Do you need help paying for childcare?  CCIS  is   your information source for finding, selecting, and
paying for child care.  Please contact their hotline
at 1-888-462-KIDS (5437) or visit their website 
Childcare Information Services
for more information.

Organizations and Agencies

Child Care Aware
A project of the National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies. You'll find tip sheets on choosing childcare, a database that allows you to search for child care resource and referral agencies in your area, and a whole lot more.

National Association for the Education of Young Children
The National Association for the Education of Young Children is a highly influential association of early childhood educators and other early childhood professionals. The Association administers a highly respected childcare accreditation program for daycare centers and family daycare homes.

National Child Care Information Center
The National Child Care Information Center serves as a clearinghouse for information on a variety of childcare-related topics. It's definitely worth checking out.

Zero to Three
The Web site of Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families contains valuable resources related to childcare, including articles and lists of frequently asked questions. Another "must visit" Web site.