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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Child Care Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery Partnership Toolkit for Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies

A valuable resource for emergency preparedness, response, and recovery is partnerships. Partnerships allow Child Care Resource and Referral agencies (CCR&Rs) to focus resources on unmet needs in a community and ensure that families and child care providers receive services based on the expertise of various organizations and agencies. This maximizes the resources in the community to support child care.

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CCR&R Competencies for Child Care Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery

CCAoA developed a competencies framework for CCR&R staff and leaders to professionalize and support work in child care emergency preparedness, response and recovery.

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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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Child Care Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Stories

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

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Request an Emergency Preparedness Training of Trainers

CCAoA 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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Projects Targeting Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery for CCR&Rs

Preparing for, responding to, and recovering from emergency events is essential for Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) agencies.

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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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