Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) Provider Resources

Review of the RI State Plan for Child Care Assistance

Following a public hearing in June 2018, the federal Administration for Children and Families approved the RI CCAP State Plan 2019-2021. Here is the most recent amendment. Visit the Proposed Rules and Regulations page for more details.

You may click here to visit DCYF for Child Care Licensing Information.

SEIU 1199 NE is the selected union representative for family child care providers participating in the Starting RIght Child Care Assistance Program. For more information, please connect to SEIU 1199 NE.

Ways to Strengthen Rhode Island's Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS)

BrightStars Think Tank Recommendations Report

Department of Human Services' Response to the BrightStars Think Tank Recommendations

Implementation Fall 2018 Response

CCAP Provider Portal Guide:


RI Child Care Emergency Preparedness Plan 2018

To ensure that child care providers are prepared in the event of an emergency.

RI Child Care Market Rate Survey 2018

A study was undertaken to determine child care rates charged throughout Rhode Island and, particularly, to establish the 75th percentile rate. The ultimate purpose of this study is to assist DHS in determining the appropriate maximum reimbursement rates for child care services provided to families participating in the DHS Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP).