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Child care allows families to work

Child care allows parents to work and employs thousands of York County residents. It is a critical component of the York County economy. More importantly, it is the foundation for future learning. Countless research shows the best way to ensure that a child will succeed in school, graduate from high school and become a productive member of society is to start them out on the right path. The research of James Heckman, Nobel Laureate economist from the University of Chicago, concluded that the greatest return on investment is from programs that are focused on young children. The 40-year High Scope Preschool studyfound for every $1 invested in high-quality early childhood education we can save $7 on costs associated with special education, teen pregnancy, high school dropouts, juvenile delinquency, welfare dependency and prison.

What is Child Care Consultants

Caring for children for over 30 years

Child Care Consultants, Inc. (CCC) is a non-profit child care resource and referral agency. Founded in 1987, CCC helps parents find and evaluate child care options and offers financial assistance through the Subsidized Child Day Care Program in York County, PA. For child care providers, CCC offers training and technical assistance. Additionally, CCC works with employers interested in promoting work/life balance, provides leadership to community-supported child care initiatives and advocates on behalf of child care issues at the local, state, and national level.

CCC works collaboratively with child care providers, parents, government, businesses and community leaders to assure that all families have access to affordable high quality child care. The board and staff at CCC believe that the children of today are critical to our future and recognize that parents, as diverse individuals, have the right and responsibility to make choices for their children future.

 

Midstate Regional Key

Overseeing Keystone STARS, PA's Quality Improvement program for all types of child care programs, in 16 counties.

CCIS of York County

Providing financial assistance to help low-income working families pay for care through Child Care Works (CCW).

CACFP Food Program

A sponsor agency for home-based providers in 21 counties to help them provide nutritious meals.

Home Based Providers

Assisting persons caring for children in their home to become certified with DHS and improve the quality of care they provide.

Resources & Referrals

Assisting families in finding quality child care and has free resources on a variety of topics.