About Us

About Us2018-05-16T10:45:35+00:00

Whole Health Care. Whole Lives.

Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare delivers whole health care – integrated mental health and addiction services, primary care, and housing – to support our communities, provide hope and improve well-being for those we serve.

For more than 35 years, Cascadia has been the community health and housing safety net provider for Oregonians of all ages experiencing mental health and addiction challenges, trauma, poverty, and homelessness. Cascadia is a 501c3 nonprofit which:

  • employs 900+ employees dedicated to serve each day
  • operates 75+ locations in Clackamas, Lane, Marion, Multnomah and Washington counties
  • touches 18,000+ lives each year
  • supports 730+ people in their recovery in permanent homes

From prevention to healthy lifestyle education to intensive treatment when needed, our services encompass a more systemic approach to health management for the adults, children, seniors and families we serve. Our service continuum includes:

  • Mental Health and  Specialized Mental Health Care
  • Addiction Treatment
  • Primary Care
  • Affordable Housing and Homeless Services
  • Facility-based Living
  • Community Supports
  • Crisis Services

Cascadia is the largest community-based behavioral health and substance use treatment services organization in the state of Oregon and is a Certified Community Behavioral Health Center (CCBHC).

At the heart of everything we do are people: the individuals we serve, our colleagues and team members, our health partners, and the community around us.

“Working for a nonprofit mental health and addictions provider is not for the faint of heart. Our employees take on life’s most difficult issues — joblessness, homelessness, social isolation, severe symptoms of psychosis, depression, addictions, gambling… I am fiercely proud of Cascadia’s staff and my gratitude for their work carries me through every single day.”

— Derald Walker, Cascadia President/CEO