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Best Care for Baby: Daycare

It is not too early during your pregnancy to search resources for child care and if needed financial help for this service. There are many options for moms that work from sitters, nannies, and child care facilities specializing in baby care.

Day Care
It is not too early during your pregnancy to search resources for child care and financial help for this service. 

If you need help with child care or a child care facility, you may be able to find help through these resources. 

Head Start of Greater Dallas, Inc.

  • www.hsgd.org
    Locations throughout Dallas County. 
    Services: Early Head Start and Head Start 
    Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. for working parents, 8:15 a.m. -3:15 p.m. for non-working parents 
    Eligibility criteria: Family’s Annual Income must be at or below the Poverty Income Guidelines.
    Children must be 0 months - 3 years for Early Head Start and 3 years to 5 years old for Head Start Services. 
    Cost of Services: No fees. Families must meet eligibility criteria to qualify for services. 
    Required Documents: Family’s current IRS 1040 tax form or annual benefit statement. Child’s birth certificate, immunization record, social security card.
    Spanish speaking staff available.  

 

YWCA

 

Low Birth Weight Development Center

  • 214-467-2800 
    http://www.lowbirthweight.org
    Location: 345 Calumet Avenue, Dallas, 75211 
    Hours: Mon – Fri 8am-5pm 
    Spanish speaking staff available. 
    Services: Early Head Start, Teen Parenting Support Services and Childcare, Case Management, Mental Health and Parent Education Early Head Start is child care for families with children ages 0-3 years, Teen Parenting Assistance is childcare for children ages 0-5 years while the teens are in school or working, case managers help families set and achieve goals, medical follow up, referrals…, Support groups, home visits and individual counseling are available, HED, ESL and parenting classes are held weekly 
    Eligibility criteria: vary by program, all must meet income eligibility. 
    Services are free. 
    Required Documents: Parent ID card, social security card, proof of income and residence, child’s birth certificate, immunization and medical exam form 

 

The Child Care Group

 

 

If you are in the DISD, contact your school counselor or Darlene English, DEnglish@dallasisd.org or 972-925-3386 

If prednisone in another school district within Dallas County, check with your school counselor. 

Call 211 for other day care resources. 

You can check to see if a Day Care or Home Day Care is licensed here

Remember that you are the one responsible for prednisone the safety of your child. Just because someone offers to babysit doesn’t mean they should. Follow your good judgment and your instincts. Don’t leave your baby with anyone that you fear may not take the best care of your baby.