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  • IMPORTANT NOTICE: Eugene Field Office has Moved

    ​The Early Learning Division Office of Child Care's field office in Eugene has moved. Effective immediately the mailing address is:

    Office of Child Care, 1200 Executive Parkway STE 460, Eugene, OR 97401

    Please mail all correspondence to the address above.

  • IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Oregon Office of the State Fire Marshall has Moved
    ​The new address for the Oregon Office of the State Fire Marshal is:  3565 Trelstad Ave. SE Salem, Or 97317.  
  • 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

  • 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. ​

  • Oregon Kids: Healthy and Safe

    okhs logo  Oregon Kids: Healthy and Safe (OKHS) is a training and online resource that childhood care and education (CCE) professionals can use to provide healthy and safe environments and practices for children in their care.

      Click Here to view their resources. 

Quick Resource Links What's New in Child Care


Online Central Background Registry Application​

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


Complaint and Compliance history provides information on complaints made on a facility that has violated regulations governing licensed child care.  The purpose of regulations is to protect the health, safety, and well-being of children in child care facilities.

Access myORO and Find Child Care Training in Your Area or Statewide.


Oregon's Quality Rating and Improvement System

The Quality Rating System recognizes, rewards and builds on what early learning and development programs are already doing well. It helps ensure children in QRIS programs are ready for kindergarten by connecting programs and providers with free tools, financial incentives and professional advice that they can put into practice with confidence.


Find Office of Child Care Forms and Publications.
NOTANo todos los materiales están disponibles en otros idiomas.
Para formas de la Oficina de Cuidado Infantil disponibles en Español presione aquí
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Примечание: не все материалы доступны на других языках
Для доступа к материалам Отдела лицензирования детких учереждений на русском языке, нажмите здесь

Chú ý: Không phải tất cả các  vật liệu  của Văn Phòng Giữ Trẻ có sẵn trong các ngôn ngữ khác. Bấm vào đây để xem các mẫu có sẵn trong tiếng "Trung Hoa hay Việt".


 注意: 不是所有兒童保育辦公室的材料有其它语言版本. 查可用的中國語文或越南文表單,请點擊這裡.
Contact Us:  Questions about Child Care licensing and regulations? Click Here to Write a Message  



Webinar for Child Care Center Directors and Certified Family Child Care Owners 

New Health and Safety Training Requirements
View the recording of the webinar presented on August 18th by clicking here.
​New Health and Safety Training Requirements
The Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014 requires training and regulation on specific health and safety topics for all caregivers that are licensed or who receive federal child care subsidy funding. The Early Learning Division will be adopting rules on the new training requirements soon. More information with links to the training will be on this website by September 30, 2016.
For Certified Child Care Centers and Certified Family Child Care Homes:
Beginning 9/30/16 all new caregivers and substitutes in Certified Child Care Centers and Certified Family Child Care Homes must complete the online “Introduction to Child Care Health and Safety” training within 30 days. Staff members will receive two hours of training credit for completing the course in addition to the two hours they already receive for orientation. This training is only required to be taken once and is available online with no fee beginning September 30, 2016.
All current caregivers and substitutes employed in a Certified Child Care Center or Certified Family Child Care Home must complete the online “Introduction to Child Care Health and Safety” training by 6/30/17.
For Registered Family Child Care Homes:
All new providers must complete online “Introduction to Child Care Health and Safety” training as part of application process beginning 9/30/16. The training is available in English, Spanish, Russian and Chinese beginning September 30, 2016.
All current Registered Family Child Care Home providers and substitutes must complete the “Introduction to Child Care Health and Safety” training by 6/30/17. Current providers will receive two hours of training credit for completing the course.
Click below to view the letter mailed to all licensed facilities describing this training requirement.
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Registered Family Child Care HomeEnglish  Spanish  Russian  Vietnamese  Chinese
Child Care Referrals have now transitioned to 211info!​
211Info will provide child care referrals along with secondary consumer referrals for comprehensive services.  A trusted place for updated information, 211Info is positioned to serve all segments of the population, including people experiencing poverty, professionals seeking resources for clients, individuals looking for rapid assistance in navigating early learning and health care systems​. We believe these changes will more effectively support providers in their professional development, and children and their families making decisions for their needs. 
211Info provides free guidance and information about:
·  Child Care
·  Behavioral Strategies
·  School Readiness Tips
·  Early Childhood Development
·  Family stress and anxiety
·  Parenting classes and support
·  Local play groups
·  Foster care support
·  Basic Family resources.. and much more!
211 will be open and available from 7am to 11pm, Monday through Friday and 8am -pm Saturday and Sunday, with multilingual services available.

Contact Information:  Call: 211   Text: the keyword Children to 898211

   Email: children@211info.org   Visit: www.211info.org 

​IMPORTANT NOTICE:  The Oregon Office of the State Fire Marshall has Moved

​The new address for the Oregon Office of the State Fire Marshal is:  3565 Trelstad Ave. SE Salem, Or 97317.   

​State and Federal Changes to the ERDC Child Care Subsidy Program
​Click the Links below to open the newsletter and learn what's new and what it means for providers and parents.
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