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PATCH is Hawaii's only statewide child care resource and referral agency and is a member of:
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PATCH ECE JOBS MARKET Seeking work in a preschool or child care center? Click here!
Have a preschool or center job vacancy? List it TODAY!


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Jim Eberle, Preschool Open Doors Program Manager, was featured on several local radio stations: click here to hear the interviews.

Listen to PATCH's Radio Ad!

Time for a new job? PATCH has several positions available. Please click here for job advertisements.

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Statewide PATCH offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday May 30, 2016. We will reopen for regular business hours on Tuesday May 31, 2016.


Preschool Open Doors Accepting Applications for July 2016-June 2017. Apply during May 1 through May 31, 2016.

Is your child ready for preschool?
Can you afford it? For additional information and to download an application form, please click here.

PATCH has a new Executive Director, Aaron Kibota.
With new leadership in place, PATCH is well positioned both to serve and to lead. We welcome Aaron and are excited to see where the future takes us.

Cindy Ballard is PATCH's new Professional Development Manager.
With 25+ years as a child care professional and educator and 10+ years at PATCH, Cindy brings a wealth of knowledge, skills, and care for Hawaii's child care community.

Child care providers, teachers, and all who care for children--WE APPRECIATE YOU!  Click to visit The Garden Island Newspaper website. This article by Dennis Fujimoto about a Kauai appreciation event for child care providers and preschool representatives, features PATCH's Kauai Coordinator Mary Lu Kelley and PATCH Program Representative Natasha Perry.