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.


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.


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.


Child Care Sustainability Grants available!

The Child Care Sustainability Grants, administered by Child Care Aware of Kansas in partnership with the Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF), provide support to cover provider costs of operations and potential revenue losses. All Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) licensed child care facilities that demonstrate substantial compliance with KDHE child care licensing are eligible to apply.

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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.


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.


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.


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

Finding a Training Has Never Been Easier!

Finding a training is now easier than ever! Providing early care and education is one of the most rewarding – and challenging – careers you could choose! As an early care and education professional, you are able to nurture young children as they develop and explore the world around

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Child Care Sustainability Grants

Kansas child care providers have worked tirelessly throughout the pandemic, even when other businesses closed. Yet many are struggling to stay afloat. Prioritizing the health and safety of young children comes with increased costs for child care programs, at a time when revenue for child

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Know Better…Do Better

Since launching the Child Care Aware of Kansas “Point-In-Time Data” feature on May 18, 2021, our website has received over 800 unique visitors specifically looking for information about the supply and demand of child care in Kansas

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Start Young three-year pilot proves successful; year four funding secured from Kansas Children’s Cabinet

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Kansas Child Magazine


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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Texting Program

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