Information for Parents about Grants Pass OR Child Care

Parent Considerations for Daycare and Child Care in Grants Pass

Child care Tips for Parents: Medication can be administered to your child at Grants Pass child care centers however there are strict guidelines that parents must follow. Prescription medication must be in the original container with an unaltered label and have your child's name clearly identified on the label. A Medical Release Form will typically need to be completed that provides details of all medications, dosage and times to be given. Preschools and providers of child care in Grants Pass OR will only administer "Over the Counter" medication with a doctor's note. Medications must be given directly to the preschool or daycare personnel, and do not leave medication in your child's lunch box or classroom. You should also check with your Grants Pass child care provider to determine the hours during which they will be able to administer medications. For example some providers of daycare and child care in Grants Pass OR do not administer during the hours when children are taking naps. Quality providers of child care in Grants Pass OR will have written emergency procedures that are practiced periodically (usually monthly). In addition, staff members will be certified in first aid and CPR. For Grants Pass child care centers, teachers discuss emergency preparedness with children on a regular basis. For example they will discuss fire drills, what they will hear, and what they are expected to do. Daycare emergency drills may be carried out on both an informed and surprise basis to ensure that everyone is adequately prepared. Providers of child care in Grants Pass OR may require that parents provide an emergency kit for their children. Usually these kits will are due on your child's first day of daycare, and will need to be updated yearly. Each Grants Pass daycare will have different requirements for the contents of the emergency kit. Examples of the contents include: bottled water, granola bars (not chocolate), Kleenex, an index card with your child's contact information and emergency contacts.
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Grace Pre School 
(541) 472-1388
1951 Redwood Avenue, Grants Pass, OR  97527
Most Grants Pass child care centers require an upfront, non-refundable registration fee for your child to be enrolled. In addition there may be a re-enrollment fee each year. Often there are sibling discounts available for multiple children. ...
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St Paul's Lutheran School Preschool 
(541) 476-2565
865 Nw 5th Street, Grants Pass, OR  97526
Many providers of child care in Grants Pass offer flexible before and after school care options for busy parents. Local preschools and daycare centers will have their own guidelines for drop-off and pickup. ...
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Little Sprouts Preschool 
(541) 471-1628
740 Ne 8th Street, Grants Pass, OR  97526
Some centers offer potty training, however an extra fee may be involved. For local Grants Pass child care centers, parents should ask about potty training requirements and whether children who are not potty-trained will be accommodated. ...
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Dandelion Love Preschool & Child Care 
(541) 474-6704
1278 Darneille Lane, Grants Pass, OR  97527
Some providers of child care in Grants Pass require a minimum level of parent involvement including volunteering at activities or help with special events. This is often a great way to meet other parents as well as enrich your child's learning experience. ...
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Kid's Kastle Day Care Center 
(541) 479-2257
1117 Sw Greenwood Avenue, Grants Pass, OR  97526
Many Grants Pass child care and daycare centers provide after school age care options. These programs can be very beneficial for assisting children to complete their homework and have great social interaction as well as physical exercise activities. ...
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Southern Oregon Head Start 
(541) 471-3450
223 Se M Street, Grants Pass, OR  97526
A large number of Grants Pass child care providers, preschools and daycare centers will provide morning and afternoon snacks which vary between any combination of fruit, veggies, milk, graham crackers, juice, muffins, cheese, and other nutritional foods. ...
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Gilbert Creek Child Development Center 
(541) 474-5495
1021 Nw Highland Avenue, Grants Pass, OR  97526
Childcare programs in Grants Pass are designed to connect with each child on many levels. The foundation of a child's learning is not only preparation for kindergarten, but also for life. Many strive to balance a school program with age appropriate play, teacher support and environment. ...
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