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New Community Member Welcome Basket



La Center United has partnered with community organizations and local businesses to compile baskets with local information and swag items to welcome new neighbors to the community. Each basket consists of: a La Center United welcome letter, brochures, and/or business cards from local businesses, churches, and volunteer groups, a treat from Sadie & Josie’s bakery, a face mask, a La Center United: bandana, pop-socket, pen, and lanyard, a small notebook, to-go “youth first” bag, key chain, La Center Museum Centennial newspaper, and calendar with historical pictures of La Center.

If you are a new community member or know a new member of the community who may be interested in a community welcome basket please contact

Join Coalition Meeting

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Date: Saturday, October 30th, 2021; 8:00 a.m -5:00 P.M
Location: La Center Evangelical Free Church; 111 E 5th St. La Center, WA, 98629

To Register:

Subject Line: YMHFA
to receive registration link
Please note in your email if you are an educator seeking clock hours for this training

Event Description: Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is an 8-hour public education program that introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge. Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis; select interventions and provide initial help; and connect young people to professional, peer, social, and self-help care.

Lunch will be provided, please with any allergy or dietary concerns.

*Educators can Earn Clock hours for this training. *


Community Calendar 

Upcoming Events

5:30 pm La Center United General Meeting @ Zoom Meeting
La Center United General Meeting @ Zoom Meeting
Nov 11 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
ALL community members are welcome! Agenda: The agenda will be posted prior to the meeting.
5:30 pm Community Event @ Location To Be Announced
Community Event @ Location To Be Announced
Nov 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
More Information to come

La Center United History


The coalition formed as a grassroots effort by concerned citizens in the spring of 2013 in response ...


In 2014, the coalition completed a branding process and officially became known as La Center United....


La Center United was awarded the Drug Free Communities grant (DFC) in 2015. This marked the beginnin...


In 2016, La Center United focused on gathering data and learning more about the community. The Healt...


Coalition members attended events and workshops to help establish themselves within the community. T...


The New Year brought new opportunities for youth in our community. La Center United opened a “Teen...