Intersection Parent Connection

Date: October 29, 2021
Time: 5:00 pm  to  6:00 pm

A Safe Space Parent Group for Parents of Kids in the Queer Community

Parents, here’s an opportunity to connect with other parents of youth in the Queer Community. This will be a safe space to learn, ask questions, as well as have support from other parents in an open forum.

Topics will include:

  • Pronoun and neopronoun education
  • General LGBTQ+ education
  • Resource sharing
  • Group-driven topics and discussion
  • Parent question-and-answer

Email Stacey Doerner to register and get the link to join the Zoom meeting!

For more information, download the flyer.


Intersection Parent Connection

Date: November 12, 2021
Time: 5:00 pm  to  6:00 pm

A Safe Space Parent Group for Parents of Kids in the Queer Community

Parents, here’s an opportunity to connect with other parents of youth in the Queer Community. This will be a safe space to learn, ask questions, as well as have support from other parents in an open forum.

Topics will include:

  • Pronoun and neopronoun education
  • General LGBTQ+ education
  • Resource sharing
  • Group-driven topics and discussion
  • Parent question-and-answer

Email Stacey Doerner to register and get the link to join the Zoom meeting!

For more information, download the flyer.


Grandparents as Parents Support Group

Date: Every Thursday
Time: 1:00 pm  to  2:00 pm
Free education and support group for grandparents who are the primary caregivers of their grandchildren.

This group offers an opportunity to connect with others going through similar experiences. Attendees are invited to discuss family relations, health concerns, parenting and discipline, financial concerns, and community resources. The group will set the goals and the therapist will work with the group to meet their needs.

Meets online via a secure telehealth video call. This will be an ongoing open group that grandparents can join anytime.

Meets every Thursday from 1 – 2 pm.
Pre-registration required:

Contact Debbie Williams
541-791-6439


Intersection Connection

Date: Every Monday
Time: 4:00 pm  to  5:00 pm
A safe space for teens interested in the peer-queer community.

Stay connected, make new friends, learn skills, discover shared interests and discuss topics that matter to you. All area 6th through 12th graders are welcome to attend this free group!

Download the flyer here.

Meets every Monday (except holidays) from 4–5 pm.
Intersection Connection meets on Zoom!
Participants must RSVP to get the Zoom password.
Email Stacey Doerner or call her at 541-223-8804.

Court Mandated Co-Parenting Class

Date: January 4, 2021 - December 9, 2022
Time: 4:30 pm  to  7:00 pm

Co-Parenting: Children in Changing Families

This class supports parents and children through the trauma of divorce or separation, by helping parents address their children’s needs during and after divorce.

Topics Include:
  • Grieving the loss and moving on
  • How children react to conflict
  • Active listening
  • Other strategies to help kids and parents cope with divorce
Now on Zoom!

2½ hour one-time class. Offered twice per month.
Fee: $50 per person

Class Dates remaining in 2021:
  • October 14, 28
  • November 18
  • December 9
Class Dates for 2022:
  • January 13, 27
  • February 10, 24
  • March 10, 24
  • April 7, 21
  • May 12, 26
  • June 10, 24
  • July 7, 21
  • August 11, 25
  • September 8, 22
  • October 6, 20
  • November 17
  • December 8

Past Old Mill Events

Intersection Parent Connection

Date: September 24, 2021
Time: 5:00 pm  to  6:00 pm

A Safe Space Parent Group for Parents of Kids in the Queer Community

Parents, here’s an opportunity to connect with other parents of youth in the Queer Community. This will be a safe space to learn, ask questions, as well as have support from other parents in an open forum.

Topics will include:

  • Pronoun and neopronoun education
  • General LGBTQ+ education
  • Resource sharing
  • Group-driven topics and discussion
  • Parent question-and-answer

Email Stacey Doerner to register and get the link to join the Zoom meeting!

For more information, download the flyer.


Diaper Drive!

Date: July 16, 2021 - July 30, 2021
Time: 11:00 am  to  12:00 pm

Did you know that one in three parents struggle to provide diapers for their children?  For families already experiencing financial uncertainty, housing instability, or even just the stress of raising a young child, not having enough diapers is more than just an inconvenience.

There are three ways you can help!

1. Shop our Diaper Drive Wishlist!  With just a click of a button you can have diapers delivered straight to our doors – shop our most needed items and pick your impact. Shop Now!

 

2. Donate to the Diaper Drive and let us do the heavy lifting!  Donate now and we’ll put your gift to work supporting families in our community.  Donate Now! 

 

3. Join us!  On Saturday July 24th at the North Albany IGA from 9am -1pm and help us fill the Pack & Play with diapers for families in need!  Learn More!


2021 Virtual Auction

Date: May 1, 2021 - May 8, 2021
Time: 8:00 am  to  8:00 pm
THANK YOU for making our Auction a huge success!

You brought the light! Because of your support, we not only reached our goal — but exceeded it by more than $25,000!

