Choosing a Provider

Help is just one phone call away through our Early Learning Child Care Resource and Referral program, part of the statewide Early Learning Child Care Resource and Referral Network funded by the Office of Early Learning.
 
Local Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) agencies offer free information and referral services to all families seeking quality early care and school readiness programs and out of school time solutions. CCR&R is an information service which does not license, endorse, nor recommend any type of early care and education provider over another. It is suggested that parents visit several programs to determine which one best serves the needs of their family. Parents are encouraged to visit potential child care providers before deciding where to enroll their child.
 
The CCR&R Network maintains the only comprehensive, statewide database of child care, school readiness and school age programs and service providers.
 
Child Care Resource and Referral's trained parent counselors can identify area centers, family child care homes, after school programs, Head Start programs, preschools, faith-based programs and summer camps that meet the needs of both parent and child. Referrals can be provided based on many different criteria including: teacher credentials, location, ages, special programs, hours of operation and availability through a database of information. Because the information is updated regularly, the most current information is made available to parents.
 
For FREE information, please call (321) 637-7272. Call Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 6:00pm and Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm. Office hours/Walk-in are Monday – Thursday 8:00am - 6:00pm.
 
Please download FOEL's CCR&R Fact Sheet for more program information.