Child Care

Links to Data For Grant Seekers

A grant application may ask for information related to child care for the target population and/or geographic area of the problem you are trying to address.

The Oregon Department of Humans Services is required by federal regulations to conduct a market rate survey every other year. The purpose of the survey is to determine the rate levels at which 75% of child care slots in the market can be purchased. Federal intent is that subsidy rates be set at levels that give participating families access to adequate child care.

Click here to download a copy of the reports:

The study was completed by the Oregon State University Family Policy Program.

Oregon Employment Department - Child Care Division:  The Child Care Division was established within the Oregon Employment Department in 1993 to highlight the importance of child care in developing and maintaining a diverse, multi-skilled workforce.  The division supports families by promoting a statewide child care system that promotes safe, high quality, affordable, and accessible child care.

Oregon Child Care Resource & Referral Network:  The Oregon Child Care Resource and Referral Network (OCCRRN) is a statewide network of 17 community based child care resource and referral agencies that work to improve the quality, accessibility, and affordability of child care for all Oregon families. 

Oregon Child Care Research Partnership:  The Oregon Child Care Research Partnership brings together state child care agencies, child care resource and referral, child care practitioners, and university-based researchers to define, create, and disseminate research on child care dynamics to decision-makers. The partnership engages parents as research and policy advisors.

Oregon State University - College of Health & Human Services:  Child Care Publications