|Abuse reporting||Report Child Abuse and Neglect|
List of reporting phone numbers to report child abuse and neglect.
|Abuse reporting||Mandatory reporters|
What is mandatory reporting and who must report?
|Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies||Child Care Resource & Referral agencies|
A link to a listing of local CCR&Rs by county. CCR&Rs help connect providers with the parents who need their services. They also provide technical assistance and provider training.
|Forms and Guides||Child Care Provider guide|
Our handbook for providers who serve ERDC clients, with loads of information on how to get started, the payment process, and more. Also available in:
|Forms and Guides||Child Care Provider Listing Form|
This form must be completed and submitted by providers that want to be paid by DHS to provide child care for DHS clients. Please note the effective date for DHS payment cannot be earlier than the date you complete the listing process and are approved by DHS. Also available in Spanish
|Partners||The Childhood Care and Education Coordinating Council (CCECC)|
The CCECC is a collaborative, ad hoc partnership working to create a balanced system of care in Oregon that supports and empowers working families and promotes safe, healthy child development.
|Partners||Oregon Child Care Research Partnership (OCCRP)|
The Oregon Child Care Research Partnership, housed within the Family Policy Program at Oregon State University, conducts research related to child care policy at the local and state levels. OCCRP conducts the Market Rate study upon which DHS child care subsidy rates are based.
|Partners||National Child Care Information and Technical Assistance Center (NCCIC)|
The NCCIC, a service of the Child Care Bureau
, is a national clearinghouse and technical assistance (TA) center that provides comprehensive child care information resources and TA services to Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Administrators and other key stakeholders.
|Partners||Oregon Association for the Education of Young Children (OAEYC)|
Oregon AEYC is an affiliate of the National Association for the Education of Young Children
and serves over 1300 early childhood professionals in the state of Oregon. OAEYC works to support excellent early education, promote public support and policies, build the profession, and improve teaching and learning.
|Rates & reimbursements||Child care rates|
The maximum amounts we can pay providers who help DHS clients with child care.
|Rates & reimbursements||Enhanced, special and high needs rates|
About special provider rates are and how to qualify for and become an enhanced, special or high needs provider.
|Rates & reimbursements||Food service education and reimbursement|
About food handling, nutrition education, and getting USDA reimbursements.
|State Licensing||Office of Child Care (OCC) of the Department of Education|
OCC is the regulatory agency that licenses child care facilities and conducts background checks on licensed providers. Their website is also a great resource, with a wealth of information and resources for parents, providers, and those interested in child care issues.
|Training||Child Care Provider Training|
For information about orientation, health and safety training and additional training resources.
|Union Representation||The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees|
AFSCME Council 75 represents family child care providers who are licensed with the Office of Child Care, a member of the Department of Education. 800-521-5954
|Union Representation||The Service Employees International Union Local 503 (SEIU)|
SEIU Local 503 represents family child care providers who are exempt from licensing. Providers that are exempt from licensing are also referred to as Family, Friends, and Neighbor providers (FFN). 877-451-0002