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.

Click to download a printable version Community Resources Brochure – updated 9-8-14

Intake Orientations

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

Beaverton Community Center or Beaverton Public Library (call to confirm location)
Held Quarterly: 1st Wednesday of March, June, September and December
Contact to Register: Oregon CURE
Voice Mail (503) 977-9979 or (866) 357-2873
Time: 5:30 to 7:00PM

Salem Dates

First Christian Church
685 Marion Street NE
Salem, OR 97301
Parlor Room
Corner of Marion and Church streets, on the north side of downtown. There is parking on the street or in the Dept. of Energy parking lot next door. The entrance is on the west side of the building, in the parking lot.
Held Quarterly: 3rd Thursdays of February, May, August, and November
Contact to Register: Oregon CURE
Voice Mail (866) 357-2873 (503) 977-9979
Time: 6:30 to 8:30PM

Release Orientations

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

Contact: Eli Lopez (503) 846-3494
Held Quarterly: February, May, August, November
Time: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Call to Confirm

Multnomah County Dates

(503) 988-3081 press zero and ask for TSU
This orientation is for family and friends of prisoners who will be released within 6 months to Multnomah County.
Location: Mead Building
First Floor Conference Room
421 SW 5th Avenue, Portland
Time: 3rd Thursdays, 3:30 – 5:00PM

Clackamas County

Call to confirm Orientation date.
Contact: Gayle Terjeson (503) 655-8790

Marion County

Contact: Anna Whitlock (503) 540-8029
Marion County Probation and Parole
Location: Marion County Work Release Center
3950 Aumsville Hwy SE, Salem, OR 97317


3 thoughts on “Orientations

  1. Upcoming Salem Orientation: February 20, 2014. Location and time as listed above.

    Posted by Terry Stein | January 16, 2014, 7:13 pm
  2. Salem Orientations are scheduled quarterly, not monthly as stated incorrectly above, on the 3rd Thursday of February, May, August, and November.

    Posted by Terry Stein | February 12, 2014, 8:48 pm

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