Community Child Care Support Center

A Guide to Addressing Child Care Needs

Creating a plan to increase childcare capacity in your community involves a thoughtful and strategic approach. This step-by-step guide was created to help your coalition develop an effective plan.

Resources for Tackling Child Care Challenges Together

Are Your Ready to Join Forces?

Forming a coalition is a necessary step in gaining insight and finding solutions to child care needs.

Find a coalition near you.

Community Stories

Joining Forces to Tackle Local Child Care Obstacles 

Throughout Kansas, numerous communities are seeking increased child care options. Often, these enhancements require collaborative community efforts to tackle local obstacles that hinder the availability of child care slots. 

This article describes two success stories on how communities in Kansas made change happen to open the opportunity to increase child care capacity, and we provide a guide for coalitions across the state about how to address local child care challenges in their communities as well.