What’s Up at the Collective!

Making a Difference in Bend

Our goal at Central Oregon Collective is to provide opportunities for people with intellectual, physical, and/or developmental disabilities, as well as other community members who face obstacles, to experience full participation in society. Our residents are eager to...

It’s Gratitude Season!

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, now’s the perfect time to reflect on all the things we are grateful for at Central Oregon Collective! Our amazing clients, staff, and mission keep us going each and every day and for that, we are SO thankful for everyone...

The Importance of Community Inclusion

Community inclusion means more than allowing individuals to participate in their community. It means empowering, encouraging, and creating opportunities for individuals to live full and rich lives regardless of social constructs or abilities. An inclusive community...

Work While You Play!

There’s a reason so many people love living in Central Oregon. From the beautiful scenery to the abundance of unique activities, there’s always something fun to do around here. Bend even boasts 300 days of sunshine a year, making it easy to enjoy the area all year...

Making the Most of Our Summer!

Summer is such a fun time of year in Central Oregon. After what felt like a long winter, warmer days and sunnier skies get everyone excited about the changing seasons. We especially love summer because it means we get to resume some of the activities we don’t get to...

The Kindness of Strangers

The Kindness of Strangers

It's a beautiful thing with someone randomly drops off 21 hand knitted scarves, hats & blankets as a random act of kindness for those we serve. Thank you Ms Beverly Ashley, for blessing our clients with the warmth of your love & sweet spirit!


About Us

Central Oregon Collective (formerly RAP) supports individuals with a wide variety of abilities such as Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Epilepsy and mental health issues.
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