ABOUT LUTHERAN COMMUNITY SERVICES NORTHWEST- PORTLAND OFFICE
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. This review focuses on the treatment center located in Portland, Ore.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
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.
There is currently no specific information provided by the facility regarding Lutheran Community Services’ treatment staff. However, the facility’s website lists job openings which indicates the treatment team includes social workers, case managers, victim advocates, parent coaches, and teacher interventionist.
THe lone alum surveyed by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing gave four out of five stars for the staff’s level of training and experience.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
The only alum questioned by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing provided positive feedback. The anonymous alum gave four out of five stars for multiple metrics, including treatment effectiveness, when asked if they would recommend Lutheran Community Services, its treatment ofand counseling options.
“Providing a good support network,” the alum wrote was the center’s strength.
The 14 individuals who left Google Reviews for Lutheran Community Services Northwest Portland at the time of this writing provided an average of 3.6 out of five stars. 
The individuals who left positive reviews on Google praised the center’s staff and counseling services, while other individuals complained about the staff. “Great counseling staff, sliding scale. New patients may have a wait,” Robin wrote in a representative 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. Also, the one alum polled by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing gave four out of five stars when asked if treatment was worth the cost.