Caregiver Support

comprised of seven core content areas and address the development and learning of all individuals on the early care and youth education continuum.
provide a framework for understanding developmentally appropriate expectations for infants and toddlers.
help parents, family members, child care providers, teachers and other adults in the child's life make informed decisions regarding curriculum in order to prepare children for kindergarten.
Establishing and enforcing health and safety standards for child care programs. Training and supporting providers in meeting the established health and safety standards. Providing the public with accurate information about regulated child care.
Emergency Preparedness Manual for Child Care Programs. If you are interested in taking the face to face training that accompanies this manual, please contact your local Care About Childcare Agency.
The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is a federally assisted meal program that provides funds to licensed child and adult care centers, Head Start/Early Start centers, schools and after school meal centers, family or group day care homes as well as emergency/homeless shelters for the provision of nutritious foods that contribute to the wellness, healthy growth, and development of young children, and the health and wellness of older adults and chronically impaired disabled persons.