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All families receiving Child Care Resource and Referral services will be contacted to complete a voluntary survey to gage your customer service experience with our office. All responses are anonymous and confidential and will not affect your services.


The  ELC Broward office is open to customers from 8 am - 5 pm.  


For assistance with CCR&R please call 954-377-2188, 8 am - 6 pm, Monday - Friday


Helping You Choose the Very Best Care for Your Child

With our commitment to help families attain the highest-quality early learning experience for their child, ELC Broward is proud to offer Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) services to all families in Broward County. This no-cost community service provides educational information about quality child care to help you make informed and confident decisions when selecting your child’s early learning and school-age programs.

Answers Just for You

CCR&R services allow you to receive a customized search for child care based on your family’s unique needs, such as location, schedule, curriculum, environment, and special needs. Information on hours, fees, financial assistance and provider credentials is also offered. 

Our CCR&R services additionally support parents with educational materials, community resources, and tips about early childhood development and how to identify quality child care facilities. Read the resource guides and visit the links below to grow your knowledge in evaluating the right program for your child. 

Start Right Here

There’s a lot to consider when you’re choosing an early learning or child care provider. Parents wonder about the right curriculum for their child’s learning style and what signs to look for in a strong, quality program. Our trained resource and referral specialists are available to offer unbiased information about local child care options so you can make your best decision. 

To talk with a professional member of the ELC Broward resource team or request your customized child care search list, please contact one of our Customer Service Specialists at 954-377-2188. We respect your privacy, so you can trust all information is kept confidential.

Please click here to request a customized listing of child care providers

Excellent Resource Reads for Selecting Quality Child Care:

A Parent’s Guide to Child Care: 

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