Special Edition: Community Support

Ladd Acres Elementary Winter 2017

“Be the change you want to see in the world.” ~ Ghandi

Hello Families

Listed below are resources available in our community as the weather grows colder and needs arise. As always, if you have questions or are in need of something, please do not hesitate to give us a call Ms. Harding or Mrs. Sinapi at (503) 844-1300.

Francesca Sinapi

Principal, Ladd Acres Elementary

DREAM big…REACH for the stars…TOGETHER..we can ACHIEVE success!

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Thanksgiving Meals

Sunday November 19


  • Westside Bible Fellowship 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
  • 526 SE 9th Avenue
  • All are welcome! We’ll have great food, a comfortable atmosphere, door prizes for our guests and activities for kids. TriMet Bus 57


  • St. Vincent DePaul Community Café 5:30 pm to 6:30pm
  • 12645 SW Pacific Highway St. Anthony School Cafeteria-Red Canopy Door
  • TriMet Bus 45, 93

Thursday November 23


  • Elsie Stuhr Center 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • 5550 SW Hall Blvd TriMet Bus 76, 78

  • Just Compassion Doors Open at 5:30 pm
  • 12350 SW 5th Street Severe Weather Shelter
  • TriMet Bus 76, 78


  • HomePlate 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • 494 E. Main Street Ages 12-24
  • TriMet Blue Line or Bus 46, 47, 48


  • Tigard Community Center 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • 8815 SW O’Mara St Senior Center
  • TriMet Bus 76

Sunday November 26


  • BEAVERTON Faith Café Doors Open at 5:00 pm
  • 5150 SW Watson Bethel Congregational Church
  • TriMet Bus 76, 78
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Warming Shelters

The Washington County Severe Weather Shelter network is open Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings each week through November 20th when the number of shelters will increase - stay tuned for updates! If you want to support this great network of volunteers in their efforts to save lives during the winter months, please make donations directly to the shelter(s) of your choice. This year we have eight (8) shelters:

· Beaverton -Just Compassion of East Washington County and the City of Beaverton (partnership)
· Hillsboro - Sonrise Church
· Forest Grove - Forest Grove United Church of Christ and Forest Grove Sonrise Church
· Sherwood - St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church
· Tigard - Calvin Presbyterian and St. Anthony's Catholic Church
· Tualatin - Rolling Hills Community Church

Please post and share the attached updated shelter schedule with homeless persons seeking a hot meal and overnight shelter bed. The current schedule can always be found online here:


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Hawthorn Walk-in Center

The Hawthorn Walk-in Center provides urgent care services for mental health and addiction concerns. If you or someone you care about is experiencing any of the following, we can help:

  • Confused thinking
  • Prolonged depression (sadness or irritability)
  • Feelings of extreme highs and lows
  • Excessive fears, worries and anxieties
  • Social withdrawal
  • Dramatic changes in eating or sleeping habits
  • Strong feelings of anger
  • Strange thoughts or beliefs (delusions)
  • Seeing or hearing things that aren’t there (hallucinations)
  • Growing inability to cope with daily problems and activities
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Numerous unexplained physical ailments
  • Substance use

24-hour Washington County Crisis Line at 503-291-9111

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Emergency Assistance

Beaverton office--(503) 646-9952
Tigard office--(503) 670-9711
Hillsboro office--(503) 648-8951

Low Income Energy Assistance Program--(503) 648-6646

Mission and Vision

At Ladd Acres, we believe quality instruction, high expectations, student engagement and community collaboration promote greater achievement and that each and every student can be a successful 21st century learner through equitable teaching practices and commitment to success.