Child Care Resource & Referral

Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) is a hub of services available to families, child care providers and the community. Come by to visit one of our Family Resource Libraries, and learn important information about child development, how to find child care openings in local programs, and other ways we support quality early learning in child care facilities.

392 East Main Street, Burnsville      (828) 682-0047

215-B Pineola Street, Newland        (828) 733-2899

Family Resource Libraries

Visit one of our Family Resource Libraries in Burnsville and Newland to browse our children’s books, toys and thematic learning kits! Materials are available for check out, at no cost. We also have a hot laminator, and many teachers use our full die-cut system to create engaging learning materials for their classrooms.

Professional Development Workshops Calendar

In addition to checking out materials from our Resource Libraries to supplement their classrooms, Blue Ridge CCR&R supports excellence in local child care classrooms by offering engaging professional development workshops for staff, with credits and CEUs available. CCR&R staff can provide support to child care providers through Technical Assistance based on classroom assessment tools, with follow up coaching and mentoring available for classroom staff members.  Registration Form

Child Care Referrals

Families looking for high quality child care can call our FREE referral line 877-670-8735 to learn about openings and also hear suggestions for what parents should look for as indicators of high quality, like the facility’s star-rated license, and policies for family engagement.