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NWFS has again been voted one of Oregon's top 100 best Nonprofits to work for. This is the fourth year in a row we have earned this award! We couldn't do this without the support from our excellent staff. They are the ones who make our organization excellent! Thank you to them.

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NFP Classes

Northwest Family Services has been providing quality Natural Family Planning education for over 25 years. Our classes are informative, personal, and discreet. More and more couples are discovering the joy of NFP, and in response, we now offer three ways to take our course. Purchase of any of type of course includes lifetime support from your NFP Provider at no extra charge.

In person

This method of NFP education is highly recommended. Each class series consists of three two-hour classes that meet over the course of one month with personalized follow-up. The benefits to this approach include face-to-face instruction, an easily facilitated relationship with your NFP Provider, and the opportunity to ask questions both of your Provider and of the other couples. These classes do not ask that you share any personal information with the other class participants. Classes are held locally in Portland from 7-9pm at 6200 Se King Rd., Portland, OR unless noted otherwise. We also have certified NFP Providers in most states; please contact us for the name of someone close to you.

Natural Family Planning Spring Series
Tue Apr 14 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM


If your schedule does not allow you to attend the evening NFP classes, or if you live outside of the Portland area, we offer an online NFP course. Containing all of the information and course packets as the class series, this option allows for greater flexibility of schedule. You will be assigned a personal NFP Provider who will be available to answer questions and provide personalized feedback. The timeline for completion is the same as the in person classes, about a month, though you are given 4 months access to the online course.

Mail-in Correspondence

If you are both unable to make the in-person classes and do not have ready accessibility to a computer, you may opt to learn NFP through our correspondence course. Much like the online course, the correspondence course contains all of the necessary components for learning NFP, but all information is sent via mail. Chart review and follow-up with an NFP Provider is included.

If you are interested in registering for one of these methods of learning NFP, please use our registration form.


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Parenting on Purpose

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When it comes to teaching your children it’s not so much about what is being taught—it’s what is being caught.
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CareerFit is a two-part workshop series open to everyone looking to better develop their job search skills.
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Parenting Inside Out

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The Parenting Inside Out (PIO) program is a 12 week, 24 session series for parents. PIO satisfies  mandated parenting class requirements.
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