Free Childcare for Infants & Toddlers

Did you know there is free, full-day quality childcare available for children age 0 – 3 for families with qualifying income?

What is “Baby Promise”?

Baby Promise is a pilot project through the Oregon Department of Education’s Early Learning Division funded through the Child Care and Development Block Grant designed to develop and refine strategies that build a supply of quality infant and toddler care.

Does my family qualify?

  1. Children must be between the ages of 6 weeks and 3 years, and
  2. Families must be at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level, and
  3. Employed and approved for employment related day care (ERDC) state assistance program

Income eligibility

To qualify, families must be at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level

Size of household Annual income limits
2 people $36,62
3 people $46,060
4 people $55,500
5 people $64,940
6 people $74,380

About the application process

Interested in FREE child care for your infant or toddler? Apply in just two steps to see if you qualify!

Step 1: Complete the application

Step 2: Apply for Employment Related Day Care (ERDC)

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