Northwest Family Services
Northwest Family Services is an award-winning, leading provider of creative services that reduce poverty. Since 1983, our mission has supported individual success, family stability, and child well-being. Programs and services include youth programs, professional counseling, couple’s classes, parenting, money management, job readiness and placement, healthy relationship education, and more. Services are offered in the greater Portland metro area in both English and Spanish.
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Northwest Family Services strives to be a contributing member of this community. You will find a list of programs and services that ....
Northwest Family Services (NWFS) youth development and social services charity, is an award winning, leading provider of services....
Northwest Family Services is dedicated to teaching healthy and life-giving choices to families....
Child Abuse Prevention Month Event
In observance of Child Abuse Prevention Month, Northwest Family Services in partnership with Children’s Center will hold two Stewards of Children® - Child Abuse Prevention Trainings. The trainings will be delivered in English on Tuesday April 24, 2018.
Please join us at Northwest Family Services to prevent, recognize and respond skillfully to child sexual abuse!
Peer Support Specialist Training
Northwest Family Services will be offering training to become a Certified Peer Support Specialist. If you are interested in applying, read more about the requirements. Training dates are Mondays from April 23rd to May 21st from 9:00 am - 6:00 pm. Applicants must commit to all five days. Seating is limited.
Lunch and Learn: Naloxone 101 Training
91 Americans Die Every Day from an Opioid Overdose. 77% of opioid overdose deaths occur outside of a medical setting, with more than half occurring at home. Family members, friends or bystanders are often best positioned for timely intervention to prevent an overdose death. You could be the next one to save someone’s life...
Thursday May 31st from 12:30 - 2:00 pm. Seating is limited.
WorkSource Clackamas Workshops
Northwest Family Services in collaboration with WorkSource Clackamas offers workshops to assist you with all aspects of your job search, from ways to revitalize your resume to job retention skills. In our workshops you will be able to learn new trends about the use of social media in job searching, resume writing, interview techniques, positive communication and more. The most experienced job seekers can always learn something new in our workshops!
Northwest Family Services and Northwest Behavioral Healthcare Services
are partnering in sponsoring a weekly Teen Recovery Group.
Where: New Urban High SchoolTeen Group
When: Wednesdays 4:00 pm – 6:00 PM
Who: Ages 13-18 Anyone who is in recovery for A&D, anyone in A&D treatment, or anyone looking for peer support because
someone they know is currently abusing substances or is in recovery
Why: Our goal is to have this group be a safe place where teens can go to hang out, have fun, make clean/sober/safe friends, and
be a part of something bigger than themselves.
Everyone is welcome to bring a friend, if they wish.
Snacks and a free sack lunch/dinner will be provided. Students who live in N.Clack School District can take the “activity” bus home.
Stewards of Children Training
April 24th, 5:30-8:00 PM at NWFS
The program provides participants 5 steps to better protect children from sexual abuse. It gives them tools to recognize the signs of sexual abuse in response to suspicions. It offers simple ways to minimize opportunities for abuse in organizations and in our community. This training is ideal for any adult in our community who has interactions with children.
May 20th, 2:00-4:00 PM and 5:00-7:00 PM
This program will present:
- The changes of your child's growing body
- Changes boys and girls experience, too
- Maturity is more than physical changes
- Questions and Answers and more!
SymptoPro In-Person Class
May 3rd, 7:00-9:00 PM
This class series consists of three two-hour classes that meet over the course of one month with personalized follow-up. A fourth private follow up is also scheduled one month later, followed by on-going chart review for the several cycles.
WorkSource Clackamas Workshops
Worksource Clackamas workshops are open to everyone looking to better develop their job search skills.
Parenting Inside Out
The PIO program is a 12 week, 24 session series for parents. PIO satisfies mandated parenting class requirements