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My Voice Music

Mission: “engages youth in music and performance in order to promote self-esteem, social skills and emotional expression”.

Resources Provided:
Engages youth in music to help them cope, heal, and thrive.

Contact:
PO Box 28043 Portland, OR 97228
T: (971)533-8953
info@myvoicemusic.org
http://www.myvoicemusic.org

Year Established: 2008

 

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Oregon Children’s Theatre

Mission: “to advance growth, development, and creativity through exceptional theater experiences.

Resources Provided:
acting classes, shows, and the bully project

Contact:
Theatre Address: 1111 SW Broadway
Administrative Office: 1939 NE Sandy Blvd. Portland, OR 97232
T: (503)228-9571
Email: info@octc.org
http://www.octc.org

Year Established: 1988

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Kaiser Permanente Cancer Counseling Center

Resources Provided:
Provides education and psychological support. Offers cancer counseling, grief counseling, individual, family and group counseling, support groups, classes and hospice care program.

Contact:
3600 N Interstate Ave. Portland, OR 97227
T: (503)331-6550
http://www.kaiserpermanente.org

 

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American Cancer Society

Mission: “The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.”

Resources Provided: Various programming for children with a cancer diagoses and supportive programming for families as well.

Contact:
http://www.cancer.org/index

Year Established: 1913

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Girls Incorporated

Mission: Girls Inc. of Northwest Oregon inspires girls, ages 8-18, to be strong, smart, and bold. Our gender-specific programs and research-based curricula provide girls with the confidence and self-esteem to access a bright and economically-independent future.

Services Provided:
-Girls Groups–offered at school and community sites across the greater Portland area for girls 8-18. Girls Groups meet for three 8-week terms over the school year. Each term Girls Groups cover one of our Girls Inc. curricula with their Girls Guides.

-Girls Take Off!–Rock Climbing, snow shoeing, roller derby and sailing are just a few of the adventures Girl Inc. girls can have participating in our monthly adventure series, Girls Take Off!

-Girls Council–Girls Council Girls area appointed representatives of all Girls Inc. Girls. The Girls Council serves as advisors and spokeswomen for Girls Inc. of NW Oregon and serves for a 1-year term. Meet the Girls Council.

-Trainings–trainings offered for adults and children.

-Summer Programs–week long Girl Power camps in partnership with YWCA of Greater Portland. Counselors lead activities from our Allies in Action program and girls get to put their new skills into action on daily afternoon adventures.

-Communicare–designed to teach young girls about philanthropy.

Goals:
-Create meaningful, supportive peer groups that encourage female solidarity
-Grow self-esteem that carries over to home, school, and the community
-Develop sound decision-making and communication skills
-Assert themselves as confident individuals throughout their lives
-Build key leadership skills and strong work ethics

Contact:
4800 SW Macadam Avenue, Suite 309
Portland, OR 97239
http://girlsincnworegon.org/

Year Established: 1864

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Mother and Child Education Center

Vision:
A world where children are welcomed and nurtured…
in the womb, in the home, in the community, and beyond…

Services Provided:
-pregnancy tests
-maternity wear
-classes and workships
-newborn clothing and supplies
-carseats
-support
-diapers

Contact Information:
1515 NE 41st Ave Portland, OR 97232
503.249.5801
info@momchildpdx.org
http://momchildpdx.org/

Year Established: 2003