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Welcome to OCCRRA!
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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 quality child and youth learning and development systems.

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OCCRRA

Annual OPR Profile Update is now LIVE!
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This 4 step process will ensure the data in your Ohio Professional Registry (OPR) profile is secure and accurate. This mandatory update will only be required once a year. It is important to keep your information updated at all times, and you can do so throughout the year in the Account tab of your profile.

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OCCRRA

Contact Us!
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Our Work

Incorporated in 1989, The Ohio Child Care Resource and Referral Association (OCCRRA) and the Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) network is a proven high functioning public-private partnership.

OCCRRA serves the state of Ohio as the premiere workforce registry and learning management system for early care and learning, school-age, and child serving programs and professionals. OCCRRA creates and implements professional development and technical assistance programs, products, and services for statewide delivery by levering state investments in our regional child care resource and referral member agencies.

Child Care Stabilization Grant

OCCRRA is excited to support Ohio’s Child Care Stabilization Grant.

Learn more about Child Care Stabilization Grant

OCCRRA Early Childhood Workforce

IRS Form 1099 Available in the OPR

Professionals and programs can now access their IRS Form 1099 in the Ohio Professional Registry.

Form 1099 FAQ

OCCRRA HES Summit

Scholarships and Wage Supplements Available

OCCRRA is proud to support Ohio’s early care and learning, school-age, and child serving programs and professionals with workforce development scholarships and wage supplements such as T.E.A.C.H. Ohio and POWER Ohio.

Learn more about scholarships and wage supplement opportunities

OCCRRA Member Agencies

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SDA 1 – YWCA NORTHWEST OHIO

1018 Jefferson Avenue
Toledo, OH 43604

Phone: 419-241-3235
Fax: 419-255-5752
email admin@ywcanwo.org
YWCA of Northwest Ohio

School Age Specialists: Ava Staples

Family Child Care Specialists: Peggy Loehrke, Ava Staples

Infant Toddler Specialists: Anita Long

Preschool Specialists: Carol Bandelaria, Lori McCullers, Kirstie Monhollen, Stephanie Parsons

SUTQ Coordinators: Kirstie Monhollen

Serving Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa, Paulding, Williams and Wood Counties


SDA 2 – Child Care Resource Center – Main Office
5350 Oberlin Ave.
Lorain, OH 44053-3483
(440) 242-0413
email jdodge@ccrcinc.com
http://ccrcinc.com/

School Age Specialists: Anita St. John

Infant Toddler Specialists: Carie Brown

Preschool Specialists: Cecelia Steinman

SUTQ Coordinators: Anita St. John

Serving Erie, Huron, Lorain, Sandusky and Seneca Counties

SDA 3 – STARTING POINT
Your Northeast Ohio Resource and Referral Agency serving
Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga and Lake counties

4600 Euclid Avenue, Suite 500
Cleveland, Ohio 44103
216.575.0061, 800.880.0971(Toll-free)
Monday – Friday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

ccrr@starting-point.org

http://www.starting-point.org

School Age Specialists: Lori Burk

Family Child Care Specialists: Rosemary Helderman

Infant Toddler Specialists: Laura Amato, Jill Klimcak, Michelle Jones,

Preschool Specialists: Judith Bodnar, Teresa Reid

SUTQ Coordinators: Tammi Seifertt

Serving Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga and Lake Counties

SDA 4 – Early Childhood Resource Center
1718 Cleveland Avenue Northwest
Canton, OH 44703

Phone: 1-877-691-8521 or 330-491-3272

infoecrc@ecresourcecenter.org

http://www.ecresourcecenter.org/

School Age Specialists: Cathy Schilling

Family Child Care Specialists: Mary Beth Bush

Infant Toddler Specialists: Cindy Gansmiller

Preschool Specialists: Corriene Dippel

SUTQ Coordinators: Maria Spencer

Serving Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit and Trumbull Counties


SDA 5 – Corporation for Appalachian Development (COAD) Child Care Resource Network
East Central Ohio Office

1260 Monroe St NW, Suite 39S
PO Box 6215
New Philadelphia, OH 44663

330-364-8882
330-602-7569(fax)

email contactece@coadinc.org

http://coad4kids.org/

Infant Toddler Specialists: Mindi VonKaenel

Preschool Specialists: Karma Cline

SUTQ Coordinators: Karma Cline

Serving Ashland, Carroll, Columbiana, Coshocton, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson, Knox, Tuscarawas and Wayne Counties


