Social Services For Youth & Children

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Community Transitional School

Project: General Operations 2016 - 2017

Year: 2016 Grant Amount: $15,000 Location: Portland, OR
About:

Furthers support of the mission to provide Pre-K – 8th grade students from homeless and transient families throughout the greater Portland metro area with a quality education that promotes their academic and personal growth.



Community Transitional School

Project: Educating Portland's Homeless Children

Year: 2020 Grant Amount: $15,000 Location: Portland, OR
About:

Provides daily education services and two meals a day for 180-210 homeless children living in the Greater Portland Metro, every school day for the 2020-21 school year.



Community Transitional School

Project: General Operations 2018-2019

Year: 2018 Grant Amount: $15,000 Location: Portland, OR
About:

Each school year, Community Transitional School (CTS) teaches 180-220 children, in Pre-K -8th grades, from throughout the Portland metro area whose access to an education is severely compromised due to the homelessness their families are experiencing.  CTS provides homeless students at high risk for school failure with the academic, social and behavioral skills they need to succeed in school.  In addition to improving their educational outcomes these same skills will improve their ability to successfully function in the world and build a more stable future.



Community Transitional School

Project: Playground for 3rd-5th graders experiencing homelessness and attending Community Transitional School

Year: 2023 Grant Amount: $10,000 Location: Portland, OR
About:

Funding will help build a playground for our 3rd-5th grade students to help build core strength. Living in shelters, hotels, and cars, our students have little opportunity to exercise or play outside of school.



Community Works

Project: Youth & Family Services - Transitional Living Program

Year: 2019 Grant Amount: $15,000 Location: Medford, OR
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Provides transitional housing up to 24 months coupled with supportive services, case management, life skills training and resources to anyone 16-26 years and their children, who are homeless or at serious risk of chronic homelessness.



Door to Grace

Project: General Operations

Year: 2016 Grant Amount: $8,000 Location: Portland, OR
About:

Provides the ability to increase awareness of the problem of exploitation of children in Portland and increases the ability to serve more girls affected by commercial sexual exploitation.  Note: Closed in 2019.  See Safety Compass.



Door to Grace

Project: Mentoring

Year: 2018 Grant Amount: $5,000 Location: Portland, OR
About:

Impacts child sex trafficking through Door to Grace’s intensive mentoring program in the Portland Metro area to an annual two dozen teens and young women served.

Objective 1: Serve 24 mentees annually through the day home and community-based supports. Objective 2: Provide a mentor for each of the girls.  Objective 3: Offer Programming opportunities at the day home and in the community throughout the year.  Note: Closed 2019.  See Safety First.



Dougy Center

Project: Operating Support for Childhood Bereavement Program

Year: 2023 Grant Amount: $10,000 Location: Portland, OR
About:

This grant will fund grief support groups for youth ages 3-18 years after the death of a parent/caregiver or sibling in Portland Metro through 79 biweekly support groups providing direct service to more than 2,600 individuals every year.



Duwamish River Community Coalition

Project: Supporting Duwamish Valley Youth

Year: 2023 Grant Amount: $18,000 Location: Seattle, WA
About:

Duwamish Valley Youth Corps engages kids aged 13-18, most of whom are BIPOC; many are immigrants and refugees and low-income; quite a few are non-native English speakers. The Youth Corps empowers youth to advocate for themselves and their community.



Family Access Network Foundation

Project: FAN Advocate Services in Central Oregon

Year: 2020 Grant Amount: $10,000 Location: Bend, OR
About:

FAN typically serves over 9,000 struggling children and families every year. Funds from the Lamb Foundation will provide 100 of these children with the essential resources they need in order to thrive in school.



Family Building Blocks

Project: Therapeutic Playgrounds

Year: 2017 Grant Amount: $15,000 Location: Salem, OR
About:

The playground is considered an extension of the therapeutic classroom and stimulates young brains and helps develop fine and large motor skills. This project will serve children considered at high-risk for child abuse and neglect in Marion County.

   



Family Building Blocks

Project: General Operations

Year: 2021 Grant Amount: $20,000 Location: Salem, OR
About:

To support the work of this relief nursery as they navigate the pandemic and continue to serve at-risk children and their families to prevent child abuse and neglect, and keep children safely with their families.



Family Nurturing Center

Project: Continuing the Phoenix Satellite Playground Project

Year: 2018 Grant Amount: $5,000 Location: Medford, OR
About:

This proposal supports the completion of our outdoor extended classroom at our Phoenix satellite location. This space will inform our work, innovatively changing the way in which we can support children aged 2-5 at high risk of abuse and neglect.

Due to unforeseen challenges, the cost of the project funded in 2017 increased.  This is an additional grant given with the hope of covering some, if not all, of the overages so that the children will have a safe place to play and learn outdoors all year.

 



Family Nurturing Center

Project: Phoenix Satellite Playground Project

Year: 2017 Grant Amount: $15,000 Location: Medford, OR
About:

Grant allows completion of the extended outdoor classroom and building the natural playscape. This project serves  children at high risk of abuse and neglect and provides an extension of the therapeutic classroom.



Family Nurturing Center

Project: Classroom & Family Support

Year: 2021 Grant Amount: $15,000 Location: Medford, OR
About:

Operational support for the Family Nurturing Center (FNC) Farm & Food Extended Classroom Program supporting 50 at-risk children and their families by offering class and family trips to the FNC operated farm, 50 food boxes monthly to families, and transportation. Family Nurturing Center is a child abuse and neglect prevention and intervention program serving high-risk Jackson County families with children.


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