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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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Community Collaborator: Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods

The Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods (NECN) was founded in 1975 as an independent nonprofit organization comprised of 11 neighborhoods in inner North and Northeast Portland: Alameda, Boise, Concordia, Eliot, Humboldt, Irvington, King, Sabin, Sullivan’s Gulch, Vernon, and Woodlawn. NECN’s mission is … Continue reading

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Executive Director Joins OACP Board

KINSHIP HOUSE LEADER JOINS OREGON ALLIANCE OF CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS BOARD Kinship House is pleased to announce that Heather Jefferis, executive director, has been appointed to the Oregon Alliance of Children’s Programs board of directors. The Oregon Alliance of Children’s Programs … Continue reading

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Oregon Senate Passes Bill to Boost Services to Children

The Oregon State Legislature announced this week that the Oregon Senate passed Senate Bill 123 that will allow communities to form children’s special districts. The special districts will have the ability to accept grants and loans and to ask taxpayers to … Continue reading

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The Dougy Center

The Dougy Center provides support in a safe place where children, teens, young adults, and their families grieving a death can share their experiences. Through their Pathways Program, the center provides a safe place for families facing an advanced serious illness. … Continue reading

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