Resources & Support
Local ResourcesOregon Commission for the Blind
Support Groups for People with Low Vision in Oregon & SW Washington
In addition to the resources listed below, OHSU Casey Eye Institute has a Vision Rehabilitation Clinic. The staff performs comprehensive low vision evaluations and provides counseling on how best to adapt to visual problems.
|Location||Address||Day & Time||Contact|
|Corvallis Senior Center||2601 NW Tyler Ave., Cline Room, Corvallis||3rd Monday of month - 2 p.m.||Bre Huffman: 541 754-1724
|No support group at this time. Contact the Eugene office of the Oregon Commission for the Blind for information on resources at 541 686-7990.
|Lake Oswego Adult Community Center||505 G Ave., Lake Oswego||4th Monday of month - 1 to 2:30 p.m. (No meetings in July and December)||Dana Tassos: 503 675-6425 or 503 635-3758
|Gresham Senior Center||600 NE 8th St, Gresham||3rd Tuesday of month - 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.||YWCA Advisor Donna Kinzig: 503 988-3840|
|King City Low Vision Support Group
||King City Town Hall - 15245 SW 116th Ave., King City||2nd Tuesday of month - 1:30 to 3 p.m.
||Velma Hunt: 503-636-7865
|Portland - Terwilliger Plaza||2545 SW Terwilliger Blvd, Portland||4th Tuesday of month - 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.||Sandy Kurth: 503 808-7951|
|Portland - Westmoreland Union Manor||6404 SE 23rd Ave, Portland||1st Monday of month - 2 p.m. in Hobby Room||Nora Allred: 503-232-8085
|Portland - Rose Villa||13505 SE Riner Rd, Portland||1st Monday of month - 2 to 3 p.m.||Rachel Rushing: 503 652-3044|
|Salem - Blindskills, Inc.||680 State St. #110, Salem 97301
||3rd Wednesday of month - 2 to 3:30 p.m.||BT Imbrough: 503 581-4224|
|Vancouver, WA - Cascade Inn||11613 SE 7th St, Vancouver||Last Thursday of month in afternoon||Lynnie Miller: 360 254-3555|
|Willamette View||12705 SE River Rd, Portland, OR 97222||First Wednesday of month - 1 p.m. (Call first)||Elizabeth Della Santina: 503 652-6639|
||Country Meadows Village,
155 S. Evergreen, Woodburn, OR
|2nd Tuesday of the month
10 a.m. (No meetings June, July and August)
|Rachel Wolfe-Petersen: 503-873-1647
Please call the contact person listed above before attending a meeting, as times and locations may change. This list was compiled by the Macular Degeneration Center at OHSU Casey Eye Institute. Updated April 2012.