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CCR&R Overview

Child Care Resource and Referral is the bridge between parents, providers, community leaders and policy makers.  CCR&R agencies help parents link to quality child care.  CCR&R agencies support and increase the supply of quality child care by providing technical assistance and professional development services for child care providers.  CCR&R agencies provide child care supply and demand data for communities and policy makers.

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Southwestern Child Care Resource and Referral offers these services:
  • Referrals for parents and quality child care for the following Counties:     Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, and Transylvani Counties - MCC Connections - more info
  • Information about financial assistance for paying for child care - more info
  • Infant Toddler Enhancement project - more info
    • Vicki can be reached at (828) 586-5561 or by email
  • School Age Quality Improvement Project - more info
  • Healthy Social Behavior Project - more info
  • On-site technical assistance for child care centers and homes - more info
  • Training and professional development activities - more info
  • Individual county data reports, by request. view samples


Southwestern Child Care Resource and Referral staff include:
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Vicki Cole
Infant Toddler Specialist
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Jennifer Gilliam
Quality Enhancement Specialist
Email Jennifer

Lori Jones
School Age Project, Statwide Project Manager
Email Lori

Betty Denkler
Regional Program Manager
Email Betty

Christy Greene
Data Collection Specialist
Email Christy

Jennifer Jones
CCR&R Specialist (CACFP and Newsletter)
Email Jennifer

Melissa Maybin
Healthy Social Behavior Specialist
Email Melissa 

Karen Darby
School Age Project Statewide Education Specialist
Email Karen
Deidre McMahon

Early Education Specialist
Email Deidre

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