Welcome to MHCA

We are now accepting new membership for Home Child Care Providers. Contact Tangela Jones @ 972.896.4292 or you can pay dues online click below:

Happy Birthday Members

September 16 - Karen Brinkley
September 27 - Sabrina Chase

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

September Meeting

Training: There will be no training for the month of September. 

The meeting for September 25, 2014 will be for members only and it is mandatory for all to be in attendance.

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 972.896.4292

President's Message

  • Please bring any suggestions or concerns to our meeting on September 25, 2014.
  • Texas Infant, Toddler, and Three-Year-Old Early Learning Guidelines and Preschool Guidelines 

The Texas Early Learning Council is pleased to present the new, voluntary infant, Toddler, and Three-Year-Old Early Learning Guidelines. Click on this link to be directed to their page:

Texas Education Agency - Texas Prekindergarten Guidelines

  • We are planning our 2014 Christmas Rewards Dinner. More information will be given out at the September meeting.