Research shows that high-quality early childhood education has a profound and lasting effect on children’s ability to gain from future educational and life opportunities. Additional they have demonstrated that quality child care has a positive impact on a region’s economy, its quality of life, it attractiveness to new business, and its ability to attract and retain skilled labor.

The child care system in Virginia is dedicated to partnering with parents, child care providers and community partners to improve the early learning outcomes for our children. We work in communities across the state, building collaborative efforts with business and civic leaders to ensure safe and enriching child care for all children and their families.

Child Care Aware® of Virginia is also a significant partner in statewide initiatives. These groups plan for system development, creating infrastructure that benefits communities and child care/early education programs alike.

Please Contact Us for more information on how we can assist your community in building quality child care programs and collaborations.