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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 normally 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 September council meeting date has been moved to Wednesday, September 17th.

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

Recovery Northwest Project
Friday - Sunday, September 12th - 14th / Red Lion Hotel at the Quay, 100 Columbia St, Vancouver, WA
September is National Recovery Month. This event includes a 2-day conference for people in recovery and their advocates, the Clark County Recovery Forum, Hands Across the Bridge and Oxfest. Everyone is invited! For more information contact Barbara This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Fletcher at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Hands Across the Bridge
Sunday, September 14th, 12:00 - 1:30 PM / Jantzen Beach Red Lion, 909 N Hayden Island Drive, Portland and Esther Short Park, 301 W 8th St, Vancouver.

Join us for an exciting program of speakers followed by joining hands along the I-5 Bridge, from Washington to Oregon, in a powerful celebration for the unity and strength of recovery.
 
An Evening With Jubilee
Saturday, September 20th, 6-7:30 PM / Jubilee Transition Homes annual fundraising dinner.
Bill Russell, President of the Portland Union Gospel Ministry, as keynote speaker. Al Kader Shrine Center 25100 SW Parkway Ave, Wilsonville, OR 97070. For further information & to RSVP please call Gerry Pruyn, Executive Director, at 503-260-6165 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
 
Tuesday, September 23rd, 7:00 PM / Cinema 21, 616 NW 21st, Portland.
FREE screening of the documentary about the over 23 million Americans living in long-term recovery from alcohol and drug addictions. This passionate new public recovery movement aims to transform public opinion, engage communities and elected officials, and finally shift problematic policy toward lasting solutions. View the trailer. The Anonymous People http://manyfaces1voice.org/
 
Home for Good in Oregon (HGO) Washington County training
Saturday, September 28th, 2:00 - 7 PM. at Cedar Mill Bible Church.
HGO training will provide credential from the Oregon DOC to go inside prisons to mentor. contact Chaplain Phil Holbrook (503) 280-6646 x248 to register. FREE, completion of application and on-line work necessary to attend. http://www.oregon.gov/DOC/OMR/pages/religious_services/home_for_good_in_Oregon/rs_hgo_training.aspx#HGO_Program

 

 

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 Friday, 12 September 2014 07:41