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The Choice is Yours
Working parents and their child’s well-being are interrelated. When parents are able to work and earn a steady income, they can offer their children more stability, opportunities and resources. Families can live in safer neighborhoods with better schools. They can provide nutritious meals and buy appropriate books and toys that allow their children to learn and explore. Most of all, parents have peace of mind that their children are in child care that offers a healthy, safe and nurturing environment.
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Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) is a program to support quality child care throughout the State of Iowa. CCR&R is available to assist families in selecting child care providers who best meet the needs of a child and their family. Child Care Consultants provide on-site consultation to licensed preschools, centers, non-registered home providers, and Child Care Development Home providers.

Our Mission:
Iowa Child Care Resource and Referral provides resources, education and advocacy to support quality child care.CCR&R is committed to ensure that Iowa’s vision is met:

All children, beginning at birth, will be healthy and successful.
 

Emergency Preparedness

Iowa law requires child care providers to have a written emergency plan in place by October 1, 2016. Discover more information on regulations at this link.


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Click here to view the full-length Choosing Quality Child Care in Iowa video.