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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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Michael Burgoyne

3 Questions to Rethink “Estate Planning and Start Crafting Your Legacy”

Wealth management planner Michael Burgoyne advises clients to approach planned giving with purpose This is a guest article by Michael Burgoyne. Michael is the Founder and President of Laurus Wealth Management, a financial firm associated with LPL Financial, located in Vancouver, WA. He is passionate about trying to help clients create and manage wealth consistent with their values. […]

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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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The Gibney Family Foundation Awards Children’s Center $30,000

On June 29, 2017, Ken and Tracy Wasden from the Gibney Family Foundation made a special visit to Children’s Center to hand Matthew Butte, Development Director a check for $30,000. Our luncheon guests will recall that Ken and Tracy challenged them to match a $30,000 grant to help further Children’s Center’s mission to reach members […]

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Driving Innovation in School-Based Mental Health

Cambia Health Foundation supports Children’s Center’s on-site mental health services with a very generous grant of $194,000.  Click here for further information about this innovative program.

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Patrick Kennedy: After Roseburg, face up to mental illness, addiction

In a recent USA TODAY interview Patrick Kennedy highlights the critical need for our society to end the stigma and silence around mental illness.   Click here to watch the video and read the story.

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Construction of Children’s Center’s New Home Completed!

We are thrilled that our new home at The Marilyn Moyer Building is complete!  On Friday, May 29, 2015 the moving truck below (and a couple more like it) began packing up our belongings and bringing them to our wonderful new home.  Parents have mentioned that the building feels clean, open, bright, quiet, and a […]

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The Storm City Roller Girls Book Drive

On March 28, 2015 the Storm City Roller Girls, a local flat track derby league, held a book drive at their Saturday night “bout” at the Clark County Event Center. We are extremely thankful to all the fans for donating an abundance of books. Your gifts will be warmly received. Such kindness makes a huge […]

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Sea the Difference in the Life of Child Mural Unveiled!

On March 28, 2015, on the campus of Washington State University Vancouver, local artists Erin Dengerink and Jane Cote unveiled the Sea the Difference in the Life a Child mural. Erin and Jane have spent month crafting this stunning glass mural and we are so grateful for their hard work and creative skill. This will be […]

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