Did you know that an increasing and alarming
percentage of child care facilities in Alabama are not
Did you know that not all child care facilities in Alabama are
Choosing a child care facility for your child can be a difficult and
confusing process, but it is one of the most important decisions you will make.
Because licensing of a child care facility in Alabama is not
required, it's important that you know what to look for when faced with this
VOICES wants to help and has developed some tools to assist parents,
grandparents, and others that might need child care for their children.
Early Life Decisions
- video courtesy of the First Five Years Fund
Don't be in
the Dark About Child Care: Know the Facts will help you ask
the important questions, give you suggestions of what to look for, and offer
additional resources to help you make this important decision. You can download
a pdf version of the brochure below or if you work with families you can order
this brochure in quantity through the e-mail address or toll free number listed
on the brochure.
Checklist for Selecting Child
Care gives you a work sheet to take with you when trying to
select a child care provider.
Don't Be In The Dark is a partnership campaign of VOICES for
Alabama's Children and the Alabama Partnership for Children. To learn more
about child care in Alabama, please visit www.alabamachildcarefacts.org.
Funding for Don't Be In The Dark
About Child Care: Know the Facts provided by The Boeing Company, The Community
Foundation of Greater Birmingham, and The Daniel Foundation.