We were delighted to host Ebony Clarke, Multnomah County Mental Health and Addiction Services Division Director along with Tracy Garell, Senior Manager Direct Clinical Services, and Jessica Jacobsen, Care Coordination Manager for a lively discussion and Serendipity tour. Thank you for braving the rain to discuss children’s Mental Health Treatment in the county!

Left to Right:

Ebony Clarke – Multnomah County Mental Health and Addiction Services Division Director
Jessica Jacobsen, Multnomah County Care Coordination Manager
Tracy Garell, Multnomah County Senior Manager Direct Clinical Services
Belinda Marier, Serendipity Executive Director

The Windermere Moreland Realty Office at 1610 SE Bybee Blvd. presented Serendipity with a check to purchase noise-reducing headphones, weighted-blankets and theraputty for students to use as tools to help reduce anxiety and behavioral escalation.
Many thanks to the Windermere Foundation for their generous support.
Photos L to R: Belinda Marier, Serendipity Center Executive Director, Peggy Reaume and Reuben Schug, Windermere Realty

Please Join Us Thursday, January 30th from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at The Village Ballroom, 704 NE Dekum.

The Youth Opportunity Breakfast is an informational event hosted by Serendipity Center designed to shape the conversation of therapeutic education in the state of Oregon.  It is a priority of Serendipity to promote discussion of topics that are effective in enhancing the care of children coping with the effects of severe behavioral or developmental challenges. 

Serendipity’s Garden Coordinator, Nicolas Townsend, MS, and Treatment Director, Jackie Trussell, LCSW, will be presenting on the topic of a Time to Heal; Cultivating Resiliency through a Therapeutic School Garden.

Breakfast and Coffee will be served

For more information and topic details, please visit our event page.
Click here to register right now!
We look forward to seeing you there!


We are still trying to reach our goal of raising $10,000 to purchase new iPads so that we can move closer to having an iPad in every student and teacher’s hand!

REMEMBER, THIS CALL TO ACTION IS IN LIEU OF AN ANNUAL APPEAL or any other end of the year mailing! Instead of spending money on printing and stamps we want all the funds to go directly to our students!

Please click here to donate and choose ‘Giving Tuesday/Annual Appeal’ in the drop-down menu!

We so appreciate your generous support and look forward to meeting our Goal!


Andrew Beyer, CEO of EC Electric has generously offered a $5,000 donation to Serendipity’s Four Pillar Fund Annual Campaign that requires a match at the same level. EC Electric has asked that their donation of $5,000 be matched by another donor at the $5,000 level. Help us match this gift with a $5,000 donation!

Click here to donate and select ‘4 Pillar Fund’ in the drop-down menu.

We so appreciate EC Electric’s incredible support of our students and our mission!

 This year we are doing something new! Instead of spending money on printing and stamps to send out an end of the year annual appeal, we want all the funds to go directly to our students!

So we are joing the global giving movement GIVING TUESDAY on DECEMBER 3rd!

We would like to raise $10,000 to purchase new iPads so that we can move closer to having an iPad in every student and teacher’s hand! Help us reach our goal! Consider how you can GIVE GENEROUSLY one week from today on December 3rd!

Serendipity was delighted to share our school with Sam Breyer, the Superintendent Multnomah Education Service District. The Multnomah Education Service District (MESD) is an educational cooperative that provides a wide variety of programs and services on a regional basis to school districts in Multnomah County and beyond. MESD is one of 19 ESDs in Oregon.
Photo: L-R Belinda Marier, Executive Director and Sam Breyer, Superintendent Multnomah Education Service District. 

Thank you so much to The Oregon Public House for hosting the Serendipity Center as their Charity of the Day on Monday! And a huge thank you to The Oregonian and Sean Sterling for coming out to the pub to help us share the story of the amazing work Serendipity is doing! Check out the Video Below!



We will be sharing all about Serendipity’s mission from 11 am – 4 pm downstairs in the pub and presenting our Portraits of Hope Gallery from 4 -7 pm upstairs above the pub in the Village Ballroom. This will be the first public showing of these beautiful portraits depicting Serendipity’s powerful stories of transformation.

A portion of all food/beverages bought will benefit Serendipity so even if you can’t attend the Gallery Event please stop by for lunch or a quick pint!

We were delighted to share our school with Luke McMurray, VP of Member Engagement and Jacklyn Olive, Community Relations Specialist at Clackamas Federal Credit Union last week.  Luke and Jacklyn toured the school to learn more about our unique program of education, mental health, transition and wellness. A big thanks to Clackamas Federal Credit Union for visiting Serendipity!

Photo: L- R: Luke McMurray, VP of Member Engagement – Clackamas Federal Credit Union, Jacklyn Olive, Community Relations Specialist – Clackamas Federal Credit Union, Belinda Marier,  Executive Director – Serendipity Center