KinderCare Employer-Sponsored Benefits

Welcome to Your Employee Family Benefits Page!

We’re here to make work-life integration easier. Learn more about your OHSU-sponsored child care benefits for families with kids ages 6 weeks to 12 years old.* If you need assistance at any time, contact our Family Support team at 888-525-2780.

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Get to know the child care benefits your employer offers, and remember, proof of employment is always required.

KinderCare On-Site Center

Healthy Starts Children's Center at OHSU

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.

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

KinderCare Tuition Benefits

Tuition Benefits

Save 10% on full-time, part-time, and drop-in tuition for early childhood education or school-age distance learning programs, ages six weeks to 12 years, at our 1,600+ KinderCare Learning Centers or 500+ Champions sites nationwide. OHSU families receive priority access on our waitlists at both Cedar Hills KinderCare in Portland and the Scholls Ferry Road KinderCare in Tigard.  Proof of employment at OHSU is required. This offer is available to new families as well as those already enrolled in a participating center.


Learn how to access your benefits.

Tuition Benefit Savings Guide

Four steps to start saving: 

  1. Find a KinderCare Learning Center or Champions Site. 
  2. Contact the KinderCare center director or Champions site director at the location where you’d like to enroll your child. 
  3. Provide the center or site director with proof of your employment at OHSU.
  4. Remember: This offer is available if you’re enrolling for the first time or if you’re a current KinderCare or Champions family!

*Ages served may vary by location. Contact the center director at your preferred location to confirm classroom availability for your child(ren)’s age and stage. 
To begin saving, employees must present proof of employment at OHSU and request to join the program. Tuition Benefit and/or Tuition Subsidy savings cannot be predated or retroactively applied. These discounts 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.