Family Services

Group of Friends Enjoying Play TimeHuffer Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) offers an array of programming for today’s families, empowering families with information to make informed choices about child care and to giving families resources to better care for their children.

Finding high quality child care is a common challenge for families today. Understanding the differences among all of types of child care in Indiana is complicated. And comparing quality among the options can be overwhelming. Huffer CCR&R provides free, personalized referrals to legally operating care. Child care referrals from Huffer CCR&R are based on Paths to QUALITY, Indiana’s child care rating system, giving you an easy-to-use to tool to help you simplify your search for child care and find the best quality care for your child.

Families with infants and toddlers and families with children who have special needs face additional and unique challenges, especially when looking for child care. Huffer CCR&R provides specialized support for families facing these challenges. Upon request, our highly trained referral specialists will enhance your child care referral service by making calls to verify vacancies, further saving you valuable time and energy. Our Inclusion Specialist is here to assist you with ensuring an inclusive, healthy and positive child care experience for your child with (or without) special needs. Through the Indiana Partnership for Inclusive Child Care, our Inclusion Specialist offers free consultation, resources and assistance for families seeking inclusive child care. Likewise, through Better Baby Care Indiana, our Infant and Toddler Specialist provides free consultation, resources and assistance for families with children under the age of three.

Group of Friends Enjoying PlaytimeIn the first few years, children learn more and at a faster pace than at any other time in life. You help shape your child’s future through the kinds of experiences you provide. Your baby was born to learn, and as a parent, you are your child’s first and most important teacher.

Huffer CCR&R is your one-stop shop for age-specific information pertaining to the development of children. Our staff of experts is here to help you find answers to your questions about your child’s development.