Fundraiser Postponed

Dozens of organizations, gatherings and cultural events have changed their plans in the last few weeks, as the World Health Organization formally declared the coronavirus a pandemic, and the number of people who have been sickened or died has mounted. We’re hugely disappointed to have to postpone our annual fundraiser breakfast. While we’ve been planning this event for months, the health and safety of

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COVID-19 Safety Protocols

The health and safety of our clients and employees is a top priority at Connections365. The situation is rapidly changing and we will be posting updates in regards to our operations both on our website and Facebook page. As you are aware, the school districts across the state have been closed until at least April 1.  Many other organizations are reducing or closing operations

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Generous Grant Provides for Expansion

Only 45.9% of adults with mental illness in Oregon receive any form of treatment from either the public system or private providers (according to SAMHSA). There are a growing number of children, adults, and families in Marion and Polk Counties who are unable to find access to mental health services. Those in need of mental health care often run up against multiple barriers: long

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Join Us For Breakfast

Many of us have heard the seemingly dire facts concerning youth in foster care–how they will be bounced around from home to home, how so many of them will age out of the system without a permanent family, and how the correctional system is filled with former foster youth. It can feel overwhelming, and although many of us would like to help out, we

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Ribbon Cutting

Connections365 is expanding our Mental Health Unit with the opening of a second location of counseling offices in Salem. This new space will provide additional therapist and counselors by offering individuals and families with CBT and Emotion Focused Therapy. Please join us on Friday, October 25 at our new Counseling Center located at 3340 Commercial Street SE as we join with the Salem Chamber

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Join our Family

At Connections365, we work to bring healing to youth and families through various behavioral health services including treatment foster care, mentoring, outpatient mental health and residential care. We currently have several job openings for full and part time positions. Are you who we’re looking for to work in one of our many programs to serve our youth, adults and families? Here’s some of the

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Horsing Around

Horses may be one of the best tools ever for fostering healthy, well-adjusted children. We are always looking for fun new opportunities for our youth to gain more skills and try out new things. We’re partnering with Canyonview Ministries Camp in Silverton to put on a fun and educational horse riding program. The youth who participate in this program will learn many skills such

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We’re Growing Up!

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For decades, behavioral health has been an afterthought. An estimated 44 million adults live with a mental illness, yet nearly 60% don’t receive treatment in a given year. There’s a growing body of evidence as well that directly links behavioral and physical health. We’ve got exciting things happening at Connections365. This growth comes at the perfect time for us, as we were looking for

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Fundraising Goals

Your donated time and money will help support funding for programs such as: Oregon Youth Authority youth who are stepping down from a closed facility into a community setting. Oregon Youth Authority youth who are working to avoid placement in MacLaren Department of Human Services youth who need enhanced foster care services. Community members (youth and adults) receiving mental health counseling, medication management, and skill

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Our Hoops Team

Hoopla is Oregon’s largest 3-on-3 street basketball tournament and believed to be the second-largest event of its kind in the United States. Connections365 was one of over 1,000 teams who competed in this year’s tournament. Thanks to everyone who came out to Hoopla. Whether to play or cheer on our teams, it was definitely a great day of fun and spreading the word of our

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