Child Care Aware of West Central Arkansas at National Park College is a community child care resource and referral program providing services in thirteen counties: Clark, Dallas, Garland, Grant, Hot Spring, Howard, Jefferson, Montgomery, Perry, Pike, Polk, Saline and Sevier. Our services include parent support and help locating child care, child care provider trainings and technical assistance, and other efforts to increase the quality and availability of child care. All services are FREE to you and the community.
Childcare Aware Calendar
The next 30 days of the childcare calendar are displayed below. For more information, see the full NPC Calendar.
Child Care Providers
We provide professional development, technical assistance and resources.
We provide training and professional development opportunities to assist providers in enhancing and increasing their competencies. Please refer to the Arkansas Professional Registry for TAPP Registered training.
Child Care Aware of West Central Arkansas Lending Library is now open.
We provide referrals from a database of licensed and registered child care centers and family child care homes.
We advocate, partner and collaborate with other agencies in promoting quality child care.
- Arkansas DHS
- Center for Effective Parenting
- Child Care Aware of America
- Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families
- National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
- TAPP Registry
- Arkansas Early Childhood Association (AECA)
- Healthy Child Care Arkansas (HCCAR)
- TIPS for Great Kids
- UA Cooperative Extension Service
- Welcome the Children
- Vroom Daily App
Hot Springs Office:
Terri Helms, Program Director, firstname.lastname@example.org or 501-760-6588
Lisa Couch, Program Coordinator, email@example.com or 501-760-4324
Donny Caudill, Program Assistant, firstname.lastname@example.org or 501-760-6586
Sara Tadlock, Event Planner, email@example.com or 501-276-8565
Pine Bluff Office:
Jackie Riley, Program Trainer, firstname.lastname@example.org or 870-543-5988