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I can't find child care. Can you help? Where is there good child care? Is there any good day care near me? How can I get help finding good child care?


You may have a local child care "resource and referral" agency available to you to provide:

  • Information on the availability of child care in in your area,
  • Help determining what to look for in choosing quality child care, and
  • Information on financial assistance and funding opportunities.

These agencies help families find the child care provider that will best connect families with child care resources in the local community. For additional information on resource and referral agencies, contact Child Care Aware at 1-800-424-2246 (TTY#: 1-866-278-9428) or visit their Web site at: . You can enter your zip code in the "Child Care Connector" on the right side of the home page to find the nearest child care resource and referral agency.

To find out about financial assistance for child care, contact your State child care subsidy agency. Go to the National Child Care Information Center's Web site to find a list of State Child Care and Development Fund offices: . On that web page, click on your State (using the list of states) and contact the agency listed. This agency will provide you with information about eligibility and how to apply for assistance.

Also see: for Federal Resources for Parents.


Last Updated: 04/28/2008