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Healthy Child Care Oregon Program

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E-mail: heather.r.morrow@state.or.us
Phone: 971-673-1883
FAX: 971-673-0250
TTY: 711

Address
Healthy Child Care Oregon Program
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 825
Portland, OR 97232

Hours of Operation
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Search the Public Health Program Directory to see all programs in the Oregon Public Health Division.

About Us

Child Care Health Consultation Program 2003-2010

The Public Health Division's Healthy Child Care Oregon program administered the Child Care Health Consultation (CCHC) Program from March 2003 to July 2010 with partners from the health and mental health systems, and the early care and education system. Health and mental health consultation services were provided for child care providers in Baker, Union, Clackamas, Lincoln and Multnomah counties.

The CCHC program demonstrated promising results and plans were developed for statewide expansion. However, the program was discontinued in 2010 due to budgetary cut-backs during the recession.


Mission

To improve the health and safety of children participating in child care in Oregon.

"Healthy" describes not only the children’s physical health and safety but also their social, emotional, and developmental well-being.


Goals

  • Improve child care environments and child care providers’ health knowledge and practices.
  • Develop tools and resources for child care providers that support healthy, safe and nurturing practices.
  • Increase interagency collaboration that strengthens child care quality and contributes to a comprehensive early childhood system.

What We Do


Healthy Child Care Oregon is part of the Maternal and Child Health Section in the Center for Prevention and Health Promotion. Search the Public Health Program Directory to see all programs in the Oregon Public Health Division.

Staff

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