About Us

Child Care Aware of Kentucky

Child Care Aware of Kentucky is the statewide regional network for Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) services supporting access to safe, affordable, quality child care for families and professional development for child care providers and trainers. 

Child Care Aware of Kentucky is housed at the Human Development Institute at the University of Kentucky. The Human Development Institute is Kentucky’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service. We work on improving lifelong opportunities and services for individuals with disabilities, their families, and the community.

CCA of Kentucky adopts the following NAEYC position statements as a part of our work to support, diversity, equity, and inclusion to ensure equitable learning opportunities for all young children

Advancing Equity in Early Childhood Education

Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP)