Central Oregon family and parenting resources
Need help finding local community resources or childcare providers – this is the place!
Juntos Aprendemos prepares 3-5 year olds and their parents to acquire early literacy and school readiness skills necessary to overcome the barriers faced by Spanish-speaking minors in our community.
Central Oregon Disability Support Network
A network of over 900 families in Central Oregon who have children experiencing disability.
Children's Museum Central Oregon
Children’s Museum Central Oregon currently offers camps, school programs and pop-up events.
KIDS Center helps Central Oregon children and their families heal from the child abuse.
Health and Development
Oregon Screening Project
This is a questionnaire to help you understand where your child is developmentally with a list of fun play activities you can do with your child.
Healthy Beginnings provides access to health, education and behavior services for young children and their families.
Oregon Health Authority
This web page helps guide parents to resources for developmental screenings.
Children's Forest of Central Oregon
Lifelong connection to nature for children.
Safe Kids Worldwide
A website full of information to keep kids safe from car seat safety to recalls and many safety checklists.
From birth to 5 years, your child should reach milestones in how the child plays, learns, speaks, acts and moves. Track your child’s development and act early if you have a concern.
Online Physical Therapy Programs
Physical Therapy guide for parents
Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education
The High Desert Education Service District provides early childhood developmental support for children birth to 5 years of age (prior to entering Kindergarten).
National Head Start Program
This is the national Head Start website and can help you find a Head Start program and is full of valuable information for parents.
Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library
Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library sends books to homes for children age 0-5 in Crook County, Jefferson County, Warm Springs and La Pine, visit their website to see if your child qualifies.
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Find research-based resources, tips and ideas for families—from child development to reading, writing, music, math, and more!
UP by Design
School readiness is a set of skills, knowledge, mindsets, behaviors, and attitudes necessary for success in school and in life.
Let's Play App
Let’s Play! App is a free parenting app from for children ages 0-3 with fun activities, organized by age and routine, for parents to use to support their young child’s early learning.