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Child Care Resources in the Quad Cities Area

Child Care Resources in the Quad Cities Area

What are some tips?

  1. Check that the program is licensed by the state.
  2. Programs should promote the health and nutrition of children.
  3. Teachers should use positive speech and be loving and responsive to a child.
  4. A high-quality program should have strategies in place to attract and maintain a consistently qualified, well-trained staff and reduce staff turnover.
  5. Children in the porgram should be engaged with one another and their teachers. Listen and watch for a happy buzz of activity - neither too quiet nor too loud.
  6. Check with the program to see if an income sensitive payment option is available and how to get started.
  7. A good program will provide parents an opportunity to visit, stay a while and get a good sense of the environment.
Getting Started

Here are a few helpful links to get you started in the process of finding the best fit for your child and family needs:

Illinois Child Care: https://www.childcareillinois.org/
Iowa Child Care: https://www.caeiowa.org/