Columbia County Courthouse

230 Strand Street, St. Helens, OR 97051 • Phone: (503) 397-7210 • Toll Free: (888) 397-7210

Columbia County

Commission on Children and Families


Meetings are scheduled for the third Thursday of each month at OSU Extension Conference Room at 505 N. Columbia River Highway in St. Helens, Oregon. They begin at 4PM.  Members of the public are welcome!

At times, meetings may be changed.  To verify the meeting date, time and place, please, call Jan Spika Kenna at 503.397.7225.

Mission Statement

The Commission on Children and Families (CCCCF) is committed to creating safe communities that prevent violence, support families, youth and children of all cultural and economic backgrounds by protecting, educating and nurturing so that they may achieve their full potential.


  • Stimulate Community Action, Involvement and Ownership by Employing and Encouraging Best Practices
  • Respect for Gender, Ability and Cultural Differences
  • Advocacy
  • Education
  • Leverage Resources
  • Monitor and Evaluate Community Conditions, Programs, and Services