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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 - 512-834-3195 or www.txchildcaresearch.org. You can search under the programs listed for drop-in care, part time, weekend care, and after-school 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 programs who may offer reduced or sliding scale tuition for qualifying families (most have waiting lists):

Funding Sources:

Texas Rising Star programs, some of whom may have sliding scale spots:

  • http://www.wfscapitalarea.com/ChildcareServices/ForParents.aspx#60821-choosing-a-provider

    Go to Contractor Provider List. Click on TRS-Specific Provider List by Name or TRS-Specific Provider List by Zip Code for a list of centers that have met a higher set of standards through the Texas Rising Star (TRS) program and may be able to refer a family to the Workforce Solutions Child Care Services waiting list because they receive City-County funding.

Programs for children with special needs:

Parenting Information:

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