Our Program Vision:
The vision of Child Care Aware® of New Hampshire is to provide a streamlined, cost efficient high quality program for children, families and providers in the state of New Hampshire.
Our Program Mission:
The mission of Child Care Aware® of New Hampshire, the most trusted resource for referrals, technical assistance and professional development for the diverse needs of families, early childhood providers and community partners, is to improve the quality and accessibility of child care.
What We Do and Who We Are
Child Care Aware® of New Hampshire is committed to serving all families who are seeking child care in New Hampshire. We also provide services to providers who are caring for the children in in our state. We do not discriminate based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, financial status, disability or sexual orientation. We maintain a web secure database of child care providers and programs.
Child Care Aware® of New Hampshire provides the following services:
We provide FREE and confidential referrals that are tailored to fit the needs of each individual family seeking child care. Additionally, we provide families with consumer education to assist them in choosing a quality child care program. Our Child Care Resource and Referral Outreach Specialists strive to ensure that families are receiving consistent, high quality consumer education and referral services.
For Child Care Providers:
We provide quality professional developmental opportunities through our training and technical assistance services to improve program quality and increase teacher competency. Our Training and Technical Assistance Specialists strive to ensure that providers and programs are receiving consistent, high quality professional development services either via through training, phone or email consultation or through onsite visits.
For Community Partners:
We provide important data, resources and other information including avenues for advocacy, community events, and links to other family and early childhood-related sites. We collaborate with various community partners and early childhood stakeholders throughout the state to ensure that children and their families are healthy, learning and thriving now and in the future.
Advocacy and Information:
We advocate for quality, affordable child care for families and better wages and benefits for child care providers.
We disseminate information and highlight HOT TOPICS for families, child care providers and community partners regarding developments in the Early Childhood field and regarding child care issues.