Groups and Classes

The Hope Connection offers several kinds of groups and classes. 

  • Peer Support Group for girls

    • In this group, girls will explore their emotions and thoughts through group activities and connecting with other's going through similar experiences.

    Topics covered: Self Esteem, Body Image, Friends and Relationships, Fears and Transitions.. and so much more.

    What to know:

    Begins January 14th- meets weekly for 5 weeks

    Time: 5:30-7pm

    Contact Alheli at

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  • Anxiety Group for adults

    Living with anxiety can be isolating and it can feel at times like nobody truly understands what you are going through.  In this group you will find a supportive space to process your thoughts and feelings, learn new coping skills, and connect with others who are fighting a similar battle.

    Start date: Begins Thursday January 24th- Meets weekly

    Time: 6-7:30pm

    Cost: $10/week

    Where: The Hope Connection Portland location.  5319 SW Westgate Drive, suite 113  Portland  97221

    Contact or Contact Elise at

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  • Therapeutic art journaling

    This 2-part workshop will focus on healing and expression through therapeutic art journaling.  This is for adults only.

    Dates: Sundays January 13th and 27th

    Time: 9am-1pm.

    Cost: $140 per person.  Includes both days, supplies and journal.

    Where: The Hope Connection- Newberg location.  2855 Hayes Street, suite 201  Newberg, 97132

    Contact Krista Lawless at

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  • Trans youth group

    This trans youth & gender questioning support group is the place for 13-17 yr olds to share their experiences and gain support from other gender non-conforming youth.

    Dates: Monday February 4th-March 11th

    Times: 6pm-8pm

    Where: The Hope Connection Portland office 5319 SW Westgate Drive, suite 113  Portland, 97221

    Contact: Jacklin Hordes at or Jaxon Shaffer at

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  • Mindfulness Group

    Mindfulness Meditation can drastically enrich your life in many unimaginable ways. It is an opportunity to be fully alive and awake to your own life. Through this simple practice, you can reduce stress, anxiety, depression, chronic pain, and all forms of suffering. It can increase your self-awareness, focus, compassion, and improve your decision-making and working memory. This group will provide you with wisdom and insight that will serve you for life!

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