Local Resources

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Below you will find more opportunities to find support in your job as a parent and to enrich your family life.

Albany Public Library

A full-service public library, open seven days weekly, for all residents, providing resources for education and entertainment. Storytime for children of all ages is held Monday – Friday. No registration required.

 

Benton County Juvenile Department

Through supervision and rehabilitation services to youth and families referred to the Juvenile Department we both protect the community and work with families to equip their children with the skills necessary to live productively, responsibly, and safely.  LEARN MORE >>

 

Corvallis Babywearers

Corvallis Babywearers supports and promotes local parents who want to learn to stay close to their babies and do so safely and ergonomically. LEARN MORE>>

 

Corvallis-Benton County Public Library

We are a county-wide public library system serving residents of Benton County through the main library in Corvallis; community libraries in Alsea, Monroe, and Philomath; and a bookmobile.
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Family Connections

Our expert consultants help families with information on quality child care, parenting education classes, local activities, and advice about parenting. Available by phone and at our office on the LBCC Albany campus.

 

H.A.R.T. Family Resource Center

A core community connector in Harrisburg that is dedicated to actively providing opportunities for all individuals, families, and groups to improve their lives. We offer services, resources, and activities that help create a vital, vibrant, and active community. LEARN MORE>>

 

Kidco Head Start

A preschool program in which we work with families to support parent-child relationships because parents are the most important teachers of their children. We plan home and center activities with families that support their child’s learning and development. We work with families, too, to provide information and referrals to other community services. The program is free to qualifying families.  LEARN MORE >>

 

La Leche League of Corvallis, Albany, and Lebanon

La Leche League is an international, non-profit, and non-sectarian organization dedicated to providing education, support, and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed and promoting a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.  Breastfeeding information and encouragement for families by phone, email, group meetings, and online. LEARN MORE >>

 

Lebanon Public Library

The Lebanon Public Library provides cultural and intellectual enrichment to all people in our community. We are especially committed to providing opportunities for children to develop literacy and other essential life skills through storytimes, Spring Break and Summer Reading programs, outreach to new parents, and other children’s programs.  LEARN MORE >>

 

Maternity Connections

You just found out you are pregnant, but what do you do now? Through Samaritan Health Services hospitals you can make your Maternity Connection. Meet with a Maternity Care Coordinator nurse before your baby is born and make a birth plan and your birthing class schedule. Learn about the birthing centers. Talk with her about community programs for parents and children.
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Mid-Willamette Valley Family YMCA

Our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy mind, body, and spirit for all.  We work hard to foster youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in the Mid-Willamette Valley.  Hope to see you soon!

 

Mom’s Club of Albany

Mom’s Club of Albany and surrounding areas is a nonprofit support and activity group for stay-at-home-parents.  The club provides activities that support the child and the mother as well as family. LEARN MORE >>

 

Old Mill Center for Children & Families

We provide a wide range of services to address the educational, social, emotional, and family needs of all children.  LEARN MORE >>

 

Oregon Family Support Network –Benton County

Services for families who have children with mental health, behavioral, emotional and special health needs  LEARN MORE>>

 

Reach Out Oregon

REACH OUT OREGON is a free online resource for parents raising a child experiencing mental health challenges. Navigating resources and supports for our children is often challenging and can be confusing. We’re here to help!

 

Strengthening Rural Families

…working together to build stronger families and communities in rural Benton County.

SRF promotes the development of healthy families in rural Benton County through education, family activities, and community connections.  LEARN MORE >>

 

OSU Child Development Lab &
OSU Oregon Head Start Prekindergarten Program

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School Districts

Alsea School District

Central Linn School District

Corvallis School District

Greater Albany Public Schools

Harrisburg School District

Lebanon Community Schools

Linn Benton Lincoln Education Service District

Monroe School District

Philomath School District

Santiam Canyon School District

Scio School District

Sweet Home School District

Private Schools

Ashbrook Independent School

Corvallis Montessori School

Corvallis Waldorf School

Philomath Montessori School

Santiam Christian Schools

Sundborn Children’s House (Montessori)