Dental Care for Veterans on June 24

Aspen Dental’s MouthMobile provides free urgent dental care to veterans. Services may include fillings, extractions and denture repair, and referrals to other dental resources are provided. Appointments are required; call 844-277-3646. For more information, go to

Free care will be available June 24 at:

·         801 NE Parkway Drive, Vancouver, WA

·         740 Ocean Beach Highway, Longview, WA

·         9997 SE 982nd Ave., Happy Valley, OR

·         8660 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Beaverton, OR

·         2235 NW Town Center Drive, Beaverton, OR

Posted on May 18, 2017 .

Free Clinic in Oregon City

The Fifth Annual Compassion OC Free Health Clinic will be from 8am-3pmJune 3 at the Oregon City Church of the Nazarene, 716 Taylor St., Oregon City.

The event will includes dental, vision, podiatrist, diabetic foot care, chiropractic, pregnancy clinic and consultations on family health, OB/GYN and diabetic education. Services are free, and no IDs are required. Lunch will be provided for low-income families.

Posted on May 18, 2017 .

Public Invited to Healthy Penguin Walkabout

Free health assessments and children’s activities are part of Clark College’s Healthy Penguin Walkabout on June 3 at the community college, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver.

Registration for the Walkabout will be in the Gaiser Student Center from 9:30-noon, with the walkabout going from 10am-2pm. 

Each walkabout station will have a children’s activity, health assessment and learning opportunity focusing on the effects of sugar. Assessments will include blood glucose levels, body fat percentage, balance testing, diabetes risk, blood pressure, pulse, and sleep quality.

The event is hosted by the Clark College Business and Health Science Unit and the Office of Diversity and Equity. For more information, contact Brenda Walstead to 360-992-2938 or

Posted on May 18, 2017 .

Senior Fair in Southern Oregon

Seniors in Southern Oregon are invited to attend a senior fair from 9am-4pmMay 23 at Jackson County Expo, 1 Peninger Road, Central Point, in the Olsrud Arena and Mace Building. There is a $1 suggested donation at the door, or a can of non-perishable food. The event will include 80 booths, with resources for seniors and families and representatives of health care facilities, senior living facilities, professional services, hospitals and arts organizations. There will be entertainment, drawings and free bingo with prizes.

For details, call 541-774-4312 or visit

Posted on May 18, 2017 .

Yamhill County Community Connect

The Yamhill County Community Connect will be from 11am-4pm May 31 in the Ted Wilson Gym at Linfield College, Linfield Avenue and Lever Street in McMinnville. The free event will connect individuals and families with community services. Included will be urgent dental care, medical assistance, emergency shelter information, energy assistance, food support, veterans assistance, mental health services, haircuts, pet care and more.

Posted on May 2, 2017 .

Picnic in McMinnville

Peers in the Park Picnic will be noon-3pm May 20 at East Wortman Park on Lafayette Avenue in McMinnville. There will be a free transportation shuttle from within Yamhill County for those who call 503-474-4600 by May 18. The event, which is free for everyone, will include members of the Yamhill County Peer Support Community, and is part of National Mental Health Month.

Posted on May 2, 2017 .

Multicultural Resource Fair in Vancovuer

The Multicutural Resource Fair, hosted by the Latino Community Resource Group, includes information on employment, educational, social and health services, activities for children, presentations, food, and entertainment. Health screenings, blood pressure checks, and information about health insurance options will be available. The event will be held at Clark College in Gaiser Hall, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way in Vancouver, from noon-5pm on Saturday, April 29, 2017.

Posted on April 26, 2017 .

Free health screenings in The Dalles

The Lions Club offers free screenings for vision, hearing, glucose, glaucoma, and blood pressure from 1pm-5:30pm Friday in the OCDC Center, 1300 West 9th St., The Dalles. No appointment is needed. Free reading glasses will be available.

Posted on April 26, 2017 .

Latino event at Clackamas Community College

The annual Festival Latino will be from noon-4pm June 17 at the Gregory Forum at the main Clackamas Community College campus, 19600 Molalla Ave., Oregon City. The program will include college information, community resource information, music, speakers and a youth soccer tournament. Latino community families and friends from Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties are welcome. For details, contact Camilo Sanchez, 503-594-3029.

Posted on April 25, 2017 .

