QRIS - Oregon's Quality Rating & Improvement System

Oregon's Quality Rating & Improvement System (QRIS)

Family Connections of Lane & Douglas Counties is a part of the Oregon's Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) a program to raise the quality and consistency of child care. The Quality Rating System will ensure kids in your program are ready for school by connecting you with free tools, financial incentives and professional advice.

Who can participate in this voluntary program?

Registered Family Providers, Certified Family Providers, and certified Child Care Centers! Family Connections will be holding a series of FREE training sessions in the coming months to help you learn more about QRIS and how the Quality Rating System works, what the benefits are, and answer your questions. Plus, we'll also give you all the materials you need to get started with the application process. We're eager to tell you more about this exciting new program that recognizes rewards and builds on what you're already doing well to make your program even stronger. Look in the Family Connections training bulletin for the next QRIS Information Training dates as well as locations.

Please call the Family Connections QRIS line (541) 463-3313 in Lane County or 541.440.7706 in Douglas County. You can also email QRISconnections@lanecc.edu for more information.

Congratulations to Lane & Douglas Counties' first star rated programs!!!

composite photo of providers receiving awards


4 star

Farr Out
Child Care

Day Care
-Myrtle Creek-


3 star

The Children's Garden

Ellie's Preschool and Daycare

Happy Hearts

Little Explorer Preschool & Daycare

Shelby Shaw Daycare

Important QRIS Links

Provider QRIS Resources
Shared Resources website (QRIS programs only)
WOU's QRIS page (including FAQ's)
OregonQRIS on Facebook
Oregon Association of Child Care Directors resources for QRIS
Oregon Training Registry Step Application

Questions about your Portfolio? Resources, YouTube videos and the Portfolio scoring guide can be found here. 

Child Screening Resources
Ages & Stages (ASQ3) online questionnaire for parents & providers
ASQ age calculator