Give Your Child a Strong Start

The Yamhill Community Care Early Learning Hub works to ensure families in the community have ease of access to Early Learning Programs for children ages 0-5.

This page can serve as your resource guide to Yamhill County Early Learning programs!

Or, contact us here if you’d like to talk with someone about your family’s options.

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Early Learning Hub

Preschool Programs

Preschool Promise

Preschool Promise is a quality FREE preschool program for 3- and 4-year-old children living at or below 200% of the poverty level.

Preschool Promise is offered at various sites in Dayton, McMinnville, Newberg, and Sheridan!

Click here to sign up! | Haga clic aquí para inscribirse!

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Want to do your application with a staff member over the phone? Please leave a voicemail or text 503-437-5727 to schedule a time for a phone call.
Questions? Need more information?

Other Local Early Learning Programs

A Family Place Relief Nursery

Offers a therapeutic classroom setting for children ages 18 months through 5 years of age including home visiting support. Comprehensive home-based services and parenting support for qualifying families with children prenatal through age 5. No income restrictions.

Dayton School District

Quality preschool program for children age 3-5 that allows self-directed learning. Strives to reach specific goals in three areas: social-emotional growth, cognitive growth, and physical growth. Offers both Preschool Promise and private pay slots.

Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education (WESD)

Provides support services in classroom and home settings for children from 0 to 5 who have a developmental delay or disability. Preschool Promise is a separate service from the other services WESD currently provides. These classrooms are not part of the EI/ECSE program and are not a special education placement. The Preschool Promise classrooms are guided by the belief that children learn best through play and practice. Classrooms are facilitated by an instructor and an instructional assistant with up to 18 children.

Head Start of Yamhill County

Bilingual services for children 0-5 in a comprehensive, family-focused, early childhood development program. Children ages 3-5 attend full- or half-day preschool program, with year-long services as needed. Meals, diapers/ pull-ups, and limited transportation included. Early Head Start program serves pregnant moms and children 0-3 with weekly visits, family socializations, and Summer Camp to prepare for the preschool program. Parent involvement and education, support with self-sufficiency skills building, family, health, and specialized services provided. For families under 135% of Federal Poverty Level; those experiencing homelessness and foster care are automatically eligible.

Head Start of Grand Ronde

Year-round learning opportunities for children and families who reside in the community of Grand Ronde and/or belong to Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde or other native families.  Child development and parenting education, home visiting & family services, health & nutrition, cultural, social & emotional learning opportunities, and transportation.  Services are available for pregnant women, children ages birth to 5 and their families.

Little Bird Childcare

Little Bird Childcare is a Reggio Emilia-inspired program offering full and part time preschool and childcare for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years of age. The Reggio Emilia Philosophy approaches early childhood education by valuing the child as strong and capable with knowledge. The idea grows with the child’s natural feeling of curiosity. This style teaches the child about the world and their place in it.

McMinnville School District

Free half-day pre-K programs for four-year-olds at five (out of six) elementary schools for students who live within district boundaries.  The program is designed to be developmentally appropriate to prepare students for school readiness with both social-emotional learning and academic exposure. Students participate in free breakfast or lunch. Transportation is not provided.

Mi Escuelita Bilingual Preschool and Childcare

This is a bilingual immersion program that provides developmentally appropriate instruction in both Spanish and English. All children deserve to be treated and respected as individuals in an environment that welcomes reason, exploration, question, and imagination. They provide a school year program for students 3-5 who qualify for Preschool Promise. The school has a limited number of private pay and scholarship positions for those that qualify.

Newberg School District

Provides a bilingual, bicultural educational experience for migrant children ages 3-5

Nonnie’s Village

Nonnie’s Village provides a safe, accepting, and loving environment where all families are welcome and respected for who they are. They seek to embrace diversity and teach empathy and equality. Their centers are open to serve the community and their needs. They offer full-day childcare and preschool for ages 0-5 and accept ERDC and Preschool Promise. They aim to educate and support whole families.

Oregon Child Development Coalition (OCDC)

Provides comprehensive supports for migrant, seasonal farm worker families of children age 0-3 who are living at or below the federal poverty level.

Do you have questions about childcare?

CALL 211 or 1-866-698-6155
TEXT keyword “children” or “ninos” to 898211 (TXT211)
EMAIL children@211info.org