Welcome to MHCA

Happy Birthday Members

August 9 - Camille Matthews

August 25 - Janet Shugart

Community Supporters


We would like to take this opportunity to WELCOME you to this website featuring Mesquite Home Childcare Association (MHCA).

This non-profit association is comprised of a diverse group of licensed, listed, and registered home childcare providers, as well as, the employees of licensed and registered providers.

The goals of this association include:

  • Education: to develop educational programs which will train childcare providers to ensure a safe, nurturing, creative and wholesome environment for children.
  • Support: to provide support in a way of information, guidance, and understanding for childcare providers.
  • Resource: to act as a source of information for children and parents, as well as, care for providers and to the communities they serve.
  • Community Relations: to educate the public of the need for quality childcare and to provide resources for finding such information.
  • Legislative: to participate with policy-making bodies (city, state, and federal) in working for laws most conducive to quality care.
  • Research: to participate in research and related activities designed to improve childcare.

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Upcoming Events

August Meeting

Training: Child Growth and Development – Thursday, August 28, 2014 

Trainer: Natasha Owoseni – Texas Registered Trainer

LaPrada Drive Church of Christ-- 2724 LaPrada Drive

Mesquite, TX 75150

Click here to download our registration form. OR

 Register for Training Online 

Questions: Tangela Jones 214.774.9133 or 517.775.8180

President's Message

  • It’s Yearly Dues Time - Please pay yearly dues online or you can pay them at the August meeting. We have an exciting year planned and we are excited to have you part of a great Association.
  • In a few weeks school will be starting back. I would like to wish everyone a successful school year.
  • We will resume our monthly training and meetings on August 27, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
  • January 24, 2015 we will have our Annual MHCA Workshop. Additional information to come at a later date.
  • For our January Workshop we will need all hands-on-deck. Various committees will be formed and we would like for everyone to help make this another successful Workshop.