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Child Care Providers Resources

Child Care Providers Resources

Helpful links and partners

Technical assistance

We can answer questions you may have, such as

  • How to become a regulated provider
  • Average cost of child care in your community
  • Issues concerning children or parents you are working with
  • Issues concerning the child care profession

For more information or answers to your questions, call 608-784-4519.

Available resources

Average child care rates

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average child care rates.

Group size estimator (certified providers only)

https://www.dwd.state.wi.us/dwsccpc/groupSizeEstimator/

Certification Regulations (Wisconsin
administrative code DCF 202)

http://legis.wisconsin.gov/rsb/code/dcf/dcf202.pdf

State licensing rules and manuals

https://dcf.wisconsin.gov/cclicensing/rules.html

Child and Adult Food Program

http://dpi.wi.gov/fns/cacfp1.html

4C Food Program http://www.4c-milwaukee.org/pages/foodprograms

Western Dairyland Food Program http://www.westerndairyland.org/ccprr/foodprogram.html

Wisconsin Early Childhood Association Food Program http://www.wecanaeyc.org/index.php

Reimbursement rates http://dpi.wi.gov/fns/cacfppay.html

The Registry

http://www.the-registry.org/

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® WISCONSIN

http://www.wecanaeyc.org/teach/index.php

R.E.W.A.R.D. – Rewarding Education with Wages and
Respect for Dedication

http://www.wecanaeyc.org/reward/index.php

Redleaf National Institute

http://www.redleafinstitute.org/

Redleaf Press

http://www.redleafpress.org/

Child Care Information Center

http://www.dpi.state.wi.us/rll/ccic/index.html

Wisconsin Child Care Resource & Referral Network

https://supportingfamiliestogether.org/CCR_R.html

National Association for Education of Young Children

http://www.naeyc.org/

ChildCare Aware

http://childcareaware.org

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