Child Care Aware

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Child Care Aware® of Virginia is a community-based network of early care and education specialists whose purpose is to deliver services to families, child care professionals, and communities to increase the accessibility, availability, and quality of child care in Virginia.

Child Care Aware of Virginia is an important resource for the professional growth of child care providers across the Commonwealth.  The network is made up of five regional lead Child Care Resource Centers and five local resource and referral agencies that assist providers with their training and business needs.

Child care providers may request one-on-one technical assistance for their professional needs including understanding licensing regulations, managing a budget and a business, and developing curriculum and teaching skills. Training is offered on topics such as child development and health and safety topics. Email newsletters, toy and educational equipment libraries, and professional development conferences are also available.