First Place Kids Preschool Promise

First Place Kids

St. Vincent de Paul’s Preschool Promise program is our newest solution to Eugene’s childcare desert, providing free high quality, trauma-informed daycare at no cost to families. Children enrolled in this program will have daily access to educational garden space, simple, natural toys, and therapeutic child care focused on building critical social-emotional skills. Open four days per week, SVdP’s accessible Preschool Promise classroom will offer 15 local children preschool that will both support working families and close educational achievement gaps. 

Services at FPK

First Place Kids Preschool Promise offers free, full-time preschool option for Lane County children ages 3 and 4. We have a large yard, garden and playground. Our play-based curriculum focuses on social-emotional growth and positive discipline and all of our teachers receive training in trauma-informed care. We have a high teacher to child ratio which allows us to provide each child with the individual support and attention they need to thrive. 


    Location and Hours 

    First Place Kids Campus
    1995 Amazon Parkway 
    Eugene, OR 97405

    (541) 214-1739

    Preschool Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.


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    Child Care Assistance

    Childcare Eligibility

    • Children must be 3 or 4 on 9/1/23 to be eligible.
    • Families must be income eligible, with a household income at or below 200% of the federal poverty level. 
    • Children in foster care are income eligible regardless of household income. 
    • Families must live in Oregon. 

    To learn more and register for Preschool Promise, visit the  Early Learning Hub.

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