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To Early Learning and Community Resources


Back to School

Schoolhouse Supplies to find local programs providing free school supplies.

MESD Free Clothing Closets to find free clothing closets in the Portland area. 

IRCO & SEI for family services. 

COVID-19 Resources for Providers 

211  Connects to local resources for food, health care, housing, utilities, child care and parenting, COVID-19 information and more.

Oregon Early Learning Division (ELD)

Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R)  supports high-quality child care throughout our region.

Preschool For All (PFA)

Albina Head Start

Mount Hood Head Start

Multnomah Early Childhood Program (MECP) provides early intervention and early childhood special education services to children birth to age five in Multnomah County.

Inclusive Partners promotes inclusive child care practices by providing technical assistance, training and support to child care providers

MHCC Early Childhood Education (ECE) Career Pathway for English Language Learners

UWCW Safety Net Partners community nonprofits that provide short-term housing, utilities assistance, and tax preparation services for our most vulnerable families. 

Multnomah County Community Resources

Oregon Kinship Navigator (OKN) is a statewide support network for grandparents and other adults raising relative children.

Free At-Home Rapid COVID Tests 

Food Pantries in Portland

Multnomah Library

Portland Parks & Recreation


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