Community Outreach


 Adventist Community Services (ACS)

Adventist Community Services, NAD - The nonprofit, 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.  Contact information: phone 301/680-6438 or email or website

Adventist Community Services, Portland - When people face uncertainly 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.  Services include Family Health Center, emergency food and thrift store at 11020 NE Halsey Street, Portland, OR 97220. Contact information: phone 503/252-8500 or email PACS or website

American Rag Company - Sell clean clothing, paired shoes, stuffed toys, etc. by the pound at 10707 N Lombard, Portland, OR 97203. Hours are 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Friday. Call Todd (503/226-6057).


Adventist Community Service Forms

Pantry Statistics



Health Ministries

Articles of Interest

The Benefits of Cutting Salt, by Harrison Wein, Ph.D.

Eat Lots of Sweet Potatoes, submitted by Gary Anderson (PDF)

Spotting the Con Artist by Scott Campbell (PDF)
Suggestions for Donated Items Following Disaster (PDF)

12 Tips - MentalHealth (PDF)
13 Tips -
Trauma Harm Reduction (PDF)

CPSC Handbook for Resale Stores and Product Resellers August 2009 (PDF)

Lets Move Toolkit - How to Combat Childhood Obesity (Word .DOC)


Elder Care Ministries

Surprised by Joy, Journal of Applied Christian Leadership

Society of Certified Senior Advisors Resource Page


Adventist Disaster Response (ACS DR)

Disaster Preparedness in the Home, submitted by Sherri Uhrig from The Costco Connection

Clark Regional Emergency Services Agency - This blog keeps you up to date with Clark County community events , family emergency planning, safety checklists, and so much more.

NE Texas Public Health District - The NE Texas Public Health District has created a website which provides information about 18 different preparedness topics which have been formatted specifically for the deaf, blind and limited sight populations.


Resources for People Dealing with Relief to Victims of Trauma
Such as the Haiti Earthquake

After a Disaster - How the Public Can Help   (PDF 106kb)

Children and Tragedy  (PDF 127kb)

Common Responses to Traumatic Events  (PDF 106kb)

Helping Children Cope With Tragedy  (PDF 111kb)

Helping Those Affected By the Haiti Earthquake  (PDF 152kb)

Supporting Employees Affected by the Earthquake in Haiti  (PDF 123kb)

Community Outreach

Called in Love  from page 191 of The Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal with adapted words from J Parker Huber (PDF)