Resources for Parents
All young children need quality care no matter where they are; at home with a parent, being cared for by a relative, or in a child care setting. Quality care is care that promotes the optimal growth and development of children in a safe and healthy nurturing environment.
What to Look for in Quality Child Care
- A good physical environment
- Caring adult interactions
- Activities to promote healthy growth and development
- Well trained caregivers
- Optimal adult-to-child ratios
- Healthy Kids, Healthy Care
Parents as partners in promoting healthy and safe child care.
- Utah Office of Child Care
Find resources for parents and financial assistance for child care.
- Bureau of Child Development Licensing
Recommends that after receiving a list of potential providers, you visit them to assess the services they offer. After you have selected a potential child care provider for your child/children, you can call their southern regional office at 800-894-2588 to find out the inspection results for that provider.
- Help Me Grow Utah
Help Me Grow Utah is an information and referral network that provides parents with the knowledge and resources you need to make a difference in your child's life.
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