Baby Promise

Baby Promise offers free full day, fully funded child care for income eligible families.

Baby Promise partners with local child care providers including in-home and center based care and assists in connecting families to a program that works for them. We currently have Baby Promise providers in Reedsport, Coos Bay, Bandon, Coquille, Myrtle Point, and Brookings. 

Eligible children must be:

  • Between the ages of 6 weeks and 3 years old
  • Living in Coos, Curry, or Coastal Douglas Counties
  • Enrolled in or eligible for Employment Related Day Care (ERDC)

Income eligibility

If your household is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Line, you may qualify for free care.

Size of household Annual income limits
2 people $40,880
3 people $51,640
4 people $62,400
5 people $73,160
6 people $83,920

Tips and resources for finding quality childcare

Use the websites below to choose the best childcare or preschool program for your family.

The Child Care Safety Portal
Information about the safety, health, and quality of licensed child care facilities in Oregon.

Oregon Spark
Spark is Oregon’s Quality Recognition and Improvement System (QRIS), which you can use to find high quality childcare.

Finding Childcare Checklist
A print-friendly checklist to help parents decide if a program is a good fit for their family.  

Free At-Home Support Programs

Did you know there are free home visiting programs available to families?

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