Family Support

Klamath County Family Support/Parent Resources

It takes a village to raise a child. Parenting is hard. It’s okay to ask for help.

Klamath Resources -Including Parent Resource Center (541) 882-2308
Serves: All
Services: Resources for the Entire Family

  • Helping parents help their children
  • Promoting learning as a family affair
  • Making learning fun

Nurturing quality adult child interactions by providing a unique lending library for all ages consisting of:

  • Skill building games and activities
  • Enrichment games and activities
  • Ideas of things to do with children
  • Books, materials, and information on: Parenting, learning differences, brain research, behavior and the learning process.

Information & Referral Services:

  • Giving information about programs in our community and services.
  • Linking people with services to meet their individual needs.
  • Providing an internet site to access information;

Child Care Resource & Referral:

  • Child care referrals and consultation on selecting, securing and keeping quality child care

Klamath Resources -including www.klamathresources.org
Serves: All
Services: A website with a directory of all agencies and organizations providing services to individuals and families in Klamath County. It also has listings for Support Groups, Events and Training.

Oregon State University Klamath County Extension (541) 883-7131
Serves: All
Services: Programs that help families meet the practical challenges of daily life. This mission is carried out through community partnerships with professionals, volunteers and OSU faculty. “Families, regardless of its structure, is the greatest influence on our lives. Effective families and caring communities raise self-sufficient, healthier children.”

www.parentingonline.org
Serves: All
Services: www.parentingonline.org is dedicated to strengthening families by providing parents with education, skills, and support. The program is rated an “Innovative Program” by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children & Families. www.parentingonline.org classes are presented in real time (i.e., live) and are fully interactive so parents hear the lecture, view PowerPoint slides, and ask questions.
Content of the 14-unit series that meets each week for 90 minutes includes:

  • Nurturing children’s emotional needs
  • Effective and positive disciplinary techniques
  • Communication and interaction
  • Praise and encouragement
  • Preparing parents for the teen years
  • Handling children’s negative emotions
  • Dealing with children’s anger and acting out behaviors
  • Helping children deal with divorce/separation
  • Parenting while in recovery from drug/alcohol abuse

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