State Fact Sheets

This year, our report features new national-level data on child care accessibility, affordability, and quality and the story of a family whose child care struggle illustrates the importance of our work.

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Closing the Gap: How CCR&Rs Can Help Communities Meet Their Child Care Supply and Demand Needs

How do CCR&Rs close child care supply and demand gaps in communities? Download the 2019 report.

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State Snapshots

Last year, the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) received its largest ever funding increase. Learn why this matters for your state.

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2019 Leadership Institute

Registration is Now Open!

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Breaking News

Child Care Aware® of America and NORC at the University of Chicago to Build Child Care Data Center

Child Care Aware® of America (CCAoA) will partner with NORC at the University of Chicago to build a strong, standardized data repository about child care in the U.S.

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View the official CCAoA events calendar to find upcoming events, programs, exhibits, workshops, etc. View Events

Advocacy and Public Policy

Grassroots-inspired and research-based, Child Care Aware® of America advocates for better child care.

Through Capitol Connection we advocate for projects that increase the quality and availability of child care, undertake research on the child care landscape, and advocate for child care policies that improve the lives of children and families.

Fee Assistance & Respite Programs

They protect our country and we support their children.

The men and women of our armed forces selflessly serve our country and their families are often challenged by the uncertainty of deployments and relocation. Child Care Aware® of America is dedicated to helping military families who need stability in child care to provide peace of mind.

Professional Development

Supporting today’s child care workforce

Child Care Aware® of America trainings are delivered through a real-time, instructor-led webinar platform or through an online, self-paced platform. We offer instruction in areas including CCR&R professional development, business skills, consumer education and referral and much, much more.

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