Multnomah CATC


30 NE Martin Luther King Blvd. 
Portland, OR 97232
(503) 232-1099
(503) 232-3854 FAX

About Multnomah CATC

At Multnomah Crisis and Treatment Center (CATC), we provide comprehensive mental health and psychiatric treatment services in a safe, welcoming inpatient environment for adults with serious mental illness.

We believe recovery starts from within, and that our job is to do whatever it takes to provide the support you need on your recovery journey. Our 16-bed facility includes a full team of peer supports, clinicians, a nurse, a psychiatrist, and recovery specialists who are here to provide support 24 hours a day. 

Your recovery plan starts with you. Upon arrival, a diverse clinical team will provide an individualized assessment and work with you every step of the way to support your goals in life.

Just the Basics

Beds: 16
Population Served: Adults with persistent and serious mental illness
Funded by: Multnomah County in Oregon

Recovery Model

Our services emphasize choice-making skills and harm-reduction techniques. CATC offers a safe, respectful environment where you can receive immediate, individualized assistance and a compassionate presence to stabilize symptoms, avoid the need for higher levels of care, and receive appropriate referrals to community-based resources.

Services and Supports

The CATC provides stabilization services for adults who present in crisis. These services are offered as part of a milieu that supports recovery and the belief that all folks can recover. We provide:

  • Peer support
  • Medication adjustment
  • Psychiatric services
  • Nursing
  • Recovery specialist therapy services
  • Discharge coordination & community linkage

Office Hours

  • 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Referrals can be made through the Multnomah County Mental Health Call Center 503-988-4888.

Accessing Services

Referrals are made by community outreach workers, emergency departments at area hospitals, and community walk-in clinics, as well as from the local psychiatric emergency service unit: Unity Center.

Referrals can be made through the Multnomah County Mental Health Call Center at 503-988-4880.

Who We Serve

  • Adults ages 18 and older who have been diagnosed with a serious mental illness
  • Reside in Multnomah County, Oregon

Contacting A Family Member

The CATC's visiting hours are daily after 4:00 p.m. People wishing to contact a family member by phone can call the main number at
503-232-1099 and speak with a staff member.

About Telecare

Telecare is a family- and employee-owned company that has been treating individuals with serious mental illness since 1965. We specialize in innovative, outcomes-driven services for high-risk individuals with complex needs. Our programs are recovery-focused and clinically effective and are designed in partnership with local, county, state and other behavioral health organizations.