It’s that time of the year again for parents to begin selecting summer care for their children. There are many factors to consider as parents aim to provide a safe, fun and quality place for their children. Parents should take the time to learn about each summer care program they are considering. Many options exist such as school-based programs, parks and recreation, Boys & Girls Clubs, the YMCA, the YWCA, family child care homes, child care centers, specialty camps and other youth serving agencies.
These same factors should be considered when selecting quality child care for your child, not just during the summer months.
Here are some factors to consider when selecting a quality summer child care program:
Safety tips for savvy parents:
Resource for Parents:
Great Start Georgia (connects families to parenting resources and community services)
1-855-707-8277 (toll free)
Did you know? More than 80% of child sexual abuse incidents occur when children are in isolated, one-on-one situations with adults or other youth.
In His service,
Virginia Baker-Jeffcoat, Sr. Principal Consultant
VB Consulting Group, LLC
Child Protection Unit
Please feel free to contact Virginia for further information at firstname.lastname@example.org