|Central Coordination of CCR&R at TRI
||Central Coordination of Child Care Resource and Referral at Western Oregon University's The Research Institute works to provide resources to parents and providers to help ensure quality child care for our youth.
|DHS Employment Related Day Care
||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.
|Department of Early Learning and Care • Office of Child Care
||The Department of Early Learning and Care • Office of Child Care (formerly know as the ELD) assures the safety of children in care by licensing child care facilities and assessing child care complaints.
|Oregon Center for Career Development in Childhood Care and Education (OCCD)
||The Oregon Center for Career Development in Childhood Care and Education (OCCD) provides leadership in the development and operation of integrated and statewide professional development standards and systems. OCCD promotes professional development to achieve high quality care and education for children and youth, and creates and supports training and education.
You will find information about Oregon Registry Steps and Credentials, the Oregon Registry Trainer Program, the DHS Enhanced Rate Program, and the Statewide Scholarship Program.
|Oregon Child Care Research Partnership
||OCCRP brings together representatives of state child care agencies, public and private universities and research organizations, child care resource and referral, and early learning practitioners, to provide accurate and reliable findings to inform early learning decision making.
|Oregon's Early Learning Council
||The mission of Oregon’s Early Learning System is simple: get Oregon’s kids to Kindergarten ready to succeed; ensure their parents have the support and resources necessary to create a positive family environment; and bring pockets of services together under one umbrella for parents and families.
|Spark, Oregon's Quality Rating and Improvement System
||Oregon's Spark is a program that raises the quality and consistency of child care and early learning programs across the state.