Upcoming Events

Volunteers of America Oregon in 2016

July 30 - Al Forthan Hike and Bike: Join Us in Support of the Al Forthan Memorial Scholarship at Larch Mountain for the 10th Annual Hike & Bike.

The purpose of the scholarship is to honor Al Forthan and to give students from homes affected by addiction support as they pursue college in hopes of breaking the cycle of addiction and violence within their homes.

August 9 - Alzheimers and Dementia Workshop: Are you caring for someone with Alzheimer's or another Dementia? Come explore ideas on ways to bring fun and meaning to your and your loved ones day!

August 24 - 2nd Annual Elderplace and VOA Joy of a Bicycle Ride: We invite you to attend the launching party of our bicycle ride to Peninsula Park featuring participants from Providence Elderplace & Volunteer of America's Adult Day Care Centers. Enjoy a morning snack and drink with us as we saddle up to bicycle to the park. You are welcome to join us on your bicycle!

September 9 - 2016 DePreist Award For Excellence: VOA OR's Annual DePreist Award for Excellence Dinner honors an Oregonian who exemplifies the spirit of Community Service of the late James DePreist. This year local humanitarian and volunteer extraordinaire, Gary R Maffei, will be presented with the award and Anne Curry will give the Keynote address.

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:

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

Aug: 24 Please note location change: Central Library, 801 SW 10th, US Bank Mtg Room

Sep: 28 Please note location change: Central Library, 801 SW 10th, US Bank Mtg Room

Oct: 26 Please note location change: Central Library, 801 SW 10th, US Bank Mtg Room

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!