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Making Child Care Choices Easier

Making Child Care Choices Easier

Posted - Jun. 5, 2003 at 5:06 p.m.



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(KSL TV) For working parents, making sure their child has just the right daycare provider is a never-ending concern. But in Utah, the search is about to get easier.

A new partnership between the Office of Child Care and the Department of Work Force Services is launching a child care information blitz. The main goal of the campaign: help parents find the right just the right fit for their child.

Debra Wynkoop, Bureau of Licensing: "WE'LL GIVE YOU THE HISTORY OF THE PROVIDER. TELL YOU WHAT WE'VE SEEN, IF THERE HAVE BEEN ANY COMPLAINTS THAT HAVE BEEN SUBSTANTIATED. WE CAN HELP GIVE YOU SOME GUIDELINES AND HELP YOU MAKE SOME CHOICES IN YOUR OWN ZIPCODE AREA.”

The Care About Child Care campaign offers a detailed list of questions parents can ask when assessing child care choices. It also offers “how-to” information on accessing a care center's history.

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