Financial Literacy Classes in McMinnville

A special financial literacy series of classes will be offered for free from 6-8pm on June 14, 21, 28 and July 5 at the boardroom of the Housing Authority of Yamhill County, 135 NE Dunn Place, McMinnville. The class is free; pre-registration is required. To sign up, contact Claudia Martinez, or 503-883-4331.

Posted on April 25, 2017 .

Young Parent Fair for Greater Portland

The Greater Parent Young Parent Fair will be from 10:30am-2:30pm May 11 at KingPins Family Entertainment Center, 3550 SE 92nd Ave., Portland. The free event is for pregnant or parenting people ages 25 or younger. Learn about local resources offering support with jobs, finances, food, health, housing, legal, support groups, transportation and more. There will be free snacks, bowling, arcade games and prizes. For more information, go to

Posted on April 25, 2017 .

Summer Programs for Youth

Learn about summer programs for youth in Clackamas County from 10am-noon May 3 at the Department of Human Services, 315 S. Beavercreek Road, Oregon City. Participants are advised to carpool, as parking is limited. Meet with representatives of programs including Youth MOVE, The Living Room, NW Family Services, Youth Music Project, Ant Farm and more.

Posted on April 25, 2017 .

Compassion Sandy offers free health clinic

A health clinic will be from 8am-3pm May 6 at Cedar Ridge Middle School, 17225 Smith Ave., Sandy, presented by Compassion Sandy. Services are first come, first served, and include general medical; dental fillings, extractions and cleanings; eye care; foot care; veterinary care; diabetes screening; haircuts; clothing; chiropractor; physical therapy; massage therapy; and a Red Cross blood drive. Interpreters and lunch will be provided, along with child care for ages 3-10. For more information, go to

Posted on April 18, 2017 .

Citizenship Day in Portland

Lutheran Community Services will present U.S. Citzenship Day from 10am-2pm June 10 at 605 SE Cesar E. Chavez Blvd., Portland. For details about what documents to bring, call 503-731-9585 or email Immigration lawyers and counselors will provide free assistance with N-400 citizenship applications; fees will apply for complex applications that require additional appointments.

Posted on April 18, 2017 .

Family fun at Illinois Valley Children’s Fair and Pet Parade

The Illinois Valley Children’s Fair and Pet Parade will be 10am-1pm May 6 at Jubilee Park, 307 S. Junction Ave., Cave Junction. The event includes free family fun and information, including free helmets, a children’s ID booth, dental care van and car seat clinic. For details, call 541-592-3259.

Posted on April 18, 2017 .

Free clothing event in Ridgefield

All ages are welcome at a free clothing giveaway from 9am-noon May 6 at the Ridgefield Church of the Nazarene, 747 Pioneer St., Ridgefield. There will also be a teen swap night from 5-7pm May 5 at the church; teens may attend to donate clothing, enjoy snacks, and take away a bag of clothing. For details, contact Amber Langeliers, 360-513-4713 or go to

Posted on April 18, 2017 .

Safe Kids Day in Longview

The Spring Safe Kids Day will be from 10am-2pm April 29 at Youth and Family LINK, 907 Douglas St., Longview. The event will include bike helmet fitting, car seat and seat belt safety, poison prevention, healthy recipes, games and activities, safety demonstrations, a rock wall and prizes.

Posted on April 18, 2017 .

Multnomah County Sheriff's Office is taking back unwanted prescription drugs

On April 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 13th opportunity in seven years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal to Troutdale Police Community Center at 234 S.W. Kendall Ct. in Troutdale. The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills or patches; no thermometers, sharps, syringes, IV bags, bloody or infectious waste, hydrogen peroxide, aerosol cans, inhalers, or epi pens. The service is free and anonymous; no questions asked.

Posted on April 18, 2017 .

Free/low-cost CPR class in Cowlitz County

Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue is hosting a CPR and first aid class from 9am-5pm April 22 at 701 Vine St., Kelson. The training is offered by Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue and The Healthcare Foundation. Tickets are $40 for the general public, and free for low-income families and foster parents. To register, call 360-578-5218, stop by the station or go to for a registration form. Class size is limited; registration must be done in advance.

Posted on April 18, 2017 .

Migrant education meeting in Medford

The Southern Oregon ESD is hosting a Parent Advisory Committee meeting on family preparedness planning at 6pm April 21 at Southern Oregon ESD, 101 N. Grape St., Medford. Parents of Jackson County students are invited; snacks and childcare will be provided.

Posted on April 18, 2017 .