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Services for Families

Although you are not required to have a child to live in our apartments and houses, many students do. The University of Oregon's Work-Life Resources program provides information about services that can help you effectively manage your personal, family, and community life with work and educational responsibilities. Whether you're looking for child care, need financial assistance to help pay for child care expenses, or want to meet other parents at the university , Work-Life Resources can provide the support you need to point you toward success. For more information, contact them at 541-346-2962 or visit the website at hr.uoregon.edu/worklife.

Child Care

  • The Co-op Family Center is an independent, non-profit, co-operative located in Spencer View apartments. Student families receive first priority as well as a tuition discount. The center serves families with children eight weeks to ten years of age. For more information contact them at 541-346-7400 or you can e-mail them at coopfcsv@uoregon.edu.
  • The Moss Street Children’s Center, a program of the Erb Memorial Student Union, is located in east campus. Student families receive first priority as well as a tuition discount. The center serves families with children  three months of age through fifth grade. For more information contact them at 541-346-4384 or you can visit the website at moss.uoregon.edu.
  • The Vivian Olum Child Development Center, a Human Resources program, offers faculty and staff families first priority and a tuition discount to all UO-affiliated families. The center serves families with children eight weeks of age through fifth grade. For more information contact them at 541-346-3586 or you can visit the website at olum.uoregon.edu.

If you are interested in meeting other families, the Mama Ducks Play Group is offered the first Monday of every month from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Spencer View community room. This fun and interactive group is for all student moms and kids. Come join the group to try new crafts, recipes, and meet local authors!