infographic on effects of domestic violence on children

More Kids Gain Access to Mental Health Services Through Two New Programs

Children’s Center therapists placed at Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Washington and Clark Country Domestic Violence Prosecution Center. Major strides have been made toward our strategic priority of providing access to mental health services for at-risk children and youth throughout Clark County with the introduction of two new programs. Thank you to the Legacy […]

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Mental Health Awareness for Families

Mother of Mental Health Survivor Urges Action at Annual Benefit Luncheon

Liza Long’s Story “I am Adam Lanza’s mother.” Liza Long wrote those words on her blog the morning of the Sandy Hook school shooting. Long knew firsthand the challenges faced by parents of children with mental illness. She had been struggling for years to find answers, compassion, and treatment for her own son’s brain disorder, […]

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Mental Health Champions in the Spotlight

Champions in the Spotlight: Brian & Mary Thompson

When you support Children’s Center’s mission, you become a “Champion of Hope” for a child in need. In this new series, we’ll interview our generous Champions to find out what inspired them to stand up for Clark County kids! You may recognize Brian and Mary Thompson from our Fall 2017 print newsletter. Here’s the “extended […]

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Peg Busick, Founder and Board Member, Honored with Prestigious Lewis Hine Award

(L)Jeffrey Newman, President and Executive Director, National Child Labor Committee and (R) Erik Butler, Chair, National Child Labor Committee Peg Busick, a founder and board member of Children’s Center was chosen as an honoree for the 2014 Lewis Hine Award for Service to Children and Youth presented by the National Child Labor Committee.  She received […]

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Fred Meyer Rewards Benefit Children’s Center

You can help Children’s Center earn donations just by shopping with your Fred Meyer Rewards Card! Fred Meyer is donating $2.5 million per year to non-profits in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, based on where their customers tell them to give. Here’s how the program works: Sign up for the Community Rewards program by linking your Fred […]

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Be Brave! Act Brave! Stay Brave!

Now more than ever peer bullying is in the national spotlight.   Here at Children’s Center, child safety is of paramount importance.  Below are some amazing tips and easy resource guides for parents, caregivers and teachers for promoting safety.  The posters offer easy to follow tangible suggestions to help children of all ages to be brave, act brave and […]

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