Contact information for Central Oregon:

Lisa Butler
Phone: 971-400-6740

OFSN’s Central Oregon Regional Office offers assistance for families and professionals with children that have social, behavior, emotional and physical challenges.  We provide opportunities to meet other families in order to share experiences, successes and frustrations.  Some of the services we offer include:

Community Supports

  • Family Support Groups
  • Referrals, technical information, training and emotional support to families and professionals
  • Facilitate family-to-family links
  • Provide assistance in navigating systems to help families get the support they need
  • Provide families and community members with current information about children’s mental health and community resources
  • Leaning opportunities in home and other locations


  • Advocacy is provided for families and communities, at both state and national levels.
  • OFSN advocates for awareness, funding and policy for children’s services.

Peer Delivered Services & Family Partners

  • One-on-one peer support services
  • Consultation and coaching for challenging behaviors

Ongoing Events:

You are welcome to attend the support group listed below, but please RSVP at least 2 days prior to the event so we can plan for childcare and/or food: Shannon Pugerude, Phone: (541) 213-4139, Email:

Bend Support Group 

Family support, dinner & fun kids activities

October – May
3rd Wednesday of the month
6 – 8 pm

1010 NW 14th St. Suite 100
Bend, OR 97703