Child Care Finder

How to Find a Good Child Care: Use licensed or registered child cares. Ask for the license/register. Count children to confirm. If there are more than 6 unrelated children, the day care MUST be licensed. Check state regs to see what type of health & safety practices are required. Is it in the Paths to Quality program that ranks day cares. Do they do background checks before hiring employees. Make sure you feel comfortable. Make unannounced visits & stay as long as you can. Ask who else will be in the home when children are there. Ask for current & past parent references. Use the state Carefinder website or IN Assoc for Child Care Resource & Referral 800.299-1627. Continuously re-evaluate.