Tag Archives: adoption

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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November – Adoption Awareness Month

November is National Adoption Awareness Month. While all adoption-related issues are important, the particular focus of this month is the adoption of children currently in foster care. The first major effort to promote awareness of the need for adoptive families for children in the … Continue reading

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Kinship House Hero: Aaron Taylor

Last year, Kinship House received a generous gift of $10,000 to use for our general operations.  It was a surprise donation from Aaron Taylor from Washington State who sent us the gift to support foster and adopted children with learning … Continue reading

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OCF Joseph E. Weston Public Foundation

Kinship House thanks the OCF Joseph E. Weston Public Foundation for its ongoing support of our work in providing outpatient mental health care for foster and adopted children.  The foundation awarded our organization with a $20,000 for general support. The … Continue reading

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Community Partner: Bridge Meadows

Bridge Meadows promotes health and well-being across three generations by providing permanent, adoptive homes for youth in foster care, supporting adoptive parents with resources and guidance, and helping elders retain meaning and purpose in their daily lives through a positive … Continue reading

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A Reflection on Our State’s Budget Challenge

All children deserve a permanent healthy family. Yet in Oregon for the over 10,000 children in foster care annually this is not a predictable reality. During these uncertain political times, we expect more children in foster care in need of … Continue reading

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Spirit Mountain Community Fund Award

KINSHIP HOUSE RECEIVES SPIRIT MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY FUND GRANT AWARD (PORTLAND, OR) September 14, 2016 – Kinship House is pleased to be the recipient of a $34,000.00 award from the Spirit Mountain Community Fund Spirit Mountain Community Fund, the philanthropic arm … Continue reading

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