Family Friends-children mentors

  • Volunteer mentors build life-affirming friendships with children and families.
  • Volunteer mentors visit children for one to two hours nearly every week.
  • Volunteer mentors are active, caring adults who have completed training, background and reference checks.


  • Most children age 0 to 11 who experience special health needs.
  • Eligible children who live in Newberg, Dundee or Sherwood.
  • Family must complete the enrollment and home visit process with a program coordinator.

Family caregiver support group - Community Connections offers a parent-to-parent support group for parents of children with special health needs. The group meets the 2nd Friday of the month (except for school holidays) and is open to anyone parenting a child (of any age) who experiences special health needs.

Child enrollment form ›