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The Washington County Reentry Council is a community-based coalition of individuals, organizations and agencies working together to help the justice-involved successfully reenter society.
For information, or to receive the monthly eNewsletter, contact via email to:
Address: Washington County Reentry Council, P.O. Box 463, Hillsboro, OR 97123
If you are interested in reentry efforts in Washington County please attend a council meeting or send an email to
We meet bi-monthly on the second Wednesdays from 1-3 PM at the Community Corrections Center, 2nd Floor, located at 260 SW Adams St. in Hillsboro. Sign in as a Visitor at the front desk and proceed upstairs to the conference room.
The next council meeting is Wednesday, November 11, 2015.
and open to the public. We are a community-based council. There is no requirement to join other than a passion for reentry work on behalf of formerly incarcerated individuals returning to their communities. If you are interested in reentry efforts in Washington County please attend a council meeting or send an email to
THIS MONTHS EVENTS
Oct 2nd - Write Around Washington County Community Reading + Book Release! 6:30-8:00PM. “Intersecting Lines”, the writing of Washington County residents. PCC Willow Creek Center, Great Room. 241 SW Edgeway Dr, Beaverton, OR 97006. Free parking. ADA-accessible. Cost: Free! Bring a friend. Intersecting Lines will be on sale. For more info visit www.writearound.org or call 503.796.9224
Oct 3rd - Celebrate Recovery Inside - all day seminar. Open to all wanting to learn about CRI, meet leadership, receive training on volunteering in prisons/jails & re-entry, hear keynote speakers & more! Lunch is provided. Registration at http:// criwashington.eventbrite.com. Questions? Contact Kent Whitaker, 503-789-3756,
Oct 4th - UNITE To Face Addiction - historic rally event on the National Mall in Washington, DC. UNITE to Face Addiction is a grassroots advocacy effort organizing people, communities, and organizations to face addiction and stand up for recovery! More info: https:// www.facingaddiction.org/
Oct 10th – A Better Oregon Campaign Kick off - 10am – 1pm. Join the Launch & Lunch in Portland, Salem, Eugene and Ashland to launch Initiative Petition 28 which raises the corporate minimum tax for sales exceeding 25 million dollars to fund schools, healthcare, and senior services . Lunch provided. Contact Reyna Lopez , at 503-239-8029 or
or go to: www.ouroregon.org.
Oct 23rd - The 2nd Annual Elder Abuse Forum. 1:30-4pm - Hosted by the Washington County Disability, Aging and Veteran Services (DAVS) at the Hillsboro Civic Center, 150 E. Main St. The keynote address, “Identifying, investigating and prosecuting elder abuse cases: The challenge ahead,”
will be presented by Paul Greenwood, San Diego deputy district attorney. RSVPs are requested. Call 503-846-3060.
Oct 24 th – NARA 11th annual Boo Bash - 3-9pm - Free community event including games, dinner, and a mini Pow Wow. Family friendly costumes only. Red Lion Inn on the River at Janzen Beach, 909 N Hayden Island Drive, Portland, Or 97217
Oct 23rd -25th - KAIROS OUTSIDE of Oregon (KO#3). A retreat weekend for women who support an incarcerated loved one. Christian in nature, although no religious affiliation is necessary to attend. Held in Turner, Oregon, near Salem, accommodations are free and transportation provided if needed. Want to know more or refer a guest? Please email
or visit KO of Oregon at http://kairosoforegon.weebly.com TODAY!
Oct / Nov - Certified Peer Mentor Education Training - Oct 24, 25, 31, Nov 1, & 7 – Weekends from 9am to 5pm daily at 4310 NE Killingsworth St (the SE corner of Killingsworth and 42nd intersection). Cost is $325. Training provided by JonnyGieber MS, CADC II and Kelly Fitzpatrick BA, NCAC II, QMHA. An $80 deposit is required to reserve a spot. Go to jonnygieber.com and use paypal feature. Questions? Call Jonny at 503 740 9478.
Mondays, 7:00 - 9:00PM, Cedar Mill Bible Church’s Freedom Fellowship - 18 & older group for the justice involved, meets at Elmer's - 1250 Waterhouse Ave. (South of the Sunset Highway).
Fridays, 7:00PM, Celebrate Recovery - At Forest Grove Assembly of God, 1523 Pacific Avenue, Forest Grove, Or. Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, biblically based 12-step recovery program. For more information. Call (503) 357-6223
Sundays, 3:00 - 5:00PM, Light My Way Ministry services - At Sonrise Church, 6701 NE Campus Way, Hillsboro, OR. Closed campus worship services for anyone age 18 & older. Meal provided.
Scrubbing Criminal Records to Unlock Barriers (SCRUB) - The Oregon Law Center's Hillsboro Regional Office expungement project, to help low-income residents with arrests / convictions in Washington County. Call 503-640-4115 for an appointment.
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