Why Join ORIMHA?

ORIMHA Is Focused On Infants and Toddlers Statewide

We are the only organization in Oregon inclusive of all of the early childhood system of care and families to focus on the health and well-being of infants and toddlers .

We operate with the knowledge that every system that touches the lives of children offers an opportunity to strengthen the foundations and capacities that make lifelong healthy development possible. 

ORIMHA Is Multi-Disciplinary and Cross-Sector: All professionals working with or on behalf of infants and toddlers are encouraged to join.

We welcome and serve all early childhood professionals and families. 

This includes:

  • families and caregivers

  • child care providers

  • early intervention staff

  • home visitors

  • community health nurses

  • doulas

  • NICU staff

  • physicians and other pediatric professionals

  • Early Head Start staff

  • child welfare workers

  • infant massage providers

  • mental health therapists

  • relief nursery staff

  • occupational, speech, and physical therapists

  • parent educators

  • policymakers

  • researchers

  • judicial and law enforcement

  • early childhood advocates


ORIMHA Membership Has Benefits

  • Discounted registration to ORIMHA trainings

  • E-mail announcements of important early childhood resources, topics, and policies 

  • Networking opportunities

  • Access to password-protected members' area of this website that includes job listings, calendar of events, and resources

  • Knowing that your support promotes advocacy for infants, toddlers, young children and their families in communities across the state

  • Organization memberships are listed on the ORIMHA website with a link to your agency's webpage


Along with a host of benefits, your membership also helps ORIMHA in its mission to serve the families of Oregon and shows your commitment to being a champion of infant mental health in our state. There are five membership types: student, family, professional, small organization (up to 50) and large organization up to 100.