5:30 PM17:30

CWC Quarterly Gathering

Come enjoy complimentary dinner and conversation and education around our local houseless population challenges, updates, resources, and meet the outreach worker team.
5:30 - 6:30 Dinner and Networking
6:30 - 7:00 Grant Updates and Introductions
7:00 - 8:30 Outreach Worker Team Intro, Houseless Population Data, Resource Connection, and MORE
8:30 - 9:00 Wrap Up / Network / Connect
No CHILDCARE provided for this event
Please RSVP on the home page where it says “share” under “Want to help or have questions? Let’s talk!” so we know who is coming!

Can’t wait to see you all there!

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6:00 PM18:00

CWC Quarterly Gathering - Youth Services Forum

  • Providence Newberg - Sherwood and Dundee Rooms (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

What is the objective of this project?

Why ask the community?

Yamhill County leaders are investing in a community-driven initiative to ‘establish a collaborative, integrated, community- based culture and system of support for the prevention of abuse and neglect and increase community capacity to support and improve the well-being of children and families.’ Together we will craft strategies and solutions to enhance prevention efforts, foster care placement and family support, accountability and communication.

Local decision-making and community action are key to the success of this effort. Communities in Yamhill County are in the best position to determine and act on, the needs of children, youth and families. Simply put, if we ask the right questions, we will know what is possible and have a greater collective understanding of critical problems which must be tackled. The power is in your participation and action.

We need you to answer these questions.

  1. What are the conditions that work for and against the healthy and positive development of children, youth and families in your community?

  2. How would you describe the ideal future for children, youth and families in your community?

  3. What are the barriers and challenges that are working against this ideal future?

  4. What would it take for your community to hold itself accountable for results?

What is the process?

In this phase, four gatherings will be conducted including the following community clusters;

Sheridan/Willamina/Grand Ronde Yamhill/Carlton


Your input will shape the future.

Newberg/Dundee April 23rd 6-8 p.m. Newberg Providence Hospital; Sherwood Dundee Rooms

Upon completion of the community forums, information will be synthesized and reviewed by a select group of Yamhill County leaders. An Implementation Guide will then be crafted to assist you in putting your priorities into action. The completion of this first phase is scheduled no later than June 30, 2019.

Thank you in advance for your willingness to contribute to this important work toward community-based solutions.

“Unfortunately, we spend so much of our effort, attention, and resources on institutional reform that we usually ignore the inventive—and often more effective—efforts of citizens in associations as they grapple with the questions of neighborhood change. These efforts, however, fall largely under the radar of most researchers, marketers, governments, funders, and the media. Nonetheless, citizens are persistently at work creating new ways to meet those human needs resulting from the inherent limits of large institutions and systems.” Building Communities from the Inside Out, McKnight and Kretzmann

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3:00 PM15:00

CWC Quarterly Gathering

YOU are invited! No cost - we need to hear your voice!
3 - 4:30pm -Community Meeting w/ sharing of updates and personal stories of survival
-The Launch of our Social and Mental Wellness Guide and how to use and refer our web based and downloadable/printable county wide, insurance blind resource guide.
4:30 - 5pm Oregon Youthline Presentation of resources
5 - 7pm 2 FREE trainings (optional)
5 - 5:15pm -Training for administering life-saving narcan (the nasal spray for individuals experiencing an opioid overdose
5:15 - 6:45pm -Training for QPR (question persuade redirect) for tools to help ourself, friends, family in crisis

-Walk away with our guides, pocket cards, and swag.

Connect with others in our communities who care deeply about changing the conversation around mental and social wellness and addiction so we can better serve ourselves, our friends and families, and our neighbors. 550 seats - claim yours by rsvp'ing HERE or to ALL HUMANS NEEDED.

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