Nonprofit Partners

ARMORY LOGOAstoria Armory Community and Events Center:

Astoria Armory provides year-round sports and recreation activities encouraging healthy behaviors and improving the quality of life in the community. The anti-bullying Project provides a safe place for survivors of bullying to be heard.


BSA Scouting: Shipwreck District

BSA Scouting is a family based organization that helps Clatsop County youth develop citizenship, character and physical fitness.  Serves boys ages 6-20 and girls 14-20 through adult mentoring programs.

Camp Kiwanilong:

Camp Kiwanilong provides a safe, unique, rustic camp with programs that serve area youth of all backgrounds including school, youth and community groups. “Sparkyships” are granted to needs-based youth attending the 6-week summer program.

Clatsop CASA Program:

Clatsop CASA Program recruits and trains community volunteers to be CASAs. A Court Appointed Special Advocate is a community volunteer who advocates for a child who has been abused or neglected. CASA volunteers work hard to ensure that children in foster care in Clatsop County will have a safe and nurturing permanent home as soon as possible.

Clatsop Community Action:

Clatsop County’s non-profit agency specializing in food, housing, energy assistance. CCA offers Information & Referral to all of the area’s human service partners to help individuals and their families in need.

al_harbor1The Harbor:

The Harbor provides advocacy, prevention and support while promoting self-determination and hope for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking.

The Healing Circle – Victory Over Child Abuse (VOCA):                 503-325-2761
Victory Over Child Abuse (VOCA) Camp is a safe, specialized, healing annual camp program for child survivors of sexual abuse.  Adult volunteers provide children safety and healing time during camp, as well as mentoring support through the year.

al_house1Hope House, A division of Lutheran Community Services NW:

Hope House serves children and adults who are struggling with life’s challenges, focusing on recovery from grief and trauma through groups, individual and family counseling.

Libraries ROCC:

Libraries Reading Outreach in Clatsop County is a library services outreach program  for all youth in Clatsop County that live in rural areas of the County. Together, through collaboration, networking, and community support, we are bridging the gaps between funded and unfunded youth services in rural areas. The work is supported by the three public libraries, five school districts, and Clatsop County as well as grants, public, and private support. Our three main goals are to place a library card in the hands of every child who wants one, to provide courier services between the schools and libraries for library materials, and  to support the annual countywide summer reading program.

al_lighthouse1The Lighthouse for Kids:

The Lighthouse for Kids is a collaborative; community based medical facility for the assessment and prevention of child abuse. The organization provides a safe environment for children when there are concerns of physical or sexual abuse, neglect or domestic violence.

al_ccc1Lives in Transition:

Run through Clatsop Community College,  the Lives in Transition (LIT) program is designed to support students as they complete or continue their education. It provides a trauma-sensitive environment encouraging students to develop greater self-awareness about their educational goals, enhance self-esteem, overcome personal barriers, and establish clear career directions.

Helping HandsHelping Hands:


The Mission of Helping Hands is to provide a helping hand to a sustainable life through Resources, Recovery, and Reentry.  The programs are person-centered and trauma-informed; strong collaborative partnerships are built with local programs and connections are fostered between participants and  community partners.

Helping HandsColumbia Senior Diners:

Columbia Senior Diners addresses the aging demographic in Astoria by providing seniors with affordable, nutritious meals. The program allows them to live independently and have rich social relationships and lives.

SMART Reading:

The Start Making A Reader Today (SMART) program connects kids, books and volunteers – because reading matters, and the simple magic and joy of a shared book can change a child’s life trajectory.