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Neighbors For Kids has provided quality after-school and summer programs for school-aged youth in Lincoln County for over 15 years. 

Our Kids Zone After-School Program offers:

♦  Homework help and tutoring in reading and math in our Learning Education Enrichment Program; Reading Club; interdisciplinary academics, with active learning projects using science, art, fitness, and nutrition.

  Enrichment activities in S.T.E.A.M. core subjects: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math.

  Life skills activities in fitness & nutrition in our My Life, My Health program; Teen Zone., Youth Entrepreneurship Program.

  Community projects, such as the NFK Community Garden, Surfrider Blue Water Task Force, Killer Whales Rowing Club, Warm Current Surf Camps, Bengal Khan Kenpo martial arts, and Guitars Not Guns program.

2014-11-02 12.59.51Neighbors For Kids is supported by the USDA Food Program, which provides a healthy, nutritious supper during the school year and summer lunches. 

In 2015, NFK’s many programs have been supported by the generous contributions of our local friends and neighbors in Depoe Bay and Lincoln County, as well as grants from The Ford Family Foundation, M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust, Meyer Memorial Trust, City of Depoe Bay, City of Lincoln City, Wells Fargo, Trust Management Services, LLC, Partners For a Hunger Free Oregon, Share Our Strength, The Arby’s Foundation, LCSD 21st Century Community Learning Center O.C.E.A.N. Project, Oregon Coast Community College – SBDC, Samaritan Health Services, Spirit Mountain Community Fund and Siletz Tribal Charitable Contribution Fund.

The organization was founded in 1999 as a grass-roots initiative by a group of concerned residents of Depoe Bay to provide a positive place for youth to go after school.  Since then, Kids Zone has grown to over 400 registered youth.  This year alone, we have served over 180, with an average attendance of 35 students from Kindergarten through 12th grade each day.
We invite interested individuals and businesses to our regularly-scheduled Open Houses to learn more about Neighbors For Kids and how you may help.  To attend an open house or to schedule a private tour, contact Executive Director Toby Winn at 541-765-8990 or email to director@neighborsforkids.org/.












Heide StrangeSky Lambert

Welcome, Heide!

Neighbors For Kids is excited to introduce our new Executive Assistant Heide Lambert. Heide obtained her Bachelor’s degree from Evergreen State College in Olympia ,Washington, in 2000. She loves art, science, nature, motion pictures and learning. Four years ago, Heide moved to Waldport with her husband and two daughters, who attend Crestview Heights Elementary. The family spends a lot of time …

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Youth having fun at work on the NFK Community Garden

From the Executive Director . . .

Spring is here, the weather has been great lately, and we are all very excited for this season!  Living on the Oregon Coast is a special place, and we are happy to be able to serve the children of this region.  Fun times are on the way at the Kids Zone.  We will be scheduling …

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