About Us

Improving the quality of child care all year long!

Child Care Aware® of Kansas is the administrator of the statewide Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) network in Kansas. We strive to:

  • Ensure that families have access to affordable, high-quality child care
  • Lead early learning projects and support professional development events to promote knowledgeable early learning staff
  • Advocate for positive changes that impact the lives of children and families

For Parents and Families:

  • Our referral service makes locating quality child care programs quick and easy, available both online and by calling 1-877-678-2548
  • Checklists and other print resources, seminars and personal assistance help parents make informed choices
  • Find your local CCR&R

Helping families find quality child care

For Child Care Provider and Early Learning Staff:

Child Care Aware® of Kansas offers many opportunities and support for providers and staff including:

For the Businesses & the Community:

  • Data on the cost, supply, demand, and quality of child care in your community
  • Assistance for employers looking to respond to the work/family needs of employees, and advocate for more and better child care resources
  • Research projects conducted to gather and track data


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