Welcome to the Arkansas Early Childhood Asset Map

The Arkansas Early Childhood Asset Map (AECAM) provides a variety of information on early childhood services in Arkansas. AECAM is composed of mapping services, a resource guide, and data from the Getting Ready for School publication.

Map Search

Our map based searches cover Head Start, Childcare Facilities, Arkansas Better Chance Facilities, and Special Nutrition Programs using the latest in Geographic Information Systems technology.

Community Resources

Our Community Resources Guide provides a directory of many early childhood service providers throughout the state with search options that include keywords, county of locations, services provided, and Professional categories based on the Strengthening Families Protective Factors Framework. The data itself is maintained by UAMS Department of Family and Preventive Medicine.

Getting Ready for School - Year by year statistical data on children in Arkansas

This publication is a comprehensive set of school readiness indicators to inform public policy for young children and their families.