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Oregon Homeschooling Support Groups

Northwest Oregon

Mid-Willamette Valley

South Willamette Valley

Southwest Oregon

Central Oregon
Columbia River Gorge, Oregon
Oregon Homeschool Support Groups Lists

Northwest Oregon

Counties: Clatsop, Columbia and Tillamook
Major City: Astoria


See SW-WA-Homeschoolers
The goal of this group is to be all-inclusive. SWWAH is welcome to all homeschooling families.

Columbia County

Columbia Basin Homeschoolers
A place to connect with homeschooling families in the Ephrata/Soap Lake area of Washington State. We include families across the spectrum of homeschooling styles and philosophies, and have no official political, philosophical, or religious orientation. We exist as a place for homeschoolers to play, learn, and support each other.

Columbia County Homeschool Group
This Facebook group is for homeschool families and those involved with homeschool families in the St. Helens, Scappoose, Rainier area.

Columbia County Tuesday Homeschool Co-Op
We are a cooperative of local homeschooling families in Columbia County who engage in mutual support and encouragement. Ours gets together for classes, field trips, and state testing. We are friendly and have lots of fun. Facebook group.

Cowlitz/Columbia County Homeschoolers
This is a group for homeschoolers in or near Cowlitz County, WA and Columbia County, OR to share information about local resources and to make connections with other local homeschoolers. Everyone is welcome here regardless of religious belief/non-belief or homeschooling style.

Homeschooling Families of Columbia County, OR
The idea of this group is to be able to help each other out with the homeschooling process of our children. Maybe do monthly tutoring as a group to help the kids further their learning.

Portland Area

Counties: Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington
Major City: Portland

Clackamas County

Canby area homeschoolers
A Facebook group for Canby and surrounding area homeschoolers and unschoolers to connect.

East Country Homeschool Organization
ECHO is dedicated to helping families in East Portland, Oregon (Gresham, Troutdale, Sandy, Boring, Fairview, Wood Village, Corbett, and East Portland) with Home School ideas, events, issues, and activities.

Eastside Homeschool Network
EHN is a free, inclusive homeschool network, open to all ages of homeschoolers. Our networking area focuses on the eastside of the Portland Metro Area.

Estacada Home Education
Congratulations! You have chosen a great place to live, and a great way to train up your children. Here are a few tips for getting the most out of your decision to teach your kids in this wonderful little town.

Estacada Home Schools
An email discussion list for Homeschoolers in Estacada, Oregon, to promote community, plan field trips and local activities, and announce relevant news.

Home Grown Family Education
This email loop is the touchstone for our active homeschool community, which spans throughout the greater east region of Portland, OR.

Sandy Area Homeschoolers
A group for local connections in the Sandy, Oregon area. Please feel free to add anyone you know who lives in Sandy or the close surrounding area. A place to announce local activities or set up carpools to field trips further afield.

Multnomah County

Greater Portland Homeschoolers
An inclusive non-profit, participant-driven support group of homeschooling families run like a cooperative. GPH welcomes families of all backgrounds and philosophies.

The HIP list
The Facebook version of the HIP List Yahoo Group. Membership is open to all homeschooling families in and around Portland, Oregon, regardless of religious or political beliefs, homeschooling style, or ages of children.

Homeschool PDX
The focus of our group is on building long-term friendships between local homeschooling families. Members are welcome (and strongly encouraged!) to suggest and host meetups, share homeschooling ideas, and use this group to build lasting connections with like-minded people. This is a secular group, but membership is open to everyone. Also, feel free to check out our group blog.

Homeschoolers of Portland
A group for homeschoolers in Portland, Oregon to share information and support.

LDS Homeschoolers Portland, Or
Contact admin about joining.

PDX Homeschool/Unschool Teens
This Facebook group is for people more-or-less age 12 through 18 in the Portland Metro area who are homeschooled/unschooled.

Portland Homeschool Connection
This Facebook group is for families who are either homeschooling or considering homeschooling children 10 years of age and older.

Portland Homeschoolers Swap
Portland, Oregon and extended areas. Post curriculum materials or services to swap, trade, sell, buy, ISO. Feel free to share the group with your groups.

Portland Unschool/Homeschool Tweens
A Facebook group for tweens that are unschooled and homeschooled. Activities, fun happenings and discussions about our homeschooled tweens ages 10-12, give or take a year. This is a free spirited forum so please feel free to make random posts, questions about raising tweens, activity listings and more.

Portland Unschoolers
This is a group for families in the Portland, Oregon area who are UNSCHOOLING (which is different than homeschooling – but there are many yahoo groups for Portland area homeschoolers).

