Mentor program pairing seriously ill children and teens in treatment with trained, volunteer adult mentors. Mentors play games, listen to music, share hobbies, and provide companionship to relieve the anxiety, loneliness, and isolation experienced by children in treatment. A JoyRx mentor can also give parents a break to grab a cup of coffee, talk with doctors, or spend time with their other children.
1200 NW Naito Parkway
Suite 140
Portland, OR 97209
Eligibility: Families with children in treatment for cancer or other serious illnesses ages birth to 18 at Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel or Doernbecher Children's Hospital
Hours: Monday-Thursday 8am-5pm, Friday 8am-1:30pm. Mentors meet with families based on both parties' schedules.
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (503) 200-5113 Intake
Email Address: [email protected]
INTAKE PROCEDURE: Call for information
FEES: None
DOCUMENTS: None required at intake
LANGUAGES: English, Spanish
AREA SERVED: State of Oregon and Clark, Cowlitz, Skamania, and Wahkiakum Counties
TRAVEL/LOCATION INFORMATION: One block from a Streetcar stop and close to several bus lines
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