Child Care Aware® of America (CCAoA) works with a national network of more than 400 child care

resource and referral (CCR&Rs) agencies and other partners to ensure that all families have access to

quality, affordable child care.

CCAoA leads projects that increase the quality and availability of child care, conducts research, and

advocates for childcare policies that positively impact the lives of children and families. CCAoA also

provides child care assistance for military families through Fee Assistance and Respite Child Care

Programs that have served more than 150,000 families and worked with more than 60,000 child care

providers over nearly two decades.

Our Vision

Every family in the United States has access to a high-quality, affordable child care system. The child care

system supports children’s growth, development, and educational advancement and creates a positive

economic impact for families and communities.

Our Mission

We advance a child care system that effectively serves all children and families.

Our work is strengthened by a national network of child care resource and referral agencies and diverse

members and partners.

PHONE: 1-800-424-2246