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Expanding Our Veteran Support
Easterseals Oregon was recently selected to receive a grant from the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs, in order to expand our services to veterans experiencing (or at risk of) homelessness. These funds will empower our program staff to lift even more veterans out of homelessness and back into stability.
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December 20, 2021
Back in November my 26-year-old niece Anita texted me: Beth, quick question for you. Do you have any…
December 2, 2021
In celebration of National Special Education Day, Team Easterseals is in conversation with Erika Wat…
November 18, 2021
Tonight, Thursday, November 18, 2021, I will be one of four women with disabilities on an hour-long …
November 15, 2021
Last year, right around this time, I wrote a post about what COVID taught me about long-distance rel…
October 29, 2021
Ben Trockman is the Diversity and Inclusion Outreach Specialist at Old National Bank, a long time le…
Stories of Hope
After 20 years as a nurse, Maggie could no longer physically accomplish the required tasks, but what would she do now?
After struggling for years with PTSD and other barriers, Robert was ready to find happiness, stability, and direction again.
Even with very employable skills, Daniel still struggled to find employment because of his criminal record. This is where our team stepped in, to help.
When Dany needed help identifying and achieving career goals, our Connecting Communities Program was the perfect stepping stone.
This Veteran's journey from homelessness to housed and employed was a test of his body and his mind, but he pushed through.
With the help of our partners at Precision Fulfillment, we were able to help get homeless Veteran, Charles into stable employment
After becoming homeless during the deepest stages of the pandemic, Mark needed help identifying steps back to independence.
Earlier this year, we shared Elijah's success in our housing assistance program. Now we're happy to share his employment assistance story, too!
When negative stigma about disability created barriers to employment for Kevin, our team helped him break those barriers down.
Get to Know Our Programs
Empowering Seniors in a Changing Job Market
The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) assists low-income seniors seeking employment, training assistance, and social engagement. Through our transitional employment program, we equip seniors with updated skills, empowering them to enter a new and changing job market.Read More
Breaking Down Language Barriers to Build Up Communities
One of the biggest challenges to attaining employment in the Latin-American community is the language barrier. The Connecting Communities program provides employment services for individuals with disabilities who have language and/or literacy barriers, empowering them to pursue their career goals.Read More
Serving the Families of Those Who Have Served Our Country
Our Supportive Services for Veteran Families program provides support to veterans and their families to find permanent housing, prevent eviction, obtain documentation, secure benefits (SSI or VA), and increase skills and income.Read More