For Parents of Displaced Families
- Child Care Aware -- Refers families to local resource & referral (R&R) agencies
for help finding child care in their area and information on financial assistance
to pay for child care.
Call (800) 424-2246 or see ChildCareAware.
- Head Start/Early Head Start Programs -- For low-income families
with children up to five years of age. Call 1-866-763-6481 or see
Head Start Hurricane Relief Information and Resources
- Operation Hurricane Katrina Relief, a partnership of the Department
of Defense (DoD) and the National Association of Child Care Resource
and Referral Agencies (NACCRRA) -- All military families
displaced by Hurricane Katrina are eligible to receive a financial
subsidy in licensed child care during this time. Call 1-800-424-2246,
or see the NACCRRA
Military Partnerships Web site.
For Displaced Child Care Providers
- Child Care Aware - Use zip code to locate Resource & Referral
agency in new area to call to report/update operation status. 1-800-424-2246,
- State Child Care Licensing Office - Telephone numbers are available
- National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
Affiliates - Professional development and networking opportunities
for early childhood professionals: NAEYC
Affiliate Web Sites and NAEYC