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Local business come together for “Passion of Service 2020”

Passion for Service 2020

KOBI5 NEWS MEDFORD, Ore. – Service organizations in the Rogue Valley are in need of supplies and funds. As a result, multiple Rogue Valley businesses are joining together to answer the call for help. Medford Radiology, Adroit Construction, Garrison’s, Jackson County Physical Therapy, KDP Certified Public Accountants, Mercy Flights, RHT Energy and the Rogue Credit…



Family Nurturing Center: A Partner in Child Abuse Prevention

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Family Nurturing Center: A Partner in Child Abuse Prevention

From Children First for Oregon… We are proud to partner with the Family Nurturing Center (FNC) in Child Abuse Prevention in the Rogue Valley. Family Nurturing Center is one of 30 Relief Nurseries throughout the state, all supporting the unique needs of diverse communities, providing high-risk families with the intensive support they need for their children…



In the News: No Wrong Door

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In the News: No Wrong Door

Photo Caption: Bethany Pitts, after-school director for the Rogue Valley Family YMCA, shows kids how to make bouncy balls at Hedrick Middle School in July. The YMCA is one of several partner agencies in the Rogue Challenge that aims to connect clients with a more holistic range of services. Andy Atkinson / Mail Tribune Written…



In the News: Listening to Our Communities on Early Childhood: Medford

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In the News: Listening to Our Communities on Early Childhood: Medford

Photo Caption: The Learning Loft Preschool. Written by Danielle Pacifico-Cogan for The Children’s Institute. Last week, Children’s Institute staff visited Medford for two days to hear from parents and teachers and tour early childhood facilities with state legislators. From Coquille to Baker City, Redmond to the Rogue Valley, we continue to hear the same message…



In the News: Oregon’s Relief Nurseries Support Families and Keep Kids Out of Foster Care

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In the News: Oregon's Relief Nurseries Support Families and Keep Kids Out of Foster Care

Photo Caption: Photo taken at the Chelsea’s Place Family Building Blocks Relief Nursery in Salem. Written by Melissa Duclos for The Children’s Institute. Children’s Institute: Can you explain how Relief Nurseries, which are unique to Oregon, use a multidisciplinary approach to serve children and families? Cara Copeland: Relief Nurseries have been in Oregon for just…