Welcome to GorgeKids.com...a great on-line resource for families living in and visiting the Columbia River Gorge!
The Next Door in Hood River provides this excellent resource for families including playgroups, activities, resources and more.
It's a 5-week workshop for parents with pre-teens and teens - workshops are located in The Dalles
Whether you're a volunteer or looking for parenting help, visit the Next Door for resources for young children and teens. They offer family support and home visiting, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Youth Mentoring for at-risk teens, family mediation services and more.
Do you have an old bike? Would you like to change a life? Anson's bike buddies collects used bicycles, repairing them and partnering with other local non-profit organizations, such as The Next Door, to donate the bicycles to mid-Columbia children who may not otherwise have access to a bicycle.
Gorge Kids In Action was created to provide kids with the experience of giving back to the community, through planned events & as a volunteer resource. Check out their Facebook Page for volunteer opportunities!Playgroup Flier in Spanish.
The Columbia Gorge Breastfeeding Coalition provides a mother-to-mother support group that offers guidance during this important time.
For more information, please call Jennifer McCauley, RN, IBCLC, at 541-387-6344.
Walk through the main entrance of Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital, and chances are you will notice the smell of coffee—and the energy of high school students at Sacred Grounds Coffee Shop. The Youth Transition Program at Hood River Valley High School is using the café to provide valuable work experience for youth with barriers to employment.