Early Learning Hub


$200 million proposed for early childhood education and care programs

February 1, 2023

On Tuesday, January 31, 2023, Gov. Tina Kotek proposed a state budget that includes more than $200 million for early childhood education and care programs.

EI/ECSE Early Childhood Virtual Summit

February 1, 2023

Early childhood sets the foundation for a whole full life! You might feel excited, or a little anxious, about what the next few years could look like. Join Fact Oregon for a half-day of trainings!

Grants for Child Care Providers Open Feb. 6

January 30, 2023

The Oregon Child Care Capacity Building Fund will offer new grants as part of a $22 million fund created by the Oregon State Legislature to make sure more families have access to the childcare they need.

EL Hub in the news

January 26, 2023

Bryan Steinhauser, the Business Liason for the Early Learning Hub was interviewed by The New Era. Bryan discusses his work for the Early Learning Hub Family Resources and Education Center at Linn-Benton Community College to connect with local businesses and find child care solutions.

Mental Wellness Groups for Youth, Parents and Guardians

January 23, 2023

The Corvallis Clinic Foundation hosts weekly online Mental Wellness Groups for Youth, Parents and Guardians. No cost. No pre-registration needed. Drop-ins welcome. 

Home Childcare - The Details!

January 19, 2023

Oregon Cascades West Council of Governments has teamed up Reinventing Rural and Linn-Benton Community College to bring a free childcare workshop to you! This workshop will be focused on rural cities across the whole state of Oregon.

Community Development Block Grant for Childcare Businesses

January 16, 2023

Oregon Cascades West Council of Governments has partnered with the City of Albany to provide Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) to Childcare businesses with 5 or fewer employees. Applications may be submitted January 22nd through 28th.

Updates to Emplo​ym​ent Related Day Care

January 12, 2023

Beginning Jan. 1, 2023, ERDC will start helping non-working students with child care, including registration fees.

Journey to Advocacy workshop

January 9, 2023

This Oregon Family Support Network workshop-style training is designed for family members/caregivers of children living with behavioral health challenges who wish to develop their lived experience into focused advocacy stories to elevate the family voice and motivate systemic change.

Caring for your sick child at home

January 4, 2023

The average child gets about 6-8 colds a year with stuffy noses, sneezing, fever, and cough. The Pollywog Parent newsletter for January 2023 shares some tips for caring for your sick child at home and knowing when to call the doctor.