We offer a wide range of services to the integral part of the child care system: Providers. We’re here to help educators and directors provide high-quality services.
How can we help?
Just getting started in child care? We can provide assistance with educational scholarships.
Apply for our T.E.A.C.H. NC program.
Early educators working with children birth to five in participating counties may be eligible for education-based salary supplements.
Learn more about Child Care WAGE$® and how to apply.
Full-time educators working with children birth through age two may be eligible for education-based salary supplements.
Learn more about Infant-Toddler Educator AWARD$® Plus and how to apply.
Need help getting parents to find your facility?
List your program information in CCSA’s Child Care Referral Central.
Child care can be challenging. We offer coaching, technical assistance, and professional development.
Improve your program with CCSA’s Technical Assistance.
Broaden your professional development opportunities with CCSA.
Focused on early care for children ages birth to three?
Get consulting and training with the Birth-to-Three Quality Initiative.
Looking for affordable and nutritious child care center catering?
spoonFULL, formerly CCSA Meal Services, can provide high-quality meals for your facility.
Did you know financial assistance is available to improve young children’s nutrition?
We can sponsor you for the Child and Adult Care Food Program.
Help prevent childhood obesity.
Start promoting healthy behaviors early with Shape NC.
Facing challenging behaviors in your facility?
Learn about the Healthy Social Behaviors Initiative.
Help support the well-being of young children and their families experiencing homelessness.
Provide help with CCSA’s Early Childhood Homelessness Resources.
COVID-19 & NC Child Care Operation Status
Schools and many child care programs are closing due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Help us inform parents about your availability or closure. Update your program’s open/closed status. Provider Profile Portal Quick Start Guide
News for Providers
Celebrating Week of The Young Child!In collaboration with Durham’s Partnership for Children, Child Care Services Association is celebrating the nationally recognized Week of the Young Child from April 1 to 7, 2023. The Week of […]
A Deep Impact on Children and Families: CCSA’s 2022 Annual ReportIn this annual report, you will see the remarkable work child care providers have done to give children the stability and certainty they need during a time when instability still controls every aspect of our lives. You will also see the efforts of our great CCSA staff to continue their work with children, families and child care programs as we see through this pandemic.
President Dr. Kristi Snuggs Begins Her Tenure at CCSADr. Kristi Snuggs has officially joined us as Child Care Services Association’s (CCSA) new President, leading our staff and driving the overall vision of CCSA. Prior to this role, Dr. […]
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If you’d prefer to talk by phone, call the CCSA office at 919-967-3272 and let us know how we can help.