Technical Assistance for CCR&R Agencies and Systems Leaders

Child Care Aware® of America provides resources and supports to advance a child care system that effectively serves all children and families. Our work is strengthened by a national network of child care resource and referral (CCR&R) agencies and other diverse members and partners. Below are our Technical Assistance (TA) resources for CCR&R’s and other systems-level leaders. If you have questions or need more support, we encourage you to reach out to our TA Team by clicking the button below and filling out the form at the bottom of this page.

What’s New

New Resource: Tips for Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies (CCR&Rs) about the Child Tax Credit

This Child Tax Credit is a tax benefit to help families raise children.

Federal Financial Assistance Options

Learn about the types of financial assistance options available to child care providers and CCR&Rs. The resources below are not meant to provide loan counseling. Please see details of these federal and state programs to ensure compliance and eligibility.

Child Care Reopening or Transition Support

Our infographics and one-pagers will help you determine when programs should close or stay open, how to keep staff & children safe and ways to support your community during the pandemic. The paper, “Supporting Employees,” is a useful guide that we suggest sharing with large employers in your community to help them support their working families.

Staffed Family Child Care Networks: Support for Home-Based Child Care

Learn more about Staffed Family Child Care Networks (SFCCN) through a compilation of resources that provides information regarding the definitions, models of support, guidance, lessons learned, and policy implications surrounding Staffed Family Child Care Networks (SFCCN).

Learn more about Staffed Family Child Care Networks, the Shared Services Framework and the unique abilities of Child Care Resource and Referral agencies (CCR&Rs) to serve as Network hubs.

Child Care Business Support

Child care programs and systems leaders may need help accessing supplies and supporting their businesses during COVID-19 and beyond.

Grab, Adapt and Go!

Would you like to have access to letter templates and slide decks that cover many different content areas that you can adapt? These resources are yours to customize and share with child care programs. We’re proud to have these documents available in English, Spanish and six additional languages.

Download all these resources in Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Russian, Tagalog or Vietnamese.

Environmental Conditions in Child Care

Because of COVID-19, child care programs must follow additional guidance to ensure the safety and health of young children and the workforce. The information below applies to both family and center-based child care settings.

Serving Families Experiencing Homelessness

Child Care systems-leaders and providers can help families who are facing housing instability by connecting them with key programs and resources in their area. These populations are particularly vulnerable during the pandemic.

Request for Technical Assistance (TA)

Please fill out the below form to receive personalized Technical Assistance (TA) and consultation from a member of our team. All requests will be responded to within two business days.

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