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The Child Care Safety Portal is a resource for parents and families to check on the safety and quality of licensed child care programs in Oregon. The Portal lets you search for a child care provider and view their licensing history over a period of time.
The Portal is meant to add to, but not replace, other sources of information. For more information on finding and choosing child care, please go to our
Find Child Care page.
To receive a customized referral to child care programs contact
From the referral list, you can choose the Child Care program that best suits your needs.
The Child Care Safety Portal is a resource for parents and families to check the most updated information on the status of licensed child care programs in Oregon. The portal lets families search for a child care provider and view their licensing history over a period of time. Parents can explore the site to determine the best child care for their children.
As of February 2024, the Child Care Safety Portal is now a part of the Find Child Care Oregon website to make it easier for families to find the information they need to make child care decisions in Oregon. Updates are now made daily and the portal has been given feature improvements to make it easier to use and more informative.
On the portal, you will find:
There is conflicting evidence, or evidence is not available, on whether the
violation occurred. The The Child Care Licensing Division will issue a finding that it is Unable to
Substantiate a complaint when there is conflicting evidence of equal
weight or sufficient evidence is not available to determine whether the
violation occurred. A complaint does not imply the allegation(s) is/are
If you can’t find a child care provider in the Portal or would like to receive a full history of a child care provider, please contact the Child Care Licensing Division:
Frequent visitors to the Child Care Safety Portal should regularly clear their internet/mobile browser’s cache to be sure that the information displayed is up to date.
An individual wishing to register a complaint against a provider or child care center may submit the on-line complaint form (below) or call the Child Care Licensing Division at
You will speak to a compliance specialist who will take your information and follow up on your complaint. You may also contact your Licensing Specialist who will pass the complaint on to our compliance specialist for intake.
An individual inquiring about the compliance history of a child care facility can call the Child Care Licensing Division at the
Child fatalities in licensed child care settings are rare. The Child Care Licensing Division has listed the child fatalities that have occurred below. For additional information, including a list of compliance history with injury reports, legal actions and more, please contact the Child Care Licensing Division at 1-800-556-6616.
List of Child Fatalities
2020Mama Bear's ChildcareLicense Number: RF532607 | Provider Name: Nyvona Johnson | City: Sweet HomeMrs Williams ChildcareLicense Number: CF502132 | Provider Name: Jeannette Williams | City: Hillsboro2018Little Big BlessingsLicense Number: RF524035 | Provider Name: Nicole Sumpter | City: EugeneNova's NestLicense Number: CF503024 | Provider Name: Nova Connolly | City: Eugene2017Broadway Children's CenterLicense Number: CC501953 | Provider Name: Celeste Artharee | City: PortlandMi Familia ChildcareLicense Number: RF524058 | Provider Name: Aracely Marin | City: Portland2016Broadway Children's CenterLicense Number: CC501953 | Provider Name: Celeste Artharee | City: Portland2013Growing with Pride Too (also known as Growing with Pride Learning Centers)License Number: CC501445 | Provider Name: Tracy Bischoff & Lorinda Rule | City: TualatinLittle Beez ChildcareLicense Number: CF051993 | Provider Name: Treva Bigby | City: Bend2012Annie's KidsLicense Number: RF058950 | Provider Name: Ann Hovda | City: ClackamasCurious MonkeysLicense Number: CF501674 | Provider Name: Melinda Sullivan | City: Portland2011Little Rascals (also known as Tammi's Daycare)License Number: RF517036 | Provider Name: Tammi Fredricks | City: Portland2008Buttons & Bows DaycareLicense Number: RF021890 | Provider Name: Norma Marshall | City: RedmondJanna's Little MonkeysLicense Number: RF519334 | Provider Name: Janna Bauman | City: Eugene
*Additional 2022 aggregate data is in the process of being uploaded.
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