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Support Programs

In addition to the resources provided by Care About Childcare, families can utilize resources offered through state and national programs.

State Programs

Baby Watch Early Intervention

The Baby Watch Early Intervention Program (BWEIP) strives to enhance early growth and development in infants and toddlers, who have developmental delays or disabilities or both, by providing individualized support and services to the child and their family.

Child Care Aware

Get help paying for child care with Child Care Aware. This entity provides resources to help families understand where and how they can receive assistance paying for child care.

Child Care Licensing

Contact Child Care Licensing if you would like to file a complaint or find out if a child care provider has had any substantiated complaints. Their local number is 801-273-6617 or toll free at 1-888-287-3704 or you can visit theirwebsite.

Child Care Quality System (CCQS)

Utah's Child Care Quality System is a quality rating and improvement system for child care programs. Learn more on their website.

Child Care Subsidy

Utah State Child Care Assistance Program helps families cover the cost of child care. The amount of child care subsidy is determined based on several factors and may not cover the total cost of child care; parents are responsible to pay child care providers for all costs incurred.

Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

CHIP is a state health insurance plan for children. Many working Utah families who don't have health insurance qualify for CHIP. Qualifications are based upon income and family size.

Crisis Nurseries

Many Family Support Centers in the region offer crisis nurseries. Once you have pre-registered with one, you can use the crisis nursery when you have job interviews, doctor appointments or if you really need some timeout. You can find a location near you on the Family Support Center website.

Grandfamilies Program

The Children's Service Society has groups and programs that support grandparents raising grandchildren.

Head Start

Visit the link above to find a Head Start program in your area.

Help Me Grow Utah

Help Me Grow Utah is an information and referral network that provides parents with the knowledge and resources you need to make a difference in your child's life.

Prevent Child Abuse Utah (PCAU)

PCAU offers prevention programs to students, faculty, parents and community members to help reduce instances of child abuse in all forms.

Provider Types

Learn about the different types of providers to decide which type will best fit your family.

United Way: 211

United Way 211 is a statewide service that connects people to important health, human and community service programs including: emergency food pantries, rental assistance, public health clinics, child care resources, support groups, legal aid and a variety of nonprofit and government agencies.

Utah Parent Center

The mission of the Utah Parent Center is to assist parents in helping their children, youth and young adults with all disabilities to live included, productive lives as members of the community.

National Programs


The Center for Disease Control and Prevention provides information on disease control, which is helpful in keeping your child safe.

Healthy Kids, Healthy Care

This website is for parents of children who attend child care programs. They have answers to several questions many parents have about their child's care environment.