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Child Care for Parents

Effective July 1, 2021, the Virginia Department of Education will be responsible for overseeing child care and early education programs, including licensing, the Child Care Subsidy Program, and resources for educators. More information about the transition is available here .

; High quality early childhood care and education can have the greatest effect on the lives of children and their families. We provide resources and information to make choosing safe, quality child care easier for parents.

Choosing Quality Child Care

Child Development

Child Care/Preschool Options (birth to school age)

Early Intervention and Special Needs

Emergency Planning

Financial Assistance

Health & Safety

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