Parenting assistance is available through Parenting Now! (formerly Birth To Three) and community resources. If you don't see what you need in the following list, call us or send us an e-mail. Our phone number at 541-484-5316.
Resources available to you include:
- Baby Connection - closed on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1
- Children’s Program
- Lane County Healthy Families at Parenting Now!
- Parent HelpLine
- Playtime for Parents & Children
- Pregnancy and Postpartum Support (WellMama)
- Resource Poster
Our selection of Parenting Now! columns in The Register-Guard has helpful information.
Drop in for a weekly opportunity for families with new babies to meet other families, weigh babies and consult with a lactation specialist to learn about feeding. Take home a free photo of your child or use it in a craft project. Housed at Birth To Three and staffed by community volunteers and Parenting Now!, Baby Connection is offered Wednesdays, 11 am - Noon. No fee. Watch a baby turn into a 1-year-old in a series of Baby Connection photos! Sorry - Baby Connection will be closed on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.
Offered to Parenting Now!, formerly Birth To Three, group participants with children 12 months and older. Includes creative activities, playtime with developmentally appropriate toys, music and socialization. Included with group enrollment. Call 541-484-5316 for more information or send us an e-mail.
Voluntary, on-going home visiting program for first-time parents of newborns. Family Support Workers provide parenting education, referral information and support on a weekly/monthly basis until the child is 3 years old. Free to qualified applicants. For more information, call 541-484-5316 or send an e-mail.
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A free, confidential phone Q & A with a parent educator. Call 541-485-5211 or toll-free in Lane County at 1-888-485-5211. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Scheduled playtimes for families with infants and young children up to 5 years. Parents and children play, meet other families, use library of books and magazines. Playtime is held weekly, Mondays from 10 am – noon. Nominal fee. Call 541-484-5316 for more information or send us an e-mail.
A safe and supportive environment for sharing your feelings and concerns about pregnancy, the first year after giving birth, and adoptive parenting! You will learn skills to help you cope, reduce anxiety, set realistic expectations, and ask for what you need. Offered by WellMama, www.wellmamaoregon.org, on the first, third and fifth Wednesday each month, 10-11 a.m. at Parenting Now! (formerly Birth To Three); information on other days/times for groups is on the WellMama website. No fee.
Here’s where you’ll find the support and resources you seek! Available in English and Spanish. Thanks, Active 20-30 Club, for making the poster possible.