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, nonregistered home providers and Child Development Home providers.
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Iowa Child Care Resource & Referral provides resources, education and advocacy to support quality child care. CCR&R is committed to ensure that Iowa's vision is met.
Every child, beginning at birth, will be healthy and successful.
Child Care Resource & Referral provides services that help parents make informed choices about the care of their children. Learn about your options and get a referral that's right for you.
Are you a center director or board member looking for suitable candidates to join your child care center? CCR&R offers resources to help!
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Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) Application Packet for home child care:
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Are you looking for a possible solution to address the child care crisis in your community? Child Care Ready by CCR&R is an accelerated series designed to help find potential child care providers to address child care and workforce shortages.
Video clips for Iowa's Early Childhood and School Age Professional Workforce Registry (i-PoWeR) with Erin Clancy, DHS Program Director.
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CCR&R launches new parent referral video, postcard for newborns and texting campaign. We are excited to have additional ways to connect families with our free referral services.
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Your family may not be together if a disaster strikes, so it is important to know which types of disasters could affect your area. Know how you’ll contact one another and reconnect if separated. Establish a family meeting place that’s familiar and easy to find. Emergency Preparedness starts at home.
Are you new to having a family or maybe you are new to Iowa? Did you know there is a program called Iowa Child Care Reso ...
HHS announces new fingerprint process.
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