Community Outreach

Community Outreach Recommended Links

The Office of Community Outreach provides these links for informational purposes only and assumes no liability.

Community Services

Adventist Community Services - The non-profit, humanitarian agency for the Seventh-day Adventist Church that works within the United States and Bermuda through more than 1,100 localities and upholds the beliefs of the World Seventh-day Adventist Church organization. Find Out More >>

Portland Adventist Community Services (PACS) - When people face uncertainty in their lives, they find the services they need at Portland Adventist Community Services (PACS). We are here to help those who need us, regardless of their religious beliefs, ethnic origin, age or gender. Find Out More >>

Volunteer Opportunities

Do Something - You have a lot of ideas about how you'd like to change the world or at least you have a lot of questions and concerns and you're looking for specific things you can do. We're giving you a place to connect, a place to be inspired, be supported, be celebrated. The only question is, "What's your something?"  Find Out More >>

Volunteer Match - There are hundreds of ways to help out. With VolunteerMatch, it's never been easier to find a rewarding way to give back and make a difference. Find Out More >>

Disaster Preparedness

ACS Disaster Response - ACS Disaster Response is a voluntary service provided by Adventist Community Services to assist individuals, families and communities victimized by natural disasters and unforeseen tragedies. Find Out More >>

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) - FEMA provides disaster information, assistance, preparedness and response, travel security and procedures, national threat advisory scale and much more. Find Out More >>

Pandemic - One-stop access to U.S. Government avian and pandemic flu information. Managed by the Department of Health and Human Services. Find Out More >>

Health Ministries

NAD Health Ministries - The North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists Health Ministries department seeks to fulfill its role by providing resource support, leadership training, organizational development, representation, event planning and professional support to Adventist churches and members. Find Out More >>

OHSU Adventist Health Portland - Adventist Hospital in Portland, Oregon, offers classes (including smoking cessation), a health library, medical library and physician referral along with information on their services and locations. Find Out More >>

Wellsource - Tools and training for effective health outreach including eNewsletter Making Healthy Choices with articles by Don Hall, DrPH, CHES.

Nedley Health Solutions - Nedley Health Solutions believes that good health can be restored and maintained through an understanding and application of natural health principles. Find Out More >>

Mayo Clinic - Easy to understand information about health and medical topics, symptom checker and first aid guide. Find Out More >>

American Institute for Cancer Research - This site provides resources, latest reports and dietary recommendations. Find Out More >> - U.S. government's guide to reliable health information including health news, dietary guidelines and a drug database (also in Spanish). Find Out More >>

WebMD - Daily video, symptom tracker, health topics, common treatments, interactive checkups and more. Find Out More >>

MedLine Plus - U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health provide medical dictionary and encyclopedia, drugs and supplements, interactive tutorials and health topics (also in Spanish). Find Out More >>

Adventist CHIP - Complete Health Improvement Program, a 30-day lifestyle education program. Find Out More >>


Smoking Cessation - The latest stop smoking news.

Washington QuitLine - Washington State Department of Health's Tobacco Prevention and Control Program. Find Out More >>

Oregon QuitLine - Oregon State Department of Health's Tobacco Prevention and Control Program. Find Out More >>

Smoking Quit Line - 1-800-QUIT NOW or 1-800-784-8669. This number works in either Washington or Oregon.


Other Resources

AdventSource - Resources for ministry outreach. Find Out More >>

PlusLine - Event registration and information. Find Out More >>