Located on Bend’s East Side, East Bend Campus is home to eight nonprofit programs supporting Deschutes County children and families. East Bend Campus is Deschutes Children’s Foundation’s newest campus, completed by Kirby Nagelhout Construction Company in 2009 after successfully completing at $4.1 million capital campaign. East Bend Campus is the most heavily used community campus with over 10,000 clients served in 2010.
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Partner programs located at East Bend Community Campus:
The program empowers youth ages 6-15 to achieve their highest potential through meaningful one-to-one relationships with caring memebers. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon recruits, screens and trains volunteers to be matched with children throughout Central Oregon.
(541) 382-0937 | Hotline: (800) 660-0934
This program provides emergency shelter, works to reunite youth with their families, strengthen family relationships, encourage stable living conditions for youth, and supports youth in choosing constructive courses of action toward education and employment.
Family Access Network (FAN) Advocates link children and families to critical social supports with the goal of keeping children in school. Working with one dedicated advocate, a child or parent is referred for dental work, job opportunities, clothing, rent assistance, childcare support, health insurance, or whatever the need. Central to FAN's approach is empowering families to take action to help themselves.
NeighborImpact’s Head Start Program is dedicated to helping ensure that children ages 3 and 4 from low-income families are ready for school. Head Start builds success for children through child focused, family-centered services that enhance social competence, school readiness and overall health and well-being.
Healthy Families of the High Desert provides home visits to all newborns in Deschutes County. This program provides education and information on parenting, well-child growth and development and community resources.
This program provides comprehensive services to prevent child abuse and neglect in at-risk families with children ages 6 weeks to 4 years. Therapeutic classroom provides a safe and nurturing environment where children receive USDA meals, interaction with highly qualified trained staff and volunteers, and activities that are focused on meeting their developmental needs.
Treehouse Therapies is a nonprofit pediatric therapy clinic offering physical, occupational, and speech therapy to children from birth to adolescence in a child centered, family oriented environment.
The Youth Choir provides an opportunity for musical expression and personal development for local children in a supportive and joyful environment. This nonprofit organization has provided positive extra-curricular enrichment for over 20 years, supplementing music classes offered in area schools.