Contact information for Benton County:
Brandy Hemsley, Regional Director
Phone: (541) 600-6395
OFSN Family Support & Education Groups
At our groups you can:
- Connect with other parents, caregivers, and family members in a confidential and supportive setting.
- Get helpful information and exchange ideas with others.
- Share your experiences, successes, and frustrations with others who understand your journey.
Meets on the 2nd and last Tuesday of the month from 5:30-7:30 pm. No meetings in July or August.
Each meeting includes a family dinner and an educational speaker focusing on topics related to children’s mental health, behavioral challenges, autism, and developmental diversity. Speakers are followed by support group time for those who wish to stay and participate.
Dinner and supervised children’s activities are provided at no cost. Newcomers are warmly welcomed!
Teen Social Group
For middle and high school students who experience autism. Friends and siblings are also welcome. Come and enjoy pizza, soda, and fun activities!
Meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm. No meetings in July or August.
Location of All Meetings:
Ocean Spray Family Center,
1039 NW Nye Street
Newport OR 97365