Community Resources

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Clackamas County BabyLink

BabyLink is ONE phone number you can call or text to find information and links to resources for expecting and new parents and their families, in Clackamas County. The BabyLink line is answered by knowledgeable staff that can connect you to resources in the community such as parenting supports, clothing resources, finding health care and food for your children, local family events and more.

call 971-400-7832, text BABY and your ZIP CODE, email babylink@clackamas.us or see referral forms below


Referral Form

Forma De Referencia

Finding Childcare

 211info empowers Oregon and Southwest Washington communities by helping people identify, navigate and connect with the local resources they need. 

Healthy Families Home Visiting Program

Healthy Families provides information, support and resources that focus on healthy attachment, child growth and development and positive parenting.

Relief Nursery

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.

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Head Start

Head Start serves children ages 3 to 5.  Early Head Start serves pregnant women and children birth to three. The program is 100% free, and designed to:

  • Help families find resources in the community
  • Help parents gain positive parenting skills
  • Help children get ready for school


Contact a local program serving Clackamas County to get more information or apply:

Clackamas County Children's Commission (CCCC) -Head Start, Early Head Start -https://www.cccchs.org


Head Start to Success- Head Start (Clackamas Education Service District) https://www.clackesd.org


Oregon Child Development Coalition (OCDC) head Start, Early Head Start, Migrant and Seasonal Head Start, Preschool Promise http://www.ocdc.ne

Early Intervention/ Early Childhood Special Education (EI/ ECSE)

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.

Help Me Grow

 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.  


contact 833-868-4769 or helpmegrow@providence.org- see informational flyer below.