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Do you have an emergency plan written for your child care program? Iowa Child Care Resource & Referral has been working with many statewide partners to help child care providers prepare for new changes.

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Do You Know Your ABC's?
The National Program for Playground Safety uses the model the ABC’s of Playground Supervision to help providers understand critical issues when supervising children.
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In most communities the demand for child care far exceeds supply and a high provider turnover rate creates a constant need for new providers. Child Care Resource and Referral provides providers an entry point to the child care field and helps them continue to grow and succeed. CCR&R provides training and consultation services that support the child care provider’s ability to achieve and maintain regulatory status in good standing, and work to achieve and maintain performance at higher quality levels in Iowa’s Quality Rating System (QRS).

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Click here to view information on the new Emergency Preparedness regulations.

Click here to view DHS Videos regarding CCDBG changes for October 1, 2016

Click here to view Updated Child Product Recalls

Click here to view YouTube video about fingerprinting requirements