Providing Services for People with Disabilities and Their Families
Children and adults with disabilities and special needs find high quality services designed to meet their individual needs when they come to Easter Seals.
Camping: Having Fun, Making Friends, Mastering Skills, Expanding Independence
Camp is about all the things children and adults can do -- play basketball, fish, sing, eat s'mores and more. Easter Seals camping programs provide a safe, barrier-free environment for children and adults to experience all aspects of camp without usual limitations.
Employment Services: Saving You Time & Money with Free Employment Services
Warm Water Aquatics: Promoting Independence and Quality of Life
Adaptive warm water exercise programs help clients with all kinds of disabilities, including arthritis, stroke and other special needs. Dozens of classes are dedicated to rehabilitation and therapeutic exercise, as well as swimming lessons for children with disabilities.
Recreation & Respite: Quality Activities in a Safe Environment
Recreation & Respite programs offer children with special needs and their siblings a chance to experience age appropriate recreational activities while interacting with other children, while offering parents and guardians a much need break from the constant demands of care giving. First Saturday, a social event for teens and adults with disabilities, fills another important need that is lacking in many communities.
Money Management Program: Protecting the Vulnerable
Financial security is more than simply having money on which to live. It's also being able to manage a bank account, pay bills, and handle taxes and other financial tasks on time. Trained and caring volunteers provide financial education, help manage debt, pay bills, create budgets, help with consumer problems, and serve as representative payees for Social Security, VA and other federal benefits. Services are offered free of charge to low-income individuals in a number of Oregon communities.
Healthy Start - Healthy Families
Easter Seals Healthy Start - Healthy Families is a free, voluntary parenting education and support program for first time parents in Marion and Polk Counties. Families may receive weekly home visits by a trained worker who provides information and referral to community resources, child development information and screening, and parenting information. Services are provided in English and Spanish.
Perinatal Depression Prevention and Intervention Program
Easter Seals Postpartum Depression Prevention Program includes classes and one-on-one support for mothers with postpartum depression. The program is free and voluntary. Services are available in English and Spanish.
Easter Seals Parenting Classes are taught in English and Spanish, using the “Make Parenting a Pleasure” curriculum. Classes are free to families with members on the Oregon Health Plan and certificates are available upon completion of the class. Classes are held at different locations in Marion and Polk Counties.
Contact us to learn more about Easter Seals services.