Outreach

Virginia Garcia’s Outreach & Enabling Services Department supports access to basic health services and includes assistance with transportation, insurance eligibility and enrollment, home visits, parenting classes and chronic diseases health education program for patients and community members.

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Farmworker Outreach

From May to August the Virginia Garcia mobile clinic visits large camps and commercial plant nurseries in Washington and Yamhill counties every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The team also visits smaller camps and nurseries as needed.

The Outreach Team that goes to these locations includes medical and dental providers, nurses, medical assistants, health educators, clinic staff and volunteers. 

Virginia Garcia offers medical and dental services onsite utilizing their medical/dental van.

Through our partnerships with those in the community, we are able to offer migrant and seasonal farm workers and their families a variety of resources.

Vision checks are often available the Pacific University College of Health Professions as well as  mental health services from Lifeworks NW.

Other resources include the Oregon Food Bank, legal information, workers safety and rights, pesticides exposure and safety as well as many others.

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Parenting Classes Parents con Iniciativa (PCI)

Parents with Initiative promotes nurturing the relationship between a parent and their child.

The class encourages parents to remember that they are their child’s first teacher and their home is their first school.

The program provides weekly classes, home visits, case management, snacks and transportation. The program also provides classes in English and Spanish.

For more information please contact our PCI Coordinator at 503.359.8513.

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Self- Management Program

In the self-management program, patients learn strategies to manage their chronic condition and live a healthier life. Developed by Stanford School of Medicine, this self-management education is specifically for patients with chronic conditions such as Diabetes, heart disease, asthma, bronchitis and arthritis.

Self- Management classes are offered at all Virginia Garcia Primary Care sites and classes are taught in English and Spanish.

  • Tomando Control

    Culturally appropriate for Hispanics, taught in Spanish by two certified facilitators

  • Living Well

    Culturally appropriate for Anglos, taught in English by two certified facilitators

Program Goals:
  • Teach patients information and skills to boost confidence and engage them in caring for their health
  • Increase health literacy & understanding of their condition
  • Reduce unnecessary visits to the emergency room and VG provider
The program works as follow:
  • Patients attend 6 weekly sessions, 2½ hours each
  • Positive, safe, supportive environment
  • Mutual support, sharing challenges & stories
  • Emphasis on problem-solving & setting achievable goals
  • Encourages family member to attend who cares for the patient at home
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OHP Assistance

Virginia Garcia provides eight Eligibility Workers at each Clinic during specific days of the week. They are available to assist patients and community members with their Oregon Health Plan applications.

Outreach workers are available at each clinic during the times outlined below. Patients can make an appointment by contacting the clinic directly and requesting to meet with an OHP enrollment specialist.  Walk-in's are also welcome.

  • Beaverton Wellness Center
    Monday-Thursday: 8am-7pm

    Fridays:  8am-5pm
    Appointment:  (503) 352-6000

  • Cornelius Wellness Center
    Monday/Wednesday/Friday:  8am–5pm
    Tuesday/Thursday:  10am-7pm
    Appointment: (503) 359-5564

  • Hillsboro Clinic
    Monday-Thursday: 8am-7pm
    Fridays:  8am-5pm
    Appointment: (503) 601-7400

  • McMinnville Clinic
    Monday/Wednesday: 10am-7pm

    Tuesday/Thursday:  8am-5pm
    Appointment: (503) 472-1338

  • Newberg Clinic
    Monday/Wednesday/Friday:  8am–5pm
    Tuesday/Thursday:  10am-7pm
    Appointment: (971) 281-3000

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Transportation

Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center provides door to door transportation to and from all hospitals and clinics in the Washington County, Yamhill County and Portland area for Virginia Garcia patients who have barriers getting to their medical, dental and vision appointments.

Patients are transported to and from our clinics. The vans are also available to patients who attend parenting classes and other related health classes. We can also provide transportation to WIC, the Social Security Office, Department of Health and Human Services, etc.

Our drivers will assist with scheduling as well as offer guidance with the appointment process.

Virginia Garcia owns four vans supporting both Washington and Yamhill counties. The vans are equipped with car seats for children of all ages.

  • Cornelius Wellness Center
    Monday - Friday: 8am - 5pm
    Robert Varona: (503) 320-9179

  • McMinnville Clinic
    Monday/Wednesday: 8am-5pm
    Tuesday/Thursday/Friday: 10am-7pm
    Karen Sosa: (503)883-4711 or (971) 228-9627

  • Newberg Clinic
    Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 8am-5pm
    Tuesday/Thursday: 10am-7pm
    Daniel Miranda: (971) 281-3022

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