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News and Updates

Goings on around Albertina Kerr and our Portland Community

Update on Rip City Race for the Roses

All of us at Albertina Kerr hope you and your loved ones are safe. Due to the health risks presented by COVID-19, we are postponing our fundraising event—Rip City Race for the Roses—slated to take place Sunday, April 26. We are researching alternatives, including the...

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24/7 Care Continues, Despite COVID-19 Crisis

All of us at Albertina Kerr hope you and your loved ones are safe. In just a few short weeks, we've seen how small actions can have a big impact. Round-the-clock, Kerr's caregivers in our 55 group homes are providing essential emotional and physical support for...

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A Recipe for Better Client Care

In 2016, Ashley Call moved into one of Albertina Kerr’s group homes after sustaining a traumatic brain injury, resulting in short-term memory loss. At the time of her injury, she was a student at a culinary school with a passion for baking. A bright, motivated young...

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Making a Difference: DSP Stories

Pictured above: Jezette Watkins (left) and Juan Arango (right) Juan Arango - Creating a Positive Impact With a heart of gold and passion for his job, DSP Juan Arango is a tremendous role model for the young boys at Stephens. A Kerr employee for the past 15 years,...

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Team-based mental health care transformed teenager

This past June, Nathan Nelson graduated from Albany High School. A milestone his family wasn’t sure was possible his freshman year. “If we had not found Albertina Kerr I would have probably ended up in juvenile detention,” Nathan said. “I’ve gone from a depressed...

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Salem launches Kerr’s Innovative Internship Program

The City of Salem is the first employer in Marion County to adopt the Project SEARCH Program, providing job-training opportunities for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Salem, Ore. – The City of Salem is excited to partner with Albertina Kerr to...

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