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Yamhill Early Learning Hub

Our community is working together to coordinate and align services to improve outcomes for children. For the first time in history, Oregon is coordinating a statewide, results-focused approach to early childhood education and school readiness.

The Early Learning Hub model builds on existing community resources and assets, while also asking tough questions about what could be done differently to get better results, especially for at-risk children.

Visit the Early Learning Hub website

Five Core Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate across all programs and sectors for collective community accountability
  • Identify the children in each community who would benefit from additional support
  • Partner with families to identify their unique and specific needs
  • Link families with services and providers who can best address their needs
  • Account for outcomes collectively and cost effectively

Shared Outcomes:

  • Healthy, stable and attached families
  • Improved kindergarten readiness
  • Academically successful 3rd grade students
  • Coordinated and efficient systems



  • The creation of a holistic system of care through collaboration between medical providers, early learning providers and school districts
  • To date, Yamhill Community Care Organization is the only CCO to be awarded an Early Learning Hub
  • Medical providers recognizing the value of and making referrals to home visiting services
  • Early childhood education and training for child care professionals aligned with K–12 Common Core Standards.
  • Cross coordination of developmental screenings between early childhood and medical providers
  • Creation of a Medical Home Model which also supports disenfranchised pregnant women
  • Integrated oral health prevention services across the spectrum
  • Increased parent engagement utilizing peer community health worker/engagement specialist, nurse case management in OB and pediatric care
  • Prevention, intervention and early education to create the best outcomes for children

Early Learning Hub Strategic Plan

This plan outlines specific objectives for Early Learning and family and youth support.  

Early Learning Hub Strategic Plan  (PDF)

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