Helpful Resources for Providers

Every day, we hear from providers like you. In fact, Child Care Aware of Kansas is connected with 98% percent of licensed child care providers in the state. We design our programs and resources based on what providers tell us they need. Check out the links below for information that can be useful in your work.

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Programs for Child Care Providers

Shared Services Network

Offers childcare providers the opportunity to strengthen and enhance their business practices while focusing on the children.

Learning Communities

Peer support network of early childhood professionals and regional community consultants that meet monthly to work collectively towards shared goals.

Program Admin Support

One-on-one coaching and planning sessions that are focused on promoting solid business practices in child care environments.

Want to learn more about any of these programs? Click on the icon above the program name, or email us for more information.

Kansas Child Magazine

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

Organizations Offering Resources and Support

Here in Kansas and across the nation, many organizations are invested in early care and education. Get connected to see what services and resources they offer child care providers.

Activity Calendars

Find healthy recipes, activity ideas, and much more in the monthly activity newsletter and calendar!

Resources By Topic

Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition is our trusted partner for breastfeeding support and education. Visit their website for a wide range of breastfeeding resources. 

Breastfeeding Training Opportunities

Contact the Child Care Aware® of Kansas at 855-750-3343 for information on the How to Support Breastfeeding Families class. Classes can also be taken online through KCCTO (Kansas Child Care Training Opportunities). 

Breastfeeding Friendly Recipients

Apply for Breastfeeding Designation