BOARDMAN SELF SUFFICIENCY AND CHILD WELFARE OFFICE
ERDC-EMPLOYMENT RELATED DAY CARE
Employment Related Day Care (ERDC) provides a subsidy to working families to cover the cost of child care in order to provide access to quality child care to those working and caring for a child. Assistance is available when funds are available.
103 SW Kinkade Road
Boardman, OR 97818
Eligibility: -Must be an Oregon resident
-Be employed. Caretakers/parents must be employed
-Both parents must be working in a two-parent family. Exceptions may exist if one parent cannot care for the children due to a medical/mental health condition or in cases where supervised contact is required by Child Welfare
-Income must be below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level
-Have a child care need for a qualifying child (under 13 years of age who need care, ages 13-17 who require care due to special circumstances, child is a US citizen or qualified non-citizen.)
-Must need child care to remain employed. For a two-parent family, this means both parents must have all or part of their work hours overlap.
-Child care provider must be ODHS-approved.
Hours: Wednesday 9am-4pm by appointment only
Can also contact or visit the Hermiston office Monday-Friday 8am-5pm for Self-Sufficiency services
Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (541) 567-2253 Main phone Self-Sufficiency
  • (855) 503-7233 Child Abuse Hotline
  • (541) 481-9482 Main phone Child Welfare
  • (541) 481-2960 FAX Child Welfare
  • (541) 564-8662 FAX Self-Sufficiency
  • (541) 567-2253 Main phone
  • (541) 564-8662 FAX
Email Address: ssp.statewideworkshare@dhsoha.state.or.us
INTAKE PROCEDURE: Complete an application and have an interview with a DHS worker.

-Print out, complete and mail the application by using the pdf weblink https://apps.state.or.us/Forms/Served/de7470.pdf
-Or call for information and an appointment
FEES: Each family has one copayment determined by family size and income.
DOCUMENTS: What you may need to provide during or after your interview:
-Social Security number (SSN) for everyone in benefit group (not required to provide Social Security card)
-Proof of gross income for the last 30 days (pay stubs, a letter from employer, award letter, for self-employment bank statements showing business revenue and costs)
-Non-citizens must provide legal documentation in order for DHS to determine if they meet the eligibility criteria. Some examples include I-94, Permanent Resident Card, I-551, Employment Authorization, I-688B.
LANGUAGES: English, Spanish, interpretation by arrangement
AREA SERVED: Morrow and Umatilla Counties
SITE HOURS: Monday-Friday 8am-noon and 1pm-5pm
Services:
  • Child Care Expense Assistance
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BOARDMAN SELF SUFFICIENCY AND CHILD WELFARE OFFICE