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Coos County Comprehensive Housing Study The results of the Housing Study were reported at a Housing Summit on April 26, 2018. Read the United Way report on the recently completed Housing Study. The 150-minute session was video-taped and can be viewed here. The PowerPoint presentation can be viewed here. Housing Coalition    

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      Come hear the results of the Coos Comprehensive Housing Study and join the discussion for setting housing priorities and next steps in Coos County. April 26, 2018, 10AM – 4PM, Mill Casino, Salmon Room. Limited seating. Registration is required. Contact: Marcia M. Hart Executive Director United Way of Southwestern Oregon 541.267.5202   AGENDA for COOS HOUSING […]

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OREGON CONFERENCE ON OPIOIDS, PAIN AND ADDICTION TREATMENT: MAY 17-19, 2018 Download the flyer Pain-Conference-Info-Sheet May 17 – 19, 2018, we will convene the Oregon Conference on Opioids, Pain and Addiction Treatment to bring together the essential ingredients of change to meet the opioid crisis: top national and state pioneers, system and policy leaders, clinicians […]

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CASA of Coos County Urges Coos County Residents to Act Against Child Abuse During National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April, the Court Appointed Special Advocates program of Coos County challenges residents to stand against child abuse and act to support children who have been abused or neglected. At any given time, there are 260-300 […]

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Mediation Training Tired of butting heads… at work, at home, or in your community? Apply for Basic Mediation Training to learn more productive conflict resolution techniques. COMMON GROUND MEDIATION BASIC MEDIATION TRAINING – Coos and Douglas The 32-hour training is currently offered once a year. The dates for 2018 are: • April 9,11,16,18,19 in North […]

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Scholarships Now Available for 2018 WVC Calling all women veterans! Apply now A limited number of financial scholarships have been made available to first‐time attendees only through a generous donation from Military Officer’s Association of America, Portland Chapter. Scholarship recipients will share a room (two nights) with one other recipient, and receive a stipend for […]

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DRINKING CIVILLY POLICITAL TOPICS WITH LOCAL IMPACTS 2ND SUNDAYS OF THE MONTH 4-6 @ 7 DEVILS BREWING CO Next Topic: RESPONDING TO HOMELESSNESS 2/11/18

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This is important way to let health care providers know what is important in the community. Download flyer – CoosSurveyFlyer

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a follow-up to the Homeless Summit of 2017 JANUARY 25, 2018 4:00 – 6:00 pm PONY VILLAGE MALL This venue offers the opportunity for Action Groups to feed information and share resources. Everyone is welcome! Download flyer – Moving Forward January 25 2018 For more information, contact Char Luther 541.297.9256 — info.newcommunity@gmail.com  

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New Community Coalition is moving forward under new leadership with a focus on collaboration among several agencies to create a shelter for Unaccompanied Minors.  For more information, contact Scott Cooper, ismportland@gmail.com   Looking back, we take time to recognize some of the successes of the collective of community members. Q and A of Coos County (Queers and Allies support group […]

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