Parents

Child Care Resource and Referral

State Child Care Resource and Referral Network
To locate a child care resource and referral office in your area, contact your early learning coalition or call (toll-free) 1-866-357-3239.

If you have a question about how to identify quality child care and early education programs Teacher with two young boys having snacksor how to locate a provider who meets your family’s needs, you can find answers through a statewide network of child care resource and referral services. 

The state Child Care Resource and Referral Network provides information about state funded early learning programs, such as School ReadinessVPKHead StartEarly Head StartMigrant and Seasonal Head Start and Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters. Local resource and referral offices have information about creative financial assistance options and community resources that may help with other needs. 

See our Community Resource Flyer for a list of statewide community resources.

To find a child care resource and referral program in another state, call Child Care Aware at 1-800-424-2426 toll free or visit www.childcareaware.org.