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Get help paying for child care

CCAMPIS (Child Care Access Means Parents in School) is a federal department of education grant that supports the participation of low-income parents in post-secondary education through the provision of campus-based child care services. For more information, contact Diane at dlthornt@pcc.edu.


Child Development Center

 CDC 102 | 971-722-4424 | childcare.sy@pcc.edu

The Child Development Center is licensed by the state of Oregon. The center is planned and staffed to provide a training facility for the Early Education and Family Studies department students and a sound educational program for young children.

The center has openings for online Preschool Promise Slots for qualifying families for Winter/Spring 2021!


Albina Head Start

Applicants must qualify for Head Start, a federal early childhood development program as determined by Albina Head Start.

Rock Creek

Fruit and Flower Child Care Center

971-722-6920 | stephanie.derkatch@fruitandflower.org

Since 1906, Fruit and Flower has served working and student families in the Portland metro area by providing exemplary childcare services. Fruit and Flower early education program focuses on the individual child and their specific strengths and learning styles. The classrooms combine purposeful play and teacher directed activities. The teachers’ philosophy is to guide and facilitate a love of learning with an emphasis on literacy, math, science and art.

To find out more about the services at the new childcare center visit Fruit and Flower website, or contact 971-722-6920 or stephanie.derkatch@fruitandflower.org.

Financial assistance is available in multiple forms for students, including the college-wide Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) grant funded by the US Department of Education. Fruit and Flower also has a long tradition of providing scholarship opportunities to families in need. Students are encouraged to request information about these opportunities.