Great Start to Quality can help you find the child care program that is best for your needs. A simple rating system allows you to find and compare providers near you.
Once you choose a child care provider, there will be many positive experiences. You may also have some concerns. Our Concerns in Child Care page has resources for those special situations.
Local Resource Centers can help parents find quality child care and answer questions about paying for care. Resource Centers also have a library of books, toys, and other tools for families to borrow and use.
Find resources to encourage self-control and self-regulation in children.
Keeping children safe and healthy is one of the most important roles of parents and child care providers. Find resources to keep children healthy and safe.
A child's social skills, including self-control and relationship-building can increase success in school and life. Find resources here to learn more about supporting children's social skills.
Michigan offers specially designed programs to evaluate and assist children that are not developing at the same rate as other children. Learn more about these programs.
Find resources for brain building and preparing your child for success in school and in life.
How children play, learn, speak, act and move offer important clues about a child's development. Find tools to track your child's development and celebrate milestones.