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Girl, Empowered

Posted by on Apr 29, 2021 | Comments Off on Girl, Empowered

Enjoy the first-ever Ophelia’s Place podcast/radio show recently featured on KOCF on April 26th.

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KMTR 16 Healthy Kids: Ophelia’s Place offers virtual programs to support girls in the community

Posted by on Aug 17, 2020 | Comments Off on KMTR 16 Healthy Kids: Ophelia’s Place offers virtual programs to support girls in the community

KMTR 16 and Dr. Pilar Bradshaw of Eugene Pediatric Associates shared how and why Ophelia’s Place continues to reach girls despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch and read the full story.

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Sabia shares about online drop-in groups

Posted by on Jun 4, 2020 | Comments Off on Sabia shares about online drop-in groups

Aired on Liz & Reilly Mornings, 94.5 Mix FM

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Girl empowerment re-imagined at Ophelia’s Place

Posted by on Jun 3, 2020 | Comments Off on Girl empowerment re-imagined at Ophelia’s Place

Girl empowerment re-imagined at Ophelia’s Place

Published by Register-Guard, June 3, 2020 Ophelia’s Place strives to go where the girls are. Before the pandemic, that meant the nonprofit for the empowerment of young women — run by girls for girls — always asked, “Where do you need us?” and made it a mission to be there. Now, Ophelia’s Place can be found at home, too, as drop-in hours, therapy and an assortment of programs move online. “We set up a pretty special environment for the girls, where they can feel safe — whether it’s virtually or in real life, that’s the core of of what we do,” said Verna Wise Matthews, the executive director...

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Ophelia’s Place Meets Girls Where They Are During Pandemic

Posted by on May 21, 2020 | Comments Off on Ophelia’s Place Meets Girls Where They Are During Pandemic

Ophelia’s Place Meets Girls Where They Are During Pandemic

KEZI – May 21, 2020 EUGENE, Ore. — In a COVID-19 world, the problems our youth face have not disappeared. Ophelia’s Place — a prevention-based nonprofit for girls aged 10 to 18 — has adapted the way it serves our youth during the pandemic. Sabia Annsa, almost 12 years old, has been going to Ophelia’s Place for two years. “I used to get made fun of for like how I wore my hair or the people I hung out with,” she said. “But at Ophelia’s Place there’s all these girls who have gone through the same thing and they...

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Dear Donors… Join the OP Society

Posted by on Apr 29, 2020 | Comments Off on Dear Donors… Join the OP Society

Dear Donors…                       Join the OP Society

OP Society is a membership club for donors who give to Ophelia’s Place on a monthly basis. OP Society benefits the girls in our community and helps donors to be more connected to those girls.

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