NICMA - Home to promote the development of children by providing quality day care and education within registered, Children come First Childminding networks http://www.nicma.org/
Extractions: Last Updated On 30/06/05 Tell Us What You Think! Click Here To Fill In Our Online Survey About NICMA's Website Press Release - NICMA's 21st Birthday Balloon Launch NICMA WEEK 'A Way Forward for the Childminding Sector' - Executive Summary ... Annual Report 03/04 Promoting Family Childcare The Northern Ireland Childminding Association (NICMA) is a charity and membership organisation which works to support childminders, parents and children. Founded in 1984, NICMA's main purpose is: "to promote the development of children by providing quality day care and education within registered, home based settings" WHAT WE DO AND WHY Our vision for the future is one where all children are cared for, and provided with, the opportunity to learn and develop in a safe, enjoyable home environment and where childminders are recognised and valued as skilled, qualified professionals. We do this by: promoting the provision of high quality childcare and education within registered, home based settings;
Family Child Care Assn MCFCCA Monterey County Family child care Association PO Box 4122 OPEN - Oxnard Providers Educational Network Association POBox 50944 Oxnard, CA 93031 http://www.cafcc.org/alclfcca.html
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Extractions: Network: Association and Organization Links Center for the Child Care Workforce The Center for the Child Care Workforce is focused on bringing fair wages to those who provide care to this nation's millions of children. They recently launched the Worthy Wage Network, a brand new campaign designed to bring together and organize those fighting for change. Visit the site to get state by state information about the campaign. Circle of Inclusion The Circle of Inclusion Web Site is for early childhood service providers and families of young children. This web site offers demonstrations of and information about the effective practices of inclusive educational programs for children from birth through age eight. Family Support America Family Support America is focused on strengthening and supporting families. They identify and connect individuals and organizations that have contact with families; provide technical assistance, training and education, conferences, and publications; and promote the voice of families. Generations United Generations United (GU) is a national organization that focuses solely on promoting intergenerational strategies, programs, and policies. Advocates for the mutual well-being of children, youth, and older adults; and serves as a resource for educating policymakers and the public about the economic, social, and personal imperatives of intergenerational cooperation.
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Extractions: View View PDF The Child Care Bureau (CCB) is dedicated to enhancing the quality, affordability, and availability of child care for all families. CCB administers 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. CCB has contracted with the following partners to promote their mission. Telephone: (202) 587-1000 Web: http://nccic.org/afterschool The Afterschool Investments Project provides technical assistance to support program development and administration on issues related to after-school initiatives. The project produces and disseminates information, tools, and materials for supporting and sustaining programs and creating successful partnerships between Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) grantees and many other public and private sector partners responsible for improving after-school opportunities in the States. The Finance Project serves as contractor in partnership with the National Governors Association. Contractor: The Finance Project
Extractions: home site index about us contact information Search Child Care Eldercare Flextime Parental Leave Adoption Assistance ... More Resources Child Care National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is the nation's largest organization of early childhood educators and others dedicated to improving the quality of programs for children from birth through third grade. Child Care Aware provides child care information and a national search for child care by zip code. 50 State Map Public Broadcasting System provides a state by state resource map for employees who are caregivers as well as resources for businesses that want to provide family supportive programs. NACCRRA provides national leadership on building quality child care systems, community by community and neighborhood by neighborhood. This organization represents state-level Child Care Resource and Referral Agency Associations. Texas Information and Referral Network represents community information and referral resource centers agencies, which help consumers to locate social service resources throughout Texas. National School-Age Care Alliance : NSACA is the network for after school professionals; they have developed National School-Age Standards and an Accreditation process for school-age programs.
Related Links - Child Care The National child care Association is a professional trade association The National Network for child care (NNCC) unites the expertise of many of the http://www.irs.gov/businesses/small/industries/article/0,,id=98679,00.html
Extractions: The National Child Care Information Center (NCCIC), a project of the Child Care Bureau, Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 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. Afterschool.gov The goal of www.afterschool.gov is to consolidate access to information about Federal resources, programs and best practices to support out-of-school time programs for children and youth in a "one-stop" location making it easier for State and local governments, out-of-school time service providers, parents and kids to locate pertinent Federal information. Child and Adult Care Food Program USDA's Child and Adult Care Food Program plays a vital role in improving the quality of day care and making it more affordable for many low-income families. Each day, 2.6 million children receive nutritious meals and snacks through CACFP. The program also provides meals and snacks to 62,500 adults who receive care in nonresidential adult day care centers.
