Preschool Promise

Free, High Quality Preschool for Lane County Kids

Preschool Promise provides high-quality preschool centered around the philosophy that families should be able to choose the setting that works best for their children and family. From culturally responsive environments and inclusive programming to well-educated teachers, the program builds a learning environment that can create lasting benefits.


Preschool Promise has locations throughout Lane County including:

  • Cottage Grove
  • Creswell
  • Dorena
  • Eugene
  • Springfield
  • Junction City

Program Options

  • 4-7 Hours per day
  • 4-5 Days per week
  • Parent Advisory Group


Children eligible to participate in Preschool Promise must be:

  • 3 or 4 years old by September 1, 2018
  • Income-eligible, based on household income

Application Process

If you qualify for Preschool Promise and are ready to apply, there are two simple options for how to do so:

  1. Contact United Way of Lane County about receiving an application packet at 541-741-6000.
  2. Download the Preschool Promise Enrollment Application below amd select the option to “Fill and Sign,” (on the right of the PDF or under the ‘Edit’ tab), and submit it in one of three ways:
    1. E-mail to:
    2. Mail or drop-off to: United Way of Lane County, 3171 Gateway Loop, Springfield, OR 97477; Attn: Preschool Promise; *The United Way office is open Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5:00pm
    3. Fax to: 541-726-4150

If you have any questions about Preschool Promise or the application process, please contact the Preschool Promise team at 541-741-6000.