211 Family Info
For anyone in Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas, Lane and Polk counties connected to children, birth to 8 years old, 211 Family Info works with you to find solutions for such topics as:
- child development and behavioral strategies
- school readiness and success
- family stress and anxiety
- parent support groups
- basic family resources
Calls are free, live and confidential. The line is staffed by master's level professionals who also have the benefit of leveraging the 211info network database with over 6,000 community resources.
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211 Family Info is part of an overall effort to promote young child wellness by connecting the community with information and services.
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Your 211 Family Info Specialist
My name is Ashley.
I’m the lead Family Specialist at 211info. I’m a mother and a teacher, and I have worked for more than 15 years with young children and their families. My passion is discussing parenting and providing families and caregivers with ideas and referrals to help raise happy and healthy children.
I have a degree in education and in early intervention. I have worked as a child care provider, home-visitor, parent educator and behavior specialist. I also served as a consultant to local preschools and child care centers, providing guidance around individual situations and system-wide behavioral practices. Through this hands-on-work, I have seen how early childhood programs can improve the lives of children and families.