Marion Resources

Support Groups

Adopting Oregon's Kids -A-OK Support group hosted by DHS

Meets the 4th Tuesday of each month from 12noon-1pm at DHS Services Building 500 Summer Street in Salem. Each month has a new topic for discussion.

Please contact Roberta Lincoln at (503) 947-5214 for more information or to RSVP.

Marion County Adoption Support Group hosted by DHS Child Welfare

Meets the second Tuesday of every month.
These groups meet at Grace Lutheran at the corner of Kings Blvd. and Harrison in Corvallis from 5:30pm-7:30pm. Dinner is provided and children's programs are available on site for ages 3 and up.

Contact: Kem Sunitsch at (503) 378-5289, kem.sunitsch@state.or.us


LGBT Resources

Salem Rainbow Youth
This organization serves the gay, lesbian, transgender, questioning youth, and their allies in Marion and Polk counties. They have events for both youth and their familiews, as well as support groups that meet monthly and youth activity nights.

Check them out on their website at here or on Facebook at here

Salem LGBT resources, businesses, etc.


Salem Pride – LGBT resources in the area

Click here to see more details



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