SchoolHouse Connection’s Tip Sheet for Young Parents: Finding Care for My Child recommends that parents reach out to their local child care resource and referral agency when seeking child care services and contact their local 211 United Way.
This tip sheet outlines a list of questions for parents to consider as they are seeking child care assistance, such as a provider’s rate card and licensure before deciding on a facility. It gives an overview of the different programs that may be available at no charge or a reduced rate. These include:
- Early Head Start and Head Start
- Child Care Vouchers
- Subsidized Community Child Care Centers
- Preschool and services for children with disabilities
Click here to read the tip sheet.