Oregon Resources List Under Development

If you know of an additional resource for your area or have a correction for an existing resource, please send an email to steppingstones_boise@nwrecc.org. 

Separate groups: All participants

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Additional Information:

Organization: Southwestern Oregon Community College
Phone Number: 5418881593
Address: 1988 Newmark Ave, Coos Bay, OR 97420
Website: https://www.socc.edu/laker-learning-commons/transitional-education
Resource Need: Adult Education or GED
English as a Second Language
County Served: Coos
Additional Information:

GED: Adult Basic Skill: English as a Second Language. Mon-Fri 8-5. Does placement testing and has courses to assist with completing GED. Adults who pass their GED are eligible for tuition waiver for 2 year degree through Oregon Promise Scholarship. Serves Coos County and Reedsport

Organization: Bandon Youth Center
Phone Number: 541-347-8336
Address: 101 11th St SW, Bandon, OR 97411
Website: https://bandonyouth.wordpress.com/
Resource Need: After School Activities and Youth Programs
County Served: Coos
Additional Information:

Bandon youth only. The Bandon Community Youth Center provides after school homework help Monday-Thursday 3:30-5:00 pm, with 30-60 minutes engaged in STEM (math/science/environment), art, gardening and other outdoor activities, plus a Robotics Club for younger programmers open to grades 1-6, while also offering assorted winter workshops for high school aged students and Leadership opportunities AND summer camps.  The Bandon Community Preschool now leases a portion of our building as a compatible use during hours when otherwise vacant. The after school program primarily serves grades 4-8 and offers Leadership Hours to high school student aids and we employ a high school senior as Program Assistant. Robotics club for students grades 1-6

Organization: South Coast Family Harbor Relief Nursery & Baby Closet
Phone Number: 541-982-3090
Address: 250 Hull St, Coos Bay, OR 97420
Website: http://www.southcoastfamilyharbor.org
Resource Need: After School Activities and Youth Programs
County Served: Coos
Additional Information:

Additional Information: Therapeutic early childhood classroom, home visitations, consultations with coos county mental health child therapists, resources and referral services. Tues-Fri 8am-2pm. Services available for very young children. Located in Coos Bay above the empire lakes John Topits Park

Organization: SWOYA (Boys and Girls Club)
Phone Number: 541-267-3635
Address: 3333 Walnut Ave. Coos Bay, Or 97420
Website: http://great-futures.org/index.php
Resource Need: After School Activities and Youth Programs
County Served: Coos
Additional Information:

Requires annual memberships fees and school year user fees. Fairly minimal. Services include, youth center, middle school room, teen center, tutoring, STEM activities (science, technology, engineering, math), varies clubs and community service opportunities, sports teams, fine art center, MORE!

Office Hours 

Monday - Friday    7:30AM - 6:00PM 

Youth Center Hours


Monday - Friday    7:30am - 1:00 PM


Monday-Friday    12:45pm - 6:00 PM

 Hours may vary based on late nights and special events

Summer Hours

June 15 - August 19

Organization: Ark Project of Coos County
Phone Number: 541-267-3104 x 7115
Address: 755 S. 7th Street, Coos Bay, OR 97420.
Website: http://specialprograms.cbd9.net/maslow-project-3/
Resource Need: After School Activities and Youth Programs
County Served: Coos
Additional Information:

Located in Coos bay. School Hours: M-Th 1:30 – 4p. Summer hours Tue-Thurs 12:30-430p. A resource center and outreach program for youth and families who are in need of help and resources, or who might be homeless. The ARK Project of Coos County’s mission is to help youth build strong foundations by fostering self-sufficiency, removing barriers to services and education, and providing centralized access to resources. We are committed to treating youth and families with integrity, compassion, and respect. Through community collaboration, we empower youth to grow into healthy, productive, and independent members of society. We provide free services and opportunities for youth ages 0-22 and their families. 

Assistance with Recreational Activities, counseling, diploma, GED tutoring, job skills training, mentoring, medical and housing referrals, clothing, bedding, personal hygiene supplies, laundry, emergency food.

