Reviewed Child Care Information Links
(viewing 1 - 5 of 10)National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Childcare
This site provides extensive information about safety and health regulations for child care centers in the United States. The site provides links to the licensing regulations in each state, as well as several publications that discuss the features that should be in place in a quality child care center. There are also special sections for parents in English and Spanish regarding choosing quality care, and sections for providers, health consultants, and regulators.Zero to Three
ZERO TO THREE's mission is to promote the healthy development of the nation's infants and toddlers by supporting and strengthening families, communities, and those who work on their behalf. The site includes extensive resources for parents, including a large collection of articles on all topics relevant to infants/toddlers. The organization also provides information on public policy and a professional journal.Healthy Child Care America
This site by the American Academy of Pediatrics includes information for families/parents, caregivers, and health professionals. Each section includes articles, tips and additional resources. The site also provides information on AAP chapters in each state. National Center For Children In Poverty
Essentially a think tank, educational center and advocate organization, The NCCP provides access to it's research and position papers having to do with family and child poverty, and its efforts to alieviate poverty and provide important resources to families in need. A variety of textual information is available, but practical resources are missing-in-action.
This organization teaches adolescent babysitters (11-13 years of age) how to handle crises, how to keep their charges secure, and how to nurture and guide a young child. The site contains tips and techniques for sitters, as well as a list of places they can take a course in each state.