Child Care Support Groups Vermont, National Kids are Priority One email network a listserv dedicated to National child care Association A trade association that represents the private, http://www.childcareresource.org/Providers/Opportunities/Groups.php
Extractions: Vermont Child Care Providers Association (VCCPA): a state-wide, nonprofit, professional organization offering peer support as well as access to information and resources. Members advocate on the local, state, and national levels to assure that the needs of child care professionals are met. Membership fee is required. To find out more about the VCCPA call (802) 657-2529 or visit VCCPA's web site at http://www.geocities.com/vccpa Child Care Center Directors
National AfterSchool Association The National AfterSchool Associations mission is To be the leading voice for children (Illinois), the Illinois School Age child care Network and MOST http://www.naaweb.org/
Extractions: Collaborating Organization NAA Funded to Examine Afterschool Workforce Issues The National AfterSchool Association (NAA) has received a grant from the Cornerstone Foundation to establish the AfterSchool Workforce Assessment Collaborative. The Collaborative, formed to examine afterschool workforce issues across the nation, will be comprised of representation from various allied organizations and state affiliate leaders. The focus of the grant is to provide needed baseline information encouraging funding at the local, state, and federal levels to create and sustain a quality afterschool workforce. The National AfterSchool Association, formerly the National School-Age Care Alliance, is the leading voice of the afterschool profession dedicated to the development, education, and care of children and youth during their out-of-school hours. Founded in 1987, NAA is a professional association with a membership component-membership includes thousands of youth workers, directors, administrators, and policy makers representing all public, private, and community-based sectors of afterschool and out-of-school time programs, as well as school-age and afterschool programs on military bases, both domestic and international.
Information For Parents Page Minnesota child care Resource Referral Network MN CCR R Network 380 East Lafayette Rd, Greater Minneapolis Day care Association 1628 Elliot Ave. S. http://www.mlfcca.org/parents.htm
Extractions: Phone: 1-651-636-1989 or 1-800-652-9704 Fax: 1-651-636-9146 To the Parents and Advocates... Hello and Welcome to the Minnesota Licensed Family Child Care Association (MLFCCA) web site. You have reached a family child care organization serving family child care providers . As such, we are not a resource and referral network for parents looking for child care nor do we endorse any one agency or provider. However, if you care looking for child care in the state of Minnesota y ou may call these numbers to inquire about child care openings in each respective county. FAX: 1-651-290-9785 If you are looking for information on how to choose a quality child care facility, we would refer you the Choosing Child Care page on the MLFCCA website. To find more information on child care in your county click HERE for the report, Minnesota Counts on Child Care If you need information on child care or how to find child care, you may check with
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Extractions: Caring for Our Children ... Contact Information Child Care Hotlinks The following is a continuously evolving list of selected web sites providing health and safety tips and information applicable to child care settings Please click on your topic of interest for a listing of resources related to that topic A B C D ... Z Allergies Allergy and Asthma Center (Mayo Clinic) The Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network Asthma Allergy and Asthma Center (Mayo Clinic) Asthma in Children (American Lung Association) Asthma in Children (MEDLINEplus Health Information) Breathing Easy: Solutions in Pediatric Asthma (Maternal and Child Health Library) Childhood Asthma (Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America) How Asthma Friendly Is Your Child-Care Setting? Checklist available in English and Spanish . (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute) Bicycle Safety Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute Bicycle Safety (Michigan eLibrary) National Bicycle Safety Network (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Biting A Bite in the Playroom: Managing Human Bites in Day Care Settings (Canadian Paediatric Society) Biters: Why They Do It and What to Do About It (National Association for the Education of Young Children) Dealing with Biting Behaviors in Young Children (Early Childhood and Parenting -ECAP-Collaborative)
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