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Parenting Skills/Parent Education

Department of Human Services, Child Welfare Program
Provides Protective Service assessments when allegations of child abuse are made. DHS Child Welfare Program provides a strength/needs-based approach to children and families. CWP also provides out-of-home placements for children who cannot safely remain in their own home or need residential treatment services. Adoption home studies and placements are made through CWP. Services are provided to families who qualify for Supportive Remedial Day Care, Family Skills services, and Parent training. Provides Foster Care Certification, Group Care, Emergency Shelter Care, and Permanency Planning services.
Phone:  541-440-3373 or 1-800-305-2903

Family Development Center/Douglas County Relief Nursery
Child abuse prevention and intervention services for children and parents that include therapeutic, low-ratio early childhood program, play therapy, USDA food program, and early intervention ECSE for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. Parents receive parenting education, counseling, parent support group, day and evening classes, advocacy and referral services, parent/child interaction groups, transportation assistance, outreach program services, respite care, and clothes closet.
Phone:  541-673-4354

Southern Oregon Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Complete hearing and hearing-aid evaluations as needed; family counseling; parent training; comprehensive educational programs (both in the same school) home training program, traveling teacher service, early education center, and participation in regular high school programs.
Phone:  541-440-4766

Sutherlin Community Resource Center and Sutherlin Together
Computer-Internet use; Parenting classes and “parenting issues” lending library; after-school activities for 4th grade and up; Sutherlin Parks and Recreation information, activities, and registration.
Phone:  541-459-8262

United Community Action Network (UCAN) Head Start
Education, nutrition, health, medical and dental, and mental health for children. Provides training and assistance with social services needs for parents. Encourages parent involvement. Programs in classroom..
Phone:  541-673-6306 or 1-800-320-6306

United Community Action Network (UCAN) Transitions Programs
Confidence Clinic - A self-sufficiency program for men and women offering three 11-week sessions per year to remove personal barriers to growth by providing courses in academic skills/GED preparation, vocational planning, job search skills, parenting, community resource, assertiveness training, communications and self-esteem.
Workshops - This course includes academic upgrade, computer literacy, personal growth curriculum, and a support group. Individual workshops open to men and women in Douglas County.  Call the confidence Clinic for information.
Phone:  541-672-5392