Financial Aid & Child Care
What You Need to Know About the Economic Impact Payments from the Treasury Department & the IRS
The Treasury Department & IRS announced that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people.
Child Care Resources in Oregon — 211Info
211Info is being updated with child care provider closures and increased capacity with the assistance of Neighbor Impact Child Care Resources. Parents are highly encouraged to access 211 Info when seeking care options. Child Care Resources is maintaining a list of providers who have openings and/or expanded capability and those that have opted temporary closure.
To speak with a Parent Educator about child care resources:
- CALL 211 or 1-866-698-6155
- TEXT keyword “children” or “ninos” to 898211 (TXT211)
- EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org
- HOURS Monday-Friday 7am-11pm; Saturday-Sunday 8am-8pm
Childcare Benefits to Support Oregon’s Working Families During COVID-19
Gov. Kate Brown directed the Oregon Department of Human Services and the Early Learning Division to make changes to childcare benefits to support Oregon’s working families dealing with the spread of COVID-19. The temporary changes, which are effective immediately, will help more low-income, working family’s access childcare and help providers stay in business during the state of emergency.