|Vancouver Working Peers June 10 Meeting Follow Up from Clark County Volunteer Lawyers Program
1104 Main Street Ste. 1 Plaza Level Vancouver, WA Agenda | 19 Attending
It was a great meeting where 19 of us showed up to learn more about the Clark County Volunteer Lawyers Program. Charlotte Dudley, Program Coordinator enjoyed our energy and enthusiasm to connect people in our communities and work places with services like theirs, and we all enjoyed her graciousness and welcoming us with open arms.
The Clark County Volunteer Lawyers Program has approximately 100 volunteer attorneys providing free civil to low income families and individuals in Clark County. They have so many areas they can provide advice on! Chapter 7 bankruptcy, divorce, parenting plans, domestic violence, adoptions or custody, and General Civil Law situations, like contracts, avoiding bankruptcy or discrimination. They also help with the Homeless Court and Housing Justice Project that handles evictions, landlord/tenant disputes or any issue that prevents a client from being safely and fairly housed. Charlotte shared that it is wise to call first (and be patient and persistent) to set up an appointment and go thru their quick assessment to be sure your situation fits their program. But even if it doesn't fit, they can point you in a good direction.
More details about CCVLP programs and some numbers you call can be found on these downloadable pdfs: Overview of Programs and Who to Call Resources.
We also got to learn about the SW CHAPS Network plans for an upcoming CHW Career Fair-Expo this fall. We invite all CHWs and Peers to join us in shaping this event into something that can really highlight our value to the workforce.
Thursday June 20, 2019 5-7p
SW CHAPS Network Meeting
**WHERE: Columbia Bank Community Room
101 E. 6th St & Main, Vancouver, WA 98660
The Southwest Washington Community Health Advocates and Peer Supports Network is planning a Community Health Worker Career Fair-Expo this fall!! We will be using a portion of this meeting to begin planning the event. We want YOU, the network to shape it into what this region needs most. We hope to:
Join us downtown 5pm on Thursday June 20th to help this event succeed!
- Highlight agencies employing CHWs.
- Educate key players about the importance of our work in the community
- Allow workers to show off their successes.
Community Health Worker (CHW) Team Coordinator South Kelso
Youth and Family Link 907 Douglas Longview, WA 98632
This position reports to the Outreach and Engagement Coordinator. Work is primarily focused on supporting a neighborhood based team of Community Health Workers. For more details on how to apply: Community Health Worker Team Coordinator
BHAB Volunteer Opportunity:
THANK YOU for your attendance and input!
And for those who couldn't attend, we still welcome your input via email or through advocacy - and we look forward to seeing you at a future event!