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Licensing Standards for Daycare Centers in Oregon State
Licensing Standards for Family Daycare in Oregon State

Worker Qualifications
Teachers: Must be at least 18 years old and have either 20 semester hours of training in a college or university in early childhood education, child development, or special education; or a Child Development Associate credential; or at least one year successful, full-time work in a group program for children.

Provider /Child Ratio
Age Range Ratios for Center Based Care in Oregon State
Infants (1:4)
Toddlers (1:4)
Preschool (1:10)
Schoolage (1:15)
Mixed age group ratio of youngest child in group
Age Range Ratios for Family Child Care in Oregon State
All ages


6 preschool children and 4 school age children, including provider's own children; restrictions also apply to ages of preschool children

Contact Information
Child Care Licensing Agency
Oregon Employment Department
Child Care Division
875 Union St
PO Box 14050
Salem, OR 97311
Toll Free: 800-556-6616
Local: 503-947-1400
Fax: 503-947-1428
Oregon Daycare Listings
Child Care Subsidy Agency
Oregon Department of Employment
Child Care Division
P.O. Box 14050
Salem, OR 97309-4050
Phone: (503) 947-1409
Toll Free: (800) 556-6616
Fax: (503) 947-1428
Department of Human Services
Self Sufficiency Program
Head Start - State Collaboration Office
Oregon Department of Education
Public Service Building
255 Capitol Street, NE
Salem, OR, 97310-0203
Phone: (503) 947-5810
Fax: (503) 378-5156
Child Care Food Program Agency
Child Nutrition & Food Distribution
State Department of Education
Public Services Building
255 Capitol Street NE
Salem, Oregon 97310-0203
Phone: (503) 947-5902
Fax: (503) 378-5258
State Child Care Resource & Referral Contact
Oregon Child Care Resource & Referral Network
805 Liberty NE, Suite 2
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: (503) 375-2644
Toll Free: (800) 342-6712
Fax: (503) 399-9858
Office of Child Support Enforcement
Division of Child Support
Oregon Department of Justice
494 State Street, S.E. Suite 300
Salem, Oregon 97301
Phone: (503) 986-6166
Fax: (503) 986-6158

Child Abuse Reporting Hotline
To report suspected child abuse in Oregon, call 1 (800) 854-3508, ext. 2402.

For national child abuse information, call the Childhelp USA National Child Abuse Hotline (staffed 24 hours daily with professional crisis counselors): 1-800-4-A-CHILD or 1-800-2-A-CHILD (T.D.D)

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