ORCURE has written 26 posts for Oregon CURE

Grandparents (and other elder relatives) Raising Grandchildren

Click the link below to find information of the 10th annual Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Retreat GRGR 2016 Register now Final

Mail Call

The following is a poem by an adult in custody at EOCI. Mail Call Darkness and loneliness fill my cell, with pain and fear to great to yell. I wait for the mailman to deliver to me, as I wipe away tears that no one will see. I pray so sincere with my head raised … Continue reading

Ontario Support Group

The Ontario support group meetings are changing. Check back for the new time, day and location that we will posted as soon as that information is available. As always, keep supporting your loved ones.

South Fork Forest Camp Visitation Notice

  From the Oregon DOC: SFFC staff are adding a pilot family visiting night on Fridays, 6:30 – 8 p.m. now through May 6. Our hope is to improve the interaction between the adults in our custody and their families.

Subject: February 2016 Reduced Pricing – Video Interactive Phone Calls

The following link is the complete letter that went out to all Adults in Custody.  The heart of the letter is captured below for you convenience. Telmate Feb 2016 price reduction – Inmate 1-27-16  Date: January 27, 2016 To: All Adults in Custody From: Shellí Honeywell, Operations and Policy Manager / Telmate Project Manager Subject: … Continue reading

The holiday season is before us

The holiday season is before us; and for those of us who have a loved one in prison or jail, it’s a difficult time of year for all. There is always that special someone who is missing from our festivities on the outside; whether it be a family dinner, a school program or assisting with … Continue reading

New Support Group in Ontario

10/19/2016 Our support group in Ontario got off to a slow start so it was suspended it a few months back due to lack of participation.  We are still open to having one there but may need a new facilitator and possibly a new location to hold regular meetings again.  We will update if changes … Continue reading

Emergency Notification

From DOC. These up to date emergency notification forms are so important.  We never know when someone is going to get hurt or have a health event and having timely info to contact families is important.  Please encourage your loved one to complete the form and return as stated at the bottom of the form. … Continue reading

Prison Without Punishment

Prison Without Punishment September 25, 2015 ByMaurice Chammah From the column ‘America Incarcerated’ Inmates attending a yoga class at Heidering prison, on the outskirts of Berlin. Photos by Julian Röder Published in partnership with the Marshall Project This article appears in VICE magazine’s upcoming Prison Issue, which will go online Monday, October 5 Last year, … Continue reading

Five Items of Interest

1) Santiam CI family and friends: Saturday, September 19 SCI will be hosting the Annual SCI Powwow. The early morning and afternoon visiting will be canceled. Visiting will resume for regular evening visiting. 2) Coffee Creek CF friends and family: The Fall Children’s Event is coming up the end of October. Visiting will be altered … Continue reading