Portland West Side Homeschoolers/Unschoolers
Do you live west of Portland, Oregon and homeschool? Join in and let’s see if we can get some West side activities going. This is a closed Facebook group for people living and homeschooling children in the area. If you send a membership request, please live in the area and have children homeschooling.

Secular Homeschoolers of Portland, Oregon
Join this group of secular homeschoolers living in Portland, OR, who homeschool without a belief in supreme beings. Share curriculum ideas, create events, discuss issues (this can include subjects NOT pertaining to homeschooling), and make friends. Friday: Sales and Business Day. Promote your business or sell your items all Friday.

South West Social Homeschoolers
This group is a Christian, member led social activity/field trip group for homeschoolers on the westside of Portland (SW Portland, NW Portland, LO, Tigard, Beaverton).

Teen Homeschoolers of Portland
For families of homeschooled teens in the Portland area, mostly westside. This group welcomes support, questions, as well as planning activities. Teens are welcome to join as well, but there is also a secret group just for the teens to be “unsocialized” together. Regular, and not-so-regular, events welcome and encouraged!

Washington County

Washington County Homeschoolers
A small Facebook group of relaxed homeschoolers located in Washington County Oregon. The children in our group range from ages 1-16. But we welcome all ages.

Mid-Willamette Valley

Counties: Benton, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Polk and Yamhill
Major Cities: Corvallis and Salem

Legacy Guardian
We provide/coordinate field trips, workshops, clubs, other events, resources and support for the local Mid-Willamette Valley homeschool community. Inclusive.

Mid-Willamette Valley Homeschoolers
A welcoming, inclusive homeschool discussion board. It doesn’t matter if you are an unschooler, a co-op member, a traditional homeschooler, a religious homeschooler, a secular homeschooler, a member of a homeschool charter, or just thinking about the possibility of homeschooling. Everyone is welcome here.

Salem Homeschool Gymnastics
As a homeschool family, you get a low price, and waved annual fees by signing a contract for whole session. If you start sometimes during that session we will prorate.

Salem Homeschooling
A place for us to discuss curriculum. To swap trade or give away supplies. To put together outings and to support one another.

Salem Inclusive Homeschoolers
All Mid-Willamette Valley homeschoolers are welcome here! No matter your religion (or lack-thereof), family structure, or homeschooling style – if you are in the area and want to participate, join right in. FAQs about the group.

Willamette Valley Homeschoolers
A welcoming, inclusive homeschool discussion board. It doesn’t matter if you are an unschooler, a co-op member, a traditional homeschooler, a religious homeschooler, a secular homeschooler, a member of a homeschool charter, or just thinking about the possibility of homeschooling. Everyone is welcome here.

Benton County

Corvallis Area Christian Home Educators
CACHE is a support and activity community for homeschoolers in the area surrounding Corvallis, Oregon. We are a cooperative support group, meaning that we encourage members to contribute their skills, talents, and gifts.

Corvallis Community Homeschool Network
This is place for homeschoolers and unschoolers in the Corvallis area to make connections and post information about events.

The Learning Community of Corvallis
TLC is a support and activity group for families who are homeschooling in the Corvallis, Oregon area. We are a welcoming and interactive community of families who choose to learn outside of the standard school setting.

Linn and Benton County Homeschoolers UNITE!
Facebook page. Contact admin to join. My hopes are that we will make new friends, trade services such as, I can teach your child writing skills if you will teach my child Spanish. Even to get the children together for play dates and field trips throughout the school year.

See also: Benton County, Washington
Some groups do not specify whether they are in Benton County, Washington or Oregon. If I have your support group in the wrong state, please contact me. Do put your state name on your site, too.

Marion County

NE Salem homeschoolers
To join contact this Facebook group’s admin.

Salem Area Family Forward Homeschooling Association
We are a group of parents that just want to educate our children the best way we see fit. While we have beliefs based on Christian values we don’t discriminate against anyone that wants to join. All we ask is that you respect everyone’s beliefs.

Salem area homeschool curriculum swap
To join contact the admin of this Facebook group.

Salem Area Support for Homeschoolers
SASH is a support group for those who home school in and around the Salem, Oregon area. We discuss homeschooling issues, share resources and information, and plan activities and field trips.

Salem Home Grown KinderLearners
A local relaxed co-op group for young children ranging from infant to school age. Inspired to help create friendships among moms & kids that would like to grow and educate their little ones at home.

Salem Inclusive Homeschoolers
All Mid-Willamette Valley homeschoolers are welcome here. Regardless of your religion (or lack-thereof), family structure, or homeschooling style – if you are in the area and want to participate, join right in! The conversation is happening at the Salem Inclusive Homeschoolers Facebook Page.

