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The Children’s Center

Mission: “We serve children, youth, and families through comprehensive community-based mental health services.”

Resources Provided:
Mental health program, child sexual abuse treatment program, coaches program, pathways

Contact:
http://www.thechildrenscenter.org
415 W. 11th St. Vancouver, WA 98660
T: (360)699-2244

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Albertina Kerr

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.”

Resources Provided:
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.

Contact:
http://www.albertinakerr.org
T: (503)239-8101
424 NE 22nd Ave. Portland OR 97232

Year Established: 1907

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Children’s Institute of Oregon

Mission: “Move research to action by promoting cost-effective public and private investments in our youngest children pre-birth through third grade.”

Resources Provided:
-Early education that supports Ready for School’s campaign.
-Advises lawmakers, government agencies, philanthropic organizations, and others on best practices.
-10 year demonstration project designed to influence policy and practice at all levels.

Contact:
Children’s Institute
1411 SW Morrison St., Suite 205
Portland, Oregon 97205 USA
info@childinst.org
T: 503.219.9034 
Fax 503.419.6083

Year Established: 2010

 

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Annie Ross House (NW Housing Alternatives, Inc.)

Mission: “Northwest Housing Alternatives (NHA) creates opportunity through housing. NHA builds and preserves affordable housing for people earning low-incomes including families, seniors and people with special needs. Homeless Intervention Services are provided to families, couples, singles and seniors in Clackamas County through the Annie Ross House and its sister program, HomeBase. Northwest Housing Alternatives’ properties in the Portland Metro area are enriched with Resident Services to provide our residents with opportunities to live healthy and fulfilling lives.”

Resources Provided:
Provides emergency shelter for homeless families in Clackamas County. Also offers food boxes, job search and success skills, parenting skills and support, medical care access, and permanent housing assistance.

Contact:
2316 SE Willard St. Milwaukie, OR 97222
T: (503) 654-1007
Email: info@nwhousing.org
http://www.nwhousing.org/homeless-services/annie_ross_house.shtml

Year Established: 1989

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Kory’s Foundation

Mission: “Working to enhance the lives of parents with hospitalized children through our food programs is just one of the many ways we plan to reach out to our community.  We are always working on new programs and ways to assist parents.  We hope to introduce child care assistance in the near future and institute a program that will allow churches and local businesses to partner with us so that we can bring the community together as we strive to stand as one. We would like to increase the level of the  “Baskets of Love Program.”   Presently we deliver two baskets to the floors of Egleston Children’s Hospital and Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital once a month.  We would like to provide this service twice a month to all of the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Hospitals and with your help, we can.”

Resources Provided:
Provides financial support to families with children battling Ewing’s Sarcoma who are receiving treatment in Oregon. Connects families with resources that help pay home and utility bills. may also be able to provide support for mortgage or rent, groceries, and other household needs.

Contact:
1910 NW Florence Ave. Gresham, OR 97030
T: (503)674-4474
Email: karinferris@comcast.net
http://www.korysfoundation.org

Year Established: 2009

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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Mission: “The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.”

Resources Provided:
A support system of trained survivors for newly diagnosed patients with monthly support groups for adult, myeloma and pediatric patients;other services include their patient aid reimbursement program.

Contact:
9320 SW Barbur Blvd. Suite 140 Portland, OR 97219
T: (503)245-9866
http://www.leukemia-lymphoma.org

Year Established: 1955

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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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Human Services Council

Mission: “Our mission is to improve people’s lives by connecting them to opportunities, information and services that respond to their individual and family needs.”

“Resources Provided:
A fun and supportive program for children (ages 5-13) that have a sibling with a disability or chronic illness. Available to residents of Wahkiakum, Cowlitz, Skamania, and Klickitat counties.

Contact:
201 NE 73rd St., Suite 101, Vancouver, WA 98665
T: (360)394-6577
http://www.irccv.org

Year Established: 1957