Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Volunteers of America Oregon in 2016

January 6 - Al Forthan Memorial Scholarship Training Series presents Dr. Denise Ernst: Motivational Interviewing Training. 8:30 to 12, New Song Community Church. 220 NE Russell St. email Kristin Yates or call at 503 802-0299 for more information.

January 8 - Mental Health Assessment Training on 9 to 12 in InAct's large conference room. The training will be limited to 30 participants and will be recorded. A video recording of the entire training will be available for for future reference and training purposes. 3 CEU's will be availble for this training.

February 6 - 14th Annual WinterSmash bowling event benefiting CourtCare. Join us for bowling, pizza, soda, and unlimited fun from 5-8 pm at AMF PRO Lanes. For more info and registration form, click here

February 10 - Al Forthan Memorial Scholarship Training Series presents "Combining Evidenced Based Practices In the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders" 8:30-12, New Song Community Church. 220 NE Russell St. $60 - Includes three CEUs from ACCBO. Refreshments provided.


Drug Court Graduations

Graduations from STOP Court Program are held the third Wednesday of every month

Multnomah County Court House, 1021 SW 4th Ave, Portland Room 450 at 1 pm.

Graduations from the START Court Program are held the third Friday of every month.

Multnomah County Court House, 1021 SW 4th Ave., Portland Room 328 at 10 am.

Reentry Enhancement Coordination Program Graduations

Men and women in recovery transition from prison complete all program requirements and return to work, family, and community

Multnomah Building: 501 SE Hawthorne St. Board Meeting Room

Graduation Dates:

Jan: 27

Feb: 25 Please note day change. This graduation is on a Thursday

Mar: 23

Apr: 27 Please note location change: Central Library, 801 SW 10th, US Bank Mtg Room

May: 25 Please note location change: Central Library, 801 SW 10th, US Bank Mtg Room

Jun: 22

Jul: 27

Aug: 24

Sep: 28

Oct: 26

Nov: 16 START graduation immediately preceding REC graduation

Dec: 21


Moving Forward Graduations

Please join us in celebrating the accomplishments of individuals in VOA's Moving Forward program at our monthly JRP Milestone Ceremony on the first Thursday of each month in the Multnomah County Commission Boardroom!

Justice Reinvestment Program Milestone Ceremony
Multnomah County Commission Boardroom 501 SE Hawthorne Boulevard, Portland

1st Thursday of the each month 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Individuals will be recognized for one or more of the following achievements:

  • Successfully completing 120 days of Intensive Supervision by the MCJRP unit and moving on to the next phase of supervision
  • Graduating from residential and outpatient treatment programs such as VOA's Moving Forward, Men's and Women's Residential Centers, CODA, DePaul, Cascadia and others
  • Graduating from Bridges to Change housing and mentor program and transitioning to long term housing
  • Securing employment, completing parenting classes and more!
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