Upcoming Events

Volunteers of America Oregon in 2015:

November 2 - VOAOR Adult Day Centers' Director Alison Bookman-Skidmore and Sundance Pilot project director Molly Trauten will be part of a team presenting at the McGinty Conference on our Sundance program for seniors with advanced stage dementia. This innovative pilot, funded by the Oregon Dept. of Human Services, provides effective therapeutic care to address the disorientation and outbursts associated with sundown. Congratulations to the team and their excellent work.

November 16 - Volunteers of America/Miracles Family Recovery Support program invites you to celebrate our move to our new location, Learn about our new services and hear participant testimonials. 1 to 5 pm 2010 SE 182nd Ave. 

November 17 - Al Forthan Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser! Eat at the Chipotle at 704 NE. Weidler between 5 and 9. Tell the cashier you are Eating for Change and 50% of the proceeds support scholarships for teens affected by substance abuse in their families.  Click here for a flyer with more details.

December 2 - Al Forthan Memorial Scholarship Training Series presents Jonny Geiber on The Green Monster: Marijuana and Recovery. New Song Community Church 8:30 to 12. Click here for a flyer with more details and to register. 

December 8  The Men's Residential Center holds its annual holiday party: a gathering for Alumni and current program participants to celebrate recovery. Click here for a flyer with more information.


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

Jun 24, 2015

Jul 22,  2015

Aug 26, 2015

Sep 23, 2015

Oct 28,  2015

Nov 18, 2015

Dec 16, 2015


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 – 7:00pm

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!