Welcome to South Coast Together!

Here you will find helpful information about our work, including efforts at building community resilience, parenting tips, highlights of efforts in the south coast communities to promote well-being, announcements of upcoming events, and links to resources. Email us if you’d like to become involved in South Coast Together.

    Help that Helps: Tips for parenting adults to learn about brain science and how it can help families thrive

    We offer free trainings to the community. There may be nominal charges for mileage or copies depending upon the needs of your group. Trainings can be customized to meet your needs and time allocation – from a short overview of 30-45 minutes to longer presentations and workshops.

    Renee Menkens, Community
    Mellissah Hendrickson, Advanced Health
    Britany Sadler, SCESD
    Ashley McGehee, SCESD
    Sam Baugh, Advanced Health
    Dale Hodges, Community Partner
    Starla Paris, ODHS
    Pamela Huntley, Advanced Health
    Max Murphy, Youth Era
    Bonnie Ell, ODHS
    Gordon Clay, RUOK
    Lisa De Salvio, CBSD
    Kerri Fox, ODHS

    Help that Helps Curriculum Annual License Agency/Organization Access

    You may purchase an annual license to use the Help that Helps powerpoint and speaking notes and have access to the Help that Help guidebook for your agency or organization use. Access rights cost $1200 annually. Please see the Help That Helps curriculum license agreement for more details.

    What is South Coast Together?

    A community collaborative focused on fostering resilience in Coos and Curry counties. Its goals are to engage community members as agents of change in preventing the accumulation of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and to build resilience in children, adolescents, and families.

    How did WE begin?

    This effort came from the desire to get to the root cause of poor population health outcomes in our community. Trainings about the ACEs Study & Trauma-informed care in the Rogue Valley & Curry County spurred requests from Advanced Health members, providers, local clinics, early learning partners, and schools.

    What does SCT do?

    SCT provides no-cost trainings and workshops to citizens and professionals regarding Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), the impact of adversity across the lifespan, self-regulation and resilience. It facilitates activities to engage members of the community in working together to address community challenges, including Family Cafes, film showings, and community conversations.

    Future Goals:

    • Continue to engage and train diverse community members and groups
    • Host additional or regularly scheduled events including Zoom Summits, Family Cafes and film nights when allowed by health regulations.
    • Expand the South Coast Together Steering Committee
    • Train more ACE Presenters and Master Trainers
    • Continue to help foster greater understanding of and compassion for others

    Upcoming Events