A good contact for child care reference resources is Family Connections which is located on the Linn-Benton Community College campus in Albany. Family Connections helps parents find and assess child care providers. A small fee is charged for this service, based on income. They have up-to-date information on child care resources in Linn & Benton counties.

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


E-mail: [email protected]

6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany, OR 97321.


For the statewide resource and referral website visit: http://www.oregonchildcare.org/