Child Care Aware of America is a national membership-based non-profit organization working to advance affordability, accessibility, development and learning of children in child care. Founded in 1987, we advocate for child care policies that improve the lives of children and families, lead research that advances the child care and early learning field, leverage technology to help families make informed decisions about child care, and provide professional development for child care providers. Child Care Aware of America is the only national non-profit organization that focuses exclusively on child care and serves as ‘our nation’s leading voice for child care’. We work with more than 500 state and local Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) agencies nationwide. These community-based agencies assist over 860,000 families a year secure child care and provide training and support to child care providers. Child Care Aware of America is honored to support all branches of the military in their commitment to providing quality, affordable, community-based child care for all military families.