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Expansion for Adults

Kerr expands programs for adults with IDD. The Portland Art and Learning Studios relocates to the gateway of the Alberta Arts District, where space for creative expression is nearly doubled in the new home. Employment Services launches new Project SEARCH internship...

Community Promise

The largest capital campaign in Kerr’s history, The Community Promise Campaign, officially reaches its $11 million goal. The campaign results in significant new investment in Kerr’s Children’s Mental Health Campus, bringing together leading practitioners, critical...


Today, Kerr is committed to evolving the norms around how we care for children, teens and adults with unique mental health and developmental needs. Kerr strives to deliver the highest quality services to all the people we serve and support a thriving, effective, and...
Growing with Community

Growing with Community

Kerr grows to include new community inclusion programs for adults with IDD, including The Portland Art and Learning Studios that promotes an awareness of the cultural contributions from people of all abilities.

Wynne Watts School

The Wynne Watts School (named for a former medical director) opens on the campus of the Louise Home.