The Second Question: Insight, Resources, Connections

03.27.13
Roberto in our office came across this great resource:  Migrant and seasonal farm workers (MSFWs) who pick the apples, cherries, pears and other foodstuffs usually qualified for health services base on the move from county to county or school district to school district.
03.27.13
Correction: This post was originally published with a misleading title. I have corrected it and apologize for the confusion.  Yesterday was the 25th Annual American Diabetes Association Alert Day®:   Did you know 25 percent of Americans who have type 2 diabetes don’t even know they have it? Are you one of them? Today people from around the country will take a simple test that can change their lives. We’re calling on you to Take it. Share it.
03.27.13
The Veteran’s Health Administration in Oregon and Washington, along with Idaho and Alaska, belong to the Veterans Integrated Service Network, often called “VISN 20” (20 represents the northwest region).
03.27.13
We're proud to announce the 2012 211info Annual Report. We hope it speaks for itself. Enjoy!
03.27.13
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03.26.13
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I'm excited to kick off a new blog series: Health Connect Corner. Every week I'll be sharing insider tips on health care programs, information about health care reform and how health insurance works in Oregon.  And as a Consumer Health Advocate for 211info's Oregon Health Connect program, my two colleagues and I have more than three decades worth of experience helping people find resources. 
03.22.13
Church on the Hill- 700 N. Hill Rd. McMinnville, OR, has agreed to open their doors to people who sleep outside (tonight and every night) Friday, March 22nd, 2013 and Saturday, 23rd! Open hours are as follows: 8:00 pm. through 8:00 am. Free Bus service is provided by Church on the Hill. Bus Schedule: Pickup: Courthouse Bus Stop 7:45 p.m. - Public Library 7:50 p.m. Bus A.M. Schedule: Leaving Church on the Hill 8:00 a.m. - Drop off at Public Library 8:10 a.m.
03.20.13
Laundry Love is a church-owned business that regularly hosts free events to wash clothes for those who financially find it a hardship. Usually the free events are the second and fourth Thursdays from 6-8 pm.  This month there are a couple of additional free events: Free wash and dry from 4-6:30 pm March 25 and 26. 2101 St. Johns Boulevard, Vancouver WA 98661.
03.20.13
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Last year - facing the prospect of budget cuts to the City of Portland's safety net housing programs- 211info, Street Roots, JOIN, Oregon On, CAT, Proud Groun and many other activists and elected leaders teamed up to start the I Support the Safety Net campaign on Facebook.
03.20.13
VFW Post 3452 in Tualatin recently posted this great opportunity for home repair funding sponsored by Habitat for Humanity : If you’re a veteran in Washington County and require critical home repairs, then please review the following document for more details. You could qualify to receive up to $15,000 for home repairs. Download the Repair Corps Brochure.