Get a scholarship to attend a conference on 10/27 & 10/28!

Register through Age+ and receive financial assistance to attend the Should to Shoulder conference in Portland on October 27th and 28th. Learn more to help you cope with physical, social and emotional challenges grandparents and kinship caregivers raising children...

Introducing Ties That Bind

JFRF is confronting issues impacting grandparents raising grandchildren head on with our new initiative, Ties That Bind. This program is our response to the growing issue of kinship caregivers (usually grandparents) who find themselves in the primary role of parent,...

You Know Vaping is Dangerous. How Can Protect Your Child?

By Dan Fahrbach – The health risks of vaping are in the news. But the big story is that vaping products are crushing it among children and young adults: 23 percent of 11th-graders use nicotine e-cigarettes versus just 3 percent of adults age 25 and older...

Free Training in Oregon!

Join Dr. Amy Stoeber in discussing how to build resilient families by understanding ways to overcome adversity and to parent with a positive, strengths-affirming approach. You’ll learn specific strategies that reduce the effects of early traumatic experiences...

Do You Have a Child who Loves the Outdoors?

For 20 years, AWL has focused on breaking down the barriers that prevent Oregonians from taking part in outdoor recreation. Adventures Without Limits in Forest Grove, Oregon welcomes all kids regardless of their ability level, gender, ethnicity, age or special needs....

25 Ways to Ask, “How was your day?”

Just about every child will have a one word answer to “How was school?” If you’d like to hear more, ask about something the child cares about.   1. Who did you play with at recess? 2. Did you learn any new words? 3. What are you reading? 4. Do you...