home in which child care is provided must be the residence of the
(2) The provider may not
hold a medical marijuana card, grow marijuana, or be a distributor of
(3) Registration is
limited to one provider per household.
(4) A registration applies to only the person
and address on the certificate of registration and is not transferable to
another location or individual.
The registration is valid for a maximum of two years. The registration period
begins with the effective date shown on the certificate of registration. A
provider may not care for more than three (3) children, other than the
provider's own children, at any one time prior to receiving a certificate of
registration from OCC.
registration records are open to the public on request. However, information
protected by state or federal law will not be disclosed.
The name, address, telephone number, and
registration status of providers is public information. However, OCC may
withhold from the public a provider's address and telephone number if the
provider makes a written request documenting that disclosure of the address
and/or telephone number would endanger him/her or a family member living in the
home (OAR 137-004-0800
). The request must be on a form supplied by
The provider shall display
the following near the entrance, or in some other area of the home where they
may be clearly viewed by parent(s) of children in care:
(a) The Certificate of Registration;
(b) Providers must post all
serious valid complaint and serious non-compliance letters for 12 calendar
shall display a floor plan identifying the locations of the following near the
entrance, or in some other area of the home where they may be clearly viewed by
all individuals responsible for evacuation procedures:
(b) Primary evacuation routes;
(c) Secondary evacuation routes;
provider shall have no other employment, either in or out of the home, during
the hours children are in care.
(11) OCC staff may conduct an unannounced
monitoring visit at least once during the license period.
(12) The provider or substitute must allow a
representative from the Office of Child Care access to the premises any time
child care children are present.
(13) The provider or substitute shall allow
an inspection of all areas of the facility that are accessible to child care
children, and a health and safety review of other areas of the facility to
ensure the health and safety of child care children.
(14) The provider must allow parents or legal
guardians of child care children access to the home during the hours their
child(ren) are in care.
provider must comply with local, state and federal laws related to
immunizations, child care restrictable diseases, child safety systems and seat
belts in vehicles, bicycle safety, civil rights laws, and the Americans with
caregiver who has reason to believe that any child has suffered abuse (physical
injury, mental injury, neglect that leads to physical harm, sexual abuse and/or
exploitation, or threat of harm) must report the information to the Department
of Human Services Child Welfare (DHS) or to a law enforcement agency. By
statute, this requirement applies 24 hours per day.
(17) The provider must notify parents if
there will be a substitute provider and the caregiver's name. In the event of
an emergency, a good faith effort will be made to notify parents that a
substitute will be caring for the children.
(18) The provider must notify parents if the
children will be away from the home for any part of the day for visits, field
trips or any other activity off the premises and the name of the
(19) If an applicant or
a provider wishes to provide child foster care, the provider must receive
approval from OCC and DHS, prior to placement of the foster
providers shall comply with all conditions placed on their license.
(21) Information provided to OCC on
applications, in records or reports, or any other written or verbal
communication, shall be current, complete and accurate.
(22) Providers shall immediately notify all
parents of any closure of the active license.
(23) Providers must have parent(s) or
guardian(s) of each child enrolled in the registered family child care home,
sign a declaration form approved by the Office of Child Care verifying they
have reviewed a copy of the current license certificate. The declaration shall
be updated any time there has been an exception or condition added to the
(24) Providers must post
the Early Learning Division Website [www.oregonearlylearning.com] and
phone number [1-800-556-6616], and a statement advising parents that they can
access information about their child care provider on the child care safety
The provider shall
report to OCC:
(a) Any death of a child while
in care, within 24 hours;
Within 24 hours:
(A) Any child that is lost or
missing from the premises;
child that is left behind on a facility excursion;
(C) Any child that is left unattended on the
(D) Any child that is
left alone on the playground; or
(E) Any child that is left alone in a
injury or incident, as defined in OAR 414-205-0010
(29) within 5 calendar days
after the occurrence. This does not include:
(A) Injuries for which a child is evaluated
by a professional as a precaution;
(B) Injuries for which first aid is
administered at the facility, but no further treatment by a medical
professional is warranted; or
Medical events due to routine, ongoing medical issues, such as asthma or
(d) Any damage
to the building that affects the provider's ability to comply with these
requirements, within 48 hours of the occurrence.
(e) Any animal bites to a child within 48
hours of occurrence.
The written emergency plan must be given to parents of children in
The Office of Child Care
may notify parent(s) or guardian(s) of children under 12 months of age enrolled
in the registered family child care home of any valid non-compliance with
regulations for safe sleep included in OAR 414-205-0090
Or. Admin. R.
CCD 1-2000, f.
3-31-00, cert. ef. 4-2-00; CCD 1-2007(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-20-07 thru
9-16-07; CCD 2-2007, f. & cert. ef. 7-13-07; CCD 2-2009(Temp), f. 12-30-09,
cert. ef. 1-1-10 thru 6-30-10; Reverted to CCD 2-2007, f. & cert. ef.
7-13-07; ELD 9-2014(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-7-14 thru 2-3-15; ELD 4-2015,
f. & cert. ef. 2-3-15; ELD 4-2018, amend filed 03/06/2018, effective
09/30/2018; ELD 6-2018, temporary amend filed 07/02/2018, effective 07/02/2018
through 09/29/2018; ELD 7-2018, amend filed 09/28/2018, effective 09/30/2018;
ELD 9-2018, temporary amend filed 10/02/2018, effective 10/02/2018 through
03/30/2019; ELD 14-2018, amend filed 10/17/2018, effective 10/17/2018; ELD
15-2018, temporary amend filed 10/17/2018, effective 10/17/2018 through
03/30/2019; ELD 41-2018, temporary amend filed 11/30/2018, effective 11/30/2018
8-2019, amend filed 03/28/2019, effective
6-2022, amend filed 05/25/2022, effective
Statutory/Other Authority: ORS
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS