Upcoming Events

Volunteers of America Oregon in 2017


DePreist Award for Excellence 2017

Join Volunteers of America Oregon (VOA Oregon) as we honor Gwyneth Gamble Booth with the DePreist Award for Excellence for 2017 at our gala event, taking place on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at the Portland Art Museum beginning at 5:30 p.m. with a cocktail reception featuring passed hors d'oeuvres, continuing with a three-course dinner at 7:00 p.m., and finishing with dancing to a live performance by the acclaimed band Pink Martini at 8:30 p.m. To learn more or to purchase tickets, tables, or sponsorships, visit DePreist 2017 .

For more information about the event or Volunteers of America Oregon, please contact Brenda Ray Scott at 503-595-2001 or bscott@voaor.org.

The net proceeds of the event will further VOA Oregon's mission "To change lives by promoting self-determination, building strong communities and standing for social justice." Click on the link below to purchase tickets, a table, or to sponsor the event.

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Drug Court Graduations:


Graduations from STOP Court Program are held the third Wednesday of every month at the 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 at the Multnomah County Court House, 1021 SW 4th Ave., Portland Room 328 at 10 am.


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!