As parents or young children in Georgia it can often be overwhelming when trying to find the best programs and resources to meet the needs of your child. This article will provide you with information about some of the resources available to you in Georgia.
Bright From the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning
This is an organization that is responsible for meeting the childcare and early education needs of Georgia’s children and their families. They oversee a wide range of programs focused primarily on children from birth to school age and their families.
Some of the programs are:
Georgia’s Pre-K Program
Licensing and monitoring all center-based and
home-based child care facilities
Administering federal quality dollars
Collaborating with Head Start, Family Connection
The Department of Human Resources Family and
Children Services, the Division of Public Health and
Smart Start Georgia
Quality Care for Children
This is a resource for parents, child care providers and community leaders in Georgia seeking information, assistance and support in securing high quality early learning experiences for infants and young children.
Georgia Child Care Association
An organization whose purpose is to enhance and promote quality licensed, private child care for the children of Georgia by impacting legislation, providing resources, educating the public, and supporting its members through training programs and networking.
Healthy Child Care
A publication providing information and resources for a variety of health, safety and developmental issues facing young children through articles and online resources.