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KinderCare Education

Welcome to Your Employee Family Benefit Page!

OHSU is happy to offer you child and family care benefits—discover all the details about it here.


KinderCare Centers - What's the difference?

BENEFITS SUMMARY - What do I qualify for?

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Healthy Starts Children's Center at OHSU

On-site Center

Healthy Starts Children’s Center at OHSU, a state-of-the-art childcare center located at the South Waterfront, offers convenient access to the OHSU community. Please note that there is currently an enrollment waitlist. If you are interested in joining the Healthy Starts waitlist, please contact the center to learn more about availability.

Heidi Hanson, Director
3325 SW Moody Avenue
Portland, OR, 97239-4502
Phone: (971) 230-2342

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Tuition Benefits

Save 10% on full-time, part-time, and drop-in tuition for children ages six weeks to 12 years at any KinderCare Learning Center or Champions before- and after-school sites nationwide. Proof of employment at OHSU is required. This offer is available to new families as well as those already enrolled in a participating center.

GETTING STARTED - How do I use my KinderCare benefits?

Tuition Benefits Guide

  • Search for a center or site that is near you using the Search box above.
  • Schedule a tour of the center or site online or by phone with the center information provided.
  • When you enroll (or if you're already enrolled), let your Center Director know you work for OHSU and that you are eligible for a 10% tuition benefit.
  • Your Center Director will apply the discount on your next billing cycle.

To begin saving, employees must present proof of employment at OHSU and request to join the program. Tuition savings cannot be predated or retroactively applied. This discount may not be combined with any other tuition discounts, although employees may select the most favorable discount. Offer is non-transferable, has no cash value, and is subject to age acceptance. Not all centers may participate. Enrollment is provided on a space-available basis as determined by the centers. Additional restrictions may apply. See Center Director for details.