Community Pathways

May 2019 Newsletter

Portrait of Tino wearing a yellow hat and t-shirt.

Portrait of Tino wearing a yellow hat and t-shirt.

Customer Highlight

Tino’s Employment Story

Tino, a customer of Community Pathways, shares his experiences of getting a temporary seasonal job at Lowe's eight years ago and applying his strong work ethic to earn a full-time position he enjoys.

Read the full story.

Group photo of three advocates, smiling and holding a Support DD Services sign.

Group photo of three advocates, smiling and holding a Support DD Services sign.

Advocacy Update

DD Advocacy Day on May 7th

Join us at the next DD Advocacy Day in Salem on May 7th, 10am-2pm. The Oregon Developmental Disability Coalition’s GO! Project Advocacy Team will be available to give you information, training, and support. This is a great opportunity to meet advocates and learn about becoming an effective advocate for yourself and others who experience disabilities. Learn more.

Portraits of Zoe and Jacob, Community Pathways staff members and ONA Assessors.

Portraits of Zoe and Jacob, Community Pathways staff members and ONA Assessors.

Brokerage Update

Meet our ONA Assessors

Meet Community Pathways' four ONA Assessors. They are trained to complete the ONA based on information gathered in face-to-face meetings, file reviews, and through interviews with people who are central to an individual's life.

Meet our ONA Assessors



Health & Wellness Resources 

Health Plans and Providers

Mental Health

Safety & Emergency Alerts

Food and Shelter

Nutrition and Wellness

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Community Pathways' mission is to assist people with disabilities to live empowered, self-determined lives through community connections.

Join our Game Night on May 23rd, 4-6pm

Join us for a Game Night event on May 23rd! We’re hosting an event for gamers and friends of Community Pathways to meet up and play games together. Support providers and friends of CPI are welcome to come. We look forward to seeing you!

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Date: Thursday, May 23

Time: 4-6pm

Location: On the 4th floor of the Seven Corners Collaborative building at 2475 SE Ladd Avenue, Portland, OR 97214

What will be provided: Games! Snack foods and drinks. Members of the Community Pathways team will be at the event. Support providers, family, and friends are welcome to join!

Please RSVP to Kristine at or (503) 935-5243 ext. 228

Questions? Contact Kristine.

We look forward to seeing you!

We're Moving to SE Portland

In case you haven't heard, Community Pathways is moving to Southeast Portland. Our new address will be: 2475 SE Ladd Avenue, Suite 220, Portland, Oregon 97214

Our current office, located on NE Oregon Street, will be closed on Thursday and Friday, June 14th and 15th for the move. We re-open our office at our new location on Monday, June 18th at 9AM.

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We are re-locating to Seven Corners Community Collaborative, a brand new community space and building we will be sharing with our partners: Community Vision, FACT Oregon, Oregon Council on Developmental Disabilities, and Nossa Familia Coffee. The building is universally accessible to individuals and families of all different abilities. It includes an Assistive Technology (AT) Lab.

We are excited to be a part of this collaborative effort to create an accessible hub of support and resources for people who experience disability, their support networks, and providers living and working in the Portland Metro area. We look forward to seeing you there.

To learn more about Seven Corners Collaborative, visit

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