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Workforce Solutions Child Care Services Provider List:

DO YOU NEED HELP LOCATING AREA RESOURCES? DO YOU KNOW WHERE TO GO? THE TEXAS INFORMATION AND REFERRAL NETWORK MAY BE YOUR ANSWER. JUST DIAL 2-1-1, OR LOG ONTO THEIR WEBSITE AT 211texas.org AND CLICK ON THE SEARCH SERVICES LINK. THERE YOU WILL FIND INFORMATION ON WHERE TO GET ASSISTANCE FOR FOOD, SHELTER, RENT ASSISTANCE, COUNSELING, SENIOR SERVICES, UTILITY BILL ASSISTANCE, CHILD CARE, AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS AND OTHER PROGRAMS IN YOUR AREA. THE 2-1-1 REFERRAL SERVICE IS AVAILABLE FOR BAILEY, COCHRAN, CROSBY, DICKENS, FLOYD, GARZA, HALE, HOCKLEY, KING, LAMB, LUBBOCK, LYNN, MOTLEY, TERRY, AND YOAKUM COUNTIES.

QUALITY INDICATORS FOR CHILD CARE PROVIDERS

** TRS (Texas Rising Star Providers)**

The Texas Rising Star Provider certification is a process for improving the quality of child care services provided in Texas. A Texas Rising Star Provider is a child care provider that has an agreement with a Board’s Child Care Contractor and voluntarily meets requirements that exceed the State’s Minimum Licensing Standards for child care facilities.
If you want to learn more about the guidelines for TRS Providers, click below:

TSR = Texas School Ready or SRC = SCHOOL READY CERTIFIED

The Texas School Ready project is an early education approach that serves at risk preschool-aged children through shared resources between public and private early childhood education programs. The design of Texas School Ready is to increase children’s school readiness through five evidence-driven components: research-based curriculum, technology-driven child progress monitoring, facilitated teacher professional development, and ongoing teacher mentoring and sustainability.
If you want to learn more about the guidelines for TSR/SRC, please click below:

NAEYC=National Association for the Education of Young People Accredited Program

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is a program representing early childhood education teachers, paraeducators, center directors, trainers, college educators, families of young children, policy makers, and advocates. NAEYC is dedicated to improving the well-being of all young children, with particular focus on the quality of educational and developmental services for all children from birth through age 8.
If you want to learn more about the guidelines for NAEYC, please visit the following website by clicking the link below:

ASK YOUR CHILD’S DAY CARE CENTER ABOUT THEIR PARENT INVOLVEMENT OPPORTUNITIES. AS A PARENT, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO BE INVOLVED. IF YOU EVER NEED INFORMATION ABOUT A LICENSED DAY CARE CENTER, LICENSED CHILD CARE HOME, REGISTERED CHILD CARE HOME, OR IF YOU HAVE A CONCERN ABOUT A FACILITY, CALL THE DEPARTMENT OF FAMILIES AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES (DFPS) AT 806-698-5510. THEIR WEBSITE IS www.txchildcaresearch.org. THE NUMBER TO CALL TO REPORT SUSPECTED CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT IS 1-800-252-5400.

For a list of all of the centers by county, click on the below link: