Orientations for Families/Friends of Incarcerated Individuals
Need contact with others who understand your situation? Come and meet us and talk in a confidential & supportive atmosphere. Meetings alternate every month between the Portland and Salem locations. Look below for a list of the dates for the orientations and the locations.
Intake Orientations are co-facilitated by Oregon Department of Corrections and Oregon CURE. Find out about Oregon’s prison system, the intake process, phones, mail, and visiting requirements. Receive a packet of informational brochures. Ask questions and learn how you can get through your loved one’s incarceration.
Portland Metro Dates
5:30pm – 7:00pm
Location: Beaverton Community Center or Beaverton Public Library (call to confirm)
Contact to Register: Oregon CURE Voice Mail (503)977-9979 or (866)357-2873
6:30pm – 8:00pm
Location: First Christian Church at 685 Marion St. NE, Salem, OR 97301 (corner of Church and Marion Streets, just north of downtown). The entrance is on the west side of the building, toward the back, and there is on-street parking on Church Street, or in the Dept. of Energy parking lot next door, to the west of the church. There is someone on duty at the church, the door will be open, and they can direct people to the correct room, which is ‘the Parlor’.
Contact to Register: 866-357-2873
Release Orientations are co-facilitated by Community Corrections and Oregon CURE. Find out how you can help your recently or soon to be released loved one successfully re-enter our communities.
Washington County Dates
May 1 – Beaverton City Library Meeting Room A
August 7 – Beaverton City Library Meeting Room A
November 6 – Beaverton Community Center Vose Room
5:30 – 7:00pm
Location: Beaverton Community Center Vose Room, 12350 SW 5th Ave, Beaverton
Multnomah County Dates
Meetings held 3rd Thursday of each month
Location: 421 SW 5th Avenue
Phone to confirm: 503-988-3081 – Press zero and ask for TSU
Marion County Dates
Location: Marion County Work Release Center, 3950 Aumsville Hwy SE, Salem
Call to confirm next orientation time, Anna Whitlock (503) 540-8029
Clackamas County Dates
Call to confirm orientation time, Gayle Terjeson (503) 655-8790