Huffer Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) offers an array of programming for today’s families, empowering families with information to make informed choices about child care. In the first few years, children learn at a faster pace than at any other time in life. You help shape your child’s future through the kinds of experiences you provide. Your baby was born to learn, and as a parent, you are your child’s first and most important teacher. Huffer CCR&R is your one-stop shop for age-specific information pertaining to the development of children. Our staff of experts is here to help you find answers to your questions about your child’s development. We provide resources that give families valuable information regarding child care options and tips for selecting quality child care. Our Outreach Specialist takes the time to help families find a child care provider that will work best with their schedules, location, and special needs.

Looking for a specialized referral? Our local CCR&R provides free, personalized referrals. Families with infants and toddlers and families with children who have special needs face additional and unique challenges, especially when looking for child care. Huffer CCR&R provides specialized support for families facing these challenges. Upon request, our highly trained Outreach Specialist will enhance your child care referral service by making calls to verify vacancies, further saving you valuable time and energy. Our Inclusion Specialist is here to assist you with ensuring an inclusive, healthy and positive child care experience for your child with (or without) special needs. Through the Indiana Partnership for Inclusive Child Care, our Inclusion Specialist offers free consultation, resources and assistance for families seeking inclusive child care. Likewise, through Better Baby Care Indiana, our Infant and Toddler Specialist provides free consultation, resources and assistance for families with children under the age of three.

Please note that this service is Free and Confidential. Also the list we provide you is a Referral, not a Recommendation. To get a community referral, click on the blue button at the bottom of the page or call our Outreach Specialist, at 765-284-0887 or 1-800-554-9331. Child care referrals from CCR&R are based on Paths to QUALITY, Indiana’s child care rating system, giving you an easy-to-use to tool to help you simplify your search for the best qualify care for your child. Families can visit for more information about the free quality rating system in Indiana.

Free Child Care Referral

In order to customize your child care referrals, we need to understand the criteria being used to make your selection, such as desired location and hours.

Personalized, free child care referrals to legally operating child care providers are supplied promptly, usually within 48 hours of the request. Child care referrals from Huffer CCR&R are comprehensive and are accompanied by child-age specific resources and an interview checklist to assist in identifying high quality care.

Call us Monday-Friday 8-4:30pm at 800.554.9331.