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Relief Nursery on OPB Radio

Relief Nursery’s Executive Director, Kelly Sutherland, and one of our families were recently featured on OPB’s radio show “Think Out Loud.” What a wonderful opportunity for more awareness surrounding our mission. Click here to listen to the podcast to learn more about our programs and the families

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Meet The Smyth Family, A Relief Nursery Success Story

By: Jennifer Solomon Meet Heather Smyth and her 3-year-old son, Thomas. They’ve just emerged from a long journey against all odds, and they are forever grateful to Relief Nursery for the amazing support they have received. Heather arrived in Eugene from Portland, having just been released from

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Disrupting The PreSchool To Prison Pipeline

By: Terrence Killian, Mental Health Program Manager Each year in this country, approximately 50,000 children are expelled from preschool. It is disproportionately children of working-class parents and children of color who experience these disciplinary actions, and it’s often the first step on what’s being referred to as

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