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 Child Care @ Five County is the shortest distance between parents and providers. Click below to begin your referral process.
 
 
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Cost of Child Care

Care About Childcare @ Five County prepares a data report showing what is currently being charged for full time child care in ten Central & Southern Utah counties. View the average cost of child care in these areas: Family Child Care or Child Care Centers (get Adobe Acrobat Reader).

   
The Five County Association of Governments Annual Report is published as a service for the use and benefit of the general public. This report contains achievement summaries for last fiscal year (between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012) and includes a brief section on the success of Care About Chidcare @ Five County.

View the 2012 Annual Report.

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.


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.