Secular Homeschooling group of Marion County, Oregon
I started this group because of the need for a secular homeschool community in our area. This group is a non-religious group. Please add whomever you would like to join us.

Woodburn Area Homeschooling Families
This is a group for families in the Woodburn Oregon Area to connect and support each other in the journey of Homeschooling. We hope to provide opportunities to create friendships and memories for our children. We welcome other Homeschooling families to join us for regular activities, such as group games, park days, book club, and support meetings. Facebook Group.

Polk County

Polk County Homeschooling Resources
Networking for parents of homeschoolers in Polk County Oregon. A place of support for parents and to arrange social events for homeschoolers; such as, field trips, picnics, parties, etc.

Yamhill County

Eclectic Homeschoolers of McMinnville Oregon
This group is being created to bring together homeschoolers of our area to form a greater sense of community for our home educated kids. We would like to focus activities that are free and within McMinnvile. Park days will be the main focus of this group for grade school and middle school kids.

Enjoy Learning Together Homeschool co-op
A Bible based home school co-op established in 1994. McMinnville, Oregon Currently serving 50 families and 150 students.

McMinnville Oregon Homeschoolers
For those in McMinnville and surrounding area’s to get together for play days, field trips, clubs and group activities. Everyone is welcome to schedule an activity so please post if you want to have a day at the park with company or whatever.

Newberg Area Home Educators Network
The goal of this group is to offer a meeting place for homeschoolers in Newberg, Oregon and the surrounding area. We welcome members from all over Yamhill County as well as Sherwood and Scholls who might be looking for a place to plug in.

South Willamette Valley

County: Lane
Major City: Eugene

Lane County

Lane County: Eugene, Springfield, Junction City, Coburg, Cottage Grove, Veneta, Florence. We welcome all homeschool families regardless of age, race, gender, ability, class, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, or homeschooling style.

Eugene-Springfield Area Homeschool Discussion
A Homeschool Community Group in Lane County, for deeper discussion and connection.

Homeschool Hike-Eugene /Springfield
A hiking group for Homeschoolers in the Eugene/Springfield area.

Lane County Christian Homeschool Group
We are a group not just for children-type events. Share your joys and frustrations, share great finds, share hints and tips, ask questions, tell others of free or nearly free homeschool helps/events/info, parent-type events, co-op classes. Yahoo Group.

Lane-County Christian HomeSchool group
L.I.G.H.T. is a Christian co-op of Homeschooling families which believes that the God of the Bible is the only true God and that our salvation rests on the only begotten Son of God, Jesus Christ.

Southwest Oregon

Counties: Coos, Curry, Douglas, Jackson, Josephine and Klamath
Major Cities: Ashland, Klamath Falls, Medford and Roseburg

Douglas County

Douglas County Christian Homeschool Group
This is a Christian group and limited in membership to homeschoolers residing in Oregon. If you do not homeschool but want to post information on the board please contact the moderator.

Jackson & Josephine Counties

Jackson County Home Educators
A communication tool for the home educators in Jackson County, Oregon.

Rogue Valley Homeschoolers
This is a group for homeschoolers in Southern Oregon. We agree on our love for our children and our commitment to homeschooling. Except for these, our most outstanding characteristic is our diversity. In terms of educational philosophy, we range from families who follow structured curricula to unschoolers who are very unstructured and others whose philosophies are in between. Second Facebook group for field trip planning and information.

Klamath Basin

Homeschool Curriculum Buy – Sell – Trade Klamath Basin
This group is for buying, selling, and trading new and used homeschool curriculum in the Klamath Basin and surrounding area (Southern OR, Nor Cal, Medford). Please read the rules before you post (pinned at top of newsfeed with ‘please read’ image).

Central Oregon

Counties: Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson and Wheeler
Major City: Bend

Central Oregon Open Learners
COOL is a secular, inclusive support and activity group for unschoolers and relaxed homeschoolers in Central Oregon, specifically in Bend and the surrounding areas.

Columbia River Gorge

Counties: Gilliam, Hood River, Morrow, Sherman and Wasco

Columbia Gorge Home Learners Network
We welcome families that are considering or currently are homeschooling. Our members come from Underwood, White Salmon and Bingen, Washington and Hood River, Odell, Mosier and Parkdale, Oregon.

Support Group Lists

OHEN Email Groups and Web Sites
Email groups and web communities can be a great way to connect with other homeschoolers and share ideas and resources. Here are few Oregon-specific lists. Each group has its own flavor so you may want to try more than one to find a group that meets your needs.

Oregon Homeschool Support Groups
List from The Homeschool Mom. To be listed, Submit a Local Resource on her site.

Oregon Email Lists, Support Groups, Message Boards, Forums and Newsletters
From Leaping From the Box.

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