“Every Family Deserves to be Heard and Understood.”

OFSN is a statewide non-profit organization that supports families who are raising a child with significant mental health challenges. We provide education, support and advocacy for individual families and support systems.  Our services are community based to meet the unique needs of families, and therefore may look a little different in every community. Some of our services include: Providing referrals, information, training and emotional support to families. Helping families connect with other families who are raising a child with significant […]

Become an Advocate!

Become an Advocate!

Oregon Family Support Network is a great place to share your story.  You can also help develop advocacy and empowerment for other families that are raising children with significant mental health challenges as well. Many of us might not realize the value of our experience.  Some families might be so sad or angry that they simply want to forget and move on, and that’s okay.  However, some of us can leverage our experience and wisdom for the benefit of those […]

New Autism Research Opportunity for Parents

New Autism Research Opportunity for Parents

COAST Study Research Opportunity Help test the effectiveness of the Continuum of Autism Spectrum Traits survey tool! Who Can Participate?  We welcome parents of children and adolescents ages 6-18 years old… Participants will be mailed the COAST survey tool and two other survey tools related to child behavior to complete at home. The three survey tools will take less than two hours to complete. When finished, participants will mail the completed survey tools to us using the pre-paid, […]