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2020

June 2020 – Time for a change: Thoughts from PCL’s Board and Executive Management Team
Solace for most of us these days is elusive. There are forces at play that challenge us at every turn. A pandemic. An economy in free fall. Unbridled racism…

April 2020 – Happy Birthday Andy! Connecting with Community.
Recently Andy had a birthday and this story is about how his neighborhood, Direct Support Professional and family helped him celebrate…

April 2020 – A PCL’s Family of Staying Connected During Stay Home, Stay Safe by Heather Sohn
Physical distancing and social distancing are two very different things. We may have to be physically distant from each other for everyone’s health and safety, but that doesn’t mean we have to be socially isolated. Sometimes we just have to get creative…

March 2020 – A Letter to Families Concerning Covid-19

We would like to give you some updates on what Partnerships in Community Living, Inc. (PCL) is doing during this concerning time…

2018

March 2018 – Meet Miranda!
Miranda, a young girl supported by PCL, is a great example of our mission in action. She is a beloved member of her school who actively participates in events and sports…

January 2018 – Measure 101 was a Success!A celebration is in order – Measure 101 passed! We want to thank everyone who voted YES on Measure 101 and all those who supported our efforts by talking with their friends and sharing information about this Measure…

2016

September 2016 – Prisms Re-OpeningOver the last three years, Prisms Gallery has evolved and transformed into an inclusive to all, community outreach and resource hub when it comes to the arts…

September 2016 – National DSP WeekDirect Support Professionals (DSPS) are the backbone of our agency.  They provide direct assistance to the people we support with their goals, health, behavioral support needs, and more…

June 2016 – PCL’s Job LaunchPCL’s Job Launch team continue to support people with exploring endless employment possibilities…

May 2016 – Person Centered DefinitionAt PCL, our goal is to be a great provider of person-centered services, great place to work, great partner to our families, communities, and stakeholders, and a great steward of our resources…

May 2016 – What is Individualized Services?The IS team was initially developed to respond to the support needs of Adults with Intellectual/Developmental disabilities that were served by the Oregon Brokerage system…

2019

August 2019 – Thank you Golfers, now let’s get Ready for our Community Picnic!
Thank you to all who came out to support PCL’s Christmas in August Golf FUN-Raiser. Benefiting the PCL Christmas Fund and creating meaningful holiday experiences for the people we support.

March 2019 – Congratulations Bella Houser and Jennifer Bisek!
Bella and Jennifer are PCL’s first Direct Support Professionals (DSP) to receive Specialized Certification from the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP)…

February 2019 – PCL Awards Given to Outstanding Team Members!
Our annual Team Member Appreciation Banquet is when we all get together to celebrate those who went above and beyond to reach our mission to ‘expand the horizons and enhance the quality of life of all those we support’ throughout 2018…

2017

December 2017 – PCL’s Take 5 CampaignWe are proud to announce that we are launching a new sustaining donor initiative called #take5.  It is so easy and is based on the philosophy that it does not take long, it does not take much, and it does not take many…

December 2017 – Thinking Creatively – A PCL TrademarkAt PCL, people thrive on creative thinking and problem-solving. There are people who go above and beyond to solve problems that seem impossible. One of these people is Angela Brown…

August 2017 – Meet Rachel!“My name is Rachel Simpson, I have been with PCL for about 3 years. Please believe me when I say that it was a scary moment for my mom and dad to let me spread my wings and fly…”

March 2017 – PCL Wins Nonprofit of the YearPCL was honored at the Monmouth/Independence Awards Banquet at the 52nd Annual Community Awards Banquet as the 2017 Nonprofit Business of the Year…

February 2017 – What are We Advocating For?There are many things that we continue to advocate for, year after year, relentlessly and passionately. It’s a wonder that Human Rights have to be fought for…

January 2017 – PCL Celebrates 30 Years!During this auspicious year we will celebrate unwavering person-centered services and the fearless pursuit of social justice for people in Oregon living with an intellectual/developmental disability…