Specialty programs allow us to make quality child care happen with targeted efforts in supporting programs. Choose which one is right for your program and apply today.
Infant Toddler Program
The Infant Toddler Program offers free training, one-on-one consultations, program assessments, and classroom stipends to participating child care centers to improve the quality of care in their infant and toddler classrooms. Participation requires a one year commitment.
Contact Donna Godbee at (205) 945-0018 ext. 323.
To apply for participation, please download the application, complete and return it to Childcare Resources.
RISE Assistance to Accreditation
RISE (Reaching Improvement through Self-Evaluation) offers free training, one-on-one consultations, program assessments, and classroom stipends to child care programs interested in working towards reaching national accreditation standards and improving the quality of early care they offer at their child care center. Participation requires a 2 to 4 year commitment depending on the center’s goal for quality improvement.
Contact Valerie Wyatt at (205) 945-0018 ext. 330.
Childcare Resources is not accepting new applications for the RISE program for the 2015-2016 program year.
Early Learning Resource Library and Van
The Early Learning Resource Library and Van offers an array of resources and services for early care educators that include children’s books, thematic unit boxes, musical CD’s and tapes, teacher resource books, video’s, puppet story book kits, research on early childhood topics, die-cuts, and laminating for classrooms.
For more information, call (205) 945-0018 ext. 300. Membership is free and you must visit the library to join.
To apply for Mobile Resource Library Service, please download the application, complete and return it to Childcare Resources.
Early Learning Resource Library Hours
Monday-Thursday -- 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday -- by appointment
Stories of Change
Childcare Resources is gathering stories from child care professionals about the impact we have had on their careers. We would like to hear your story and possibly feature it in an upcoming edition of The Resource, on our website, on social media or in a grant application. Visit the Stories of Change page to learn more and find out how to share your story with us.