Beaver Beginnings Child Care Center

Beaver Beginnings is an accredited KinderCare Learning Center that provides the opportunity for rich social play and child-initiated discovery. We offer five programs based on age, as wellas summer programs that will help your child explore and discover the world around them.

For students, staff and faculty

Contact

Chris Riggan, Director

541-737-4641 

http://www.kindercare.com/our-centers/corvallis/or/301417

Azalea Child Care Center

Azalea Child Care Center is a full-day, to be NAEYC accredited, run by Bright Horizons. There are 46 full-time spaces for infants through preschool.

For students, staff and faculty

Contact

Jill Cohn, Priority Access & Enrollment

415-317-5430

azalea@brighthorizons.com

Our Little Village

The Our Little Village childcare centers are FREE, short-term (3 hours) drop off childcare centers located on campus in the Valley Library and at Dixon Recreation Center. 

For OSU students

 

Contact

Kristi King, Student Family Coordinator

541-737-4906 

kristi.king@oregonstate.edu

familyresources.oregonstate.edu/OLV

Child Development Center

The OSU Child Development Center is a student training and research program that gleans from and contributes to the knowledge base of child development and early care and education programming, to enhance the positive experience of all children.

For students, staff and faculty

Contact

Kathleen Mcdonnell, Director

541-737-2516 

kathleen.mcdonnell@oregonstate.edu

health.oregonstate.edu/child-development-laboratory

 

KidSpirit

Activities Create Excitement on No-School Days: Whether your child is a budding artist, athlete, chef or scientist, they will learn through play as KidSpirit offers a range of activities to inspire your kids from bowling, basketball and gymnastics to cooking, arts & crafts, on-campus field trips, and much more.

For students, staff and faculty

Contact

541-737-5437  

kidspirit@oregonstate.edu 

kidspirit.oregonstate.edu/aces-days

 

Care.com

Try Care.com for FREE! Using OSU's portal you can search for care providers near you without paying membership costs. You will have access to view thousands of provider profiles, view references, and request background checks. Care.com is more than just child care, you can also find elder care, pet sitting and housekeeping services.

Visit Care.com/OSU to create a free profile using your ONID email address.

Other Child Care Resources

 

Community Resources

To get help finding local child care, please contact Family Connections which is our local Child Care Resource & Referral Agency and is located on the Linn-Benton Community College campus in Albany. Their trained specialist can help you find child care in the community.

Specifically, they provide:

  • Referrals for parents looking for care
  • Training opportunities
  • Support and problem solving
  • How to start and manage a child care business

They can be reached at 541-917-4899 or 1-800-845-1363 | connect@linnbenton.edu | http://www.linnbenton.edu/familyconnections

 

What does quality child care look like?

The links below will take you to external resources to help you find child care that is best for you and your family.