Resource & Referral

Looking for Child Care?

First, check out DCCDA’s own Positive Bright Start Preschool. We’re very proud of the quality care and stellar staff there. You can find more information about Positive Bright Start, including enrollment forms and scholarship information, by clicking the above link.

Referrals to other child care centers in Kansas are available to parents through Child Care Aware of Kansas. In Lawrence, call 823-3343, or toll free at 855-750-3343.

Child Care ResourcesParents are given a list that contains names of registered and/or licensed homes or child care centers that have child care openings that fit their needs. They also receive information on choosing quality child care, availability of subsidies, and other guidance.

Kansas has regulations concerning family child care homes and child care centers. These regulations try to ensure minimum health and safety standards.

Click here for instructions on how to check the compliance history of a child care facility.

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