Childcare Resources works to provide high-quality childcare at an affordable cost to working families in Indian River County, providing full-time care for more than 100 children between six weeks and five years of age. Care is provided at the Childcare Resources School and at privately-owned contracting centers. All centers are accredited through the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
In addition to childcare, Childcare Resources provides wellness services including mental health referrals and on-site therapies. Educational programming is provided to parents on a regular basis.
To qualify for the Childcare Resources program, all adults in the household must meet three requirements:
Live in Indian River County
Be employed or attending school full-time
Work full-time (at least 30 hours per week)
Attend school full-time (12 credit hours or more)
Or a combination of work and school that adds up to a full time position.
Meet the income eligibility requirements below:
Meet all three requirements? Complete the preliminary application!
Frequently Asked Questions
Tuition Information and Authorization Form
Waiting List Information
Childcare Resources maintains a waiting list for service. To update your information, or to be removed from the waiting list, please contact the Childcare Resources office.
What does 'NAEYC accreditation' mean?
'NAEYC accreditation' means that a school or childcare center has earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children, and meets best practices across 10 domains. For more information, visit NAEYC's website. Once earned, the accreditation is renewed every five years.