Children’s Center relies on the partnership of our community and media to ensure every child who needs our help will have access to our services. These efforts are often documented by media outlets. Here you can read these stories and learn more about Children’s Center’s work to provide the services and support necessary for children to begin their healing journey.

For more media information, including press releases, please contact Marketing & Communications Manager, Sarah Creedican.

Media Coverage

  • Panel Aired on OPB’s Think Out Loud

    Our Children’s Center Honors panel, “Having Difficult Conversations,” aired on OPB’s Think Out Loud on April 18. The panel was introduced by Children’s Center Program Committee Member Dr. Amy Stoeber, and the panelists included the legendary Sesame Street actress Sonia Manzano, Des Bansilé of Youth ERA, pediatrician Dr. Kristan Collins, and Gladstone Schools Superintendent Bob Stewart.
    OPB’s Think Out Loud

  • Amanda McVay Honored with Award

    KATU’s Evan Schreiber visited Children’s Center and spoke with Forensic Interviewer Amanda McVay, who was honored with a “Champions of Children” award for her incredible work at Children’s Center. The award was presented at the 20th Annual Child Abuse and Family Violence Summit.
    KATU News

  • Why Teens Keep the Secret of Sexual Abuse

    Child Interviewer Supervisor, Sue Lewis spoke with Street Roots reporter, Libby Dowsett, about why teens may not disclose sexual assault, and how Child Advocacy Centers — like Children’s Center — help victims disclose and begin their healing journey.
    Street Roots

  • Children’s Center Sets Fall Date for Sixth Annual Healing Garden Gala

    Presented by Airstream Adventures Northwest, this year’s Gala will bring together hundreds of community advocates, businesses, and organizations for both silent and live auctions, with hors d’oeuvres, dinner, and live music, to benefit abused and neglected children in Clackamas County.
    OregonLive Blog

  • Oregon City Police Chief Jim Band joins Children’s Center Board

    Oregon City Police Chief Jim Band recently joined the Board of Directors for Children’s Center, the sole organization in Clackamas County providing comprehensive child abuse assessment, prevention and intervention services.
    Clackamas Review

  • Children’s Center Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors

    Children’s Center, the sole organization in Clackamas County providing comprehensive child abuse assessment, prevention and intervention services, has recently added five new members to its Board of Directors.
    OregonLive Blog 

  • Children’s Center Honors

    On April 6th, partners and advocates joined together for the inaugural Children’s Center Honors, celebrating community members who give time and treasure to child abuse intervention and prevention efforts.
    Portland Pages

Media Archives

Press Kit

Our press kit provides printable handouts for those interested in the latest news and information about Children’s Center, including recent child abuse and neglect statistics, a service overview, and a brochure. If you would like to learn more about our critical efforts to end child abuse and neglect in Clackamas County, please contact Marketing & Communications Manager, Sarah Creedican.