Mission: “We serve children, youth, and families through comprehensive community-based mental health services.”
Mental health program, child sexual abuse treatment program, coaches program, pathways
415 W. 11th St. Vancouver, WA 98660
Mission: “Partners with the community to support people with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges to lead self determined lives and realize their full potential.”
Crisis psychiatric care (subacute), family resource center, foster care, intensive-community based treatment, intensive treatment program, kerr early childhood outpatient services, outpatient services, youth group homes, children’s developmental health services, community inclusion, adult group homes, supported living, youth group homes, intensive treatment program, and hearing services.
424 NE 22nd Ave. Portland OR 97232
Year Established: 1907
Work with many community partners to provide over twenty programs.
Year Established: 1971
Mission: “Inspire curiosity through engaging science learning experiences, foster experimentation and the exchange of ideas, and stimulate informed action.”
Interactive museum for children and families, camps, and classes.
Year Established: 1906
Mission: “The mission of Portland Children’s Museum is to inspire creativity, imagination and the wonder of learning in
children and adults by inviting moments of shared discovery.”
Museum for children to learn and explore. Educational opportunities. Subsidized membership for low-income families.
4015 SW Canyon Rd. Portland, OR 97221
Year Established: 1970
Educational materials and support for parents, families, and professionals to meet the needs of children and youth with disabilities. Also available in Spanish.
2288 Liberty Street NE Salem, OR 97301
Help Line: (888)891-6784
A grief and bereavement program for children and teens that have experienced a death in their family; also offers support groups for parents.
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1600 Vancouver, WA 98668
An educational tool for all who walk down the road of grief. Offer spiritual, emotional, and other support to persons who are grieving. Website references various tools to help in the grieving process.
2116 NE 18th Ave. Portland, OR 97212
Vision: “everyone who needs us will find us and
everyone who finds us will be helped.”
Peer-led support group offering friendship and understanding to parents, siblings, and grandparents who have experiences death of a child at any age, from any cause. Promotes positive resolution of grief and fosters physical and emotional health.
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3065 Portland, OR 97206
Year Established: 1968
Advocates and provides services for older adults, persons with disabilities, and low-income persons of all ages in Clackamas County. Social service information available in Spanish.
Public Service Building, 2051. Kaen Rd. Oregon City, 97045
Mission: “We are here to provide your child comprehensive palliative care, whether your child is facing a long-term life-threatening condition or requires active end-of-life care. We are dedicated to ensuring your child’s comfort and improving quality of life.”
Provides physical, psychological, social, and spiritual care for children with potentially life-limiting conditions and their families.
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd. Portland, OR 97239
T: (503) 494-6201
Mission: “The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.”
-Low income seniors, families, and individuals with emergency aid, clothing, toys,and Christmas dinners.
1785 NE Sandy Blvd. Portland, OR 97232
Year Established: 1867
Mission: “Candlelighters provides frontline assistance to families of cancer patients, ages 0-21, as they battle the emotional stresses of their experiences. The connections made with other members who have been through it all and know how to help is tremendously supportive. Meetings, personal assistance and activities for families provide the outlets needed to share the fear and frustrations caused by childhood cancer.”
- Bi-Monthly newsletter and access to our website
- College scholarships to cancer survivors
- Emergency financial support
- Food pantry and Snack Cart at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital
- Monthly activities for the whole family
- Quarterly support group meetings for families and children facilitated by trained professionals
- Outreach to newly diagnosed families
- Pediatric Cancer Resources
- Summer family camp
- Tickets to area sporting/entertainment events
- Toys for children at Randall and Doernbecher Children’s Hospitals
- Bereavement support services
- Monthly catered meals for in-patients and their families at Emanuel and Doernbecher Children’s Hospitals
Year Established: 1977
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.
Year Established: 1913