• Parent & Caregiver Education Toolbox

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Learning Picnics

6 weeks (1/week)Fun activities for ages 0-6 years and their parent/caregiver that cover opportunities to explore learning, and build important literacy skills.

Circle of Parents – Support Group

2 times/monthA place for all parents to gather and share parenting experiences in a safe, fun environment. Caregivers support one another as they problem solve a variety of family issues.

Parent Cafes

1/weekChanging the lives of children through authentic conversations that matter.

Children in the Middle

Committed to supporting adults in raising children between two homes and to offering tools to the professionals assisting these families.

HEALTH

What To Do When Your Child Gets Sick

1 Session/week – covers the management of more than 50 common childhood illnesses, injuries, and health problems (free book).

Nurturing Parenting

1 Session/week – Provides information on the importance of good dental hygiene for the entire family (free book and toothbrushes for children and adults).

Love Them, Protect Them

NUTRITION

Cooking Matters

6 Sessions (1/week)Hands-on opportunities to encourage participants in preparing healthy meals at home on a low budget.

Shopping Matters

90 min sessions (1/w eek)Shopping Matters at the Store empowers families to stretch their food budgets so their families get healthy meals at home and know the nutrition value of the foods been bought.

MyPlate for My Family

A MyPlate resource that supports SNAP-Ed nutrition education and obesity prevention efforts, and is based on recommendations from the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

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Hermiston Center for School Readiness

502 W Standard Ave
Hermiston, OR 97838
(541) 667-6091

UMCHS

110 NE 4th Street
Hermiston, OR 97838
(541) 564-6878

Parent Resources

FINANCE

Money Smart

4 Sessions (1/week)Learn to monitor spending and set a budget, establish a financial plan, and build credit.

VIDA & MCSP

Our program works directly with individuals and households with limited financial resources, providing training and saver support to help build financial resiliency.

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OTHER SUPPORT

  • Car Seat Program
  • Well-Child Exams
  • Dental Exams

SERIES

Make Parenting a Pleasure

13 Sessions(1/week)Highly-stressed families with children ages newborn to 8, looking to reducing parent stress.

Nurturing Parenting

10 SessionsA family centered trauma-informed initiative designed to build nurturing parenting skills and child-rearing practices.

Abriendo Puertas/Open Doors

10 Sessions (1/week)Focuses on real life experiences designed to build leadership and advocacy skills to increase critical childhood knowledge and literacy.

Incredible Years

12 sessions (1/week)Develop positive parent-teacher-child relationships and assist in preventing and treating behavior problems and promoting social, emotional, and academic competence.

Incredible Years: Infant & Toddler

6 Sessions (1/week)Learn about self-care, know your baby’s cues, feeding and diapering, and developmental milestones.

Conscious Discipline

7 Sessions (1/week)Resources to handle the upset and conflict that come your way.

Nurturing Fathers

6 Sessions (1/week)Building on Nurturing Parenting. A man who actively provides guidance, love and support to enhance the development and growth of children for whom he cares.

Triple P

5 sessions (1/week)A parenting program, but it doesn’t tell you how to be a parent. It’s more like a toolbox of ideas. You choose the strategies you need. You choose the way you want to use them. It’s all about making Triple P work for you.

PARENTING AS EASY AS 1-2-3

  • Taming the Tantrums
  • Power of Parenting with a Partner
  • Walmart Moments: Child Wrangling 101
  • I Am Special 101: Building on a Child’s Challenges
  • Momcare: Self-care on the Go
  • Dadcare- Parenting as a Sport
  • Behavior: A Play-Doh Perspective
  • Secret Science of Kids’ Brains
  • Busy Bees: Tips for the Very Active Child
  • Who’s the Boss? Win-Win Ways to Parent
  • Growing up Wild: Exploring Nature with Young Children
  • Real Food for Real Families: Nutrition, Quick & Cheap
  • Poop there it is: Potty Training 101