Resources for Providers
National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies
NACCRRA, the National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies, is our nation's leading voice for child care. We work with more than 800 state and local Child Care Resource and Referral agencies nationwide. These agencies help ensure that families in 99 percent of all populated ZIP codes in the United States have access to high-quality, affordable child care. To achieve our mission, we lead projects that increase the quality and availability of child care professionals, undertake research, and advocate child care policies that positively impact the lives of children and families.
Indiana Association for Child Care Resource & Referral
A network of communities that support the highest quality of child care for all Indiana Families.
Child Care Aware
Child Care Aware Parent Network is a new free membership organization specifically for parents and those who care for and about children.
(*KIT TITLES AVAILABLE ARE CURRENTLY LIMITED*)
Project Braintree is an educational tool available to both Providers as well as parents. We want preschool children to get excited about learning the fundamentals of math and science! Math and Science kits are available on loan for use by licensed child care homes, centers, registered ministries and parents. The kits are full of books, toys and games that highlight concepts such as shapes, patterns, counties, ecology and more!
For more information about Project Braintree, please call a CCRR Team member at 219-882-0033
For a List of Some Kit Descriptions: Click
Child Care Resource Library
(*Call for appointment to come in & browse our titles*)
NEW BOOKS COMING SOON!
Workforce Development Services Inc. / Child Care Resource and Referral now has a lending library full of books and videos that you can borrow.
Members of the community who wish to access materials in the WDS/CCRR Lending Library will need to apply for a patron card by completing the "Cardholder Information Form" and by signing a copy of the policy.
Read the Complete Lending Library Policy
Foundations to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children from Birth to Age 5 have been developed by individuals with expertise in children ages birth-5. The Foundations are based on the latest national research and findings for all content areas and domains. By outlining specific skills and concepts and giving examples of instructional strategies, these foundations will support teachers, parents, and caregivers as they develop appropriate experiences for young children to help ensure success in kindergarten. Click Here for more information.