How to Choose a Good Family Day Care Home or Group Home

A Checklist For Parents

A good child care arrangement is based upon the mutual respect of parents and care givers, open and continuous communication and a shared commitment to the well-being of children.

Parents have the right and responsibility to make careful choices - to be good consumers of child care. If possible, visit more than one program; take your child with you and observe when children are present. The following checklist will provide some guidelines of things to look for and questions to ask.

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