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Family and Social Services Administration

Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning Home > Provider Resources > Child Care Health Consultant Program Program Overview

Child Care Health Consultant Program

A free, voluntary child care health consultation program is available to all out-of-home child care providers in Indiana.  Health professionals are available to providers as a training and support resource for multiple health and nutrition issues.  These consultants are available for on-site assessments and, depending on the specific need, can provide educational information in written handout form, by e-mail, or personal presentations.  Specific areas of focus include:

  • Medical home information
  • Immunizations
  • Communicable diseases and sanitation
  • Nutrition and physical activity  
  • Mental health information

For more information, please contact our health consultants:
      Nancy Ward at
      Lauren Edwards at
      Telephone number: 1-877-511-1144

For a list of available child care health consultant trainings, click here.

Providers may also download child care educational fact sheets and policy templates from this website for their use.