Olalla Center was recently awarded $100,000 in funds from InterCommunity Health Network - Coordinated Care Organization’s Delivery System Transformation Committee (IHN-CCO) for Arcoíris Cultural. The name is inspired by the rainbow of many diverse cultures within Lincoln County. This pilot project aims to create a cultural center focused on celebrating and supporting underserved Latina/o/x, Guatemalan, and Indigenous populations of Lincoln County. Championed by a close-knit t
Olalla Center's Gaiten Haynes made an appearance recently on Coffee with Keira to promote the Care Closet Donation Drive to take place November 20 from noon to 5 pm in Newport Elks Lodge #2105 parking lot. Donations encouraged include: diapers and wipes, formula, adult/children clothing, toys, non-perishable food, and toiletries. All donations will be provided to families in need. To watch the show, please copy the link and past in your browser: https://www.youtube.com/watch?
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In today’s world of perpetual breaking news, social media stimuli, and ever-increasing demands of workplace and home, it is easy to feel our attention skipping from one item to the next. We may feel overwhelmed or like we cannot complete a task before we must move on to the next or scattered. But when does this rapid-fire cognition become a clinical issue? National Institute of Health defines Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) as a condition which presents as: “I
Olalla Center and Lincoln County Public Health will host a COVID-19 vaccination event Friday, October 15th at La Juquilita Mexican grocery store located at 312 SW Coast Highway in Newport from 3 to 7 PM. Free Covid-19 testing will be available at this event. Results will take 3-4 days. Spanish translation available on site. Pfizer, Moderna and single dose J & J vaccines will be offered. People over 12 may receive the Pfizer vaccine. No appointment or payment required. Attende
Olalla Center staff welcome Brett Quick as the organization’s new accountant and bookkeeper. Quick works on a contractual basis assisting with bill payment, payroll, maintaining the general ledger, budgeting, controls, and accounts receivable. Self employed since 1997, Quick holds an Associate of Science Degree. Prior to accounting he worked as a controller/IT lead for resort management companies, ran the docks of a processing plant, was a commercial fisherman, and chef. Quic
The following video is in Mam language to create a focus group Wednesday, September 29th from 6:30-8:00 PM via Zoom in partnership with the Oregon Department of Education Summer Meals program, and Oregon State University Extension Office. https://beav.es/U56
Sharon Abercrombie, QMHA, serves as Olalla Center Outpatient Care Coordinator. Through this role she works with staff and the nonprofit’s service population to identify barriers which impact their ability to achieve goals, and assists in making a plan to remove those barriers. Abercrombie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology from Southern Oregon University, a Master’s Degree in Special Education from Southern Oregon University, and a Graduate Certificate in Infant Toddler
Olalla Center welcomes Katherine Barnhart to her role as Office Assistant. She will be working closely with administrative staff. It has come full circle for Barnhart. Her grandfather taught at, and her uncle was adopted through Olalla Center. “I feel that everything comes full circle, and that it will be a good fit for me,” she said. Prior to her office assistant position, Barnhart worked the last two years as a personal service worker for children with developmental disabil
Olalla Center seeks volunteers for its Relief Nursery on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9 AM to 12 PM. Duties include reading to children, leading creative activities, and providing extra hands where needed for students 2 to 5 years old. A background check and interview will be offered to those interested. Please contact Gaiten Haynes at: 541-272-4623, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Olalla Center is located at 321 SE 3rd Street, Toledo, OR.
Olalla Center is working with Lincoln County Public Health to offer two upcoming Covid-19 vaccination events. Guatemalan and Latina/o/x communities are invited to a Newport event on Friday, September 17th from 4 to 8 pm at La Juquilita Mexican grocery store located at 312 SW Coast Highway. A Lincoln City clinic will take place Sunday, September 19th from 3 to 7 pm at El Torito Market located at 304 SW Highway 101. Attendees will receive a $25 gift voucher for groceries. Span
Olalla Center welcomes Charissa Young-White to its growing team as deputy director. In her new role Young-White joins Olalla Center leadership to focus on community collaboration, strategic planning, and contract management of the non-profit organization. Young-White comes to Olalla Center with more than 10 years of leadership experience in the areas of social service, non-profit organizations, and health services with a focus on health equity and social determinants of heal