Accreditation, Licenses and Participation

Loving Arms™ Child Care and Preschool is recognized as an early childhood learning provider by establishing proven protocols for staff training and center licensing for both national and statewide standards. For more information on Loving Arms child care fee assistance programs, please click here.

Licensed by Kansas Department of Health and Environment

Kansas Department of Health and Environment

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment regulates staff-to-child ratios, compliance with and health and safety standards and training requirements for child care and preschool facilities. They perform health, safety and well-being on-site inspections every 12-months and require staff background checks of all employees.

Loving Arms™ Staff meets or exceeds all state requirements. For more information, please contact Child Care Licensing: (785) 296-1270 | www.kdheks.gov | 1000 SW Jackson, Suite 200, Topeka, KS 66612

National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies (NACCRRA) Approved - Child Care Aware® of America

National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies (NACCRRA)

"Non-profit organization dedicated to providing child care information to parents, professionals, and advocates." - NACCRRA

  • Referral Center: 877-678-2548
  • Email: info@ks.childcareaware.org
  • Address: PO Box 2294, Salina, KS 67402-2294
  • www.naccrra.org | www.childcareaware.org
  • Loving Arms™ Provider ID # 46633
National Early Childhood Program Accreditation (NECPA)

National Early Childhood Program Accreditation (NECPA) pending

Our child care and preschool center is currently in the accreditation process of the National Early Childhood Program (NECPA) which was "founded by a team of leading accreditation childcare experts ... Early education and accreditation childcare makes it possible for future generations to receive the very best learning from an early age, so our kids can go on to become respected members of society." - NECPA

This accreditation is based on the National Health and Safety Performance Standards that is developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Public Health Association.

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Kansas State Department of Education - Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) - Brochure
Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

"CACFP partially reimburses participating centers for serving nutritious meals. The program is administered at the Federal level by the Food and Nutrition Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture." - KN-EAT

Kansas Department of Children and Families
Kansas Department of Children and Families Childcare Assistance Participant - View DCF Assistance Information
First Aid & CPR Certified

American Red Cross CPR, First Aid & AED Certification

Our Loving Arms™ Care Team meets or exceeds State of Kansas Child Care Licensing Guidelines, in accordance with K.A.R. 28-4-429 for CPR, First Aid & AED Certification.

Loving Arms™ Child Care and Preschool is in compliance of mandatory and volunteer safety recommendations by the following: