Daycare Resources

State Licensing and Regulation Information

Want to know the guidelines for your particular state NOW? This site makes it easy. Simply click on your state to get the information you need.

National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC)

National Accreditation to help promote quality family child care programs. They also offer a quarterly newsletter and discounts on conferences and other services

Tom Copeland

You won't have to be provider long to know who this man is. He is an advocate and leading trainer in the field of family child care and has been since 1981. In addition, he is the author of nine books on the business of child care. He knows his stuff. Click on his name above to go to his blog. Sign up, and you'll receive a wealth of information  and advice totally free every month.

USDA Food and Nutrition Information

Lots of helpful links including a list of all foods that are currently being recalled.

The most current recalls from six federal regulatory agencies. Not the easiest web site to scroll through, but it does have all the latest information. Covers consumer products, foods, medicines, cosmetics, meat and poultry products, motor vehicles, child safety seats, tires, vehicle emissions, environmental products, boats and boating safety.

National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies

Now called Child Care Aware┬« of America, this site has links to information on partnerships, programs, and resources that are designed to help child care providers learn more about how to start a child care business, sustain a child care business,  keep  informed on current legislation and policies affecting young children, and continue professional development.

Home Daycare Insurance

While many providers add on to their regular homeowners policy, others want more coverage than a basic policy offers. This company offers insurance ONLY to child care providers.

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