Parent/Family Resources (CCR&R)

What is CCR&R?

Child Care Resource & Referral or CCR&R is a program focused on helping families find quality child care that fits their individual needs, as well as provide referrals to other organizations that may be able to provide additional assistance for anything from food and clothing to car seats and other child safety equipment.

How can the Coalition help me choose a quality child care provider in my area?

The Coalition staff are specially trained to provide a variety of assistance to parents and guardians seeking child care.  Visit our staff page to find your Parent Counselor now!  He or she can help educate you on all the child care options available and give you resources that can help you select a provider that will meet your needs.  You can also download a quality checklist below to help you know what things to look for when searching for a child care provider.

-> Click Here for a Quality Checklist <-

-> Click Here for a Family Guide <-

What kinds of things can I expect from Early Learning Programs?

As always you can contact our staff directly to answer any questions you may have about your child or their child care provider, the link below will give you access to some frequently asked questions and answers for various commonly utilized programs in early learning.

-> Factsheets and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) <-

I am looking for ideas to help encourage my child’s learning.  Any ideas?

— Lakeland Parent

The Coalition supports the belief that a child’s first teacher is his or her parent.  To this end, the Coalition seeks to engage parents in this endeavor by providing resources for parents interested in fostering their child’s inquisitive mind.  Below is a link to a number of wonderful resources for you and your child.  If you are looking for an event, take a moment to visit our Event Page Here to see what cool things are happening near you.

-> Check Out Some Helpful Parenting Tips Here <-