Young Roots Oregon is dedicated to creatively helping young families build healthy foundations

Family Support & Connections Program

Supporting the health and preservation of young families

Family Support & Connections Program is a free & voluntary parent mentoring program that partners young parents with a family advocate to help reduce family stress and lend support in growing the life you want to have.

The FS&C program includes assistance in gaining access to basic essentials, support in navigating complicated systems, education & economic support, along with opportunities for parents to increase their nurturing connection with their child!

Program Outline

Session Length
Sessions will be no more than 1.5 hours in length at a location of the client’s comfort; their home, a public space, or the YRO facility space supported by on-site childcare.

Family Advocates are able to provide transportation in Linn and Benton counties.

Note: If the family location is more than 20 miles from Albany, the Family Advocate will need to meet the parent at their home or in their local community, unless the family is able to secure transportation to the YRO facility, their Family Advocate will be able to transport the family home.

8 sessions with their partnered Family Advocate over an estimated 3 month period

Financial Support Each client will be provided with $200 of financial support for essential needs (no cash).

Young Roots Oregon is a contracted Family Support & Connections Program provider for the Oregon Department of Human Services Self Sufficiency Program.

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Or reach us by phone:

Blanca Sanchez
ParentingRoots Program Director (Yo hablo español)
(541) 203-3863

Jonathan Eick
ParentingRoots Program Director
(541) 203-3873

All communication will be replied to within 2 business days; Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

FS&C Program is in partnership with the Oregon Department of Human Services. For more information, their website and choose “Young Roots” as your preferred provider.

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