Early Learning Hub Vision, Mission and Goals

Our Vision:

All young children and their families engage in quality coordinated resources that support their growth, development and a healthy life trajectory.

Our Mission:

The Yamhill Early Learning Council will work collaboratively to support coordinated systems that are child-centered, family friendly, culturally and linguistically appropriate, and community-based to meet the needs of the Yamhill County population and communities.

Our Goals:

  • Increase the number of licensed child care and early learning programs committed to improving quality
  • Empower families to make informed decisions and have access to affordable, quality child care options
  • Provide classroom opportunities for children in the year before kindergarten that align with common core state standards
  • Increase amount of time parents and care givers read and talk with their child in order to develop strong attachment, language and literacy skills
  • Establish a system where all children in Yamhill County receive a developmental screen by 36 months of age
  • Increase the number of women who enter prenatal care within the first trimester or within 42 days of enrolling in Yamhill CCO or other Maternal Health programs
  • Increase the number of oral health prevention services conducted annually
  • Reduce Toxic Stress by promoting five key Strengthening Family Protective Factors in the children's home and neighborhood
  • Increase family resiliency and reduce child maltreatment in families of children ages 0-6
  • Implement a Universal Referral System for all home visiting programs

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