Child Care Resources

Child Care Resource Network (CCRN)

Child Care Resource Network offers services to childcare providers in Southern Oregon’s Jackson, Josephine, Klamath, and Lake counties and is part of a nationwide Child Care Resource Network. Our scope of work includes:

  • Consumer education on quality child care and best practices
  • Trainings for providers to become and stay licensed, and improve their quality of care
  • Provider coaching around best practices for health and safety, early literacy, special needs care, operating a small business, partnering with parents, and more
  • Helping businesses identify ways to support their staff needing child care through tax benefits and provider networks

For assistance in finding a child care provider:

Click CCRN Services for more information.

Employment Related Day Care (ERDC)

The Employment Related Day Care program (ERDC) currently helps working families pay for child care, including registration fees.

​ERDC is a subsidy program. This means families may pay part of the child care cost, called a copay. ERDC ​​works with partners to help families find quality child care​ including non-working students with children.

Head Start

Head Start is a federal program that encourages school readiness of children from birth to age five from low-income families to improve intellectual, social, and emotional development.

Learn more about the from the Benefits.Gov Head Start website where you can use their interactive Head Start Center Locator (just enter your City/State or Zip Code).

Preschool Promise

Free Preschool Programs for Oregon Families.  To learn more and see if you qualify, visit the Southern Oregon Education Service District’s Preschool Promise site.

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Interested in becoming a Child Care provider, opening your own Home Day Care, or Early Childhood Educator?  Fill out a simple survey and someone will reach out to you from WSRV.  To explore these Career Pathways visit Rogue Careers.