4C is a nonprofit organization that supports parents to find quality child care and conducts advocacy programs for children and their families. The organization serves more than 20 counties in Ohio and Kentucky by educating and supporting early childhood educators and caregivers. Its Institute for Early Childhood Excellence assists educators and caregivers to increase knowledge and skills to provide higher quality care for children, infants and toddlers, as well as preschool teachers. The organization also trains family child care providers and directors through its tiered system of workshops and seminars. Additionally, it offer free referral services for in-house caregivers and child care centers and homes. 4C maintains its headquarters in Cincinnati.