Advocate. Change-Maker. Champion. Oregon Families Thank You.
Even if they never know your name and you never hear the words, you will know you made a difference in making an child’s world a little safer and a parent’s burden just a little easier to bear. Becoming an advocate for children by helping to strengthen families in your community takes the will to make that one first step. The size of the step and the number that follow is up to you.
We are happy to offer below, some ideas to get you started. Have ideas of your own? Send them to us at and we’ll share them here.
Check out the quality rating for your daycare provider, and, if they aren’t rated, encourage them to get certified. Find the link to Oregon certification here.
Take a parenting class to beef up your skills, they will not only help your child develop but can also significantly reduce the stress of parenting. Find a class in your area (pdf).
Download the VROOM app to get daily tips on activities to do with your child to engage them in learning. Download the app.
Join CTFO’s monthly newsletter for updates on the latest policies and research to improve your programs, and connect to real-time advocacy efforts to increase funding for programs like yours.
Become a Prevent Child Abuse Oregon chapter member and engage in public education and awareness activities throughout the year like Pinwheels for Prevention during Child Abuse Prevention Month each April.
Participate in Oregon Parent Education Collaborative Conference and engage with your peers for support and professional development. Learn more about the conference here.
Are you a foundation that funds Oregon charities? A local business or corporation looking for the right charitable partner to help you positively impact Oregon’s future? Then here is an idea:
Join with the Children’s Trust Fund of Oregon to form a funding collective focused on reducing the incidence of child abuse and neglect by strengthening Oregon families. Together we will prioritize at-risk families and evidence-based programming when making our funding decisions to maximize results.
Contact us to begin the conversation at .