Looking for Child Care

Do you need help finding child care? We can help…..

Choosing a child care program is one of the most important decisions you’ll make as a parent. The final choice will depend on many factors, and you will want to consider them carefully in order to meet the needs of your child and your family.

Types of Child Care

Searching for child care can be a labor intense process, but be assured that all the time you spend finding the right child care situation is worth it. Children and parents who are satisfied with their child care arrangement are less likely to feel stress in other parts of their lives. Children can build relationships with their caregivers, and develop and grow in a safe environment with their peers. Parents can relax knowing their child is well cared for in a safe, nurturing, educational environment.

The Child Care Resource Center can provide child care referrals, matched to parents needs by calling us toll free at 1-888-458-6230 Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Voice mail is available after hours and your call will be returned the following business day or email

Referral Services are available to any person regardless of their race or nationality in the Cherokee Nation 14 county service area in Northeastern Oklahoma, listed below:

Adair, Cherokee, Craig, Delaware, Mayes, McIntosh, Muskogee, Nowata, Ottawa, Rogers, Sequoyah, Tulsa, Wagoner, Washington

In addition to the 14 counties, we are also providing service in Okmulgee County.

The Cherokee Nation Child Care Resource Center provides referrals ONLY. The CCRC does not endorse or recommend any child care home or center. Parents are still encouraged to contact their local DHS office for provider history.