Executive Director
410 SW 9th. St,
Newport OR 97365
Wk 541-265-6216

Omar Bio:

Omar started collabortating at Centro de Ayuda in January, 2013. He started as a Program Coordinator and an Interpreter. He attended Bachillerato Oficial Alfonso Reyes, in San Gabriel Chilac Puebla, Mexico.

He moved to Lincoln County in November 1998. He decided to get his GED and take ESL classes from OCCC. He received his Health Care Interpreter Certification in 2012 from Clatsop Community College, in Astoria Oregon. 





Vicki Bio:




Administrative Assistant

Julio Bio:




Former Executive Director
Jorge Bio:

Jorge is a graduate of Metropolitan Autonomous University in México City in Biochemical Engineering. He did his research thesis in Biological controls, specificaly Boveria bassiana, to be used as a  bioinsecticide to attack grasshopers in the larvae stage, protecting plants who are invaded by this parasite.

In 1996 moved to the States to learn English. From 1997 to 2004 he took English as a Second Language classes at the OCCC EOSL. In 1998 started working at Centro de Ayuda, as a Director. Centro de Ayuda is a non-profit agency, whose primary purpose is to serve as a bridge between the Latino/Hispanic and the Anglo community.

In 2000 he developed the Local Area Network in the office and moved it from Windows platform to Linux/Ubuntu platform (Free Software). He developed and designed the database system for Centro's office using MySQL and SSH server.

He has performed several functions in the agency such as: Liaison for the Latino/Hispanic community, presented several conferences about culture, acculturation, teaches Spanish classes, and obtained his Medical Interpreter Certification from Cascades East AHEC . Obtained his Legal Interpreter Qualification from the Oregon Judicial Department.




Former Volunteer Office Assistant

Sofia Bio:

Sofia is a graduate from the Science and Humanities College, Vallejo Campus in Mexico City. She got her Administrative and Capturist Secretary Technical Degree from The Commercial, Idiomatic and Administrative Institute for Training in Mexico City. Sofia obtained her Medical Interpreter Certification from Cascades East AHEC.




Former Program Coordinator