As you search for the best child care program for your son or daughter, it's good to be as informed and involved as possible. Visit the programs you're considering for your child, and ask for advice from trusted friends and neighbors.
- Low-income families may apply for Childcare and Parent Services, a program that helps pay for child care for those under 13 years of age. Visit Georgia COMPASS to apply.
- The Head Start and Early Head Start programs also help low-income families by supporting children from birth to school age. You don't need to be a U.S. citizen to apply. After you select a location, call or visit the program to learn more about eligibility and program benefits. Find a Head Start or Early Head Start program in your area.
- Your local Child Care Resource & Referral System can help you during your search for a child care program. Find your local branch.
Sources: Department of Early Care & Learning & Department of Human Services, Division of Family & Children Services. This information was prepared as a public service of the State of Georgia to provide general information, not to advise on any specific legal problem. It is not, and cannot be construed to be, legal advice. If you have questions regarding any matter contained on this page, please speak with the agency that is the source of the information.