This report to Adult and Family services is an analysis of the rates that Oregon child care providers report charging for the care of infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children. The report consists of: (1) a recommended rate schedule for family day care and center care in Oregon based on analyses of the geographic variation in rates for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children, (2) a discussion of the results of the analysis and of the methodological issues involved, and (3) a discussion of the results of an analysis of child care expenditures from a sample of Oregon employees (demand data) for comparison with and validation of the child care rates reported by providers (supply data).
Oregon Child Care Research Partnership
251 Hallie Ford Center
Corvallis, Oregon 97331
Telephone: (541) 737-5373
College of Public Health and Human Sciences
160 SW 26th St, Corvallis OR 97331