CARES Northwest

CARES Northwest is a collaborative, community-based medical program based in Portland, Ore. that serves children for whom there are concerns of abuse or neglect. Coordinating experts in medicine, mental health, child protective services and law enforcement agencies, CARES NW ensures that children and their families obtain needed professional services in one child-friendly location. This approach minimizes trauma to the child, helps prevent future abuse, and sets them on the road to healing.

CARES Northwest
PO Box 4484
Portland, OR 97208
United States
(503) 276-9000

Program Manager

Kevin Dowling

Board of Directors

Kevin Dowling, Elizabeth MacDonell

Project Leaders

Thomas Mowe

Mission

CARES Northwest is a collaborative, community-based medical program based in Portland, Ore. that serves children for whom there are concerns of abuse or neglect. Coordinating experts in medicine, mental health, child protective services and law enforcement agencies, CARES NW ensures that children and their families obtain needed professional services in one child-friendly location. This approach minimizes trauma to the child, helps prevent future abuse, and sets them on the road to healing.

Programs

CARES Northwest is a collaborative, community-based medical program for the assessment, treatment and prevention of child abuse. We provide a safe, child-friendly environment for the assessment of children for whom there are concerns of physical or sexual abuse, neglect and exposure to domestic violence. Physical examinations and interviews are conducted in a comfortable environment to help children feel safe.

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