For Parents

If you are looking for child care for infants, toddlers, preschoolers or school-age children, here are a few resources that might be helpful.

Search for Child Care...

Access the search function and learn all about quality child care by visiting the Center for Early Learning and Young Development here:


211 can help you locate and contact child care facilities in your region.

Find your child care fit


There are many different types of child care. This helpful chart explains the differences


Grow your child’s brain

Find quality child care: Spark  


Spark connects families to quality early learning and care programs that prepare children for kindergarten and lifelong learning.

Many kinds of early care and education programs participate in Spark, from large centers to in-home care, working with children from birth through school age. They represent many backgrounds and languages—just like Oregon’s diverse families.


Vroom turns everyday moments between caregivers and their children into brain building moments. Download the app or visit the website:


Get support for inclusive child care


“No matter what their abilities or needs, all children are children first. The Inclusive Child Care Program supports access to inclusive child care opportunities for all children.”