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Local Resources

ABC House:
ABC House is a non-profit child abuse intervention center working with children, youth, and their families to overcome the crisis of abuse and neglect in Benton and Linn counties.

Alsea School District

Benton County Health Department

“The Center Against Rape & Domestic Violence is a private non-profit community service organization that has been serving Linn and Benton Counties in Oregon. CARDV is dedicated to helping survivors of sexual and domestic violence and their children stay safe. Services are free and confidential.” (from CARDV site)

Community Outreach, Inc.:
Community Outreach, Inc. provides services for families in transition, including emergency shelter, therapeutic child care, treatment programs, crisis intervention, food, and housing help.

Corvallis School District 509J

Early Learning Hub of Linn, Benton, and Lincoln counties
“The Early Learning Hub of Linn, Benton and Lincoln Counties brings together over 200 partners to increase family stability, improve kindergarten readiness, and ensure service coordination that is equitable, and culturally and linguistically competent.” (from site)

Food Hero (Oregon State University)
Recipes, budgeting, kids activities and more focusing on healthy meals for the family.

Jackson Street Youth Shelter:
Jackson Street Youth Shelter is a 501(c)3 private non-profit that serves homeless, runaway, and other youth in crisis in Benton and Linn Counties in Oregon.

Linn-Benton Community College’s Family Resources and Education Department:
LBCC offers classes for parents on child development, parenting topics, and programs for parent educators.

Old Mill Center for Children and Families:
Old Mill Center offers support groups, parent education, a preschool center and occupation therapy for at-risk children.

MOM Magazine:
A print and online magazine for local area families to connect and share ideas, advice, and information about parenting.

Monroe School District #1J

Parenting Success Network:
Parenting tips for parenting all ages, childcare referrals, parenting programs, and support for families in Linn and Benton Counties.

Philomath School District 17J

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