Child Care Aware® of America (CCAoA) works with state and local Child Care Resource and Referral agencies and other community partners to ensure that all families have access to quality, affordable child care. CCAoA leads projects that increase the quality and availability of child care, conducts research, and advocates for child care policies that improve the lives of children and families. Our work is vital to the local, state and national infrastructure that makes it possible for families to work. Access to quality child care offers parents peace of mind and economic security while increasing workplace productivity. We provide the most recent information and resources available to employers and families.