Child Care Search

Looking for child care? Your search begins here. Child Care Aware® of Kansas can provide you with a customized list of child care providers in your area.

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Training Calendar

Child Care Aware® of Kansas offers many training courses and classes for daycare providers across the state. Access the online calendar from the button below.

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Point-In-Time Data

Real-time child care supply demand data facts sheets that provide a two-page overview of the child care landscape in Kansas counties.

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Child Care Grants

Learn about child care grants available through Child Care Aware of Kansas, in partnership with Kansas Department for Children and Families.

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Choosing child care is one of the most important decisions that you will make for your child. Our statewide network of Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&Rs) agencies work together to connect families across Kansas to child care in their area.

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Starting a business can be a lot to take on and you may be unsure where to start. We’ve taken some of the guesswork out of it for you and have free resources and information to help you on your journey to opening your child care business.

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Child care is essential to a thriving Kansas economy. Employers rely on child care in order to attract and retain a productive workforce that builds the Kansas economy. Parents need child care in order to work and provide for their families.

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Child Care Aware® of Kansas strives to ensure that families have access to affordable, high-quality child care. We lead projects, support trainings, and advocate for positive changes that impact the lives of children and families.

Child Care Updates

Survey of Kansas child care facilities points to lingering challenges of COVID-19

United Methodist Health Ministry Fund and Child Care Aware of Kansas partnered to survey of child care providers — 29% of the state’s total — indicated facility operators were committed to extra cleaning, handwashing and temperature checks. More significant public health

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Press Release: Program Administration Support

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Child Care Aware of Kansas, in partnership with the Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) and Links to Quality, launched Program Administration Support to provide one-on-one assistance to licensed child care providers as they strengthen their

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When little people are overwhelmed by big emotions.

By Kim Lawson, Preschool teacher, Bennington Grade School Orginally published in the Fall 2020 Issue of Kansas Child magazine Children are not born with the skills to self-regulate. We instinctively help babies soothe by rocking, bouncing, back rubs, and singing. As children grow into

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Assessing your child care environment

By Susan Owens, Early Care and Education Specialist, The Family Conservancy Originally published in the Summer 2021 Issue of Kansas Child magazine Environment plays a crucial role in supporting child development. But how can you tell if the changes you make to the child care environment

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Kansas Child Magazine

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Kansas Child magazine is intended to provide a forum for the discussion of child care and early education issues and ideas. We hope to provoke thoughtful discussions within the field and to help those outside the field gain a better understanding of priorities and concerns.

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Child Care Providers: Text CCAKS to 59925 Parents/Families: Text KSKIDS to 59925