How Child Care Services Association Makes a Difference
As an innovator and incubator for solutions to child care issues, CCSA is proud to be a part of the many successes that are making high-quality child care available to all families and their children. For more than 45 years, CCSA has worked locally, statewide and nationally to fulfill this goal.
Whether through helping low‐income families afford quality child care, child care referrals, salary supplements for our underpaid early childhood educators or educational scholarships to allow the men and women who teach our young children to continue their own education, CCSA is dedicated to ensuring that our children grow up happy, healthy and ready to succeed.
Checks may be mailed to:
PO Box 901
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Through TA services I understand more of why age-appropriate toys, books, proper training, language is important to the development of the children in my care. In preparation for the scales this year my TA ensured that I had the appropriate materials and practices to continue having a quality child care program.
— Owner of Kyra’s Place Home Away from Home, Durham County
The Infant-Toddler Educator AWARD$® supplement has certainly helped with staff retention. The extra money that my teachers are receiving sometimes makes the difference between them staying at our center or leaving the early childhood education field altogether.
— participating director
The Technical Assistance Program provides an invaluable resource to center directors like me who are relatively isolated in our schools. To have our TA’s fresh eyes, new ideas and attention to detail required by the scales and DCDEE, helped me to maintain a 5-star and renewed our entire staff’s commitment to providing the highest possible quality care for young children.
— Director of Lakewood Ave., Durham County
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