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Child Care


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Adventures in Parenting
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Adventures in Parenting
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Tips on how responding, preventing, monitoring, mentoring and modeling can help you become a successful parent.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Ask Your Child Care Program Before Disaster - What's the Plan
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Ask Your Child Care Program Before Disaster - What's the Plan
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When looking for a child care program, your most important consideration is the safety and well-being of your child. Knowing your child will be cared for in a healthy and secure environment that has appropriate safety measures in place is a top priority.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Choosing Quality Child Care for a Child with Special Needs
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Choosing Quality Child Care for a Child with Special Needs
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This brochure provides parents with important factors to consider when choosing quality child care for a child with special needs. A sample checklist is included.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Finding Help Paying for Child Care
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Finding Help Paying for Child Care
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This brochure addresses the difficulties many families face in meeting the cost of child care. Find out how you might be able to reduce your child care costs by taking advantage of child care subsidies, tax credits, and exploring alternatives to full-time care.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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How the Child Welfare System Works
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How the Child Welfare System Works
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This fact sheet provides a brief overview of the child welfare system and its purposes and functions.
Available: as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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Kinship Caregivers and the Child Welfare System
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Kinship Caregivers and the Child Welfare System
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This fact sheet is designed to help kinship caregivers-including grandparents, aunts and uncles, and other relatives caring for children-work effectively with the child welfare system.
Available: as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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Leaving Your Child Home Alone
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Leaving Your Child Home Alone
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Depending on the laws and child protective policies in your area, leaving a young child unsupervised may be considered neglect, especially if doing so places the child in danger. This fact sheet provides some tips to help parents and caregivers when making this important decision.
Available: as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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Matching Your Infant's or Toddler's Style to the Right Child Care Setting
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Matching Your Infant's or Toddler's Style to the Right Child Care Setting
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This brochure offers guidelines on how to use what you know about your infant or toddler - such as personal style and activity level - to select a child care setting that's just right.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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