Choosing Child Care

If you’re anxious or overwhelmed by your child care search, you’re not alone. Fortunately, we can give you the tools to be confident through the process. Select from the menus below to access resources that will help you make the right child care choice and find resources for your family.

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Choosing a Child Care Provider

At Child Care Aware of America, we recognize you are the expert on your family and want the best possible child care for your child. We offer tools and resources to help you select the child care arrangement that best fits your life, your child, and your family.

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About Child Care

Learn more about common child care settings, the economic benefits of high-quality child care for families and their employers, the developmental and educational benefits of high-quality child care for young children and how we can help families access early an learning setting for their children.

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Local Information and Support

In this section, we will help you connect with resources and information specific to your state and local communities.

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Military/DOD Assistance

We are proud to partner with the United States Military and Department of Defense to serve and support their families through the Fee Assistance and Respite Child Care Programs. To date, we have served more than 10 million families and have created a network of more than 10,000 licensed child care providers.

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