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Strengthening Families

Every parent needs support. Our work is supporting parents with programming to promote strong, connected families and community. Learn more and get involved.

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The Conference (May 3 & 4) showcases keynote speaker, Chandra Ghosh Ippen, and two 60-minute sessions of workshop presentations each day covering research information, awareness, and practical application strategies that support effective parenting education. There will be virtual resource fair, poster sessions, and opportunities for networking. Attend the workshops of your choice, pre-selection of titles is not necessary. Participants will earn 6 hours of training hours and have access to all session recordings for 90 days.

Family Resource Center of Central Oregon invites all Central Oregon children through age 17 and their parent(s) or guardians to participate in its first annual family art challenge, The Art of Family. This year’s theme is “What Makes Our Family Special to Us.”

Imagine you and your family this time last year. Chances are, you’ve all learned and changed a good deal since then. At Family Resource Center, we recognize the ever-changing landscape of parenting and we know it’s not easy to keep up! For nearly 30 years, Family Resource Center has supported Central Oregon families and caregivers with parenting education sessions, workshops, 1-1 coaching, playgroups, community, and resources.

As a 2 year old, Olivia did her best to embrace the toddler lifestyle. She woke up early and noisily and didn’t lose steam until after bedtime.

Olivia’s dad, James, was also doing his best. He worked more than he wished he had to and adored her wild smile. At Fred Meyer, when Olivia burst into gasping tears because he declined to keep the 500 count box of plastic straws in the grocery cart - James earnestly tried to understand what was happening for Olivia.

Hours - 8:00 am to 4:30 pm