Child Care

Parent guide (DHS 7478)A guide to help you find the right care for your children. Even if you aren't a DHS client, some of the tips here may be helpful to you. English version (PDF) | Spanish version (PDF) | Russian version (PDF) | Vietnamese version (PDF)
 
Parent Flyer (DHS 7485)
This flyer explains the benefits of using a child care provider who is already listed with DHS.
English version (PDF) | Spanish version (PDF) |
 
Provider guide (DHS 7492)
This guide is for people who want to provide child care for DHS clients. English version (PDF) | Spanish version (PDF) | Russian version (PDF) | Vietnamese version (PDF)
 
Provider listing (DHS 7494 D)
This form is for people who want to be paid by DHS to provide child care for DHS clients. Please note the effective date for DHS payment cannot be earlier than the date you complete the listing process and are approved by DHS. English version (PDF) | Spanish version (PDF) | Russian version (PDF) | Vietnamese version (PDF)
 
Child Care Market Rate Study (PDF)
The studies identify child care prices and the geographic distribution of these prices across the state as well as examine geographic patterns in the prices charged by facilities by age of child served, type of care, and pricing modes (hourly, monthly, etc).
 
What You Can Do About Child Abuse (DHS 9061) (PDF) -- A book that will help you understand what, when and how to report, as well as give you an idea of what happens after you make a report. English version | Spanish version | Russian version | Chinese version | Vietnamese version