Who We Are

What does Family Connections do?

We help child care providers…

  •  through trainings and workshops on quality child care topics and issues
  • learn more about opportunities available to them
  • through promoting recognition and educating the public on child care issues
  • by providing technical assistance and consulting
  • through supporting them in their YoungStar journey

We help families…

  • ease the burden of child care expenses by paying a portion of weekly child care fees to regulated providers through our Connections grant program
  • learn more about quality child care through free educational materials and technical assistance regarding child care issues.

We help communities…

  •  through educating the public on child care needs and issues
  • through investing in our young by supporting the child care providers our children spend time with
  • through recruitment and retention of child care providers to help keep our economy strong and families working while their children are in quality child care

cmyk-color-logo-5x5A[1]Funding for YoungStar is provided by the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families.