Thursday, December 18, 2008

Child care helps

The following resources are compiled by the State library to help both parents and childcare providers in finding the assistance they need to provide Kansas kids a safe, happy, and educational environment.

Information for daycares/babysitters and those seeking them:
Kansas Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies- this site provides a list of agencies in various parts of Kansas that help parents find child care providers and they assist those providers with continuing education.

Daycare homes and group daycare home regulations

Child care licensing and registration

Materials available for caregivers from KU Early Childhood Resource Center

Financial help for child rearing:
Child care subsidy program from the Kansas Department of SRS

Kansas Head Start Association- supports all 28 Head Start programs in Kansas

Tips for child rearing:
Kansas Parent Information Resource Center has wonderful ideas, tips, and website links to arm parents

Kindergarten in Kansas- guide for Kindergarten readiness

Parenting tools for the internet age
From the Governor’s office:
From the Attorney General’s office:

Kansas Parents as Teachers

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