Clackamas Parenting Together is a coalition of organizations in Clackamas County dedicated to strengthening and supporting families. We aim to increase positive family and community wellness by building a sustainable parent education collaborative that provides high quality, accessible parent education opportunities to our diverse region. Network organizations provide education programs and support services to enhance parents’ ability to raise healthy children in caring homes.
Preschool Promise is a state-funded program that provides high quality, culturally relevant preschool opportunities to children ages 3 and 4. To qualify, families must live at, or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines. The primary goals are:
•Support young children to thrive and succeed in school and life.
•Allow families to choose the preschool which best meets their needs.
•Provide a common set of high standards to promote school readiness and active family engagement.
•Provide culturally and linguistically responsive services and opportunities for underrepresented families.
Healthy Families is a home visiting program that provides information, support and resources that focus on healthy attachment, child growth and development and positive parenting.
Relief Nursery prevents the cycle of child abuse and neglect through early intervention that focuses on building successful and resilient children, strengthening parents, and preserving families.
The WIC program helps low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5 by providing nutritious foods, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care, including:
211info empowers Oregon and Southwest Washington communities by helping people identify, navigate and connect with the local resources they need.
Text keyword children to 898211
to connect with a 211 representative
Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education program works with families, school districts, and community partners in our county to prepare children to enter kindergarten ready to learn. Children ages birth to 5 years whose disability or delay impacts their learning or development are eligible to receive individualized services to meet their needs.
Types of services provided include home visiting, consultation in early learning settings such as community preschools, specialized preschool classes, parenting education, and related services.
The program is free for eligible families.
Anyone can refer a child for a screening or evaluation.
Do you have questions about how your child is growing, learning, or playing?
Help Me Grow is a free information and referral line that connects families with children ages 0-5 to child development information and parenting resources in the community.
New science tells us that our children’s first years are when they develop the foundation for all future learning. Every time we connect with them, it’s not just their eyes that light up- it’s their brains too. In these moments, half a million neurons fire at once, taking in all the things we say and do. We can’t see it happening but its all there, all at work. That’s why Vroom’s here.
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