Look below for a quick list of Child and Dependent Care Resources. Click on the headings for more information, or visit on of our WorkSource Oregon centers where we have knowledgable staff that can assist you and recommend the most relevant resources for your business needs. Come see us today! WorkSource Oregon Center Locations
Child Care Options for Employers
The Child Care Division was established in 1993 by the Oregon Employment Department to highlight the importance of child care in developing and maintaining a diverse, multi-skilled workforce. The division supports families with a statewide child care system that promotes safe, quality, affordable and accessible child care. Visit the Child Care Division's homepage to learn more about child care in Oregon and relevant business programs.
WorkLife Oregon provides solutions by assisting businesses in developing child care options, flexibility programs and elder care resources. Visit this site to learn more about the Child Care Resource and Referral Programs located throughout the state of Oregon that will work with you to customize solutions that meet the needs of your business, your employees and take advantage of local resources.
Return on Investment Resources
View this page from the WorkLife Oregon website to learn more about the benefits of addressing child care needs for your employees. Offering dependent care assistance, child care and elder care as well as other work/life benefits can provide a reasonable, if not compelling return on investment.
This Adobe Acrobat (PDF) toolkit from the WorkLife Oregon website provides employers with a toolkit for addressing employer-supported child care in Oregon. View this toolkit to learn more about why it's good business to invest in child care, tax benefits for Oregon employers investing in child care, child care options for employers, and how to make employer-supported child care happen in your business.
Oregon Dependent Care Tax Credit Resources
Visit this page from the Oregon Child Care Division to learn about the Dependent Care Tax Credit, the Contribution Tax Credit, the Working Family Tax Credit and the Child Tax Credit.