SDA 6 – 4C for Children
Central Office and Southwest Ohio Regional Office
Serving Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton and Warren counties

2100 Sherman Ave., #300
Cincinnati, OH 45212

513-221-0033
800-256-1296
fax: 513-221-0393

email agency@4cforchildren.org
http://www.4cforchildren.org

School Age Specialists: Cheri Thinnes

Family Child Care Specialists: Terri Betts, Carlean Chalk

Infant Toddler Specialists: Tracy Schnirring, Myranda Simo

Preschool Specialists: Merideth Burton, Katrina Carter

SUTQ Coordinators: Leslie Johnson

Serving Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton and Warren Counties


SDA 7 – YWCA NORTHWEST OHIO

YWCA Child Care Resource and Referral
608 W. High Street
Lima, OH 45801

Phone: 419-241-3235
Fax: 419-255-5752
email admin@ywcanwo.org

http://www.ywcanwo.org/

School Age Specialists: Brittany Flick

Family Child Care Specialists: Mary Smicklas

Infant Toddler Specialists: Lisa Morales

Preschool Specialists: LaShonda Cruell

SUTQ Coordinators: Denise Johnston

Serving Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam, Van Wert and Wyandot Counties

SDA 8 – 4C for Children

Miami Valley Regional Office
2213 Arbor Blvd.
Dayton, Ohio 45439

email agency@4cforchildren.org
http://www.4cforchildren.org/

School Age Specialists: Archer Thomas

Family Child Care Specialists: Ashley Chiles

Infant Toddler Specialists: Emily Burba

Preschool Specialists: JaRee Watkins

SUTQ Coordinators: Andrew Brzezinski

Serving Champaign, Clark, Darke, Fayette, Greene, Logan, Miami, Montgomery, Preble and Shelby Counties

SDA 9 – Action for Children
78 Jefferson Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Phone: 614-224-0222
Fax: 614-224-5437

http://www.actionforchildren.org/

School Age Specialists: Annette Hank, Christine Hardy, Arielle Scott

Family Child Care Specialists: Heather Lata, Charlene Smith, Elizabeth Shelton

Infant Toddler Specialists: Jerianne Gooding, Edie Warner

Preschool Specialists: Jerianne Gooding, Dana Hoff, Kathleen Maynard

SUTQ Coordinators: Brittany Jackson

Serving Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Licking, Madison, Pickaway and Union Counties


SDA 10 – Corporation for Appalachian Development (COAD) Child Care Resource Network
Southeast Ohio Office

110 Putnam Street
Marietta, OH 45750
740-373-6996
740-373-6829(fax)
email contactece@coadinc.org
http://coad4kids.org/

School Age Specialists: Kim Horn

Family Child Care Specialists: Kim Horn

Infant Toddler Specialists: Stephen Collins, Jamie Dye

Preschool Specialists: Stephen Collins, Jamie Dye

SUTQ Coordinators: Kim Horn

Serving Athens, Belmont, Guernsey, Hocking, Monroe, Morgan, Muskingum, Noble, Perry and Washington Counties


SDA 11 – Corporation for Appalachian Development (COAD) Child Care Resource Network
Southern Ohio Office

191 Seif Road
Piketon, OH 45661

1-800-577-2276 | 740-789-8800 | 740-353-1797 (fax)
email contactece@coadinc.org

http://coad4kids.org/

School Age Specialists: Julie Burchett

Family Child Care Specialists: Rebecca Keaton

Infant Toddler Specialists: Debbie Anderson

Preschool Specialists: Anthony Edler

SUTQ Coordinators: Debbie Anderson

Serving Adams, Brown, Gallia, Highland, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Pike, Ross, Scioto and Vinton Counties


SDA 12 – YWCA NORTHWEST OHIO

1018 Jefferson Avenue
Toledo, OH 43604

Phone: 419-241-3235
Fax: 419-255-5752
email admin@ywcanwo.org
http://www.ywcanwo.org/

School Age Specialists: Melissa Swank

Family Child Care Specialists: Susan Martin

Infant Toddler Specialists: Danielle Reith

Preschool Specialists: Ashley Rhodes

SUTQ Coordinators: Susan Martin

Serving Crawford, Marion, Morrow and Richland Counties

Proudly Partnering With These State Agencies

Ohio

  • Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities
  • Ohio Department of Education
  • Ohio Department of Health
  • Ohio Department of Job & Family Services
  • Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services