The 21 individuals who left Google Reviews for Lutheran Community Services Northwest Portland at the time of this writing provided an average of 3.7 out of five stars, and mixed feedback. [1]

Some individuals left positive reviews on Google and praised the center's staff and counseling services, while other individuals complained about the staff. "Lutheran Community Service Is the Most Helpful Place i've ever known..Appreciated their Service..Good Samaritan People," an alum wrote in a representative review.

To date, the four people to leave reviews on Lutheran Community Services Northwest - Central Oregon's Facebook page, which it has the ability to manage, gave four out of five stars, and mostly positive commentary. [2]

"Amazing staff and the counselors and support team are amazing... they are doing a wonderful job helping in our community and teen support," Heather wrote in a representative Facebook review.


There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its cost of treatment. However, an alum who left a Google Review for Lutheran Community Services noted the center had a sliding fee scale, which about 76 percent of Oregon centers offer fees on a sliding fee scale. Also, the one alum polled by at the time of this writing gave four out of five stars when asked if treatment was worth the cost.

[1] GoogleReviews

Published on January 2019

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