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Playing Cultural Pass to Adventure
The Cultural Pass to Adventure program offers library users the opportunity to expand their experience of the library beyond the walls of our buildings into the community and beyond. Your library card is your passport to visiting eight different and exciting locations in Oregon.
Metro Parent/PDX Kids
Metro Parent offers in-depth features about issues of interest to local parents, service-oriented articles that give those same parents insightful information they can use in raising their kids, resources for local activities and outings as well as a comprehensive monthly listing of area family events.

Red Tricycle
A guide to Portland area activities for kids and families.

Tualatin Hills Parks and Recreation District
THPRD offers parks, programs, and activities for all ages.


Opening Doors
Opening Doors provides information, resources and support to first-time parents.

Child Care Resource and Referral for Washington County
Community Action’s Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) of Washington County helps parents and families to find childcare referrals and resources. 

Compliance History and Complaints
The Child Care Division of the Oregon Employment Department can answer parent questions regarding compliance history for in-home childcare providers and for childcare centers.

Childcare Seekers
A free online service for parents seeking childcare.

Central Coordination of Child Care Resource and Referral
A statewide network of thirteen resource and referral agencies serving all thirty-six counties in Oregon.

Family Doctor Health and Safety

Car Seat Clinics with the Beaverton Police Department
The Beaverton Police Department offers clinics on proper car seat installation. 

Emergency Preparedness
Information from the City of Beaverton’s Emergency Management program on how local families can prepare for possible serious events, such as storms, earthquakes or fire.

Food Hero
Ideas and tips for planning, budgeting, and cooking healthy meals for your family from Oregon State University. Available in Spanish and English language.

Immunization Information for Washington County
The Washington County Department of Health & Human Services provides necessary immunizations for children and adults against vaccine-preventable diseases such as diphtheria, polio, whooping cough, measles, hepatitis, flu, and numerous other diseases.

KidsHealth is the largest and most visited site on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence.

Help for Families in Need
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Free information about more than 5,000 health, community, and social services.

The Dougy Center
Grief counseling and support groups for children and families.

Beaverton Family Resource Center
A free program for the Beaverton School District helping families and youth connect to resources in the greater Beaverton area.

Healthy Start
Information, resources and support to any first-time parent, helping to give each baby a healthy start.

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children.