Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R)

What is CCR&R?

Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) is a free service that helps families:

  • Identify and select quality early learning programs.
  • Connect to local community agencies and resources.
  • Engage in their children’s education and learning.
  • Locate financial resource options.

When a family contacts CCR&R, they can receive:

Child Care Listings – Based on information from the family, CCR&R can provide a customized list of child care options.

Financial Assistance Options – CCR&R can provide information and help with applying for child care assistance and exploring other financial assistance options.

Consumer Education – CCR&R can provide information on a range of topics including how to locate quality early learning programs and the importance of family engagement.

Community Resources – CCR&R can connect families with local resources that may be able to assist with other needs, such as housing, food or utility assistance.

There’s a lot to consider when you’re choosing an early learning or child care provider. Parents wonder about the right curriculum for their child’s learning style and what signs to look for in a strong, quality program. Our trained resource and referral specialists are available to offer unbiased information about local child care options so you can make your best decision. 

Request a Customized Child Care Listing

To receive your customized, confidential child care search results, complete the online request or contact 850-747-5400 x108. We respect your privacy, so you can trust all information is kept confidential.

DCF Licensing Information

All the providers in our database are licensed or registered with the State of Florida through the Department of Children and Families. Click here to view inspection and compliance history.

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Please Remember: A CCR&R listing is not a recommendation. A listing is provided based on your individual needs collected by Coalition staff. There are no charges or fees associated with a provider listing in the CCR&R Database or for referrals to your program. If you are asked to provide a payment for a referral or listing in the CCR&R Database, please call the Office of Early Learning at 1-866-357-3239Call: 1-866-357-3239. The information reported about a provider’s program is objective program information that is based on standards that are attainable for providers based on their type of care.