Jackson County's

Children's Crisis Relief Nursery

Stable Families, Healthy Children

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Child Abuse & Neglect

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Help for Families

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Families come to the Family Nurturing Center to get the help they need.  An array of comprehensive services support families as they deal with the challenges of raising healthy, compassionate and successful children.

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How You Can Help

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You can become part of preventing child abuse and neglect. Your gift, large or small, makes a real difference. We also offer volunteer opportunities for you to help in a variety of ways.

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In 2014, 845 Jackson County children and 317 Josephine County children were victims of child abuse and/or neglect

The Family Nurturing Center, one of 23 Relief Nurseries in Oregon, is an innovative and positive response to this crisis. By wrapping an array of services around high-risk families with children birth to five years, the Family Nurturing Center is keeping children safe and families together. Relief Nursery families are succeeding.

Documented outcomes show:

  • A reduction in risk factor
  • A reduction in days in foster care
  • An increase in positive parent-child interaction
  • An increase in participants’ employment rateAnd most significantly — 99 percent of families have no further involvement in child welfare

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