Child Care Providers, We Are Here to Help You.

Child Care Providers do so much to shape young minds and we are here to help. We are honored to be able to provide coaching, resources, and the support your child care needs. 

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Nevada Strong Start Child Care Services Center (CCSC) has launched!

To learn more about the services available to child care providers, click the button below. 

Access the Washoe County Child Care Advisory Board Meeting Agenda for September 21 here

Child Care Provider Programs

The Children’s Cabinet does not discriminate in the delivery of services or benefits based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

The team at The Children’s Cabinet is dedicated to supporting our early learning professionals. 

The Children’s Cabinet Subsidy Program is a financial assistance program for eligible parents who are working, going to school, in job training, or seeking employment.

The Children’s Cabinet has start-up grants that can help family child care homes, group family child care homes and centers with the cost of fees, and some classroom materials and furnishings.

We offer a variety of trainings for child care providers through various formats.

The Children’s Cabinet helps child care providers get started and market their programs.

Community Health Workers (CHWs) will serve as liaisons between the community and health and social service providers to better support Nevada families in Las Vegas and Reno.

Child Care Provider FAQs

You can visit our event pages for the classes we offer or please visit our Provider Education & Training page for more resources.

The Children’s Cabinet provides FFN providers registration and monitoring support for those who have been selected by a parent or caregiver to care for children on Subsidy.  Learn more here.

The Children’s Cabinet’s Resource & Referral program can also help you through the process of becoming licensed and the financial considerations that you should make along the way. Learn more here.
The Children’s Cabinet is honored to distribute grants and additional support to our child care providers. You can find current grants, scholarships, and additional resources on our website. Learn more here.

The Children’s Cabinet Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) Coaching Program supports licensed child care providers in achieving a higher QRIS star rating. We provide effective, on-site assistance to enhance knowledge, skills, practices, or environment. The Children’s Cabinet QRIS Coaches are trained in the Infant/Toddler Environmental Rating Scale (ITERS) and the Early Childhood Environmental Rating Scale (ECERS). Learn more here.

The Pyramid Model is a framework for supporting social-emotional competence and preventing challenging behaviors in infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Nevada Pyramid Model Partnership is a statewide initiative designed to create a sustainable system that promotes social-emotional development in young children using the Pyramid Model. Learn more here.

CHIRP is our Pyramid Model Monthly Learning Café. CHIRP calls are monthly phone meetings held online by a trained specialist. The purpose of these meetings is to provide a community of practice for administrators and teachers to work to prevent challenging behaviors in programs using the Pyramid Model. Take advantage of this opportunity and you can problem-solve with other working professionals and create solutions for challenging behaviors in your program.

The Early Childhood Support Network (ECSN) program offers temporary, on-call substitute care to licensed child care centers and family child care homes in Reno, Sparks, Carson City, and Las Vegas. Licensed child care providers in these areas must register for ECSN services prior to requesting support. Learn more here.

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