Become a Child Care Provider

To become a licensed Child Care Provider you must complete these necessary steps:

  • Complete Overview Class – FREE Class through CARE Connections
  • Become registered through the Child Care Division’s Central Background Registry
  • Complete Recognizing & Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect Class
  • Obtain a Food Handler’s card (self-study packet, class or online)
  • Have a current Infant/Child CPR & First Aid certification
  • Submit application and complete licensing process with the Child Care Division, including on-site health and safety visits from a Child Care Division specialist.

Classes are provided once a month through Care Connections Child Care Resource & Referral. Please call us for more information about schedules and fees.

Coos County
1988 Newmark Ave.
Coos Bay, Oregon 97420

Southwestern Curry Campus
96082 Lone Ranch Pkwy
Brookings, OR 97415

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