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Child Care Provider Services

Is your child care business in our database?

Our list of child care providers is available to everyone looking for child care in the 31 counties we serve. Be sure you’re in the database and keep your information current. Call us and we’ll help you get listed or update your info. It’s free:

Call us at: 800-577-2276 or Contact Us Here

Update online and save time!

If you are already in our database you can update your information by completing our online form: Provider Update Form

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Are you getting our free newsletters?

The coad4kids providers’ newsletter contains information on child care practices, activity suggestions, business tips and more. If you’re not receiving it, call us to get on the list: 800-577-2276.

Check out the current issue here.

Find out about child care provider training!

Build your skills and stay current. Click for training info.

We would love to hear from you regarding your training needs. If you would like to request specific training topics: Contact Us Here

Need technical assistance?

Our highly qualified, highly trained specialists are available to provide technical assistance to help you achieve your goals. We offer live, coaching, mentoring and education services to individuals and groups.  Our specialists can provide assistance over the phone or even come to your child care business. Services can be customized to meet your needs. Want to know more? Call us!

Call us at: 800-577-2276 or Contact Us Here

Information Station

Articles, ideas, and information for child care providers

Step Up To Quality


Step Up to Quality is Ohio’s voluntary quality rating system for ODJFS licensed child care programs. Step Up to Quality recognizes early care and education programs that exceed quality benchmarks over and above Ohio’s licensing standards. Supports and awards are available to assist programs in achieving and maintaining a Star Rating. Application information is available through Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

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