Children’s Disaster Services

Workshop dates and locations

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Have questions? Find out more about CDS workshops, including what to expect and what to bring.

Portland, Oregon
October 24-25, 2014

Fruit and Flower
2378 NW Irving
Portland, OR 97210

Local Contact: Rhonda McDowall
Telephone:  503-228-8349

Register online

Sarasota, Florida
November 21-22, 2014

American Red Cross
2001 Cantu Ct.
Sarasota, FL 34232

Local contact: Joy Haskin Rowe
Telephone: 540-420-4896

Register online

CDS workshops, including what to expect and what to bring.
For more information, contact:

Children’s Disaster Services, 
800-451-4407, option 5

In lieu of online registration, you may print out and mail the registration form:
Volunteer Workshop Registration Form (PDF)


  • $45.00 - early registration fee includes all meals, curriculum, and one overnight
  • $55.00 - late registration fee when mailed less than three weeks before
  • $25.00 - retraining fee

Workshops are limited to 25 persons, so please register early.

Workshops are scheduled throughout the year. To be notified of upcoming workshops, please send an e-mail with your name, address, and e-mail address to:

For more information contact:
Children's Disaster Services, 800-451-4407, ext. 5