Find Your Local CCR&R Agency


Service Delivery Areas

Four Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies (CCR&Rs) provide service to all 105 counties in Kansas. They directly serve families, child care providers/early education staff and communities in every county in Kansas.

  1. Child Care Aware of Kansas: Salina, Hays, 
  2. Child Start: Wichita
  3. Child Care Aware of Eastern Kansas: Topeka, Lawrence
  4. Family Conservancy: Kansas City

CCR&Rs support families who raise healthy children by:

  • Reaching out to parents by offering easy to read, up-to-date consumer education material
  • Referring families to local parenting workshops and helpful child development information

CCR&Rs improve the quality of child care by:

  • Supporting providers by offering training events on diverse topics such as interacting with children, child growth and development and sound business practices.
  • Reaching out to providers with consumer education materials and through technical assistance contacts during on-site visits, phone conversations and emails

CCR&Rs bridge child care and education by:

  • Providing valuable consumer education information to communities and business about the importance between early learning and later success in school

CCR&Rs document child care needs and trends by:

  • Acting as the main source of information about local supply and demand of child care


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