Choosing child care is one of the most important decisions you will make for your child. Here are some information and resources for Cowley County residents to help find a better option for each family’s unique needs.

Child Care/Preschool Facilities in Cowley County

Wood Child Care Center
1513 N 8th St.
Arkansas City, KS 67005


Child Care Aware of Kansas Referral Center
Child Care Aware of Kansas helps families how to determine the best child care setting for their child and provide resources.
Phone: 855-750-3343

Child Start

You will be able to access many helpful resources available through your local Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) agency.
Phone: 316-682-1853
Child Care Providers Coalition of Kansas, Inc.
CCPC is the statewide organization for family child care providers and offers training, technical assistance, and advocacy for family child care providers.
Kansas Department of Children and Families
Agency’s mission it to protect children, promote healthy families and encourage personal responsibility.
Phone: 1-888-369-4777

Finding Child Care

Child Care Aware of Kansas Database
A comprehensive list of child care providers in your area. Registration required but confidential.
Head Start 0-5 Program
Click to see if you are eligible for the program.
Kansas Head Start Association Location Search
Locate a Head Start program near you.
Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Kansas Department of Health and Environment licensing and facility compliance search.

Financial Resources

Child Start
Financial Aid

Kansas Department of Children and Families
Child Care Subsidy
List of the assistance program

311 East 9th Street Avenue

Admin Assistant
Ashlynn Showalter
Kerri Falletti
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