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Welcome to Early Childhood CARES

Contact us if you have concerns about your child’s development

Learn more about early childhood development.

OobleckEarly Childhood CARES provides early intervention and early childhood special education to infants, toddlers and preschool age children in Lane County.

All services are free of charge to eligible children. Watch a quick video about Early Childhood CARES and the services it provides.

Early Childhood CARES is looking for 3 to 5 year old peer models for an inclusive preschool program. The program provides positive learning experiences appropriate to the individual developmental needs of each child.

Parent Resources for Inclement Weather

In the event of inclement weather, first check your local school district for delays or closures.

If your local district has a delayed start, Early Childhood CARES classes will be cancelled. Afternoon classes will run as scheduled.

If your local district is closed due to inclement weather, Early Childhood CARES classes will be canceled.

Districts that have school closures do not provide transportation.

For additional information, contact your child’s service coordinator.

Early Childhood CARES is affiliated with the College of Education, University of Oregon.

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