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Pediatric Community Resources in Oregon

A listing of community organizations that provide services for families, children with developmental delays and persons in need of counseling.

Services for Families

Parenting Now!

Parenting education and support for parents of young children. Parenting groups in English and Spanish, weekly drop-in Baby Connection with infant feeding and lactation support, weekly drop-in playtime for parents and children up to age four, online articles on parenting topics.

  • Newborn to age 8
  • ​No fee for most services; modest fee for formal parenting groups; scholarships available​.
  • See the Parenting Now! website or call us at 541-484-5316 for more information.

Pregnancy and postpartum mental health support services for women and their families in Eugene-Springfield. Support for families struggling with emotions related to reproductive health, including pregnancy, the first few years postpartum, adoption, infertility and perinatal loss.

  • Pregnant women, newborn and toddlers
  • No fee
  • See the WellMama website or call us at 541-525-0495 for more information.
Relief Nursery

Relief Nursery is a non-profit agency proven to strengthen families and keep young children safe through therapeutic early childhood services and comprehensive family support including: home visiting, counseling, parenting education, and alcohol & drug recovery support.

  • Under age 6
  • No Fee
  • See the Relief Nursery website or call us at 541-343-9706 for more information
St. Vincent de Paul

St. Vincent de Paul is committed to providing comprehensive programs to alleviate poverty and help all individuals find a path out of poverty and into self-sufficiency. They accomplish this mission through seven distinct ways: Affordable Housing, Emergency Services, Homeless Services, Supportive Services for Veteran Families, Recycling Programs, Thrift Stores and Self-Sufficiency Services.

  • All ages
  • Most services free of charge
  • See the St. Vincent de Paul website or call us at 541-687-5820 for more information.
​Catholic Community Services

CCS offers donated food (from FOOD for Lane County); donated clothing, hygiene products and household items; utility bill payment assistance; health insurance enrollment; and some assistance with prescription medicine and bus passes.

  • All ages
  • Individualized program offered at no cost
  • See the Catholic Community Services website or call us at 541-345-3628 for more information

Aiming to help move individuals and families toward greater independence, self-reliance and support for homelessness prevention through three primary programs: Emergency Services, Mental Health Services and Brain Injury Services.

  • All ages
  • No fee
  • See the ShelterCare website or call us at ​541-686-1262 for more information
Center for Family Development

CFD offers services and support for people with co-occurring substance use disorders and mental health/behavioral issues. They help bring and keep families together through life's dilemmas and hardships.

Cornerstone Housing

Cornerstone specializes in providing quality affordable housing for those who, without their help, would not have a place to stay. Along with providing housing, they provide the basic necessities for residents.

  • All programs are free to residents
  • See the Cornerstone Housing website or call us at 541-683-1751 for more information.
Center for Autism and Related Disorders

CARD provides Applied Behavior Analysis therapy for kids, teens and adults. Services take place in the home, school, community, work, and center-based settings. Each program is designed to meet the needs of the individual, with a primary focus on communication, social, adaptive and behavioral management skill building.


Services for Children with Developmental Delays

​Direction Service

An organization that helps individuals and families with special needs. Direction Service offers four programs to help achieve this goal: Family Support and Service Coordination, Information Services, Direction Service Counseling Center, and the Center for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education (CADRE).

  • All ages
  • ​Referrals to the counseling center must be made by phone (541-344-7303). Free of charge for Lane County families.
  • Please see the ​Direction Service website or call us at ​541-686-5060 for more information.
Developmental Disability Services

DDS provides a range of services for eligible individuals and their families, including intake and eligibility determination, case management, protective services for adults, community-based residential and employment services, foster care for children and adults, self-directed supports, high school transition services and crisis resolution.

​Connect the Dots Pediatric Therapy

A private outpatient clinic offering direct Physical, Occupational and Speech therapy services to children and their families. Connect the Dots bases treatment plans in play because play is a child’s work.

​Bridgeway House

School and support services for children with autism and related disabilities. Offers programs to fit a person's needs as well as the Bridgeway School, a private school catering to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

  • Children under 18
  • One-time registration fee.
  • Please see the ​Bridgeway House website or call us at ​541-345-0805 for more information.
Pearl Buck Center

The Pearl Buck Preschool offers a place for kids whose parents have cognitive challenges. The school provides services that allow children to reach their full potential while helping parents reach their full parenting potential.

  • Ages 2-5 and parents
  • No fees
  • Please see the Pearl Buck Center website or call us at ​541-484-4666 for more information.
​Lane County Public Health

LCPH provides for and protects the overall health for the people
of Lane County. Programs include, but are not limited to: Communicable Disease Program, Emergency Preparedness, Immunization Program, and Maternal and Child Health.


Counseling Services

Early Assessment and Support Alliance (EASA)

EASA provides information and support to young adults, age 12 to 25, experiencing symptoms of psychosis for the first time. EASA teams include counselors, case managers, occupational and supported employment/education specialists, medical staff, and family education and mentorship.

Oregon Health Support for Youth and Young Adults

The program provides intensive​ community-based supports to young adults, age 14 to 24, with significant behavioral health issues. Services include vocational/educational support, occupational therapy, medication management and monitoring, nursing support, multi-family groups, individual and group therapy, activity therapy and skills training. 

​Options Counseling and Family Services

Options provides mental health and family preservation services. Very family-centered. Offers many types of therapy, including, but not limited to: Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy.

Looking Glass Community Services

Youth and family services specializing in issues relating to abuse, neglect, educational deficits, mental health issues, drug addiction and homelessness.

Ophelia's Place

Ophelia’s provides a safe environment to help girl-identified youth, ages 10-18, find their personal strengths, build self-esteem and develop the skills and resilience to meet a future of challenges and opportunities.  Services include after-school drop-in, skill-building classes, school-based services, parent programs, and individual, family and group therapy.

  • Teen girls
  • Please visit the Ophelia's Place website or contact us at 541-284-4333 for more information.
​University of Oregon Child and Family Center

A place for parents to turn when concerned about children and teenagers experiencing difficulties at home and/or school. Family-centered approach.

Willamette Family Health, Wellness & Recovery Services

Provides a safe and nurturing environment for individuals and families seeking substance abuse and/or mental health treatment. Operates a Child Development Center, where children may stay with their mothers during treatment, as well as its own health clinic.

Oregon Social Learning Center

A multidisciplinary research center that is dedicated to increasing the scientific understanding of social and psychological processes related to healthy development and family functioning. Offers material on numerous topic related to family growth and personal health.

Thrive Behavioral Health

Provides professional treatment for children and adolescents with a wide range of developmental and behavioral concerns.

  • All ages
  • Accepts insurance; requires co-pay.
  • Please see the Thrive Behavioral Health website or call us at ​541-246-7263 for more information.