May 04
Camille Foskett, Employment Coordinator
Dungarvin Oregon

Paying it Forward at Dungarvin Oregon

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At Dungarvin Oregon, we feel the importance of paying it forward. Here in the Pacific Northwest, we are so blessed during the cold and rainy winter months to have the basics: a roof over our heads, a warm meal, with dry and clean clothes to wear. Most importantly we have a coterie of advocates … Read Full Post

Oct 11
Nicci Kelley, Program Director
Dungarvin Oregon

Mike’s Zest for Life

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Recently, I was reviewing referral packets for the Dungarvin Oregon Supported Living Program when I found myself starting to smile. Mike A. had been someone very close to my heart, and I had always wondered what had happened to him. While I was working for another agency, Mike had been the first entry in … Read Full Post

Dec 23
Meris MaCahan, Direct Support Professional
Dungarvin Oregon

Camping Adventure in Dungarvin Oregon

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Earlier this year, a group of staff and individuals from our “Northern Maintenance Crew” decided to go on a camping adventure! The Northern Maintenance Crew is a group of individuals we serve in our Portland Supported Employment program. They do lawn care, routine maintenance and a variety of other jobs at … Read Full Post

Aug 04
Carrie Howell, Senior Director
Dungarvin Oregon

Oregon’s Employment First Policy

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Oregon is making big changes to its Employment services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Oregon’s Office of Developmental Disability Services (ODDS), Vocational Rehabilitation (VR), the Oregon Department of Education (ODE), as well as many other community partners and stakeholders, are working together to improve, streamline, and expand Oregon’s delivery of employment services … Read Full Post