I am a caregiver
I am a caregiver
Help them grow
With Candelen's Early Childhood Development Resources for Caregivers, we give you the necessary knowledge and tools to provide kids with a bright start in a safe and stimulating environment.
I love coming to the Kith & Kin sessions because I am learning that through play, the children are developing their brains.
- Caregiver Testimonial
I want to enhance my caregiving skills
Our programming offers support and education to help you learn everything you need to know about guiding young minds, encouraging kids’ growth, and nurturing their interests.
Kith and Kin
This program offers ongoing classes about all aspects of high-quality child care to help you create a supportive environment while following best safety practices. These resources will enhance kids’ surroundings and broaden your awareness of early childhood development.
Language & Literacy
Gain the tools you need to foster children’s love of reading. This program will teach you to encourage the language skills of kids in your care and provide materials for a dedicated reading nook in your home.
Play & Learn
You already have everything you need to stimulate your child’s brain development. We can help teach you daily techniques to engage with kids and strengthen their minds.
I am looking for tools
We’ve curated a collection of resources designed to help you provide the best care possible.
Babies are born ready to learn. Vroom provides thousands of fun, free activities to help caregivers and educators use common materials to strengthen the minds of kids in their care.
Sesame Street Toolkits
Video snippets on a broad range of topics, from healthy eating to math and relationships, help kids understand different elements of day-to-day life.
PBS for Parents
Access articles about parenting and enjoy age-specific games with familiar PBS characters. You can also filter activities based on skills you want to help your kids develop.
I want to get referrals for
my child care service
If you care for kids in your home, register with Child Care Resource and Referral to gain more exposure. It’s one of Arizona’s most reputable databases of child care providers.
I want to explore professional development opportunities
Expand your capabilities with professional development programs led by our experts. These opportunities can further your understanding of developing minds and teach you how to integrate new tools and strategies into care settings.
Play your part
Thousands of kids throughout Arizona benefit from the support and education we provide. If you want to help every child achieve the brightest outlook possible, we encourage you to pay it forward.