Family Programs

ALL WORKSHOPS AND FAMILY EVENTS ARE FREE. CLASSES HAVE VARYING FEES AND PAYMENT OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE.

Live & Learn Series

Join other parents/caregivers and their babies, wobblers, and toddlers. This active participation class is for adult and child together and provides information, activities, songs and games focused on supporting children’s development. Learn best practices and discuss parenting topics surrounding child development and care. Typical topics include sleep, separation anxiety, growing independence, self-care, and more. Class meets for 10 weeks. These classes are offered in collaboration with LBCC- Parenting Success Network.

2022-23 Classes

Live & Learn with your Wobbler (crawlers and early walkers): Philomath, location & day/date TBD.

Live & Learn with your Toddler (2 year olds): Philomath, Tuesdays, 9/27 at 9:30am, for 10 weeks. Class cost: $30 Philomath & Alsea residents, $74 for all others.

 

Boys Council

8-week class for 5th through 12th grade boys who want to learn how to more effectively express themselves in healthy and creative ways.

Participants will learn ways to make healthy decisions and how to feel great about themselves.

Girls Circle

8-week class for 6th through 12th grade girls who want to learn how to more effectively express themselves in healthy and creative ways.

Participants will learn ways to make healthy decisions and how to feel great about themselves.

Incredible Years

10-week program for parents of children ages 2 to 10. The focus of the class is to promote emotional and social skills.

Learn how:

  • To make clear family rules
  • Prevent and reduce behavior problems
  • To use play and praise to build better relationships with your children

Additionally, offered in Spanish.

Make Parenting a Pleasure

10-week course for parents of children ages 0 to 12 years.

This class is for parents wanting to enhance their skills in coping with the stresses of parenting, communication, and learning about child development and positive discipline techniques- and it’s a great way to get to know other parents.

Middle School Class

6-week class for parents of middle school age children.

Helps parents learn ways to help their kids:

  • Weather the social turmoil of the middle school years
  • Develop responsibility
  • Stay engaged in school
  • Navigate/remove power struggles

Nurturing Parenting

10-week class for parents with children of any age.

Focus on:

  • Improving communication and building your relationships with your child
  • Increasing positive parenting skills 
  • Developing values and rules for your family
  • Learning how to boost your child’s brain development
  • Exploring different ways to handle things when you’re really frustrated with your child

Additionally, offered in Spanish.

Adult Dental Van

If you have dental pain or a toothache, but don’t have insurance, we will provide fillings or extractions for those in pain (not including wisdom teeth). Free for adults 19 years of age or older without insurance and offered in collaboration with Medical Teams International and Samaritan Health Services. Scheduled throughout the year. Call (541) 929-2535 for more information.