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Finding child care can be difficult. We give you the tools you need to find a child care provider that gives you peace of mind while you’re away from your child.Family Resources
Operating a child care business can feel overwhelming. We break down the process and resources to help you succeed.Provider Resources
Local Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) agencies help you find child care. Search for your CCR&R to get started.
State by State Resources for Families
Want to learn more about child care in your state? Need help paying for food or health care? Our State by State Resource Map can point you in the right direction. Find local resources on child care, health and social services, financial assistance, support for children with special needs, and more.Search by State
Price of Child Care
The US and the High Price of Child Care: An Examination of a Broken System is our 2019 report that provides a review of how child care is an issue for all Americans and shares policy recommendations for supporting families and child care providers.Learn More
Checklists for Your Child Care Visit
In-person child care visits help families learn about a program before choosing one. Our child care checklists offer guidance as you evaluate the safety and quality of each program during your visits.Download Checklists
E-Books for Child Care Providers
Check out our new resources designed to help child care providers open and operate a successful child care business. Find individual resources and full e-books on every page!Find Resources
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