Central Oregon Regional Programs
Provides complete hearing tests for children birth through 5 years. Services are free to eligible families. If you receive a referral, you will need to call and make an appointment.
Bend Park and Recreation District
Over 770 different recreation programs annually for ages ranging form 18 month to senior adult. Programs include: sports, outdoor, youth enrichment/childcare, adult enrichment, special recreation, swimming, Bend Senior Center and inclusive programs.
Redmond Park and Recreation District
541-977-4859Offers recreation programs for all ages in the greater Redmond area. These programs include youth and adult sports, before and after school programs, Red Cross classes, art classes, swim lessons and many others.
La Pine Parks and Recreation District
Crook County Park and Recreation District
Crook County Kids Club
Child Care Resources
(Project of NeighborImpact)
Provides resource and referral services for choosing quality childcare. Can advise on childcare issues, e.g., Adult and Family Services payment issues and state requirements.
Hotline 541-389-7021 or 1-866-504-8992
Provides comprehensive services to promote the value of living life free from violence. Services are designed to help survivors of abuse regain control of their lives, start the healing process, develop positive self-esteem and break the cycle of violence so that any future abuse can be prevented. Support groups also offered.
Latino Community Association
A connecting point for our immigrant community to ask questions, have letters translated, get help making phone calls (interpretation) negotiating payment plans (advocacy). They help families pay their bills, file their taxes, work through legal issues, find work, improve their English and connect to new opportunities.
Department of Human Services
La Pine 541-536-2223
Provides food benefits, medical programs, TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families), work assistance, and assistance with emergencies, cash, and payment of childcare costs. Call for more information and eligibility.
Hospice of Bend-La Pine
Provides support and education for adults and children who have suffered a significant loss. Services include nursing care, home health aid, medical supplies, a resource library, and bereavement services and support groups, including the Children’s Bereavement Support Group. Call for more information and support groups.
Hospice of Redmond
American Red Cross – Oregon Mountain River Chapter
Provides immediate temporary assistance of food, clothing and shelter to victims of natural or human caused disasters such as fire, flood, tornado and earthquakes. Provides community education about communicable disease prevention, water safety, and other safety subjects. Provides urgent communication services for members of the Armed forces and their families.
Kemple Dental Services
(5 to 18 years)
Community supported clinic providing dental care for children living in Deschutes County. School age only and must have a FAN referral from school site. Call your local school for a FAN representative.
Healthy Families of the High Desert
One time welcome home visits for all families with newborns in Deschutes County. Weekly home visits for eligible families providing support, parent education, resources and information on child development. Parents receive the latest information and research on how babies’ brains develop and the critical role parents play in supporting and nourishing healthy development.