Action for Children is the local child care resource and referral agency for Central Ohio; serving Columbus and Franklin County, as well as Delaware, Fairfield, Licking, Madison, Pickaway, and Union Counties.

Our services, aimed at assuring quality early learning experiences for all children, include:

  • Free child care referrals and access to community resources for parents and families;
  • Parenting education classes, seminars and workshops;
  • Training, coaching, and technical assistance for early childhood programs and practitioners;
  • Child care resources and data for workforce development, public awareness and advocacy.


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