Finding a Child Care Provider or Program

Finding a Child Care Provider or Program

PATCH (People Attentive to Children) is Hawaii’s statewide child care resource and referral service.  They manage a database of child care providers and programs.  Referral specialists are available to assist in locating child care providers in your area and providing information and resources to help you make informed decisions about child care. PATCH’s website is:  http://www.patchhawaii.org/

Choosing Quality Child Care

The University of Hawaii Center on the Family’s Learning to Grow (LTG) also provides resources on choosing child care which can be accessed through their website http://learningtogrowhawaii.org/family-friend-neighbor-care/choosing-child-care/.  LTG provides a “Choosing Child Care” booklet which provides information on child care options available to families, a “Choosing Child Care” brochure which provides information on the process involved on what to look for in a quality child care provider (step-by-step checklist), and a “Choosing Quality Child Care” video which highlights key points to consider in the child care decision-making process.

Click here to see the Choosing Child Care Brochure translated in Chinese, Ilokano, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, and Vietnamese.