Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) - Arizona
CCR&R provides assistance to families, providers, and the community. Resources that are available at no charge include:
- Information about your child care choices and referrals
- Guidelines for finding quality child care
- Empowering Parents Quarterly Newsletters
- Information about financial assistance and payment options
- Listing on the referral database
- Referrals to your business/program
- Help with business, care, and regulatory questions
- Information about trainings and workshops
- Receive a quarterly newsletter
For the Community:
- Information about classes and trainings
- Information about the types of child care in Arizona
- Presentations about child care to businesses or employers
- Supply and demand information
Business Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
To receive more detailed information about how to find quality programs, please contact CCR&R at 1-800-308-9000. In addition to comprehensive telephone services, CCR&R also offers Internet referrals available 24 hours a day at www.azchildcare.org.
Professional Development Opportunities
CCR&R offers a wide variety of professional development opportunities for child care providers. To register for one of our trainings, or for more information about the various opportunities, please visit www.azchildcare.eventbrite.com.
CCR&R and Arizona Child Care Association (ACCA) have partnered to provide, at no cost to you, a three-day, eight hour, Health & Safety Professional Development Series! Over the course of three days, for a total of 24 hours of professional development, child care professionals or those interested in joining the early childhood profession will receive an orientation or a refresher course in health, safety and child development.
The topics presented include:
- Infectious disease prevention
- Prevention of SIDS and safe sleep practices
- Medication Administration and Consent
- Nutrition and Food Allergies - Best Practices
- Building and Physical Premises Safety
- Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response
- Child Abuse and Mandatory Reporting
- Child Development Theories, Ages and Stages, and Special Needs
To register for the series, please visit:
To view additional community professional development opportunities, or to sign up to receive the Early Childhood Bulletin via email, click on our Professional Development tab above.