Assistance for Families
Oregon Child Abuse Hotline: 855-503-SAFE (7233)
Community Counseling Solutions
Gilliam County Services
PO BOX 705
422 N Main St.
Condon OR 97823
Arlington Office Services
Wheeler County Services
PO BOX 207
401 4th St.
Fossil OR 97830
Mental Health Services
Many other services
North Central Education Service District
Gilliam, Sherman and Wheeler Counties
Business Office: 800-450-2732
PO BOX 591
135 S. Main St., Condon OR 97823
Programs for new parents
Head Start is a federal program that promotes school readiness of children ages birth to five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social and emotional development.
WIC (Women, Infants & Children) & FVRX (Frontier Veggie Prescription Program)
Nutrition support and education programs.
Early Intervention/ Early Childhood Special Education
Call if you have any concerns about any baby, toddler or preschool child regarding their ability to: walk, talk, see, hear, respond to others, play, learn, or cope with new situations. Anyone can refer a child for a developmental screening and all services are free of charge.
The program provides developmental screenings and evaluations
for children ages birth-five in the Tri-County area, serving GIlliam, Wheeler, and Sherman Counties.
Information about enrollment, Oregon law, and Q and A.
Assistance for local schools to provide Special Education services to children.
Haven (Help Against Violent Encounters Now)
HAVEN provides services to all victims and survivors of domestic/teen-dating/sexual violence and stalking through intervention, prevention and education programs. HAVEN provides a 24-hour crisis line, emergency response and shelter, individual/medical and court advocacy, information and referral, support groups, prevention education, bi-lingual/bi-cultural services for Spanish speakers, and training for professionals. HAVEN service primarily Wasco, Sherman, Gilliam and Wheeler Counties.
Crisis line: 1-800-249-4789
Office line: 541-296-1662
Wheeler County Public Health
712 Jay Street, PO BOX 307
Fossil, OR 97830
Babies First Program
A home visiting service provided by a Public Health Nurse for families with babies and young children up to age 5, to make sure their babies are healthy as they grow and learn.
Child & Adolescent Health
This program includes well child check ups, immunizations and primary care.
Free vaccinations for eligible children through 18 years of age. Offer vaccinations to eligible adults on a sliding fee scale.
Oregon State Assistance Programs:
For questions about the SNAP (food assistance) program:
Assistance Programs include:
Food and Cash Assistance
www.nextdoorinc.org - Parenting Education, Family & Youth Services
www.babybluesconnection.org - Resource for prenatal or post-partum depression.
www.bornlearning.org - turn everyday moments into fun learning opportunities.
https://osp.uoregon.edu - Ages and Stages Questionnaire - developmental checklist for newborn to 6yrs