Please visit the following websites regarding information on child care and other related services.
AfterSchool.gov offers one-stop access to government resources that support after school programs.
- Child Care Aware
Child Care Aware is a non-profit initiative committed to helping parents find the best information on locating quality child care and child care resources in their community. We do this by raising visibility for local child care resource and referral agencies nationwide and by connecting parents with the local agencies best equipped to serve their needs.
- Child Care Bureau
The Child Care Bureau is dedicated to enhancing the quality, affordability, and availability of child care for all families. The Child Care Bureau administers federal funds to states, territories, and tribes to assist low-income families in accessing quality child care for children when the parents work or participate in education or training.
ChildCare.gov brings together all federal resources regarding child care to one location, including federal funding sources, safety alerts, and more.
The Professional Resource For Teachers And Parents. Improving the education and general life experience of young children.
- Michigan 4C Association
The Michigan 4C Association promotes and advocates for the optimal care and development of Michigan's children and families through the statewide Community Coordinated Child Care (4C) Network.
- Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children (MiAEYC)
The Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children (MiAEYC) is committed to improving the education and welfare of children from birth through age eight.
- Michigan's Children
Michigan's Children came into being to give voice to the concerns of children and youth, and to assure that policy makers listen. A state-wide, non-partisan, multi-issue child advocacy organization which operates independently of government funding and works both inside the Capitol and in communities around the state to secure policies that invest in the state's future human resource.
- Michigan Family Independence Agency
The Family Independence Agency (FIA) is Michigan's public assistance, child and family welfare agency. FIA directs the operations of public assistance and service programs through a network of over 100 county family independence agencies in every county in Michigan.
- National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is the nation's largest and most influential organization of early childhood educators and others dedicated to improving the quality of programs for children from birth through third grade.
- National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC)
The focus of NAFCC is to provide technical assistance to family child care associations. This assistance is provided through developing leadership and professionalism, addressing issues of diversity, and by promoting quality and professionalism through NAFCC's Family Child Care Accreditation.
- National Child Care Information Center
The National Child Care Information Center (NCCIC), a project of the Child Care Bureau, Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is a national resource that links information and people to complement, enhance, and promote the child care delivery system, working to ensure that all children and families have access to high-quality comprehensive services.
- National Network for Child Care
NNCC unites the expertise of many of the nation's leading universities through the outreach system of Cooperative Extension. Our goal is to share knowledge about children and child care from the vast resources of the land grant universities with parents, professionals, practitioners, and the general public.
- The Nation's Network of Child Care Resources and Referral (NNCCRR)
The mission of NNCCRR is to provide vision, leadership, and support to community child care resource and referral and to promote national policies and partnerships committed to the development and learning of all children.
- State of Michigan Department of Human Resources
Part of the Michigan Department of Consumer and Industry Service (CIS) and provides information about how to get licensed, choosing a provider, licensing requirements, and more.