Author Archives: Dennise Kowalczyk

Volunteer Spotlight: Elizabeth Maxon

Kinship House is blessed with the incredible volunteer support of community ranging from monthly clean-up of our facility to helping out at our events to providing much-need administrative support. Elizabeth Maxon is one of the amazing community members who supports … Continue reading

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The Collins Foundation

Kinship House thanks The Collins Foundation for their ongoing investment in our programs.  Our agency has been providing expert mental health services to foster and adopted children for over 22 years.  We offer outpatient care to children ranging in age … Continue reading

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Pen a Friend

Pen A Friend, Inc. provides a free service of setting up pen pal friendships for youth in in foster care. At Pen A Friend, Inc., they understand that the circumstances of foster care can sometimes be difficult on a child. … Continue reading

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Employment Opportunities

Kinship House is currently seeking to fill this positions with our main location: Child and Family Therapist – Portland Kinship House is a regional non-profit outpatient mental health provider addressing the mental health needs of the most vulnerable children in … Continue reading

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Community Partner: Portland Playhouse

** Important Update:  We were originally scheduled to be at the January 18 performance but we are rescheduling our visit – stay tuned! ** Kinship House is thrilled to partner with Portland Playhouse, a local theater that is dedicated to … Continue reading

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Partner Spotlight: FedX Ground

Kinship House thrives on the engagement of community in our care of foster and adopted youth.  Individuals and businesses are core to our overall efforts in providing resources of support to our expert staff of mental healthcare providers and administrative … Continue reading

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Save the Dates – 2019

As we enter 2019, we are excited to share with you dates for upcoming events hosted by Kinship House! Community Pints Night – Deschutes Brewery – Tuesdays in May Friends & Family Night – Mcmenamins Broadway Pub – June TBA … Continue reading

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Be a Kinship House Hero: Host an event!

Every year, thousands of Portland-area children transition through foster care and adoption services. The process of fitting into a new home is emotionally straining on kids, who have a limited support network, and have endured physical or mental abuse, neglect, or trauma. … Continue reading

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Volunteer Spotlight: Sage Mattsson

Kinship House is blessed with the incredible volunteer support of community ranging from monthly clean-up of our facility to helping out at our events to providing much-need administrative support. Sage Mattsson is one of the amazing community members who supported … Continue reading

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Our Services: Assessments

At Kinship House, we address the missing piece in services provided to most children touched by foster care and adoption. In addition to significant mental health concerns, these children have been traumatized by a necessary but difficult system. They need … Continue reading

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