CHANGES TOTHE SUPPORTWE PROVIDE Since October 1, things look alittle different around here. Learn More WE HELP FAMILIES Find child care that is the right fit Learn More WE HELP PROVIDERS Start and enhance child care businesses Learn More WE WORK WITH OUR COMMUNITY To share information and connect families to high-quality child care Learn More Child Care Answers is a child care resource and referral program operated by Early Learning Indiana. We serve families, child care providers, and the community as we work to enhance access to, and the quality of, child care services in Central Indiana.We serve families in the following counties:Hamilton County Carmel, Fishers, Noblesville, Westfield Hendricks County Avon, Brownsburg, Danville, Plainfield Marion County Indianapolis, Beech Grove, Lawrence, Speedway I have a child. I want to... Find child care options Get help selecting a child care provider Understand my options to pay for care Get tips to stay engaged with my chosen child care provider Request support I am a provider. I want to... Get or renew my CDA Open my own child care program Receive support for my program Update my information Learn about the new permit requirements I want to learn and help... Understand the current status of child care in Central Indiana Connect others to high-quality child care Join a group that advocates for high-quality child care Volunteer Find and register for learning events Child Care AnswersChild Care Answers Spark Learning Lab is having its first Regional Advisory Council meeting tomorrow at United Way of Central Indiana offices! All early learning programs and partners are invited to provide their input on the support and approaches delivered by SPARK. http://indianaspark.com/regional-advisory-councils/regional-advisory-council-sda-3/Regional Advisory Council – SDA 3Next RAC Meeting Attend meeting remotely:Screenshare link:https://zoom.us/j/180683688One tap mobile:+19292056099;180683688#Phone:+1 929 205 6099Meeting ID: 180 683 688 Meeting Agendas and Minutes Counties Included in SDA 3 Hamilton Hendricks Marion Current SDAindianaspark.com 9 3 View on FacebookChild Care Answers Child Care Providers - we know it's been an adjustment for you, now that our services have changed. We appreciate your patience and understanding! Need a refresher about where to go for which services? Check out this blog post: https://childcareanswers.com/2019/09/09/changes-are-coming-to-child-care-answers/Changes are coming to Child Care Answers!Changes are coming to Child Care Answers for child care providers. Learn more by reading some frequently asked questions by providers like you!childcareanswers.com 4 View on FacebookChild Care Answers Look what we found at Target Store Eagle-Creek! Thanks American Greetings for giving families a chance to show their appreciation to the hardest working people on earth - early education teachers and child caregivers. 21 1 2 View on FacebookChild Care Answers Need a little parenting boost for the gifted child in your family? Join the Indiana Association for the Gifted and Dr. Edward Amend for an evening downtown at the JW Marriott Indianapolis on Sunday, December 8. 1 1 View on Facebook Follow @childcareanswer Tweets 4,105Following 444Followers 914Likes 153 Child Care Answers @ChildCareAnswer #ChildCare Providers - we know it's been an adjustment for you, now that our services have changed. We appreciate your patience and understanding! Need a refresher about where to go for which services? Check out this blog post: https://t.co/5mxWHMfHrl View on Twitter 00 Child Care Answers @ChildCareAnswer Look what we found at @Target #EagleCreek. Thanks @amgreetings for giving families a chance to show their appreciation to the hardest working people on earth - #earlyed teachers and child caregivers. #childcare #teacherslovetarget #ece #earlychildhood #koalas #targetlove https://t.co/nrEHuDfsJw View on Twitter 01 Child Care Answers @ChildCareAnswer Need a little #parenting boost for the #giftedchild in your family? Join the Indiana Association for the Gifted and Dr. Edward Amend for an evening downtown at the JW Marriott Indianapolis on Sunday, December 8. https://t.co/eZFjAAcd1y View on Twitter 00 Follow on Instagram 14 0 19 0 17 1 1 0 0 0 4 0 OUR IMPACT IN 2018 Almost 7,000 families were served in our six-county area in 2018. Process and support of referral services for families, increasing access to information about choosing quality child care. In 2018, we shared information with more than 350 community partners. Outreach efforts to educate the community in central Indiana about the importance of quality child care.