Find Child Care

For parents working or going to school, child care is critical to your ability to earn a living. Below are some resources to get you started in your search for child care.

  • In-Home Child Care
  • Child Care Centers
  • Full-time Child Care
  • Part-time Child Care
  • After School Child Care
  • Night-time Child Care
  • Preschools
  • Special Needs Care
  • Infant Care
  • Toddler Care
  • Day Care

Child Care Aware of Kansas provides a free child care search that can be accessed online by clicking the button above or by calling:

Types of Child Care

There are many types of child care and specific regulations for each. 

What to Look For

Choosing quality care is important for babies and toddlers, who need nurturing, safe environments in order to thrive.  Download this checklist to help guide you on selecting a quality child care facility.

How Much Does Child Care Cost?

The cost of child care depends on many factors including type of care, demand, credentials, locations, ages, and more.  If you need more detailed information for a particular area or type of program, please call us at 1-877-678-2548 and a Resource Center Counselor will assist you. Or, visit Child Care Aware of Kansas and view rates for your county.

Help Paying for Child Care

Financial assistance is available to families that might not otherwise be able to afford high-quality child care.  Use our tool to see what you may qualify for.

Other Family Resources

There are numerous organizations offering services and support to local families, including Child Start.  Take some time to become familiar with local services to see if there is any opportunity to either provide or receive assistance.


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