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With warm summer days and bright skies that last long into the night, you will find NWFS busy providing lots of programs and support. Northwest Family Services (NWFS) programs such as summer KAOS, swimming pool tour, PhotoVoice, our summer Adventure Camp, and much more have kept hundreds of youth engaged and safe.

The Portland Timbers soccer association honored our Latino Family Empowerment program at their July 3, 2012, home game with an engraved plaque and a $5,000 grant. Our employment specialists are busier than ever preparing unemployed individuals for successful job placements. NWFS is partnering with a wide range of businesses, non-profits, and faith organizations to support Date Night Challenge Portland – 4 dates in 4 weeks – as a way to support healthy relationships. NWFS is scheduling a number of parenting and healthy relationship classes for couples who want to strengthen their relationship. Google Date Night Challenge Portland August 1st and there will be a free app that provides lots of discounts including access to the evidence-based Couple’s Check Up.

In other news, we just learned that Northwest Family Services was recognized for the fourth year in a row as one of the Top 100 Non-Profits to work for in Oregon. And stay tuned to learn about our new oral health navigation program.


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