Relief Nursery

The Relief Nursery at Old Mill Center for Children and Families visits the pumpkin patch in Corvallis, OregonThe Relief Nursery is a therapeutic early childhood program for at-risk children (ages birth to 6 years). Comprehensive early intervention services include family strengthening and preservation activities, parent education, advocacy, counseling, intensive home visiting, and therapeutic classrooms in collaboration with the Corvallis Public Library, Linn-Benton Community College and other early childhood education agencies.

The program is voluntary and free.

Support services offered

  • Parenting education, mental health & early literacy support groups for families living in Benton County
  • On-site child care for children ages 0-6 during parent support group timeRelief Nursery children on a science walk exploring the outdoors at Old Mill Center for Children and Families in Corvallis, Oregon
  • Support and help with attachment/bonding & post-partum depression
  • Individual mental health services tailored to your family’s needs
  • Home visits with families to enhance parenting skills
  • Therapeutic classroom for children 24-36 months and 3-5 years of age
  • Help for families who have had children in foster care or are concerned they might lose their children to foster care
  • Family resource closet and resource and referral services

Issues we can help with:

  • How to provide a safer home for your children
  • How to make sure your children are emotionally and physically healthy
  • Are your expectations and goals for your children realistic?A budding artist shows her talent at finger painting in the Relief Nursery at Old Mill Center for Children and Families in Corvallis, Oregon
  • How to balance your needs and those of your children
  • How to create a strong bond with your children
  • What are fun activities you can do with your children