Champions for Children Luncheon

Wednesday, March 5  at Noon
McMinnville Grand Ballroom
325 NE 3rd St, McMinnville, OR

Learn about A Family Place and support our work to reduce child abuse, neglect and foster placements in Yamhill County.

This event is free and open to anyone interesting in supporting our programs.

Contact Elaine Burke ( or 503-472-4020 ext. 218) for more information.

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What do you know about being a mom?

This question starts the relationship between our Healthy Families home visitation team and a mother seeking effective ways to interact with her child. It allows the home visitor to develop a sense of how a mother was parented, what expectations she brings to parenting and allows them to develop realistic goals for each step of a child’s development.

Lindsay (name has been changed for privacy) was born while her mother was still in high school. Acknowledging the difficulties she faced, her mom enrolled in our Healthy Families home visitation program and started meeting weekly with a member of our team.

The home visitor encouraged Lindsay’s mom in her new role as a mother and helped her set expectations based on Lindsay’s development.… Read more