Health, Safety & Education Resources to help prepare children for kindergarten

If you are interested in accessing health, safety, and education services in your area please follow the link to a simple referral form and submit electronically.

Blue Mountain Building Blocks Form (external link)

Community Resources

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No Wrong Door (external link): This is a one-step online application which will determine which resources families may be eligible for.

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Family Friendly Business: This program offers an opportunity for businesses to be designated as a “Family Friendly Business.” This is a simple, online application.

Application (Google Doc)

Family Friendly Business Directory (PDF)

Screenshot of Family Community Resource list Family Community Resource List English | Spanish (Word)

Parenting and Educational Resources

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Kindergarten Readiness: Use this Hub-created screening tool to assess some of your child’s skills. Use the following resources to help your child attain those skills needed for kindergarten success.

Preschool Waitlist Kit: this kit includes some guidance around activities that an be done with children in the home, state guidelines around learning and templates.

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Vroom: The first 5 years are when children’s brains grow fastest. Use simple activities from Vroom to make “every moment with your baby a brain building one.”

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Ready to Learn: Free access to books, movies, music and fun activities. Children can even earn early learning toys and games!

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Storytime Oregon: Easy-to-access resources for literacy building including easy to do, fun activities.

Parents and child reading

Parent Articles

Nov 2018-The Skill of Empathy

Dec 2018-Connection Article

Jan 2019-Terrible Two’s

Feb 2019-Oops, I Made a Mistake

March 2019-Kindergarten Readiness

April 2019-Healing Generations with Connection, Love and Support

July 2019-Great Dads Provide Security For Their Children

October 2019-Connection First

November 2019-Gratitude

December 2019-Stress Less Enjoy More





Cavity Keep Away: Goals for Healthy Teeth (PDF)

Dental Guide for Pregnant Women - English & Spanish (PDF)

Developmental Screening (ASQ-3) (external link)


Parenting Education Calendar (external link)


Oregon State Kindergarten Assessment Brochure - English | Spanish (PDF)

Oregon State Kindergarten Assessment Website (external link)

Tips for Parents of Preschoolers from Reading Rockets - English | Spanish (PDF)

Blue Mountain Early Learning Hub Resources

About BMELH Presentation (PDF)

Family Community Resource Lists - English | Spanish (PDF)

Umatilla & Morrow Counties Resource Guide (PDF)

Union County Resource Guide (PDF)

Umatilla County Wraparound (external link)