Programs & Services

Child Care Aware® of America has a broad suite of products that Child Care Resource and Referral agencies (CCR&Rs), child care providers and parents depend on to address business issues, training and advocay and information about child care issues. As the nation's leading voice for child care, Child Care Aware® of America is committed to supporting all those who help care for children.

Best Practices

NACCRRA's Best Practices for CCR&Rs and State Networks sets standards of excellence for every function and service provided by an agency serving parents, providers, employers and communities.

NACCRRA Data Services

NACCRRA's Suite of Data Services is a variety of integrated, user-friendly applications and services that facilitate the work of CCR&Rs. All applications and services are available through a single point of access.


NACCRRAware is Web-based information management software designed by NACCRRA members to assist CCR&Rs in performing their critical role by providing complete and accurate data and statistics.

Child Care Aware

Child Care Aware®, a program of Child Care Aware® of America, offers families and child care providers reliable, accurate, and timely information related to child care. CCA is partially funded through a cooperative agreement with the Office of Child Care, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Military Programs

 Child Care Aware® of America works with the U.S. Military Services to help those who serve in the military find and afford child care that suits their unique needs. Through several innovative civilian/military efforts between the Services, Child Care Aware® of America and Child Care Resource and Referral agencies (CCR&Rs) are building the quality and capacity of child care throughout the country.

Child Care Aware Training Academy

The Child Care Aware Training Academy™ offers respected, affordable training for both child care center and family child care providers. These high-quality, self-paced courses are delivered online, allowing participants flexibility in managing their child care professional development.

Child Care Aware® Parent Network is a community of parents dedicated to improving the quality of child care for all children. As parents, you are the consumers of child care and that can have many elements of challenge from quality, safety, affordability, flexibility…and much, much more. Join us – together we can make a difference!