Child Start’s Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) program helps assure child caregivers in South Central Kansas provide high quality environments for young children through training, support, and consumer education.
CCR&R is located in the Child Start main office located at 1002 S. Oliver Street. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.
CCR&R serves child care professionals in 5 Kansas counties: Butler, Cowley, Harvey, Sedgwick, and Sumner — also known as the Region Two District Office. We offer technical assistance, trainings and resources are provided to caregivers in an effort to build the skills and knowledge needed to provide high quality environments for young children. If you are looking for the CCR&R that serves your area, please visit:
Child Care Aware of Kansas for CCR&Rs located in Kansas
Child Care Aware of America for CCR&Rs in other states
The Child Care Resource and Referral Program receives funding through United Way of the Plains, Rice County United Way, Reno/Rice County Smart Start, as well as DCF monies, Early Childhood Block Grant, and Kansas Children’s Initiative funds through the Child Care Aware of Kansas (Formerly KACCRRA).
In addition, CCR&R depends on raising funds through training, membership, corporate contracts, the annual Growing With Children conference, and donations by individuals and companies.
Click here to see current CCR&R staff and their contact information.
CCR&R does more than help child care providers! We provide services to parents, businesses and the community as well! Click the links below to get more information just for you!