Child Care

We Help Parents Receive Quality & Affordable Child Care

Questions About Child Care?

Our Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) Specialists have the answers! Call us today to talk with one of our experienced child care professionals. We help our families find child care that is easily accessible, educational, safe, and affordable through Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) – a free service offered to you by the Division of Early Learning. To learn more about services offered through the Child Care Resource & Referral Program, click here.

The ECS Child Care Resource & Referral Offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m.  to 5:00 p.m., except for local, state, or federal holidays. Click here for office locations.

To speak with a CCR&R Counselor, call us today!

Baker County: (904) 259-4225

Clay County: (904) 213-3939

Nassau County: (904) 432-0009 Ext 2626

Bradford County: (904) 432-0009 Ext 2626

Putnam County: (386) 385-3450

St. Johns County: (904) 770-2565

Toll free: 1-800-238-3463

Administrative Office: (904) 726-1500 Fax: (904) 726-1516

If you need further assistance finding quality childcare,  you can also visit our service provider, Episcopal Children’s Services, here.

What is Child Care Resource & Referral? Child Care Resource and Referral (CCRR) is a free service to all parents regardless of income that acts as a bridge between parents needing child care and the child care programs that will best meet the needs of the family.

We believe parents should have choices and in giving parent’s the tools to make an informed decision. Therefore, we are experts in quality care in all kinds of settings from family child care homes to center based care and will gladly help parents know what quality care means.

There are no charges/fees associated with a provider listing in the Child Care Resource & Referral Database or for referrals to your program. If you are asked to provide a payment for a referral or for listing in the CCR&R Database, please call OEL at 1-866-357-3239. The information reported about a provider’s program is objective program information that is based on standards that are attainable for providers based on their type of care.

To find child care in your area or to view licensing reports, visit:

Looking for National Child Care Resources? The National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies work with more than 800 state and local Child Care Resource & Referral agencies to ensure that families in every local community have access to high-quality, affordable child care. Visit:


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