Families and Children
  • CATHOLIC COMMUNITY SERVICES OF LANE COUNTY
          1025 G Street
          Springfield, OR 97477
          541-345-3628 Ext. 306
          Email: mwagner@ccslc.org
          Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., M-F
          Offers food distribution, direct assistance from two service centers (Eugene & Springfield), 
          utility assistance, housing programs, and family support programs  
  • CHILD WELFARE
    3180 Hwy. 101
    Florence, OR 97439
    (541) 997-8251
    (541) 997-4453 HOTLINE to report suspected abuse/neglect.
    Email: Florence@oregonfast.net


  • DEADWOOD CREEK SERVICES
    541-964-5201
    Contact: Bill Cirino 541-964-3140
    Provides community building and fire hall, which are available for community meetings, classes and social functions.


  • EARLY CHILDHOOD CARES (EC CARES)
    2325 Oak St. - P.O. Box 717 - Florence, OR 97439
    (541) 997-1513
    (541) 902-9029 Fax
    Contact Person: Bobbie Spencer
    Hours: 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.  Monday - Friday
    Early intervention/childhood special educations (EI/ECSE) that provides service to developmentally delayed/disabled children from birth to school age. Services are determined by the needs of the child and may include preschool, speech, occupational/physical therapy, autism, hearing, vision or home consultations. 
    EC CARES is a U of O affiliated program.


  • HEALTHY START, WEST LANE COUNTY
    2325 Oak St.
    P.O. Box 717,
    Florence, OR 97439
    (541) 997-3101 - Kathleen Forbes
    Healthy Start is a voluntary program designed to support first time parents through information and referrals. The goal of Healthy Start is to promote healthy childhood growth and development. Referrals are received through medical professionals and/or first time parents prenatal or within the first three months of birth.


  • PARENT/CHILD PLAY GROUP
    2325 Oak Street
    P.O. Box 717
    Florence, OR 97439
    (541) 997-1513 Kathleen Forbes, Parent Educator
    Parent/Child Play Group (PAP) is open to the community every Friday from 10 to Noon.  Parents with children 0-5 yrs are welcome to attend.  There is no registration for PAP and families may attend on a drop-in basis.  A variety of toys and crafts are made available each week.  Funded through a grant from the Western Lane Community Foundation and local donations.


  • SIUSLAW BATTERER’S INTERVENTION PROGRAM
    P.O. Box 2515
    1525 12th Street, Suite 20
    Florence, OR 97439
    Contact: Erin Leonard - 541-335-1457
    Email: erin_mugoo@yahoo.com


  • ST. VINCENT DE PAUL - THRIFT STORE
    2315 Hwy 101
    Florence, OR 97439
    (541) 997-8460, 541-687-5820
    Hours: Monday thru Saturday, 10 am - 8 pm; Sunday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.