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ChildCare.gov
ChildCare.gov
This site is designed to bring all federal government resources about child care together on one site. The information includes sections for those wishing to start a child care, those wanting to keep up on trends and safety issues, and a section for parents. The information is presented in an easy to read format and the site is easily navigated. Much of the information is also available in Spanish.
http://www.childcare.gov/ - Aug 25th 2005 - KP

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Child Care
MedlinePlus
This site, created by MedlinePlus, includes a wide variety of articles and links, in categories including general overview of childcare, related issues, financial issues, organizations, law and policy, statistics, and special sections for children, teens and men. The site is easy to navigate and the information is thorough, yet easy to understand.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/childcare.html - Aug 25th 2005 - KP

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Child Care Bureau
US Department of Health and Human Services
The Child Care Bureau is dedicated to enhancing the quality, affordability, and availability of child care for all families. They administer federal funds to states, territories, and tribes to assist low-income families in accessing quality child care for children when the parents work or participate in education or training. The website contains information on about the funding program, as well as a parent section that includes general information about how to locate a good child care.
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ccb/ - Aug 25th 2005 - KP

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Child Care Nutrition Resource System
USDA
This site by the USDA provides recipes, resources and information on providing nutritious meals to children, as well as food safety techniques. This information also includes meal plan suggestions, resources for more information, and current news articles.
http://www.nal.usda.gov/childcare/ - Aug 25th 2005 - KP

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National Child Care Information Center
Health & Human Services
The National Child Care Information Center (NCCIC) is a national resource that links information and people to complement, enhance, and promote the child care delivery system, working to ensure that all children and families have access to high-quality comprehensive services.' You can ask a question of NCCIC (via email), find links to state and national child care resources, and read literature concerning what to look for in proper child care. Not a great or attractive site design, but it is managable and usable.
http://www.nccic.org/ - Jan 13th 2003 - MJD

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Child Care Data
US Census Bureau
This site provides US Census data and other surveys regarding child care usage, costs and caregivers, as well as links to more information.
http://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/childcare.html - Aug 25th 2005 - KP

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