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Child Care Business Support

Child Care Business Support

Equipping child care providers with the business skills to thrive

Business Support for Child Care Providers

in partnership with the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood

Are you a child care provider in Connecticut, or looking to become one? 
Get the business support and resources you need to thrive at WBDC!  

We offer a comprehensive suite of no cost business development services for home- and center-based providers to launch, sustain, and grow their businesses.  We provide business support to child care providers across all settings, including those referred by their Staffed Family Child Care Network or AQIS facilitator.

Services are open to women and men, as well as both for-profit and non-profit businesses.  Multilingual services are available.

Eloisa Melendez
Program Coordinator

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New to WBDC?

Call or email us to learn how we can support you with your business goals.

(203) 353-1750 x113

Visit our eCenter

Create your profile, gain immediate access to WBDC’s eLearning, and sign up for live classes.

We are here to guide you every step of the way and move your business forward.
All services are currently being held virtually. 

Choose from one of the below sections to get started.

Group Training

1:1 Advising

Grants

Community Connections

By The Numbers

A look at our impact on child care service providers in Connecticut since 2020.
Read some of their stories here.

1,245 clients


Trained & Advised

$4.2 million


WBDC Grants Awarded

30,400 slots


Supported &
Maintained

$68 million


Annual Revenue Generated

5,000 jobs


Created &
Supported

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Thank You to Our Partners

This program is funded through a Cooperative Agreement with the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood (OEC). Thanks to their generous support,
we are able to offer our WBDC services at no cost to
Connecticut child care providers and resource partners.