Coast Guard STATION UMPQUA RIVER
Thirteenth District / Sector North Bend
The Southwest Oregon Regional Airport in North Bend, is located 22 miles south of Winchester Bay.
The Eugene Airport is located about 84 miles away.
The Portland International Airport (PDX) is 214 miles away and is almost a 4-hour drive.
Bus service is available from Eugene and Portland to Reedsport, which is only 3.4 miles from Winchester Bay.
TRICARE Information and News
For a full list of community health centers, visit the Health Center Program at https://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/.
Check the US News Health directory online at https://health.usnews.com/doctors/search to find the best doctor for your family.
The American Dental Association provides a list of dentists near you on their website https://findadentist.ada.org/.
FOR THE CHILDREN
To be eligible for kindergarten in Oregon, a student must have turned 5 on or before September 1. The compulsory school age in the state of Oregon is age 7. However, that number drops to ages 5 to 6 once the child is enrolled in public school. For kindergarten, the state of Oregon does offer an early entry option.
In 2010, the majority of states, the District of Columbia, and the Department of Defense Education Activity adopted Common Core State Standards that provide a consistent set of educational expectations for students, regardless of ZIP code. When a family moves, a student’s education is often disrupted because the student may be forced to repeat material or learn at a different level at the new school. With common standards across states, this disruption will be reduced — of particular interest to military families. For more information, visit http://www.corestandards.org/.
CGS Umpqua River is served by the Reedsport School District 105, which is made up of the following two schools: Highland Elementary and Reedsport Community Charter School.
If your child is preparing to attend college, this information on scholarships may be helpful.
FOR THE SERVICE MEMBER
Current service members can attend college in their off-duty time and have their military branch pay the tuition. Learn about the Military Tuition Assistance Program. Use the Tuition Assistance (TA) DECIDE tool to help you make the best use of your tuition assistance dollars.
If you were or are in the military, you may be eligible for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits. If you are a spouse or dependent, you may be eligible too.
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When moving to a new location, it is important to know who to call when you have an emergency or you need help. Below are some organizations you will find useful.
Under the site’s “Child Care 101” tab you’ll find information related to locating quality child care, the types of child care available to you and how to evaluate the child care providers you visit. There’s also a special section for the military child on the website covering topics such as military fee assistance, payments and provider services.
Public Health (541) 440-3571
Reedsport K9 Shelter (541) 662-2062
Sheriff’s Office in Roseburg (541) 440-4450
Lower Umpqua Public Library (541) 271-3500
5.3 miles from Station Umpqua River
Reedsport is a safe, family-friendly town with nearby shopping and amenities.
8.0 miles from Station Umpqua River
Lakeside is a small town about 12 minutes south of Winchester Bay, which offers additional housing options.
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Winchester Bay, in Douglas County, Oregon is located midway between Florence and North Bend/Coos Bay along the Oregon coast. It is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon with a population of about 400 people.
The area surrounding Winchester Bay offers a number of parks and attractions, including the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, the Umpqua Discovery Center, the Umpqua Lighthouse, Overlook Beach Trail, and Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area. Enjoy the beautiful beaches and many outdoor activities, including hiking, swimming, golfing, sandboarding, and whale watching.
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