Those who work in Early Care and Education influence the lives of others every day by strengthening and supporting children, families, and the community. Action for Children provides many services for professionals working in Early Care and Education.

Discover The BOSS and The Village, two new programs designed to meet the current business, operational, and networking needs of child care professionals!

Through Franklin County RISE and the Empower Awards, child care professionals have access to funds to provide child care scholarships and signing bonuses, and can also receive financial incentives for achieving specific child care goals.

Action for Children offers Technical Assistance support to licensed child care providers, including Family Child Care providers, who are pursuing their Step Up To Quality rating.

Action for Children offers Early Care and Education Programs for child care providers, center directors and administrators, instructors as well as Family Child Care providers.

The positive impact adults have on children’s growth, learning, and development is enhanced when they continue their own learning through Professional Development. Action for Children provides a wide variety of Professional Development opportunities through classes, special training events, networking opportunities, study groups and more.

Action for Child offers pre-licensing assistance and training to those who are interested in Family Child Care in Franklin and Licking counties.

Central Ohio Critical Child Care Network Action for Children welcomes all providers into the Central Ohio Critical Child Care Network (COCCCN). Meet virtually with local providers every other Wednesday at 12:30 or 6pm to network, collaborate, and share resources, and catch up on what’s happening in child care. Join the COCCCN Facebook Group for updates and to be added to the network. Click Here for Meeting Recaps