Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Volunteers of America Oregon in 2016


April 6 - Al Forthan Memorial Scholarship Training Series presents "Through A Trauma Lens: Foundational Trauma Informed Care" 8:30am-12pm, New Song Community Church. 220 NE Russell St. $60 - Includes three CEUs from ACCBO. Refreshments provided.

April 18 - CPR Prison Program Activities: Bowling at Grand Central Bowling

April 19 - VOA Oregon Annual Meeting. Join us to meet our Board of Directors, Executive Team, and staff, and to learn about our programs' accomplishments and challenges over the last fiscal year. 4pm to 6:00 at 3910 SE Stark Street

May 4 - 5th annual Al Forthan Scholarship Award ceremony. Join us from 5-7 pm at New Song Church Community Center. Ted Wheeler will be the keynote speaker.

May 16 – 18 CPR Prison Program Activities: Overnight Fishing Trip to Prineville, Oregon (Prineville Reservoir State Park)

May 20 - Women's Residential Center Alumni Celebration. 4-7 Westminister Presbyterian Church.

May 23 - CPR Prison Program Activities: G6 Airpark (Trampoline Dodgeball)

June 30 - CPR Prison Program Client Graduation. 5:30 – 7:00. Alder Street building.

July 21 - CPR Prison Program Activities: Oaks Park Picnic Event,


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:

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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