Tender Times Newsletter

April-June 2018

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Provider Survey


Do you need child care but are unsure where to look? Visit our referral services page for more information and create an account to receive online referrals today!

Care About Childcare is the shortest distance between parents and providers. Click below to begin your referral process.  

For more information, click here.


Care About Childcare @ Five County

Care About Childcare @ Five County serves ten Southern Utah counties - Beaver, Garfield, Iron, Kane, Millard, Piute, Sanpete, Sevier, Washington, and Wayne. Click here for other Utah counties.

Click here for driving directions to our St. George and Cedar City offices.

We offer the following services:

Services for Families

  • Free referrals to and information about child care programs, tailored to meet families' specific child care needs
  • Free information on how to choose quality child care, given over-the-phone, through-the-mail and on-line
  • Free child care data and contact information to programs that support families

Services for Providers

  • Start-up support, including grants, for new child care providers
  • Free listings on our referral database
  • Low- or no-cost training to instruct and encourage providers and center staff in offering quality child care
  • Unlimited access to curriculum lending library and children's books
  • Free quarterly newsletter featuring upcoming training, grant opportunities, and activities for children

Services for Community and Business Partners

  • Useful data about child care services in local areas
  • Collaboration with a variety of agencies interested in family and child care issues, including a yearly early childhood conference
  • Employer presentations on work-life policies, including ways to support employees with their child care needs, as well as brown-bag seminars for employees on a variety of topics.

Update your referral profile: please click here for an update form. Please mail the completed form to our Cedar City Office. For updates over the phone please call: 800-543-7527

To improve the quality of life for the children in Southern Utah who are enrolled in child care programs and provide support for their families and child care providers.

CAC @ Five County is an agency of Five County Association of Governments. Funding comes from DWS, Office of Work & Family Life.