"How you spend your hours equals who you are today" - Stephen J. Bavolock, Ph.D.
Family Development Center prevents the cycle of abuse and neglect through early prevention and intervention services, focused on nurturing successful and resilient children, strengthening parents and preserving families.
"Safe Children... Strong Families... Thriving Communities."
We envision a world where children can live safely within their own homes. Where families are healthy- physically and mentally, utilizing the skills and tools needed to create healthy and resilient children and stable families. Resulting in... Safe children, Strong families and Thriving communities.
Relationships - Invested, engaged, partners, community, trust and commitment.
Compassion - Welcoming, honesty, giving and intention.
Integrity - Committed to excellence, research driven, best practices, accreditation and evaluation.
Respect - Meeting people where they are at, non-judgmental, accountability, and inclusive.
Family Development Center is supported by our local community.
We are a strong partner of the Oregon Association of Relief Nurseries and actively collaborate with other community partners.
We are a model of effective and efficient operations with a diverse and active Board of Directors.
We hold high professional standards including quality accreditation's.
We are passionate about making real and long-term differences in the lives of the children and families we serve. Thus, creating a more thriving community for years to come.
Family Development Center is an equal opportunity provider and employer.