Child Care Aware of NH, a program of Southern NH Services, is a Statewide child care resource and referral program. Child Care Aware of NH is committed to serving all families who are seeking child care in New Hampshire, while they work hand in hand with child care providers to increase quality for the children in their care.
Child Care Aware of NH provides FREE and confidential referrals that are tailored to fit the needs of each individual family seeking child care. Additionally, they provide families with consumer education to assist in choosing a quality child care program. They host the consumer education website for the state of NH. Our Child Care Resource and Referral Outreach Specialists strive to ensure that families are receiving consistent, high quality consumer education and referral services.
Child Care Aware of NH provides quality professional development opportunities and resources to child care providers through our Training and Technical Assistance services. They work in collaboration with providers, programs and community partners to increase quality and teacher competency. Our Training and Technical Assistance Specialists work to ensure that providers and programs are receiving consistent, high quality professional development services.
Child Care Aware of NH is open from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in the Main Office. A LiveChat feature is provided on the website during normal business hours. Families can access free referrals either by calling 1-855-393-1731, ext. 2531 or online though the Child Care Aware of New Hampshire website.