Supporting and Expanding In-home Child Care in the Kansas City Metro
Are you considering opening a child care business in your home? Do you already run an in-home child care program? Our Family Child Care Network offers start-up support, licensing assistance, professional development, mentorship, networking and much more. We’re here to help in-home child care businesses thrive.
We partner with All Our Kin, a national leader that trains, supports and sustains family child care providers.
We Need Family Child Care
Family or in-home child care offers many valuable qualities, like mixed groups, flexibility for parents with non-traditional schedules, and a tight-knit community where children and parents for a close bond with their caregiver.
Unfortunately, this critical piece of our child care market is in decline. According to the Office of Child Care, the number of licensed in-home programs fell by 48 percent between 2005 and 2017.