Parenting Resources

Changing Brains
Online videos revolving around human brain development from the University of Oregon Brain Development Lab.
The Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning
Promoting the social emotional development and school readiness of young children birth to age 5.
Just in Time Parenting Information
Newsletters designed for the specific age of your child.
Zero to Three
An organization that informs, trains, and supports professionals, policymakers, and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.
PBS Parents
Parenting resources from a friendly and inviting site.
Family Fun Magazine
Fun things to do for the whole family from Family Fun Magazine!
Ready at Five
Parenting tips to promote school readiness.
Information and support to help your kids grow up to be healthy, caring, and responsible adults.
The Parenting Doctor
Information and advice for parenting from the first year to teen years.
Ages & Stages
Ages and Stages questionnaires for children ages birth to 6 years of age.
Parents Know
Trusted parenting information, resources and activities to help your children grow, develop and learn from birth to high school.
Is Your Child Ready?
Information about Kindergarten readiness.
Don't Shake
Information about Shaken Baby Syndrome as well as links to The Period of Purple Crying videos and resources.
Technical Assistance on Social Emotional Intervention
Free products and resources to help improve the social-emotional outcomes for young children with, or at risk for, delays or disabilities.
Health Finder
This website helps answer your questions about everything health related from A-Z. Find local health services and information, search for health related topics, and get personal health tools. Information available in Spanish also.
Family Friendly Recipes
Family friendly and health conscience recipes to help you stretch your food budget. Spanish version also available.
Food Insight
A nutrition and food resource website. Everything you want to know about the foods you are eating, the environment, and how it affects your lifestyle and family.
Oregon Health Authority
Any information you might need concerning the State of Oregon health organizations – prevention & wellness, diseases, emergency preparedness, etc. - you will find here.
Center for Parenting
Looking for specific parenting information? Over 800 tip sheets designed for parents.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Information on child development, health screening and positive parenting tips.
Oregon's Legal Guide for Grandparents & Other Relatives Raising Children
A guide to legal topics grandparents and other relatives need to know when caring for a young child.
Autism Society of Oregon
Support and resources for families affected by autism.
Stop Bullying website
An excellent site for anti-bullying resources.
School Readiness Interactive Learning Tool
This tool is designed to help parents and caregivers encourage their young children\\\'s early learning.
A Grandparent's Guide to Raising Children with Disabilities
This link connects you to a document for grandparents and other caregivers of disabled children. It is an extensive list of information to answer many of the questions you have about raising a child with disabilites.
FACT - Family & Community Together
Resources for families with children who have emotional, behavior, or physical disabilities. Webinars, newsletters, and other information available.
Parent Toolkit
This toolkit will help you navigate your child’s journey from pre-kindergarten through high school. It is designed to help you track and support progress at each stage.
Essentials for Parenting Toddlers & Preschoolers
This website has everything you need to know for parenting toddlers and preschoolers; videos, handouts, and additional links for more information.
Childhood Nutrition Guide
This website offers tips on encouraging kids to eat healthy, balanced diets.
Internet safety
A guide for parents on how to protect their children on the internet.

Community Resources

CASA of Douglas County
Court Appointed Special Advocates with additional links to many other community resources.
United Community Action Network (UCAN)
Description of United Community Action Network (UCAN) community assistance programs.
Family Connections of Lane & Douglas Counties
Resources for child care providers as well as parents seeking quality child care.
Cover Oregon
Apply to find out if you qualify for the Oregon Health Plan, Healthy Kids or private health insurance and financial help.
Oregon Association for the Education of Young Children
Resources for child care and pre-school teachers and assistants.