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Welcome to Early Childhood CARES

Clarification 4/5/20:

All of the Early Childhood CARES classrooms and in person home visiting services are suspended at this time. We are waiting for further guidance from the Oregon Department of Education about when we will resume in-person services. All of our services will be provided remotely and will include options for phone, mail, email, paper/packet drop-offs or a virtual meeting platform (i.e., Zoom, Facetime or Skype). Please check back for further updates.

Dear Early Childhood CARES Families,

We are thinking about you during these very challenging and uncertain times and hope all are staying safe and healthy. Early Childhood CARES staff are working very hard to design ways to support you with your child’s learning during the next weeks and months. Everyone returns to work on Monday, April 6, 2020. Expect to hear from your service coordinator this coming week for a check in and a conversation about how best to support your child and stay connected.

In these times of great uncertainty and stress, we want you to know that we deeply care about you and your family and will do all in our power to continue our commitment to you

Take care and we will be in touch.

Early Childhood CARES Team

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

Learn more about early childhood development.

Early 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.

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



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