Child Care Choices is a non-profit (501 (c) 3 status) resource and referral agency started in 1987 as a community attempt to meet the growing need for child care and to improve the quality of child care.


Our Mission

The mission of Child Care Choices is to identify child care providers for Miami County families and to provide child care information, training, and support for families and child care providers.

Our agency assists families, child care programs, and family child care providers in the following services:

For Parents

  • Information on selecting quality child care.
  • Data on child care options in the region, including licensed child care centers, preschools, school-age child care programs, and registered family child care homes.
  • Ongoing support through parenting newsletters, follow-up calls and telephone counseling abojut child care concerns.

For Child Care Providers

  • Workshops related to child development, first aid and other key skills..
  • Newsletters chock full of information on child care trends.
  • USDA reimbursement for serving nutritious meals to those providers participating in the CACFP program.

Contact Us

Child Care Choices Board of Directors

Elizabeth Russ, Chair      Ann Baird     Julie Broerman-Daniels

Cheryl Buecker   Rick Cartwright    Todd Crawford   Sonia Ewald

Charlie Janning     Kate Johnsen     Kristi Kirinch     Carol Myers

Barbara Ruland     Nancy Snyder      Elizabeth Studebaker  

 

Child Care Choices Staff

Judy Owen, Executive Director

Cathy Drake, Story Lady

Linda Herrmann, Food Program Coordinator  

Renee Matsunami, Training Coordinator                                 

Lucy Godbey, Administrative Assistant