Find Child Care Online with QualiFind
While nothing compares to the relationship between you and your child, strong bonds with a few select caregivers can help a child become more confident, curious and emotionally secure in the years to come. The easy-to-understand QualiFind system labels a given center's key characteristics as Excellent, Good or Minimal.
- Child care checklist to take with you when you visit a provider location.
- Additional information if you are looking for quality child care. Expanded Child Care Check List - what questions to ask, which includes in-depth exploration of safety, activities, quality factors and parent involvement.
- More detailed information regarding QualiFind criteria and rankings to aid in search for quality child care: 1) Child Care Centers; 2) Child Care Homes
It's a Big Decision. We're Here to Help.
Good parents know that creating a positive, encouraging environment is critical to their child’s development. But for most parents, what happens at home is only part of the equation. Selecting the right caregiver will also greatly influence your child’s ability to succeed in school, and in life, for years to come.
Like most parents, you may work up to ten hours a day. Or you may simply know that now is the time for your child’s development outside of the home to begin. Regardless of your reasons, locating a trusted, safe and beneficial care program for your child is among the most important decisions you’ll ever make.
For more than 20 years, parents like you have stared their search with Collaborative for Children's Child Care Resource and Referral service. Our recognized team of Parent Educators/Consultants offers complimentary phone consultations, child care referrals and guides parents to a wide array of appropriate resources.
Call us for Free Guidance in Your Search
To access QualiFind information by speaking with a Collaborative for Children Parent Educator/Consultant about Child Care Resources and Referrals call 2.1.1 or 713.600.1234.
QualiFind Program for Child Care Professionals
Child care professionals that wish to be included in the QualiFind program, or provide their latest program information, may call Collaborative for Children's Provider Update Line at 713.600.1312, or click here to be directed to additional information.
QualiFind was developed by Collaborative for Children, Houston, Texas, through funding from the U.S. Department of Education and with support from the Center for Houston's Future.