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EDUCATION AND CHILD CARE

Child Care

If you work and your children are too young to go to school, you need to find someone to watch them while you are at work.

The links below provide information on how to choose a quality child care program for your son or daughter.

Child Care Information and Resources
ChildCare.gov is a comprehensive online resource designed to link parents, child care providers, researchers, policymakers and the general public with federal government information and resources on child care and early learning.


Find a High-Quality Child Care Provider
Child Care Aware provides information to help parents learn about the elements of high-quality child care and how to locate programs in your community. This site is also available in Spanish.


Financial Assistance for Child Care
Child care assistance is available to eligible families through agencies in your state. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provides contact information for state agencies that provide financial assistance.


Government Preschool Program for Low-Income Children
Head Start is the federal program for preschool children and their low-income families. Search for a program in your local area and find resources and information for parents with young children. This site is also available in Spanish.


Health and Safety Regulations for Child Care Programs
The National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education (NRC) provides information to help parents and guardians evaluate child care providers, including the requirements that providers must meet in each state. Some resources are also available in Spanish.