Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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Do we tell you when we’re done with the group?

When you are ready to close from your group, we ask that you let your Group Coordinator know so that we can plan a closing ritual for you (if you’d prefer to skip a closing ritual that’s ok too).

How do I sign up for a group?

To sign up for a group, call our mainline at 503.775.5683 and a Dougy Center Family Services Coordinator will discuss placement in a group, confirm a start date, and send any additional necessary information to you.

How do I choose a group?

We strongly encourage parents and caregivers to allow your child(ren) or teen(s) to decide if they would like to join a group before signing up. To find out more about the groups we offer, click the button below.

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What happens at Orientation?

Our 60-minute orientations are led by Dougy Center staff. You will learn a little about Dougy Center while you tour our facility, visit an expression room, watch a video on Dougy Center, and have a chance to ask questions.

You will be provided a Family Questionnaire to complete and return if you are interested in our programs.

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