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WeVillage Childcare FAQ's

• My kid has never been to day care before and I’m not sure what to expect! We created WeVillage to provide an amazing environment with open, social-based care. We’re here for busy parents who don’t have or need full-time care. If you have a question you don’t see answered below, please don’t hesitate to call (Pearl 503-935-5590 or Orenco Station 503-640-7529) or email info@wevillage.com!

• What do they do all day? WeVillage’s certified teachers design specific curriculum, so kids get structure and socialization! Our teachers are loving, attentive, smart and cater to the group! Click here for a sample schedule.

• What is your teacher to child ratio? Infants 6 weeks to 12 months – 1:4, Toddler 12 months to 24 months – 1:4, Toddler 2 years to 3 years – 1:5 and Children 3 years and over – 1:10.

Do I need immunization records? No, for drop-in! But it's great if you can bring them in for us. We do require vaccinations. If you are attending WeVillage for full time child care we do require immunization records.

• What do I need to bring? Please bring a change of clothes (don’t forget socks! WeVillage is a shoe-free facility), and a blanket for nap time. If your child is still in diapers, bring diapers and wipes.

• What about food? We provide complimentary snacks of juice, milk and crackers at 10am, 4pm and 8:30pm. You can purchase lunch or dinner and extra snacks! Vegetarian options are also available.  If your child has a food allergy, please let us know. We are a nut free facility.

• Why do I need to bring socks? Socks are required, for sanitary reasons, we do not allow staff or children to go barefooted.  At WeVillage we pride ourselves on providing a clean, sanitary environment. Shoes can be dirty and are taken off at the door to keep our floors from getting soiled.  If you forget socks we can provide them for $3 a pair.

• Do I need to make a reservation? If your child is over 3 years of age a reservations isn’t necessary, but we do get full. Children under the age of 2 require a reservation to ensure proper staffing.  If you’re worried and want to make sure you’re covered we recommend making a reservation online. You can also give us a call. Saturday night and Public School closure days reservations are strongly recommended for all ages.

• What is your TV/video game policy? We have recently transitioned to a tv off environment during our days. We do occasionally allow an age-appropriate movie at our special parties or during or late night care. Also available are non-violent, active Wii and Ipad games, these are rarely played.

• Do you offer sibling rates? We offer amazing sibling rates! Please see our rates section for more information.

• Do you go outside at all? If weather permits we go on walks, in the Pearl to Jameson Square and to the park blocks at Couch and Park Ave. At Orenco Station to the park behind our building, and in Happy Valley we go to the park that is just past the shopping center. If you don’t want your child to participate just let us know and a staff member will stay back with him/her.

• Are you open on Public School Closure days? Yes, big kids are out of school and activities will be mixed for accommodating all ages. These days are especially busy. We recommend that you book a spot.

• Who can pick my child up? No one can pick up your child unless prior consent has been given and the person picking up shows a valid photo ID. Emergency contacts can be added at enrollment or at any visit.

• Do you take sick kids?   We are a well child care facility and at no time do we provide care for sick children. See further details in our Rules and Policies with regards to this.

• What about kids allergies? We are a NUT FREE facility!  We do not allow  nuts under any circumstances! It is your responsibility to inform us of any allergies that your child suffers from. Please do so every time you visit to ensure their safety.