Northwest Family Services
Northwest Family Services supports family stability, child well-being, and victims of crime by focusing on the social determinants of health. Since 1983, NWFS has worked to reduce poverty through health, education, employment, and social justice services. Programs and services include health and social service navigation, culturally specific women and children’s shelter who have experienced violence, youth prevention and intervention programs, outpatient alcohol and drug treatment, coalition support for drug free communities, support for youth and families affected by incarceration, youth education and employment success, restorative justice, mental health services, job readiness and placement, couple’s classes, parenting, healthy relationship education, and more. Services are offered in the greater Portland-Salem metro area in both English and Spanish
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Events and Information
Holiday Giving Drive
Friends, We believe there will be a tremendous need for toys this year. NWFS, along with our valued partners Fox 12 and Les Schwab are allowing you to contribute! Please select an item(s) from our Amazon Wish List and bring some joy to children in the holiday season. We will collect and distribute toys in this very challenging time. Or, another option is dropping toys at: Al’s Garden and Home, Les Schwab Tire Stores, or Jack in the Box. Thank you in advance!
Distress Helpline Available
SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) is offering a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster. Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.
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!
This class utilizes cognitive behavioral methods to help individuals find renewed hope and motivation in their job search. It also provides a great opportunity for support and connection.
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