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Early Intervention Community Supports in Oregon

Families with young children who are experiencing delay or disability may benefit from several sources of support within their community. It's important to connect with local community organizations that offer parenting help and advice. There may be services focused on a child's development as well as services to meet family needs. Families can find social connection with other parents who have experience with early intervention and health related services as part of their support system.

Community-Based Support Providers

  • ABI Community

    For Families of children experiencing disability or delay. See Programs / Open Arms for playgroups in Portland and Salem areas. Also see Reciprocal Learning Community for family, educators and professionals network sessions.

  • Care Oregon

    Serves a variety of needs of families on the Oregon Health Plan (OHP).

  • Center for Parent Information & Resources

    This site is for parent and providers. Parent Center staff members and other experts create free materials, handouts, webinars for continued learning. See the CPIR resouce library, Early Childhood topics.

  • Clackamas Parenting Together

    Events, classes and services for families in Clackamas county.

  • Community Resources in Central Oregon

    Resources include health, legal, housing, and parenting support.

  • Early child development resources

    On this Oregon.gov page, parents and providers can find free resources to learn more about early development. Links to Parenting tips, child care and health care information are focused on the needs of families with young children and the providers who serve them.

  • FactOregon

    Child-centered support to help families of children with disability or delay keep focused on their child's future. Their Help Line is available 24 hrs a day, seven days a week. Resources include parent education, training, events, workshops and webinars.

  • Family 211 info

    Statewide listing of community resources. Call to receive personal recommendations based on individual or family needs.

  • Healthy Beginnings

    Service to families in Crook and Deschutes counties - free screenings, parenting classes, events

  • Inclusive Partners Oregon

    Inclusive Partners is an organization that provides technical assistance and training to support Oregon child care providers serving families of children with higher needs.

  • Klamath and Lake community Action Services

    Support and connect families to specific resources in Klamath and Lake counties. Parenting groups, counseling, financial supports, resource and referral help.

  • Lane Family Connections

    For families and providers in Lane county. Parent can find accessible, quality child care and other parent resources. Childcare providers can find professional development and training opportunities.

  • Oregon Child Care Resource and Referral

    Find local child care providers for children of all abilities.

  • Oregon Family Support Network

    Referrals, supports and programs for families who are raising a child with significant mental health challenges. Services may include one on one peer support

  • Oregon Family to Family Health Information center

    This is a central information site for parents of children who have special health care needs. Their Parent Partner program connects you with parent-peers who have personal experience with the health care system. Find Family support, financial help, and more.

  • Oregon Family to Family Information Center

    Full list of parenting and learning opportunities on disability and related topics. Find workshops, seminars, parenting classes around the state.

  • Oregon Parenting Education

    Many counties in Oregon have a Parenting Education Hub. The Hubs offer parenting classes, events, workshops and other trainings and support for Oregon families. Click on your county to connect you to your Parenting Hub website.

  • Pollywog

    Parenting, caregiver support for all levels of needs for families in Benton, Lincoln, Linn counties.

  • Swindells Resource center

    This center supports parents and caregivers of children who have special needs, developmental delays or disabilities in communities throughout Oregon. Find information in their online library, videos and handouts on development, health and other topics. Call for more personal, individual recommendations.

  • What Are Special Education Services?

    All about services for preschool age children with disabilities or those who are experiencing developmental delay.