211 Family Info Line

      Need help with parenting questions. Ashley Lawrence, 211 Family Info Line Lead Specialist joined us to talk about their newest service. For anyone in Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas and Polk counties connected to children, birth to 8 years old, 211 Family Info works with you to find solutions for such topics as:

    • child development and behavioral strategies

    • school readiness and success

    • family stress and anxiety

    • parent support groups

    • playgroups

    • basic family resources

    • Calls are free, confidential and can be conducted in more than 150 languages. The line is staffed by master's level professionals who also have the benefit of leveraging the 211info network database with over 6,000 community resources.

      To contact someone, call 211, text "children" to 898211 or send an email to For more information, visit their website.