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          Reconnecting Lives

               one at a time

      People can change, and they do.

 

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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: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 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 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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 September 10th 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 e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

LOCAL CALENDAR OF EVENTS

August 10th - 13th ~ The National Forum on Criminal Justice, held in Breckenridge, CO
A unique opportunity for leaders from all levels of government, and the public and private sectors to share ideas about crime reduction and prevention strategies. http://www.nationalforum.net/forumagenda. FEE.
 
August 16th  - Sat 11AM to 3PM  Virginia Garcia 7th Annual Health & Resource Fair
Patients and community members are invited to take part in health, dental and vision screenings, health education, activities and exercise opportunities and cooking tips in our teaching kitchen. The VG Health Fair will take place the Cornelius Wellness Center (1151 N. Adair Street, Cornelius, OR 97113). For more info visit the Virginia Garcia events website: http://www.virginiagarcia.org/events/
 
August 21st, Wed, 12: - 1:15 PM. Webinar: Using Title IV-E for Juvenile Justice: The Multnomah County Experience
Hosted by:Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ). This webinar will focus on how jurisdictions can leverage Title IV-E of the Social Security Act to support home and community-based programs and services in their juvenile justice system, what programs/services are eligible for Title IV-E reimbursement, explore ways stakeholders can support implementation of Title IV-E programs in their communities, and gain insights from Title IV-E implementation in Multnomah Co. 

 

RECURRING EVENTS

Mondays, 6:30 -7:00pm - Prison Pipeline
KBOO radio—FM 90.7. http://kboo.fm/PrisonPipeline
 
1st Wednesdays, 8:30-10:30am - Housing & Support Services Network (HSSN)
Monthly meeting Beaverton City Hall - 1st fl. conference rm. 4755 SW Griffith Dr. For more info contact HSSN Chair, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

3rd Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30pm - ReEntry & Mental Health Action Team

Monthly meeting at the NAMI Center of Washington County, 18680 SW Shaw Street, Aloha.
 
Fridays, 1:00pm - Community Resource Orientation.
Free weekly sessions for anyone homeless or at-risk of homelessness. Information about community resources available in Washington County. Community Action Hillsboro Multiservice Center, 1001 SW Baseline St., Hillsboro.
 
Fridays, 7:00pm - Celebrate Recovery
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, 3:00-5:00 pm - Light My Way Ministry services
Sonrise Church, 6701 NE Campus Way, Hillsboro, OR. Closed campus worship services for anyone age 18 & older. Meal provided.

3rd Friday of each month - Scrubbing Criminal Records to Unlock Barriers (SCRUB)
The Oregon Law Center's Hillsboro Regional Office expungement project helps low-income residents with arrests / convictions in Washington County. Call 503-640-4115 for appointment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 August 2014 11:06