What is the Child Development Center?
The Willamette Family Child Development Center (CDC) is licensed by the Child Care Division of the State of Oregon and is the only program of its kind in Lane County. Inclusive classrooms offer a nurturing environment and are designed to address the developmental and specific needs of children from 6 weeks through 6 years of age within their specific age group. The CDC is accessible for parents who are participating in Willamette Family services.
Benefits of the Child's Development Center
- A focus on play and exploration ensures children thrive in their development and enter school ready to learn
- Parent involvement in their child’s educational and daily activities
- Daily activities that build strong attachments and bonding essential for strengthening families
- Experienced staff who meet or exceed annual education and training requirements
There are no sources that adequately provide fund- ing for the Child Development Center. Partial state funding, a few small grants, and donations provide support for some classes. Ongoing community contributions are greatly appreciated.
What can I expect?
- Licensed childcare by trained and experienced staff
- Parent-child activities
- Developmental screenings
- Parenting education
- Nutritious meals and snacks
- Referrals to appropriate services
- Low teacher-to-child ratio
- Focus on family reunification and stabilization
- Support with immunizations and healthcare
- Extensive wrap-around services
How do I know if my family qualifies?
If you are participating in Willamette Family Treatment Services and your child is between the ages of 6 weeks through 6 years of age, you may qualify to access the Child Development Center.
How do I access Child Development Center?
Call or visit our Rapid Access Center (RAC) to complete an assessment.
8:00 am – 8:00 pm Monday through Friday (541) 762-4300
195 W. 12th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401