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We understand that choosing a child care provider can be one of the most difficult decisions a parent ever makes. Let us make finding quality, affordable, and convenient care for your child easier.

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Our friendly representatives understand the challenges that parents face, and can help you create a child care plan that meets your family’s needs. In fact, many of them are parents, too.

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Create a Child Care Plan for Your Family

Creating an effective child care plan for your family can be challenging. Knowing what type of care you need, what questions to ask providers, and what types of care are available are key factors in finding child care that fits your specific needs. At Quality Care for Children we have created helpful tips and checklists to create a child care plan that works for your family.

Selecting a quality child care provider is not an easy task. It can be time-consuming. We have put together a step-by-step planning list to help you select the right child care provider for your needs. Click here for the list>>

To find out more about the availability and affordability of child care in georgia counties, visit www.qccdata.org

Find High-Quality Care for Your Child

Every child deserves to be in a safe, healthy environment. At Quality Care for Children, we believe they should have access to well-trained teachers and an age-appropriate curriculum, too.

There are many different types of child care available:

  • Child Care Centers & Group Facilities
  • Family Day Care Homes
  • Georgia Pre-K, Head Start & Early Head Start
  • Half-day Preschool
  • School-Age Programs (before & after school)
  • Au Pair & Nanny Agencies
  • Respite & Backup Care
  • Alternative Child Care &Summer Camps

Understand the differences between them, and determine which is the best fit for your family. Click here to read detailed descriptions about the types of child care available.

PRINTABLE CHECKLISTS

Use these printable checklists to make evaluating potential child care providers easier:

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News & Events

QCC & Project Open Hand Provides Lunches

More than 870,000 students in Georgia took part in the free or reduced price school lunch program this year. In many cases, that lunch is a child's only good meal and that means there's a void when school's out. Two non-profit groups are teaming up to fill the summer food gap.

Across the metro area, Quality Care for Children (QCC) and Project Open Hand provide free lunch to needy children at 17 summer camps. They help feed 1,100 kids around 74,000 meals.

Sparks Grove spends MLK Day helping Suburban Nursery

Quality Care for Children welcomed Atlanta-based marketing agency, Sparks Grove and their 30 volunteers to help brighten the school’s outdoor play areas. Sparks Grove is the fifth corporate volunteer group in Quality Care for Children’s Corporate Volunteer Program that launched in March 2011. Quality Care for Children’s outreach program is designed to assist child care centers in improving quality, performing tasks such as: mulching play areas and installing playground equipment.

El Día de los Niños

El Día de los Niños – a Celebration of ALL Children, April 19, 2012

As tough economic times continue to put a strain on families and the child care services they use in Georgia, a group of concerned citizens led by Quality Care for Children and Georgia First Lady, Sandra Deal, is hoping a major fundraising event in April will bring more money and awareness to what has become an urgent and growing problem this year.

Why Quality Child Care is Key

 
By Pam Tatum

Georgia has long endured the poor educational achievements that result from a failure to invest in high-quality early care and education for children. The economy is taking its toll on a child care system that needs to be thoroughly revamped for the sake of children, families and even the state’s economic future.