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CHILD CARE RESOURCE AND REFERRAL INFORMATION

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For information about how to register a family day home or license a child care center:

  • Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (TDFPS)-Child Care Licensing - 834-3195

For parents looking for child care:

  • List of registered family day homes and/or licensed child care centers by zip code and copy of state minimum standards: Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (TDFPS)-Child Care Licensing - 834-3195 or www.txchildcaresearch.org (you can search under programs provided for drop-in care, part time, or weekend care; a center’s or home’s compliance record can be checked here as well)
  • List of NAEYC Accredited centers - 1-800/424-2460 or www.NAEYC.org
  • List of NAFCC Accredited family child care - 801/269-9338 or www.NAFCC.org
  • Child care searches/resource and referral: Family Connections - 327-7878

Child care programs who may offer reduced or sliding scale tuition for qualifying families (most have waiting lists):

Funding Sources:

  • WorkSource Solutions Child Care Se(CCS) - 597-7191
  • ACC Support Center - 223-5218 (tuition vouchers for child care assistance and textbooks)
  • Capital Idea - 457-8610 (tuition, fees, books and child care for certain degrees)

Programs:

  • Child, Inc. (Headstart) - 451-7361
  • El Buen Pastor - 476-4505
  • Open Door Preschools - 481-0775
  • St. Jame’s Episcopal School - 926-4214
  • Ebenezer CDC - 478-6709
  • St. George’s 452-6063
  • UT Child Care Center (UT staff , faculty and students only) - 471-7040
  • Escuela Montessori de Montopolis CDC - 385-4879
  • Trinity CDC - 928-2212
  • Little Folks 926-0234
  • Advantage Preparatory - 478-9505
  • Great Expectations - 458-6512
  • Mainspring - 442-2301
  • Extend-A-Care for Kids (school age) - 472-9402

Programs for children with special needs:

  • Early Childhood Intervention (ECI); 0-3 year olds - 1-800-628-5115
  • Child Find (Region XIII); 3-5 year olds - 512-919-5206
  • Pre-Kindergarten Program (AISD); children turning 4 years by 9/1 who meet income guidelines or are non-English speaking - 414-4740

Parenting Information:

  •  Any Baby Can - 454-3743

Resource and Referral for General Social Services:

  • First Call for Help (United Way/Capital Area) - 211

To Report Suspected Child Abuse:

  • Child Abuse Hotline - 1-800-252-5400