211 is a free phone-based service that provides information about a wide assortment of services.
For free, customized referrals to child care providers and strategies for finding quality child care in Oregon, you can call 211 on your phone to talk with a representative, Mon.-Fri. from 7am-11pm, and Sat.-Sun. from 8am-8pm. You can also text the keyword “children” to 898211 (TXT211), or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you’d rather search 211’s services for yourself, use the search feature on their website. In the Service Type box, be sure to type only whole words with no space after; the search won’t recognize partial words or words with spaces after them.
Child Care Partners
Services: Information on finding child care, paying for child care, different types of child care, and more
Location: 400 E Scenic Dr, The Dalles
Contact: 541-506-6131 or 1-800-755-1143 Mon.-Fri. from 9am-4pm, email@example.com
Child Welfare Program (DHS)
Services: Family counseling and support services, adoption, and foster care
Location: 700 Union St, The Dalles
Contact: 541-298-5136, Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm
North Central Public Health District, Home Visiting Connections program
Services: Pregnant people and parents of a young child or a child with a disability can receive home visits.
Location: 419 E 7th St, The Dalles
Contact: 541-506-2600 Mon.-Fri. 8:30am-5pm (closed 12pm-1pm for lunch), firstname.lastname@example.org
The Next Door
Services: In-home support for parents who are pregnant or caring for a newborn. Classes on Parenting through Divorce or Separation.
Location: 1113 Kelly Ave, The Dalles
Contact: 541-386-6665, email@example.com