Day Care Connection is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit agency with it’s main function being a sponsor of the USDA’s Child and Adult Care Food Program. Licensed Family Child Care Providers are reimbursed for serving healthy meals to the children in their care, an important investment in the future. Our varied services are designed to help you offer high quality family day care to the community and establish a satisfying business in your own home.


We’ve gathered an experienced and dedicated staff to serve you! We pride ourselves on offering personal assistance from caring and experienced women (many who have been family child care providers themselves) to help you truly become a professional caregiver.

We work with over 300 providers.
We offer over 100 hours of training.

Our Services Include:

Child & Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)


Day Care Connection is a sponsor of the USDA’s Child and Adult Care Food Program. Call us today to learn how you can be reimbursed for serving healthy meals in your child care.



Pediatric CPR and First Aid is offered every month at our office for your convenience. Pediatric CPR and First Aid are required every 2 years for licensed family child care providers.



Every year we offer a tax workshop to keep you up-to-date with important and helpful information to help you get the most deductions possible with your day care business.



Licensed Kansas child care providers are required to have 16 hours annually of continuing education. We offer over 100 hours of training each year to help you meet this requirement. Always check “Training” under the provider tab for the most up-to-date training and event information!



Each month we send you a newsletter that has helpful information for your business and being a participant in the CACFP! We send these with your check/direct deposit stub each month and by email!




Each year our providers receive the CACFP Nutrition and Record-Keeping Calendar full of fun CACFP information, recipes, important dates, record keeping pages for your business, etc.



Day Care Connection sponsors family child care providers in the USDA’s Child and Adult Care Food Program where they receive reimbursement for serving healthy meals, offers help and support getting started in day care, resources, trainings, counseling, and much more. Learn More
Looking for care for your children? Please call Child Care Aware of Kansas and speak to a referral specialist (1-877-678-2548) or visit to start a child care search.
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In accordance with Federal law and USDA policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.
To file complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Ave, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call 800-795-3272 (voice) or 202-720-6382 (TDD). This institution is an equal opportunity provider.