NWHS shall not discriminate against any individual based upon ethnic group identification, race, national origin, religious creed, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran’s status, color, disability, housing status, educational level, economic status, social class, political beliefs, linguistic preference, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity.
This health center receives HHS funding and has Federal PHS deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.
Administration Offices: 681 Center St NE, Salem, OR 97301 | Ph. 503.588.5828 | F. 503.588.5852 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
NWHS is an equal opportunity employer & provider of services
Northwest Human Services has been providing residents of Marion and Polk counties with comprehensive medical, dental, mental health and social services for 50 years. Our programs are integrated and designed to help support for those in our community who need it most.
We offer medical, dental and mental health services on a sliding fee scale based on family size and income. No one is turned away due to their inability to pay. Homeless youth and adults at our HOST and HOAP Programs access basic needs services, case management, peer support, and health care at our Community Health Centers. Our Crisis & Information Hotline provides 24 hour crisis support and suicide intervention as well as limited emergency financial assistance for rent, utilities, and prescription medications.
As long as there is a need, Northwest Human Services will continue to be a safety net providing health care and social services in our community.
We proudly work in partnership with:
West Salem Clinic Campus Offices: 1233 Edgewater St NE, Salem, OR 97304 | Ph. 503.378.7526 | F. 503.480.1611
Mid-Valley Resources, operated by Northwest Human Services, is an up-to-date database with over 300 local resources for things like healthcare, counseling, suicide intervention, housing, homeless services, emergency financial help and more.
Happening Now | West Salem Clinic Expansion
In an effort to ensure access to primary care, NWHS has embarked upon the largest building expansion project in our history. Adding over 32,000 square feet to our West Salem Clinic, we will ultimately have a 50,000 square foot building which will house our medical, dental, and mental health services, as well as our business offices and IT.
Are you happy with your experience at our Clinics? Let us know! Use the links below to leave a review on Google or Facebook.
Behind the Mind: Trauma & Homelessness | by Stephen Goins, MA, NWHS Transitional Programs Director
Editor & Collaborator: Adrienne Schutte
Based on presentations by NWHS' Transitional Programs Director Stephen Goins, this writing gives us insight on the connections between trauma and homelessness
Stephen is a Master’s level Clinician with over 10 years of managerial and professional experience in mental health treatment settings and social service programs. With a B.S. in Psychology from Western Oregon University and an M.A. in counseling from Pacific University, Stephen has worked extensively with youth and adults struggling with aggressive behaviors and mental health issues.
Video Visits | For Patients & Clients
Our Medical, Mental Health, and Psychiatric teams are utilizing video and telephone visits when deemed appropriate. If you have a video visit scheduled, or anticipate having one scheduled in the future, please review the instructions provided on the Video Visits page.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: NWHS is transitioning to a new phone system. As we work to navigate the upgraded system, your patience is appreciated. Due to this change, and due to ongoing to coronavirus concerns, we are experiencing longer wait times and higher than usual call volume in our Call Center. You may also experience occasional dropped calls and busy signals. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience while we work to expand phone line capacity.
Use the links below to schedule your vaccine appointment. Once you register, we will call you to schedule an appointment.
NWHS is Proud to Offer the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine!
NWHS COVID-19 Protocols & FAQs
Concerned about Coronavirus or have vaccine questions? Check out our FAQs, learn what we're doing to protect our staff, patients, and clients, and access more resources.
Northwest Human Services is closely following local, state, and national health authorities to stay up to date with information regarding COVID-19 in Marion and Polk Counties.
At NWHS, our main priorities continue to be:
- Ensuring our staff and patients have equitable access to the COVID-19 Vaccine
- Protecting staff who come into contact with potentially infected patients.
- Protecting at-risk patients from acquiring COVID-19 while receiving services.
- Separating those who may be positive for COVID-19 or flu while they’re onsite for testing.
You can schedule an appointment with our team, or visit our Walk-In Vaccine Clinic. You do not need to be a patient at our Clinics to receive the vaccine.
Wednesday - Friday | 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (closed 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
West Salem Clinic | 1233 Edgewater St NW | Salem, OR 97304
No Appointment Needed | No Insurance or Payment Required | No SSN Required
Rent, Mortgage, & Utility Assistance
Thanks to a generous grant from the City of Salem, NWHS' Crisis & Information Hotline has funds available to assist with past-due rent, mortgage, and utilities.
For more information, or to schedule an eligibility appointment, call our Hotline at 503.581.5535 or 1.800.560.5535.
Search for Additional Rent Help HERE
Find the Help You Need | When You Need it
Coming Soon! Our NEW Patient Portal
We are improving our patient portal! If you are currently enrolled in our patient portal, you will automatically receive a link via email to enroll in the new portal. Messaging and appointment requests are not available while we work on moving the Patient Portal to Medfusion. Look for your invitation to join the new Patient Portal on October 25th.
Please contact the West Salem Clinic to update your email address if there have been changes. The new patient portal will be available October 25th, 2021. Check back here in coming weeks for more information.