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Child Care Network ( CCN )
Child Care Network is dedicated to working with Southeast Michigan communities to develop quality care for children that is safe, accessible and affordable. CCN has been providing services to families and early childhood professionals since 1971. In June of 2009, the Early Childhood Investment Corporation named CCN the Great Start to Quality Southeast Resource Center to streamline the delivery of supports and services for child care providers and families who need access to child care. Child Care Network provides services for seven southeast Michigan counties: Genesee, Hillsdale, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, Monroe and Washtenaw.
http://www.childcarenetwork.org

Child Care Aware
Child Care Aware, a Nationally recognized resource, presents a variety of tools for parents, including a link to find a childcare resource specialist by typing in a zip code.
http://www.childcareaware.org/en/

Child Care Bureau
Information on how to find quality child care, qualifying tax-credits, and a variety of other Federal information
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/occ

Child Connect for Family Success
Provides child care referrals to parents as well as training to parents and caregivers. Call (517) 548-9112 for a personal referral over the phone.
http://www.childconnectmi.org/

Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Child Development and Care Program
Provides information on finding childcare in your neighborhood and what to look for in a childcare provider. Do you qualify for assistance with child day care services? Livingston Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) child development and care program may provide payment for your child day care services for qualifying families. Find out if you qualify. Call (517) 548-0200.
http://www.michigan.gov/dhs/

Michigan T.E.A.C.H Program
T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Michigan offers scholarships to help child care providers complete coursework in early childhood education and increase their compensation and commitment to the field.
http://www.mi4c.org/teach/

National Child Care Information Center
The website has three main topics: finding child care nearby, looking for financial assistance to help with the cost of care; and looking for information about quality child care.
https://www.icf.com/projects/social-programs-and-communities/national-child-care-information-center-nccic



 

Looking for quality child care? Need to register for a child care provider training?
Visit Great Start to Quality today


Great Start to Quality makes it easy for families to identify quality child care and preschool. Every licensed and registered program and provider, including Head Start and Great Start Readiness Programs can be found on www.GreatStartToQuality.org Families can search by location and add additional search criteria such as special needs, children’s ages, financial assistance and more. You can also see if a program is participating in Great Start to Quality, the Tiered Quality Rating and Improvement System for child care and preschool. The site is free and accessible 24/7.

Other resources available at www.GreatStartToQuality.org include a Child Care Checklist in the Parent Toolkit that is easily printed or viewed on any device, and licensing reports that show inspections, violations and corrections.
 
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