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Community Coordinated Child Care, Inc. (4-C) is part of a network of accredited, non-profit Wisconsin Child Care Resource & Referral agencies providing advocacy and support services for child care in Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Green, Jefferson, Rock, Sauk, and Walworth Counties



Birth to ThreeThe first three years are the most important building blocks of a child’s future. The Birth to 3 Program is a federally-mandated Early Intervention program to support families of children with developmental delays or disabilities under the age of three.



We offer instruction, support, emergency child care, in-home visits and resources that parents need to meet the challenges of parenting, and create a safe, healthy and nurturing environment for their children.


Department of Children and Families Childcare Regulation & Licensing

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National After School Association (NAA) is the membership association for professionals who work with children and youth in diverse school and community-based settings to provide a wide variety of extended learning opportunities and care during out-of-school hours.

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National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is a professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8, by connecting early childhood practice, policy, and research.

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Call the City of Madison Office of Community Services – Child Care Assistance Program at (608) 267-4996. Program staff will conduct a phone screening to determine whether or not you may qualify for assistance. If eligible your name may be placed on a waiting list.


At The Rainbow Project, we provide restorative healing and hope for young children and their families who have experienced trauma, helping them build a foundation for the mastery of life-sustaining skills.


Wisconsin Shares Child Care Subsidy supports low-income working families by subsidizing a portion of the cost of quality child care while the parents or caregivers are working or participating in another approved activity. Wisconsin Shares is implemented locally by counties and tribes.



The Madison-area Out-of-School Time initiative ensures that all of Madison’s children and youth have access to comprehensive, high-quality, out-of-school time programs that support positive youth development, educational achievement, and readiness for college, career, and community. MOST is an unprecedented collaboration between the City of Madison, Dane County, Madison Metropolitan School District, and over 45 Madison-area youth-serving organizations.