About our region

Central Oregon is defined as Crook, Deschutes, and Jefferson counties, Oregon; and includes eight incorporated cities (Bend, Redmond, Prineville, Madras, Sisters, La Pine, Culver, and Metolius), the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs reservation; and several large, unincorporated rural communities. The region is bounded on the west by the mighty Cascade Mountains, with abundant forests, trails, and mountain peaks, and on the east by the juniper-sage dominant high desert and Ochoco Mountains – all of which is a part of the Deschutes River Basin. The climate is largely arid due to the rain shadow effect produced by the Cascades. Central Oregon is a large region, covering 7,833 square miles and measuring nearly 100 miles north to south and 50 miles east to west.

Cities

Counties & Tribes

COIC Administration,  Community & Economic Development & Loans, and CET Hawthorne Station
334 NE Hawthorne Ave.
Bend, OR 97701
541-548-8163 phone
541-923-3416 fax

Bend WorkSource
1645 NE Forbes Rd. Ste 101
Bend, OR 97701
541-388-6070 phone
541-389-8265 fax

Bend Alternative Education
1645 NE Forbes Rd. Ste 108
Bend, OR 97701
541-771-2229 phone

CET Bear Creek Office and Maintenance Facility
1250 NE Bear Creek Rd.
Bend, OR 97701

CET Antler Office and Maintenance Facility
343 East Antler Ave
Redmond, OR 97756
541-385-8680 phone
541-548-9548 fax

Redmond Alternative Education
2326 SW Glacier Place
Redmond, OR 97756
541-280-0031 phone

Redmond WorkSource
2158 SE College Loop, Suite B
Redmond, OR 97756
541-548-8196 phone
541-504-2969 fax

Prineville WorkSource
457 NE Ochoco Plaza Drive
Prineville, OR 97754
541-388-6201 phone
Hours: Tuesdays & Fridays 9-4, closed for noon hour (12-1pm)

Prineville Alternative Education
2321 NE 3rd St.
Prineville, OR 97754
541-280-6604 phone

La Pine Alternative Education
16493 Bluewood Place
La Pine, OR 97739

Madras WorkSource
1170 E. Ashwood Rd.
Madras, Oregon
541-548-8196 phone
Hours: Mondays & Tuesdays 9-4pm