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Mid-Valley Parenting


Yamhill Early Learning exists to serve your family.

We offer the resources and support you need to give your child the tools to thrive.

Yamhill Early Learning takes the pressure off of parents by offering programs, resources, events, and information that help you make informed decisions about your child’s future. But that’s not all—we also provide personalized support, community connections, and advocacy opportunities, so you can rest assured that your family’s unique needs will be recognized.

Everything you need to thrive as a parent.

Whether you’re a parent seeking support, or a provider aiming to offer the highest quality care, Yamhill Early Learning is here to guide and inspire you on your journey. We’re not just a health organization—we’re a part of your community, and our purpose revolves around ensuring you have whatever resources you (and your child) need to become all you can be.

  • Make informed decisions
  • Form meaningful community
  • Find or develop quality care
  • Share information and resources
  • Get personalized help
  • Set every child up for success
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OUR Team

Meet the people behind Yamhill Early Learning

Sean Cavaghan

Data and Reporting Specialist

Maribel Dobbins

Service Integration Specialist

Jen Mendez-Garcia

Parent Engagement Specialist

Jennifer Laine

Early Learning Director

Shealyn Wippert

Parent Engagement Specialist 

Petricia Wright

Administrative Assistant

Iveth Solis

Outreach & Referral Specialist

Recent News

Yamhill Community Care Achieves Full Metrics Payout and Challenge Pool

August 21, 2023

Yamhill Community Care Seeks Community Proposals for its SHARE Grant Program

August 17, 2023

Yamhill County Board of Commissioners Approves $2.2 Million Investment in Childcare Expansion

May 30, 2023