How to find quality early childhood education in Nebraska
We Care for Kids has resources to help families locate quality early childhood education programs and services in their communities. Every community should have a variety of quality early childhood education programs so families can choose the best fit for their child and family. Here are easy-to-use resources to help you find a quality program near you.
- Nebraska Child Care Referral Network
Searchable map of child care programs and licensed providers in your community.
- Nebraska Early Childhood Collaborative – Parents
One-on-one enrollment support in English and Spanish, available financial assistance, and resources for teen and young parents.
- Nebraska Early Childhood Collaborative – Springboard
Early Childhood Resources for Nebraska Families: Where parents and caregivers can access a wealth of information and tools to support the healthy development of their young children.
- Step Up to Quality – Find a Provider
Find a Step Up to Quality high-quality provider in the state; searchable by ZIP code, age group, and program type. Available in: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese.
- The Nebraska Early Development Network
Resources and connection to services for families of children birth to age three with developmental delays and/or health care needs.
- Answers 4 Families
Support for families of children with special needs to connect to services, access resources, and contact experts for assistance.
- Nebraska Head Start Programs
A resource sheet with facts and contact information for support enrolling in Head Start programs in Nebraska.
- Choosing Quality Childcare
Guide and checklist on how to choose quality child care in Nebraska.
- Child Care Subsidy Information for Parents
- How to Talk to Your Employer About Child Care
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