About Us

Welcome to The Child Care Resource Network! Our primary objectives are to help families find quality child care, recruit and train child care providers, and to develop unique child care resource and referral programs for employers of working parents.

The Child Care Resource Network is a program of Right Steps Child Development Centers.

Service Delivery Area (SDA)

The Child Care Resource Network is the child care resource and referral (CCR&R) for SDA 2 spanning from Lafayette to Fort Wayne, Indiana. We serve parents, child care providers, and the communities of Adams, Allen, Benton, Blackford, Boone, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, DeKalb, Fountain, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jasper, Jay, Miami, Newton, Noble, Pulaski, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Wabash, Warren, Wells, White, and Whitley Counties.

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Our Team

Here at The Child Care Resource Network, we like to think of ourselves as the "local experts" when it comes to child care. Our team of specialists are here to help families, child care providers, and the community in establishing and improving the infrastructure of high quality child care. Click here to learn about our team.

If you are interested in joining our team, email your cover letter and resume to [email protected].


Major funding for The Child Care Resource Network is provided by:

Indiana Family and Social Services Administration
Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning (OECOSL)
402 West Washington Street, Room W361
Indianapolis, IN 46204

The mission of the OECOSL is to provide all parents with informed child care choices that promote their children's health, safety, and future success in school.

Volunteer Opportunities

If you are interested in volunteering at The Child Care Resource Network send an email to [email protected].

For more opportunities to work with our Board of Directors, please email [email protected]

Donation Opportunities

If you, or your organization, would like to support the work we do for children and families with a financial donation, click here.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement:

The Child Care Resource Network staff celebrate multiple approaches and points of view. We believe diversity, equity, and inclusion drive innovation, and that the difference in our opinions and cultures is vital to the success of our mission to, “provide and advocate for quality child care and early education.”

Diversity shapes us and makes us stronger individuals, more compassionate learners, and more effective leaders in our community. We welcome, value, celebrate, and respect individuals of all races, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, religion, and identities. We are committed to treating our staff, and the families, providers, and communities we serve with dignity and respect in an honest, open, fair, and friendly manner.