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Child Care Resources and Referrals

Need help finding child care referrals? Child Care Aware® of Kansas and Missouri is here to help you make the most informed decisions about learning choices for your child. Through this free service to Kansas and Missouri residents, we can help you find child care that is: close to home or work, full- or part-time, in a center or home setting, for children with or without disabilities.

Find child care in Kansas

 

Find child care in Missouri

Child Care in Kansas City

 

Day Care in Kansas City

Contact Child Care Aware® of Kansas at 1-877-678-2548 or click the link below.
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    Contact Child Care Aware® of Missouri at 1-866-892-3228 or click the link below.
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Some providers have chosen not to be listed on our website. Please contact Child Care Aware® of Kansas at 1-877-678-2548 or Child Care Aware® of Missouri at 1-866-892-3228 if your search is unsuccessful or if you have any questions. Se Habla Español. Early Education Specialists are available between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

 

Child Care Resources

Below are our popular free downloads and resources for parents and educators looking for the latest child care checklists, costs for services and other great parenting tips.


Child Care Checklist

Our popular child care checklist includes:
1. Five steps to finding the right program for your child. (VIEW PDF)
2. Quality indicators and what to look for as a parent. (VIEW PDF)
3. Checklist of questions to ask child care providers. (VIEW PDF)


Child Care Assistance

Child Care Subsidy in Kansas

Child Care Subsidy in Missouri

The Family Conservancy's Head Start Program


Average Cost of Child Care by County

Johnson County, Kansas

Leavenworth County, Kansas

Wyandotte County, Kansas

Clay County, Missouri

Jackson County, Missouri

Johnson County, Missouri

Child Care center
Licensing Regulations: Kansas

Family Child Care Regulations

Center-based Child Care Regulations


Licensing Regulations: Missouri

Family Child Care Regulations

Center-based Child Care Regulations

License-Exempt Child Care Regulations