We’d love to work alongside you.

OARN represents Relief Nursery voices across Oregon. We work with legislators and other early childhood advocates to ensure parents and local Relief Nurseries have their voice heard. If you are interested in joining our effort, please email our Executive Director to get involved.

Relief Nurseries Near You

Family Tree Relief Nursery – Sweet Home

Family Development Center – Sutherlin

A Family Gathering Place, Lutheran Community Services NW

Lifeworks NW Children’s Relief Nursery – Gladstone

Lifeworks NW Children’s Relief Nursery – Hillsboro

Lifeworks NW Children’s Relief Nursery – St. John’s

Family Relief Nursery, Volunteers of America OR

MountainStar Family Relief Nursery – Redmond

Family Building Blocks – Helen’s Place

Treasure Valley Children’s Relief Nursery

A Family Place, Lutheran Community Services NW

WHAT WE ARE WORKING ON

Expand our impact in Oregon

Support Department of Early Learning and Care $5.3 million to sustain Relief Nursery operations with increased cost of services, including staff compensation to stabilize the existing workforce, and ensure continued services to over 2,300 children and families.

Invest additional $15.8 million and we will bring in at least $6.5 million in private investment to expand services to an additional 855 children:

  • 35 new therapeutic classrooms and 21+ new home visitors ($11.1 million)
  • 4 new Relief Nurseries in Coos Bay, Beaverton, Sweet Home, and La Pine ($2.4 million)
  • Enhance services, transportation, support staff, and increased total compensation ($2.3 million)