Social Services For Youth & Children


Adelante Mujeres

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: Adelante Chicas Youth Development
Year: 2012
Location: Forest Grove, OR
About:

Adelante Chicas is the first program of its kind in Oregon to provide a comprehensive and proactive approach to empower Latina girls.  Through working closely with the girls and their families through high school, encouraging and empowering girls towards secondary education, ultimately the goal is to develop young Latina leaders that contribute to societal well-being.



Adelante Mujeres

Grant Amount: $15,000
Project: Leadership Development for Latino families
Year: 2016
Location: Forest Grove, OR
About:

Develops leadership skills with Hispanic women and girls.  Includes a community service learning project, leadership mentoring opportunities, civic engagement, and both parent and youth leadership opportunities.



Adelante Mujeres Fall 2018

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: Immigrant Solidarity and Civic Leadership Project
Year: 2018
Location: Forest Grove, OR
About:

This project will focus on the recruitment, training, and mentoring of 40 participants from our Education and Microenterprise programs, and the Washington County community to become responsive Civic Leaders.

Adelante Mujeres’ project will 1) Create a platform for advocacy for people of color to engage in local and relevant government topics. 2) Ensure that communities of color are equipped with the tools, training, and opportunities to serve in government leadership roles. 3) Promote people of color into civic leadership roles to better advocate for community needs through culturally-responsive training.

 



Alternative Youth Activities, Inc.

Grant Amount: $7,200
Project: Grow and Know Gourmet Mushrooms
Year: 2010
Location: Coos Bay, OR
About:

Combined two hands-on school programs to benefit the programs, the school, and students who have not found success in public school and are at risk of dropping out of school.  The mushroom project is an ongoing educational and skills-building project that is fairly staff-intensive.  By bringing the video class students in to create videos about the various stages of the mushroom growing process, both classes gained, and the videos can be used by future students to ensure that the mushroom growing program is more sustainable in the future.



Betties360

Grant Amount: $5,000
Project: Betties360 Spring Term Program
Year: 2017
Location: Portland, OR
About:

Betties360 serves underprivileged middle school girls of low economic status and diverse ethnic backgrounds. Up to 36 girls will participate in our weekly after school program, building self-confidence and awareness through recreation and sports.



Blue Mountain Partners Habitat for Humanity

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: Edith-Carrie Housing Project
Year: 2012
Location: Walla Walla, WA
About:

This project partners Habitat for Humanity with Blue Mountain Action Council to start the work that will enable building four new homes in a transitional neighborhood in Walla Walla.  These are affordable, safe homes for families who demonstrate need, financial/familial stability, and a commitment to investing several hundred hours of labor during the build.



Bradley Angle

Grant Amount: $15,000
Project: Youth Services Program
Year: 2010
Location: Portland, OR
About:

Provides individual support, youth advocacy, safety planning, abuse prevention, communication skills, support groups, and age-appropriate activities to children and youth who have been victimized by domestic violence to assist them in their recovery.  Activities are designed to help young people express their experiences and feelings in a safe environment, and are centered around non-violence and safety.  Youth Services helps to ensure that young survivors of domestic violence improve their physical and mental health; succeed in school; reduce their likelihood of drug use and developing a life of crime; and stop the cycle of abuse.



Bridge Meadows

Grant Amount: $15,000
Project: Empowering Youth through Intergenerational Place, Permanence and Shared Social Purpose
Year: 2014
Location: Portland, OR
About:

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By leveraging the power of intergenerational place, permanence and shared social purpose, Bridge Meadows’ residents create a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts. Since April 2011, the former foster youth, adoptive parents and low-income elders who call Bridge Meadows home have been working together to combat social isolation and individual vulnerability.  Anticipated impact includes: 1) Increased housing stability for children formerly in foster care and their families; 2) Children increase academic success; and 3) Parents and elders gain skills to successfully parent youth formerly in foster care.



Building Healthy Families

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: Transportation Project to increase access to services
Year: 2011
Location: Enterprise, OR
About:

This grant enabled the purchase of a very nice, low-mileage 9 passenger van that has been a pivotal factor in serving the needs of children and families participating in all of Building Healthy Families’ programs, including: transporting students on science and after school field trips, client transportation (including weekly parent education classes), and aiding in making events possible for community partners.  The van provided the missing link in making programs accessible to more of the community and better serving the neighboring counties of Baker and Union.



Burns-Paiute Tribe Foundation F18

Grant Amount: $12,110
Project: TuWaKee-Nobi Afterschool Program
Year: 2018
Location: Burns, OR
About:

Serves Native American youth age 5-18 and their families living in Harney County. This funding will add additional cultural programming that is a top priority for Tribal Council as well as the community.  In addition, starting in 2019, funding will be utilized for tutors so that there are more opportunities for tutoring, especially in the evenings for teenage youth.

   



Causa of Oregon

Grant Amount: $14,850
Project: Oregon DACA Coalition Scholarships for renewal application fees for 30 DACA recipients
Year: 2018
Location: Salem, OR
About:

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Renewal Scholarships through Oregon DACA Coalition to ensure that 30 undocumented youth have the opportunity to apply for DACA support, a key step in stabilizing lives.



Chess for Success

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: After-school Chess Programs in 75 schools
Year: 2014
Location: Portland, OR
About:

The mission of Chess for Success (CFS) is to help children develop the skills necessary for success in school and life by learning chess.  This grant provides after-school chess clubs for 70 K-8th grade students in the Portland metro area for a year. The schools served have an average of 73% of the students qualifying for free or reduced food programs.  The students receive chess instruction; t-shirts that are designed by club members; chess sets to take home at the end of the year; and free entrance to CFS tournaments. Schools also receive all chess equipment for the clubs, including chess sets, demonstration boards, and a chess library for the school.  Teachers from the school are paid to coach the clubs and the program is free for all students.



Childhaven

Grant Amount: $15,000
Project: Childhaven transportation program
Year: 2015
Location: Seattle, WA
About:

Childhaven is one of only two agencies in Washington State that provides scientifically-based therapy programs for very young abused and neglected children, providing the care and support they need to build skills for healthy lives.  This grant supports the purchase of a 15 passenger van properly equipped to carry 13 children and two teachers. The van removes an important barrier to access to service and also allows teachers to interact with families on a twice-daily basis.



Childhaven

Grant Amount: $20,000
Project: Childhaven Continuum of Care Model
Year: 2017
Location: Seattle, WA
About:

We served 364 children ages 0-5 who were either at-risk or victims of child abuse and neglect, and 403 of their caregivers in 2016-2017. We expect to double the number of children served in the next five years.  Funds from Lamb Foundation will help Childhaven implement a Continuum of Care model to strategically change the way Childhaven administers trauma-informed treatment programs to underserved children and families.



Children’s Center of Clackamas County

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: The Children's Center Foundations of Hope Initiative
Year: 2012
Location: Oregon City, OR
About:

The Children’s Center’s Foundations of Hope initiative answers a critical community need by expanding our clinical team, allowing us to provide up to 600 child abuse medical assessments and related services per year, as well as drug screenings to children exposed to illegal drugs in their homes.  This expansion effort enables us to provide workshops and education, resources and referrals for up to 30,000 community members each year.


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