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Contact Child Care Search

Child Care Search is a free and confidential child care resource and referral service provided by Child Care Resources for parents and families throughout North Carolina’s Child Care Resource & Referral Region 6 (encompassing Mecklenburg, Cabarrus, Union, Rowan and Stanly counties).

Parents and families can call Child Care Search for information on locating and choosing early care and education and school-age child care programs, financial assistance to afford the cost of child care, and answers to child development and parenting questions.

Mecklenburg County: (704) 348-2181
Cabarrus County: (704) 786-1024
Union County: (704) 238-8800
Rowan County: (704) 210-1008
Stanly County: (704) 550-0103

  • Child Care Search parent counselors are available by phone or in person, Monday – Friday from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm.
  • Parents will receive a list of referrals to programs that meet their family’s needs, including preferred type of care, location, operating hours, program costs, licensing information and many other program features not available on the North Carolina Division of Child Development and Early Education website.

Disclaimer: All early care and education and school-age programs identified by Child Care Resources Inc. (CCRI) are regulated by the North Carolina Division of Child Development and Early Education or are exempt from licensing. CCRI does not license, endorse or recommend any particular program, nor can CCRI assure you that a program offers or delivers quality care. You are strongly encouraged to visit and carefully interview several programs. Check references before making your decision. A specific program identified by CCRI does not constitute a recommendation as to the quality of care.

If you are dissatisfied or otherwise concerned with the service you received from Child Care Search, please contact:

Denise L. Squier, MHR
Vice President, Family Information Services
Statewide Consumer Education Specialist
Child Care Resources Inc.
4600 Park Rd, Suite 400
Charlotte, NC 28209
Phone: 704.376.6697 ext. 253
Fax: 704.376.7865
DSquier@childcareresourcesinc.org