Finding the right child care setting is an important and stressful decision for families. Our Child Care Resource & Referral Program can connect families with early learning providers that meet the needs of their child and family. Call 407-522-2252 in Orange County and 321-219-6300 in Osceola County, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Our trained Child Care Resource & Referral Specialists can help locate quality child care based on your family’s specific needs and connect you with community resources such as food, medical care, workforce support, housing assistance, and financial assistance options.
Our specialists also provide information about early learning. Programs, such as School Readiness, Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten, Head Start, and Early Head Start. There are no fees or costs associated with CCR&R services. And, parents can access CCR&R as many times as necessary.
The CCR&R program is part of a statewide network funded by the Florida Division of Early Learning. In partnership with the Early Learning Coalition of Orange County and Early Learning Coalition of Osceola County, CCR&R provides free resource and referral services to all families seeking information on quality early care and education programs.
How to Get a Listing
Therefore, to get a listing of child care providers, residents of Orange County and Osceola County can simply complete an online form, click here. Or you may contact us by phone. In Orange County, call 407-522-2252, or Osceola County, call 321-219-6300. For contacts in Florida outside Orange and Osceola counties, click here. Also, you can search for child care providers and get inspection reports statewide with the Florida Department of Children and Families database, click here. Here are links to maps of legally operating child care providers in Orange County and Osceola County.
Furthermore, there are no fees or costs associated with CCR&R services. If you are asked to make a payment for any CCR&R services, please call the Florida Division of Early Learning at (866) 357-3239. To locate a CCR&R program in another state, call Child Care Aware at 800-424-2426.
If you have concerns regarding your child’s care or wish to submit a complaint against a child care provider, our Child Care Resource & Referral staff can help you connect with the appropriate regulatory agency. For Orange County, call 407-522-2252, or 407-532-4192 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. In Osceola County, call 321-219-6007 or email LMendez@4cflorida.org. You can mail or hand-deliver your concerns to Community Coordinated Care for Children, Inc. (4C), 3500 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32808 (for both Orange and Osceola counties), Attention CCR&R Coordinator. To file your concerns online via our website, click here. To file concerns directly with the Florida Department of Children and Families, click here.
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Kerry Stafford, Orange County Director of Program Services, KStafford@4CFlorida.org | 407-532-4169
Lee Mendez, Osceola County Director of Program Services, LMendez@4CFlorida.org | 321-219-6007