A Message From the Director
Hi I’m Nicole, Director of Child Care Aware® of Southern Missouri. Welcome! Please look around our site and get to know a little more about what we do to serve families, child care professionals and the community. Let us know if we can be of service or if you have any questions. We look forward to serving you!
Providing information and education which reinforces the importance of quality care.
Hours of operation
M-F, 8:00am – 4:30pm
Services Provided Include
Offering a clearinghouse of information by providing information and education which reinforces the importance of quality care, providing child care data and statistics, assisting employers and community organizations/agencies, and the Early Childhood One Stop for Springfield area families
Assisting child care providers through face-to-face and online training, on-site technical assistance, state-wide workshop calendar, lending library, and Show Me Child Care Resources website
Facilitating community partnerships by community involvement around early childhood issues and collaboration on community events such as SW MO Child Care Provider Health Conference and Called to Care for Kids Conference
Are you interested in volunteering?
Primary funding provided by the Missouri Department of Social Services, Children’s Division, Early Childhood and Prevention Services Section