Page 11 - Chehalis Tribal Newsletter - February 2016
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in brief

New lighting is being installed at Vosper Community Playground. Putting kids on right path The group provides a safe environment for
young women to talk with others their age
Park lights to enhance safety Outreach Prevention Specialist Steven Dorland about healthy relationships, teen dating
with the Behavioral Health Program is putting violence and the struggles of being a teen.
The Chehalis Tribal Planning To increase safety, two lights will his skills to good use by working with youth at We will have supplies to make SMASH BOOKS
Department has begun installing lights be installed at each location. During the Chehalis Tribal Community Center from for anyone interested. It’s like scrapbooking
in the parks located in the Makum and this process, both spots will be closed. 1-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. He also has but better.
Vosper neighborhoods after receiving Thank you for your patience while we developed a program called Soaring Together, A meal will be provided.
approval from the Parks Planning complete these projects. which helps youth strengthen their life skills The group is safe, confidential and open to the
Team. The new lighting is in response and continue on a healthful path. Classes are tribal community.
to several community members’ If you would like to participate in 3-4:30 p.m. Fridays. Call Janita Raham, domestic violence advocate,
requests for lighting at neighborhood the Chehalis Tribe’s Park Planning Dorland looks forward to getting to know at 360-789-3627 for more information.
parks. Team, please contact Jenée Penn at the community. For more information or questions, please call 360-709-1652 or stop by Let the healing begin
the community center.
Join the Women’s Healing Circle from 4:30-
Positive parenting 6 p.m. March 8 and 29 in the Tsapowum
Chehalis Behavioral Health Group Room.
The South Puget Intertribal Planning Agency’s The group provides a safe environment to
Healthy Families Project offers Positive talk with people who have been affected by
Indian Parenting classes from 5-7 p.m. in the domestic violence in their lives. It’s a place to
Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center’s physical build friendships, find support and heal from
therapy room. the abuse you have experienced in your life.
Topics include Praise in Traditional Parenting You are not alone.
on Feb. 24 and Choices in Parenting, March 2. We will make moccasins during the event,
For more information, contact Beth Klatush at and a meal will be provided. Please indicate
360-709-1627 or whether you need child care.
The group is safe, confidential and open to the
Love is respect tribal community and employees.
Call Janita Raham, domestic violence advocate,
Join the Teen Girls Talking Circle from 4:30-6 at 360-789-3627 for more information.
p.m. March 1 and 15 in the Tsapowum Chehalis
Behavioral Health Group Room.

Northwest Justice Project ready to help Ask Aunties
Play Group schedule
The Northwest Justice Project is We can help seniors who are
Washington’s publicly funded legal aid not low income with many legal Feb. 23 / March 22 / April 26 / May 24
program. problems.
Time: From 5-7 p.m. Tuesdays
Each year, NJP provides critical civil You can call CLEAR’s toll-free Where: Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center’s physical therapy room
legal assistance and representation to telephone line at 888-201-1014.
thousands of low-income people in Also: Dinner will be provided
cases affecting basic human needs such The line is open 9:15 a.m.-12:15 For more information, contact
as family safety and security, housing p.m. Monday through Friday.
preservation, protection of income, Beth Klatush
access to health care, education and You also can use the online 360-709-1627
other basic needs. application process at
Contact CLEAR if all of the NOTICE
following apply: you have a civil (non- To contact CLEAR Information on this flyer, in email or on our website calendar is subject
criminal) legal problem, you are not King County only:
working with a lawyer or another legal Call 211 or 800-621-4636 to change without notice. Please refer to this flyer’s contacts
services provider and you have a low For all other counties:
income. Low-income, 888-201-1014
Seniors, 888-387-7111
OR Veterans, 888-387-7111
You are age 60 or older Free legal information is available at
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