Crisis and Disaster Resources

Children and families count on caregivers to keep children safe when the unexpected happens. Child Care Aware® of America is here to help you prepare for and respond when emergencies arise.

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Helping Children Cope with Traumatic Events

Whether a child has personally experienced trauma, has merely seen the event on television, or has heard it discussed by adults, it is important for parents and caregivers to be informed and ready to help if reactions to stress begin to occur.

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Registration Open: Virtual Child Care Emergency Preparedness Training-of-Trainers Opportunity

CCAoA offers training professionals and CCR&R staff the insights, strategies, and resources they need to help providers mitigate threats, reduce emotional stress, and protect the children in their care.

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Child Care Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Stories

Do you know of a child care program that experienced an emergency? Please share the story of how it impacted the program, staff and families.

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Request an Emergency Preparedness Training of Trainers

Child Care Aware® of America can give CCR&R staff the insights, strategies, and resources they need to help providers mitigate threats, reduce emotional stress, and protect the children in their care.

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Emergency Preparedness Resources

Child care providers and CCR&Rs have a unique role to play when it comes to being prepared for a disaster or emergency event. Make sure you're prepared.

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Recorded Webinars

View archived webinars related to emergency preparedness around tips and resources for preparation, response and recovery from a disaster.

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Emergency Preparedness Project for CCR&Rs

In June 2019, Child Care Aware® of America launched a multi-year project in four states with the purpose of alleviating the suffering of children during and after disasters.

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Severe Weather Tracker

Keep an eye on weather that may impact child care providers in your community. Access live radar, including severe weather, here.

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Emergency Preparedness Blog Posts

Read stories from CCR&Rs who share their success stories with planning, response and preparedness.

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