Child Care Programs - How to Find and Choose Them

Childcare is one of the highest expenses any parent can have.

Fortunately, there is affordable child care available, but finding it is the hard part. Or maybe you’re interested in starting your own day care, which is a great idea for SAHM.

Another great resource is Child Care Aware America, they work with over 600 state and local Child Resources and Referral agencies to help families in the United States have access to quality and affordable childcare.

As a single mom, your child depends on you for the world. You're the primary caregiver, breadwinner and so much more. That’s why we here at Singlemom.com have come together to help you find the help YOU NEED.

Child Care Programs – Colorado

Child Care Assistance - Colorado

Division of Early Care and Learning (CDHS ) is the lead agency on the Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP). This program offers child care assistance to single moms that are working, searching for employment or are in training, and families that are enrolled in the Colorado Works Program and need child care services to support their efforts toward self-sufficiency.  Read More »

Need Financial and Other Help to Start a Child Care Program?

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In many States, there are several sources of small grants and low-interest loans available to providers who meet certain requirements. The child care resource and referral (CCR&R) agency near you may have information about the main sources of funding in your State and/or local area. To learn how to locate a CCR&R agency in your area, visit the National Child  Read More »

Search for Child Care Programs, Louisiana

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The Bureau of Licensing conducts a licensing program for the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), as mandated by the different licensing laws, that give a measure of protection to the children and adults of the state who are in care on a regular or consistent basis. This measure of protection covers the health, safety, and well-being of individuals  Read More »

Health Care Coverage – Michigan

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Health insurance program for uninsured children of Michigan’s working families. MIChild services are provided by many HMOs and other health care plans throughout Michigan. In addition to receiving child support, it is important that your children receive health care coverage and medical support. The Office of Child Support, Prosecuting Attorney and Friend of the Court will help establish and enforce  Read More »

Early Childhood Supports, Louisiana

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The Early Childhood Supports and Services Program “ECSS”, is a group of parents, advocates, interested community members as well as public and private agencies. These agencies provide services to children ages 0 through 5 and their families. This group meets, at least, monthly to discuss children and their families who have been referred for your service coordination. If you can  Read More »

Need Help Locating Affordable Child Care?

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For information about the availability of child care, contact your local child care resource and referral (CCR&R) agency. It is a community agency that can help you choose high-quality child care that meets local regulations and standards and that best meets your needs. To learn how to locate a CCR&R agency in your area, visit the National Child Care Information  Read More »

LEAP Tutoring Lessons and Learning Café, Louisiana

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LEAP Tutoring Lessons The Louisiana Department of Education provides tutoring lessons online designed for grades 4 and 8 students who may need remediation in the standards and benchmarks covered on the LEAP. However, the lessons may also be appropriate for students in grades 3 and 7. The lessons offer someone who may have a limited formal educational background a means  Read More »

Louisiana: Child Care Assistance Program

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The Child Care Assistance Program helps low-income families pay for child care while working or attending school or training. Monthly payments are based on the number of hours the parents work or attend school or training, as well as the amount charged by the child care provider, family size and household income.  Parents can select any Class A child care  Read More »

Finding Child Care and Early Education Programs

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Head Start The Head Start program provides comprehensive developmental services for America’s low-income, preschool children ages three to five and social services for their families. Head Start provides diverse services consistent with goals for: education, health, parent involvement and social services. Also includes American Indian Head Start, Migrant Head Start, and Early Head Start, which expands the benefits of early  Read More »

Child Care Aware of America

Child Care

Child Care Aware of America works with more than 600 state and local Child Resources and Referral agencies nationwide to help ensure that all families in teh United States have access to quality, affordable child care. To achieve its mission, Child Care Aware of America leads projects that increase the quality and availability of child care, undertakes research, and advocates  Read More »