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            Finding Quality Child Care



Find out which child care providers in Idaho participate in the Idaho STARS Quality Rating and Improvement System.



The Child Care Resource Center (CCRC) is a referral service of Panhandle Health District.  We match parents looking for child care with people who can provide care specific to each family's needs. The CCRC's mission is: To enhance the quality, availability and accessibility of child care throughout northern Idaho.


The Child Care Resource Center staff helps parents find:

  • Individuals who provide child care in their own homes.
  • Child care centers.
  • Idaho Child Care Program (ICCP)-approved child care providers for eligible parents.


The Child Care Resource Center benefits child care providers by:

  • Helping parents find providers.
  • Letting providers set the rate charged for child care.
  • Helping providers use their child care skills and experiences.
  • Helping providers find training and resources to use in their child care business.
  • Connecting providers to other programs that support child care providers.


Child Care Resource Center Contacts:

  • Program Coordinator - Sam Tuskan- (208) 415-5145
  • Referral Specialist  - Tish Aguiar - (208) 415- 5146
  • Quality Child Care Consultant - Tammy Quinn - (208) 415-5142
  • Email:
  • Important Idaho Child Care Program contacts


For child care providers:  To access child care materials, books, toys, training DVDs and more, click on the Lending Library Catalog (Loads slowly) link.



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