We are deeply grateful for our community’s generosity. From sponsors and item donors to those who purchased Car Raffle tickets — and of course, everyone who bid in our Silent and Live Auctions — we just can’t thank you enough!


2021 Auction SponsorsDuerksen & Associates, Inc

Platinum Unicorn Sponsor $10,000

Gold Tiger Sponsors $5000

 

Silver Dinosaur Sponsors $3000Gerding Builders

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Bronze Koala Sponsors $2000

Emerald Turtle Sponsors $1000

Sapphire Dolphin Sponsors $500


Teen Social Skills Group

Date: February 2, 2021 - March 9, 2021
Time: 4:00 pm  to  5:00 pm

This 6-week group series will meet Tuesdays from 4:00-5:00pm.

Teens will gain confidence in social situations while learning coping skills and problem-solving strategies.

The group will discuss and practice non-verbal cues, communication styles, communicating needs, and sharing feelings effectively. Meetings will be lead by an Old Mill Center skills trainer and a therapist intern via a secure video platform.

To register, email Lisa Field or call her at 541-760-0238.

IHN/OHP insurance accepted. Scholarships may be available for those without insurance coverage, or whose insurance does not cover group therapy services.

 


Raffle Tickets On Sale at Toyota of Corvallis

Date: February 20, 2021
Time: 10:00 am  to  2:00 pm
Come see us in the lobby of Toyota of Corvallis, and buy your 2021 Car Raffle tickets in person! 

The winner will be drawn on Saturday, May 8 during our virtual 41st Annual Auction — and gets to choose either a brand-new Subaru Forester or Toyota RAV4! (min. value $25,000)

Tickets are $100 and only 400 will be sold.

Great odds… for a great cause!

 

Special thanks to Duerksen & Associates, Inc. for sponsoring our raffle again this year!


Teen Support Series: Handling Emotions

Date: November 24, 2020 - December 22, 2020
Time: 4:30 pm  to  5:15 pm
This free, 5-week virtual series will focus on different aspects of emotions and coping skills, and provide a safe space for teens (ages 14-18) to share their experiences.

The group will meet Tuesdays from 4:30-5:15pm.

The group will be moderated by an Old Mill Center therapist, and is being offered in partnership with the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library.

Note: This group is meant for youth education and community support; it is not a clinical therapy program nor will the instructor be acting in a clinical capacity. Registration is required. This is a closed group – teens register for the whole series, and registration will close before the series begins or once maximum registration is reached. There is no cost to participate. By registering, you are agreeing to maintain privacy for all attendees, and confirm that you are at least 14 years of age.

We will be using GoToMeeting for these workshops. Links and passwords will be shared only with registered teens.

Here’s how to join the group:
  1. Register on the Library’s website: Teen Support Series: Handling Emotions
  2. Your confirmation letter will direct you to complete 2 forms:
    Group Sign-Up Form
    Telemental Health Consent
    (Don’t have Adobe Acrobat Reader? Download it here.)
  3. Email your completed forms to Lisa Field at Old Mill Center. (Questions? Call her at 541-757-8068.)
  4. Also, please read and review the Privacy Practices Booklet before the first meeting.

#GivingTuesday

Date: December 1, 2020

On Giving Tuesday, you can make a difference in a child’s life.

Join people around the world as we come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. Read Joey’s story to learn how your donation can transform a child’s life.
Your gift is so important and here’s why: It costs $3800/year to keep one child safe and in their own home. Joey needed that support, and still does.

 

Give Now!

Find out more ways you can get involved by donating time, money, and wishlist items.

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Kid’s Yoga

Date: Every Thursday until November 19, 2020
Time: 4:00 pm  to  4:45 pm
PARENTS: Are you looking for help with your child’s stress, behavioral challenges, irritability, or sensory overstimulation? Then join us for Kid’s Yoga!

This therapeutic yoga group will teach kids mindfulness, relaxation and body awareness, while increasing attention and reducing overall stress. Parents are strongly encouraged to participate and learn the techniques, in order to guide a child’s home practice. All kids need is a towel or blanket – no mat required.

This series will be lead by a YogaCalm trained Old Mill Center therapist.

To register, email Lisa Field or call her at 541-760-0238.

IHN/OHP insurance accepted. Scholarships may be available for those without insurance coverage, or whose insurance does not cover group therapy services.


Teen Depression Group

Date: Every Monday until November 9, 2020
Time: 5:00 pm  to  6:00 pm

This 5-week series on Zoom is designed to help teens who may be struggling with unwanted mood swings, frequent irritability, anger, low self-esteem, difficulty concentrating, or feeling emotionally out of control.

Using a secure video platform, participants will connect with peers and share as much or as little personal information as they like. They’ll go at their own pace to find coping solutions to help achieve their goals.

To register, email Lisa Field or call her at 541-760-0238.

IHN/OHP insurance accepted. Scholarships may be available for those without insurance coverage, or whose insurance does not cover group therapy services.