Relief Nursery

The Relief Nursery at Old Mill Center for Children and Families visits the pumpkin patch in Corvallis, Oregon

The 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 A budding artist shows her talent at finger painting in the Relief Nursery at Old Mill Center for Children and Families in Corvallis, Oregon
  • On-site child care for children ages 0-6 during parent support group time
  • 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?
  • How to balance your needs and those of your children Relief Nursery children on a science walk exploring the outdoors at Old Mill Center for Children and Families in Corvallis, Oregon
  • How to create a strong bond with your children
  • What are fun activities you can do with your children