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Resources for Children & Families in McMinnville, Newberg, Sheridan & Throughout Yamhill County

When life throws you the unexpected, finding good advice or a helping hand can make all the difference. FamilyCore is here for you.

Healthcare & Dental Resources

From well checkups to unexpected medical attention, trips to the doctor with a growing child are inevitable. Through FamilyCore, parents can access free health and dental care to keep your family healthy. Our community partners also provide home medical essentials like Band-aids, diapers, thermometers, among others.

Here are some examples of what’s available:

  • Aid with creating a healthcare routine
  • Help identifying community health and dental resources
  • Infant weight checks and education
  • Well check schedules and education
  • Developmental milestone assessments
  • Tracking of medical and dental needs
  • Immunization schedules and education

Food & Nutrition Resources

Healthy meals are a key ingredient for a thriving family. Should you need healthy groceries to complete family meals, FamilyCore is here. Our local collaborators can provide nutrition to support all stages of your child’s growth, from infant formula to packed school lunches.

Here are some examples of what’s available:

  • Access to community food resources
  • Nutrition workshops
  • Nutrition assessments
  • Assistance creating mealtime routines
  • Referrals to food assistance programs (SNAP, WIC, food pantries, etc.)
  • Classroom-based meal services

Early Learning & Childcare Resources

FamilyCore knows you’re committed to preparing your child for a successful future, and we are here to aid in creating that strong foundation. Whether you need guidance in supporting your child’s development or child care assistance while you work, you are not alone. We can facilitate the support you need to help your family thrive.

Here are some examples of what’s available:

  • Support finding a childcare provider
  • Brain development activities
  • Kindergarten readiness programs
  • Individualized educational support
  • In-home support for children with disabilities
  • Specialized classrooms
  • Cultural experiences

Parenting Support & Resources

If you don’t automatically feel confident in your parenting, you are not alone. All parents feel overwhelmed at times when raising a child—whether it’s their first or fifth. Community-based support programs can equip you with the confident parenting skills you need to build a strong relationship with your family.

Here are some examples of what’s available:

  • Parenting workshops
  • Parent/child interaction groups
  • Family fun and socialization opportunities
  • Opportunities for parent involvement in education
  • Support for challenging behaviors
  • Support and resources for children with disabilities

Assistance with Housing & Utilities

Housing or utility support can help you focus your energy on raising a healthy family, rather than feeling the burden of unexpected bills. FamilyCore collaborates with local agencies who connect families with living expense assistance as well as securing safe and available housing.

Here are some examples of what’s available:

  • Help identifying community housing and utility resources
  • Access to rental assistance or housing applications
  • Connections with options for temporary housing
  • Diapers, clothing, and food

Birth & Postpartum Resources

Whether you’re preparing for the arrival of a baby or have a brand new little one at home, FamilyCore can help. This period is particularly crucial for development and prioritizing health—not just your baby’s but also your own. FamilyCore partners can provide educational resources and support on several topics surrounding birthing and postpartum care.

Here are some examples of what’s available:

  • Connections to birthing classes
  • Support during key transitions
  • Postpartum depression support
  • Infant feeding support (breastfeeding and bottle feeding)
  • Parenting workshops/groups
  • Education on prenatal and child development
  • Safety screenings
  • Safe sleep support
  • Family planning education and support
  • Doula/birth supports

Ready to take the next step?

Local help and resources are now available to families in Yamhill County, Oregon. Click the button below to request services for yourself, or to refer another family.

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