Children's Center

Rating: 5 stars   2 reviews

Issues: Crime & Law

Location: 1713 Penn Lane Oregon City OR 97045 USA

Mission: The mission of Children's Center is to support and medically assess children who are suspected to be victims of abuse or neglect.
Target demographics: children who are suspected victims of abuse or neglect
Geographic areas served: Clackamas County
Programs: forensic medical assessments, forensic interviewing services, drug endangered child screenings, family support services, community outreach and education, medical record reviews, caregiver support groups, and RISK (Response to Inappropriately Sexualized Kids).
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EIN 75-3027143
503-655-7725
www.childrenscenter.cc
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Rating: 5 stars  

I am honored to help this awesome organization that serves abused children of Clackamas County. The staff and volunteers work together to create the best experience for children who need medical assessments for suspected abuse cases.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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Rating: 5 stars  

I learned about this organization when I met its executive director. She explained that the Center supports and medically asses children who are suspected victims of child abuse. Child abuse is a significant problem in our county, so I was interested in learning more. I toured the facility and was so impressed I became an active volunteer. I do everything from make phone calls, help with fund raisers, and prepare snacks.

Through my work, I learned that this Center is populated by some of the most dedicated, gentle, caring people I've ever met. From the administrators to the child interviews to the medical staff, every employee and volunteer is highly skilled and absolutely dedicated to child health. In addition, the program is highly effective. Children arrive frightened and unsure of themselves. After their interviews and exams, they leave far happier and relieved of their terrible stories of abuse. Frequently the exams result in law enforcement intervention which stops the abuse altogether. Families are also supported with support groups and referrals to mental health care providers for further healing.

In addition, the board of this organization is made up of local volunteers and professionsals who are thoughtful, intelligent, and very careful with the organization's funds. All dollars are stewarded very carefully.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Make it disappear due to the end of child abuse, so its services are no longer needed.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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