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  • The Oregon Registry Online Address has Changed!

    The correct address beginning September 1st, 2014 to mail all training and education documentation is:

    Portland State University- OCCD, Oregon Registry Online, PO Box 751, Portland OR 97207-0751

    Click Here to find the updated Training Coversheets

  • Oregon Kids: Healthy and Safe

    okhs logoNew Health and safety training and E-Reference for the child care and educational professional.

    Oregon Kids: Healthy And Safe Training Information

  • Developmental screening: What it means for early learning providers
    Developmental Screening_What it means for early learning providers-1.jpgAs part of Oregon’s Quality Rating & Improvement System, many early learning programs will begin to participate in developmental screening in 2014. But what is developmental screening and what is your role as an early learning provider? More information and resources will be coming soon, but here’s a brief overview to get you started. ​

  • Bleach Concentration News
    Regular Bleach concentration has changed. If you are using bleach to sanitize and disinfect, it is more important than ever to check the label on your bleach bottle to know what concentration you are using and then mix it correctly. For more information around bleach concentration or to download posters and cards with quick information visit www.healthoregon.org/childcare and www.oregonmetro.gov/cleangreen
  • The Great Oregon Shake Out
    Millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:15 a.m. on October 15* during Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills!
    Oregonians can join them today by registering for the 2015 Great Oregon ShakeOut. Participating is a great way for your family or organization to be prepared to survive and
    recover quickly from big earthquakes– wherever you live, work, or travel. ShakeOut is also a major activity of America's PrepareAthon!

    Start here to be included in the 2015 ShakeOut! * If you cannot hold your ShakeOut drill on 10/15, you can select another day when you register.

  • Enterovirus D68
      What Early Care and Education Providers and Families Should Know About Enterovirus D68
  • Child Care Supports Oregon's Economy
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    The child care industry is made up of 7,900 small businesses who employ over 14,000 Oregonians - more than greenhouses, nurseries, private colleges and universities.

Quick Resource Links What's New in Child Care

Online Central Background Registry Application
Apply online in the Central Background Registry. You may submit a New, Renewal or Reopen your application


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The 2014 Oregon Market Price Study identifies child care prices and the geographic distribution of these prices across the state. Prices vary by several factors including the age of the child served, type of care, the local supply and demand for child care, and facilities’ perceptions of the capacity of families to pay for care. The 2014 Oregon Market Price Study examines geographic patterns in the prices charged by facilities by age of child served, type of care, and pricing modes (hourly, monthly, daily, weekly). This study fulfills the federal requirement that the state complete a market price survey every two years. 


Employment Related Day Care (ERDC)
The Employment Related Day Care program (ERDC) helps eligible low-income working families pay for child care. This helps parents to stay employed, and children to be well cared-for in stable child care arrangements