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NeighborImpact, Latino Assn open Madras office

MADRAS, Ore. - NeighborImpact and the Latino Community Association are proud to announce the opening of their new office space at 116 SE D Street in Madras.  This shared office space will enable both agencies to serve clients with increasing effectiveness as they continue to offer a broad range of services in the community. 

‘We've been proud to support Latino families in Central Oregon communities for more than 13 years," states Brad Porterfield, executive director of the Latino Community Association.  "In this new space, we look forward to increasing our collaboration with NeighborImpact as we continue to empower Latino families to thrive in our community." 

The new office hosts multiple suites and a waiting area that is located directly across the street from city and county service locations.  The central location of these offices in Madras supports the needs of the clients served by both agencies. 

The opportunity to provide services in a collaborative office and work environment will enhance that ability of both agencies as they support Jefferson County individuals and families as they work to achieve their goals. 

"This is a perfect fit for our clients in Jefferson County," comments Janet Merrell, NeighborImpact Community Services Director.  "We are looking forward to growing our relationship with the Latino Community Association as we strive to give the best service possible."

About Latino Community Association:  The Latino Community Association has provided assistance to Central Oregon's Latino Families for more than 13 years.  The agency promotes full participation of Latinos in all parts of the community.  Services include vocational skill-building, life skills, language and communication instruction, parenting support, citizenship assistance, and asset building tools like Individual Development Accounts.  To learn more about Latino Community Association please visit

About NeighborImpact:  Since 1985, NeighborImpact has been a leader in developing solutions and bringing resources to Crook, Jefferson and Deschutes County.  It offers a diversity of services meeting basic human needs for food and shelter, while enriching people's lives by providing access to increased education, skills, and hope for the future. NeighborImpact is a private nonprofit organization that receives federal, state and local funding; foundation grants; and donations from individuals and businesses in our community. To learn more about NeighborImpact please visit

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