Organization: Worksource Oregon
Phone Number: See below
Address: See Below
Website: http://www.worksourceoregon.org/
Resource Need: Employment or Job Skills Training
County Served: Clackamas
Additional Information:

Available in all counties. Satellite offices listed on website. Job placement, vocational & job counseling, unemployment benefits registration. Mon-fri 8-5

Clackamas: (971-673-6400 X22473) 506 High st, Oregon City

Coos: (541-756-8459) 990 S 2nd st, Coos Bay

Crook: (541-447-8076) 2321 NE 3rd st, Prineville

Grant: (541-575-0744) 120 S Washington st, Canyon City 

Jackson: (541-776-6060) 119 N Oakdale Ave

Klamath: (541-883-5630) 801 Oak Ave, Klamath Falls

Lane also serves Douglas: (541-997-1913) 3180 Hwy 101 N, Florence

Lincoln: (541-994-6992) 4157 NW hwy 101 suite 250, Lincoln City

Malheur: (541-889-5394) 375 SW 2nd ave, Ontario

Marion: (503-982-2817) 120 E Lincoln st room 115B, Woodburn

Umitilla: (541-567-3381) 950 SE Columbia dr suite B, Hermiston

Umitilla: (541-276-9050) 408 SE 7th st, Pendleton

Union: (541-963-7111) 1901 Adams Ave, La Grande

Washington: (503-526-2700 x2) 241-SW Edgeway dr, Beaverton 

Organization: South Coast Business Employment Center
Phone Number: 541-269-2013
Address: 93781 Newport Ln, Coos Bay, OR 97420
Website: http://www.scbec.org
Resource Need: Employment or Job Skills Training
Senior/Disabled Assistance with Daily Living
County Served: Coos
Additional Information:



Mon-Friday 8-5. 

Resource Room: job search assistance mon-fri 8-430. Staff assistance till noon, unassisted afterwards: open to everyone, no cost, computers, resume programs, current job listings, resume assistance and envelopes, “job search specialist” to assist in utilizing resources and answer job search questions, photocopier and fax machine, information on additional community resources, services for people with disabilities (visual and hearing impairments), online assessments that help you discover your ideal career choice

Paid and Unpaid Training Opportunities: mostly for clients with TANF: “Construction Crew,” “On-the-Job training (paid),” “Work Experience (unpaid),” “Jobs +(paid: single parents).”

Workshops: Must complete registration process prior to scheduling workshops. Call or visit SCBEC to discuss registration. Variety of workshops designed to assist in job search. 

Youth Opportunities: youth employment, work readiness classes, leadership skills, skill-based work experience.  How to apply: 

Applications are available in PDF and Word formats via the SCBEC website or at South Coast Business Employment Corporation; 93781 Newport Lane; Coos Bay, OR; 541-269-2013. Submit application to the Coos Bay office or email them to bpalmer@scbec.org

Senior Services:

The Area Agency on Aging provides in-home services for older adults, including respite care and personal care. Provides congregate meals through community partners and delivers in-home meals to older adults who are homebound due to illness, disability, or isolation. Community meals are offered in Bandon, Brookings, Coos Bay, North Bend, Coquille, Gold Beach, Myrtle Point, and at the Lakeside Senior Center. Also provides information and referral to other services.

Intake procedure:Call for information. Call for times and locations of community meals.

Fees:Sliding scale fee

Eligibility:Age 60 and over and their spouses of any age

Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Organization: Cardinal Services
Phone Number: 1-800-3424 x 742
Address: 110 Ackerman Ave, Coos Bay, OR 97420
Website: http://employee.cardinal-service.com/Jobboard
Resource Need: Employment or Job Skills Training
County Served: Coos
Additional Information:

Mon-Fri 8-5. Staffing agency and temp work. Screenings

Organization: Atlas Edge Staffing Services
Phone Number: 541-267-2011
Address: 340 State St. North Bend
Website: http://theatlasedge.net
Resource Need: Employment or Job Skills Training
County Served: Coos
Additional Information:

ALSO SERVES REEDSPORT Staffing agency, temp work and more. Can view job listings online, but must go in for more details and application, Mon – Friday 8-5

Organization: Umpqua Training & Employment
Phone Number: (541) 672-7761
Address: 760 NW Hill, Roseburg, OR 97471
Website: http://www.ute1stop.org/
Resource Need: Employment or Job Skills Training
County Served: Douglas
Additional Information:


Based in Roseburg, but staff drive out to provide services to Reedsport Residents. Call to discuss eligibility (low income). Call and let staff know you are interested in talking about services in Reedsport. Veterans preference. Provides funding for work experience or on-the-job training: paid opportunities to get training or resume items! Some funding also available to pay for GED classes and tests if you plan on working after getting the GED. National Career Readiness Certificates available.