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Our Mission

OCCRRA enhances the statewide system of child and youth learning and development experiences to achieve high quality outcomes for Ohio children and families. We accomplish our mission by:

  • Supporting Ohio’s network of Child Care Resource & Referral agencies
  • Collaborating with other networks and partners
  • Implementing statewide programs that improve service quality
  • Advocating for policy improvements

Our Vision

The Ohio Child Care Resource & Referral Association, the thought-leading network of highly functioning Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies, will be the “go-to”, collaborative resource for early care and learning, school-age, and child serving programs and professionals.

Our Shared Values

OCCRRA serves our Colleagues, Customers, Members, and Stakeholders, as we…

  • Respect each other and act as a team to achieve our goals
  • Commit to open, proactive communication
  • Champion diversity, equity, and inclusion in thought, word, and deed
  • Take pride in our work to ensure quality, accuracy and efficiency
  • Engage and lead supportive partnerships in pursuit of excellence
  • Create and drive innovation for better results
  • Promote professional development for learners at all levels
  • Conduct ourselves with integrity
  • Are good stewards of all resources entrusted to OCCRRA