About Us

Founded in 1996, Community Works is a 501(c)(3) non-profit agency serving  children, adolescents, young adults, women and families who are working to overcome a severe life crisis or trauma.  We help people move forward using their own strengths in a productive and positive way.  Through key community collaborations, a highly engaged board of directors, and deeply committed staff, we offer a comprehensive array of services that address the whole person and family.

Mission Statement:

Community Works strives to strengthen lives and our community by responding to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, and high-need youth and their families, through support services and advocacy.

Our Programs:

Our education programs are accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools & Colleges. We are certified in Mental Health Treatment by the Oregon Department of Human Services, and are licensed Alcohol & Drug Treatment and Residential Care providers. Community Works is also a certified Foster Home provider.

Youth & Family Services

Education & Residential Treatment Services

Victim Services

Within these programs we offer:

  • Alternative education
  • Individualized social service and educational/vocational support
  • Crisis intervention
  • Information and referral
  • Safety through shelter
  • Mental health and addictions treatment
  • Advocacy
  • Case management
  • Transitional living and services
  • 24 Hour Help Line

Those we serve have some of the following life challenges:

  • Abused (physically, emotionally, sexually)
  • Adjudicated (sentenced for crime)
  • Alcohol & Drug Abusing
  • Depressed/Suicidal
  • Developmentally Disabled
  • In Foster Care
  • Pregnant Teen
  • Runaway Youth
  • Homeless Youth
  • Survivors of domestic and sexual violence

Community Works is fortunate to have a dedicated Board of Directors and staff that are passionate about helping victims of domestic violence and their families and dedicated to the mission of our agency. To learn more about these individuals click the following links;

Meet the Board of Directors

Meet the Senior Staff