American Academy of Pediatrics: Healthy Child Care America
141 Northwest Point Boulevard
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
This American Academy of Pediatrics website offers tips about how to improve early education and health and safety of children in out-of-home child care.
Child Care Aware
1515 North Courthouse Road
Arlington, VA 22201
This nonprofit organization helps parents locate quality
child care and child care resources in their community by increasing the
visibility of local child care resource and referral agencies
nationwide. The website has information about how to choose quality child care.
National Association for Family Child Care
1473 West Alexander Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84119
This organization accredits family child care programs
and provides resource materials. The NAFCC also organizes conferences for
people with family child care programs.
National Network for Child Care
The National Network for Child Care (NNCC) offers
newsletters, an e-mail group, and regional support and assistance for issues
about family child care, center-based child care, and school-age child care.
The Web site has many publications and resources about child care
National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child
Care and Early Education
P.O. Box 6511
Aurora, CO 80045
This website has detailed information about child care
licensing requirements in the United States. Each state's requirements are
listed. There is also information about cleanliness, emotional health, healthy
habits, illnesses, special needs, and safety.