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Child Care Resources of Southwest Michigan
Great Start to Quality Southwest Resource Center
Child Care Resources (CCR) is the Great Start to Quality Southwest Resource Center serving families and providers in the nine southwestern counties of Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, Saint Joseph, and Van Buren.
Training Opportunities
Training Opportunities
CCR provides training opportunities for providers, families, and others in supporting quality improvement in early childhood development for success later in life. This work is funded by the Early Childhood Investment Corporation. These can be found at www.GreatStarttoQuality.org.
Quality Improvement Consultants and Specialists
Quality Improvement Consultants and Specialists
Child Care Resources offers consultation and technical support assisting child care providers with the Great Start to Quality Rating and Improvement System promoting excellence in early child care and development - funded by the Early Childhood Investment Corporation and the Office of Great Start.
Child Care Resources of Southwest Michigan
Community Collaboration
CCR actively seeks to collaborate with local community services and organizations to promote public awareness of the need for quality child care, assistance in finding quality child care, training in our service area and more.
Child Care Resources of Southwest Michigan
Resources
As the Southwest Resource Center we offer a resource library for families, providers and educators of infants, toddlers, preschoolers and school age. The resources promote healthy social emotional skills and school readiness through play with themed bins, books, curriculum, screening tools and assessment tools.
 
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Great Start to Quality Southwest Resource Center

       Child Care Resources is the Great Start to Quality Southwest Resource Center, one of ten across Michigan. The Resource Center coordinates supports and services for child care providers across all settings, and coordinates supports and services for families searching for licensed and registered child care. Questions? Contact Ella Fabel Ryder at CCR, call 800-343-3470, ext. 227 or email Ella@CCR4kids.org.

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T.E.A.C.H. Scholarship
T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® MICHIGAN is a statewide scholarship program designed to help child care center teachering staff, preschool teachers, family child care providers, group home owners, center directors, and administrators meet their professional development goals, while continuing their current employment in regulated early childhood and school age care settings. For more information click here.
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Self Assessment Survey
There are several benefits to becoming a part of the Great Start to Quality Rating and Improvement System.

 Have questions about it? Need help with it? We are here to help! Contact us 1-800-343-3470 or 269-349-3296.
Want to become a licensed program?

Family child care business in your home?  Click here for more information and an application packet

Group child care business in your home? Click here for more information.

Click here for more information and an application packet for starting a child care center.

Have questions about becoming licensed call Child Care Resources at 1-800-343-3470

 
What is Great Start to Quality?

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Child Care Resources is a private, nonprofit agency.  All donations are tax deductable!
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Great Start to Quality - Quality Time and Care
I/T Tip: Quality Time Child-Sized Choices Avoid Labeling Teach Math Concepts

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