Preschool Promise

Preschool Promise offers free school day, school year preschool options for eligible families with children ages 3 and 4. 

Preschool Promise offers culturally relevant early child care and education programs. Programs are in a wide variety of settings including home-based, center-based, and school-based care. Families are able to apply for whichever program meets their needs best. We currently have Preschool Promise providers in Reedsport, Coos Bay, Bandon, Gold Beach, and Brookings. 

Eligible children must be:

  • Between the ages of 3 and 4 years old
  • Living in Coos, Curry, or Coastal Douglas Counties
  • House hold is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Line (or) child is in resource care

Income eligibility

If you have a child in resource care or your household is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Line, you may qualify for free preschool in your area.

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.  

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