"Empowering older adults to thrive in the homes and neighborhoods they love."


Villages NW was interviewed by XRAY In the Morning

Check out XRAY FM’s morning radio program to hear about the developing villages in Oregon. Our own Lyn Trainer,  along with Joann Herrigel and Maggie Lynch discuss aging in place and what it takes to create a village.

In-Kind Donation Tracking Forms for 2016

Hello able and essential volunteers of River West

At the end of the year, please track your hours and other in kind donations for the calendar year 2016.
Take a few minutes to reflect on your time and other in kind donations such as expenses for photo coping, printing that you paid out of pocket.

There are two forms available:
1) Download the Excel Spreadsheet for listing multiple expenses.
2) Download the short PDF Form.

You may email the completed Spreadsheet or Form to RWVillage@gmail.com
Or mail it to:
River West Village
PO Box 80351
Portland, OR 97280

The River West Village tri‐fold brochure is hot off the press!

The brochure was produced as a promotional piece to attract volunteers to our village. It will be used extensively in outreach activities, e.g., “Villages 101” and “Village at Home” introductory talks, tabling events at Farmers’ Markets, fairs and festivals, and in fundraising. If you would like a few copies to distribute to people who might be interested in River West Village, please contact Darl Kleinbach (kleinbach.darl40@gmail.com)

You may view and/or download the PDF version of the brochure below.

RWTri-Fold- Inside

Village NW – Portland Monthly Magazine “Best New Non-profit”

Villages NW (our parent organization and 501(c)(3) non-profit)  “Lights a Fire” of acknowledgement and interest at Portland Monthly Magazine with an organizational award for “Best New Non-profit”  In the “11th Annual Celebration of Good Deeds” Villages NW was named Best New Non-Profit. This ramps up the credibility of the entire Villages NW Network and is a pretty big deal.  The award will be officially presented this month.

Soup Suppers Continue…

Hostess Darl Kleinbach prepared a delicious beet soup for a congenial group in October.
Another supper is planned for early November. This supper is almost full, but if enough people show interest, we have a willing host and room for four guests for a 2nd supper in November. Contact Susie at suepet40@gmail.com, or sign up at the Planning Group Meeting on Oct 27th if you would like to participate in a November supper.
Great fun and yummy soup!


At the September 22, 2015 Planning Group meeting the decision was made to target Fall of 2017 as the time River West Village will begin offering services and accepting memberships.

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Who / What / Where

Who is River West Village?
River West Village! is a community-based network whose purpose is to create community and provide services for older adult SW Portland area residents to help them age in place. Currently in the planning phase, River West Village is a group of dedicated and active volunteers in SW Portland area. We are working to make the Village model a reality in SW Portland and surrounding areas. You, too, can be part of our dynamic planning process. Read More

What is River West Village?
River West Village is a local branch (a spoke) in the Villages NW hub and spoke Network, which is organized and run by community members in the Portland metro area. Villages NW provides administrative, development, HR and financial services to local Villages.Read More

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