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Links and Resources
Oregon Links and Resources


Central Coordination of Child Care Resource and Referral
Child and Adult Food Program
Inclusive Child Care Program
Department of Human Services
National Child Care Information Center
Child Care Aware
Center for Career Development in Childhood Care and Education at Portland State University
Head Start
The Office of Family Health Services (OFHS)
The Oregon Assocation for the Education of Young Children (OAEYC)

Oregon Kids: Healthy and Safe e-References on health and safety practices in child care

National Links and Resources

Child Care Related Resources
  • Burn Prevention
    Burn Awareness (Shriners Hospitals for Children)
    Burns (MEDLINEplus Health Information)
​National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC)​
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
National Child Care Information Center (NCCIC)
National Network for Child Care
NICHD (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)
U.S. Census Bureau Data on Child Care
2002 Update on Hand Hygiene in Child (Day) Care (Child Care Information Exchange)
Handwashing for Parents and Kids (Canadian Pediatric Society)
Handwashing - The Scrub Club on the National Sanitation Foundation website
  • Head Lice
Head Lice Information (Harvard School of Public Health) 
Head Lice Resources You Can Trust (University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension)
  • Nutrition
Bright Futures in Practice: Nutrition
Happy Meals Resource System - USDA 
Easy to Use Grains and Breads Chart 
Food Chart 
Food and Nutrition Information Center
Food and Nutrition Information Center
Making Food Healthy and Safe for Children
Planning to Meet the Children's Food Needs (National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health)
Zero to Three (developmental information on infants to toddlers)
          National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education     
          Personal Safety for Children: A Guide for Parents (National Center for Missing and        
          Exploited Children)
          Safetylit.org: The Online Source for Injury Prevention Literature (San Diego State Univ-
          Graduate School of Public Health)
          Recent Recalls Affecting Children 
  • School Age Child Care
          Health, Mental Health and Safety Guidelines for Schools
          National AfterSchool Association