Parents are often pre-occupied with child care, and for good reason. Child care workers – whether they are in a family’s home or in a public setting – spend hours a day with a child. If the professionals that work with a child are not qualified to care for a child, the results could be disastrous.
There are many ways parents can use to vet child care centers and workers; checking out credentials and asking tough questions should be a part of any interview that takes place before an agreement is signed. Moreover, there are resources that can help pay for care that, year over year, seems to take a larger portion from the family budget.
Finding a child care program or facility that meets the needs of a child with Cerebral Palsy is an expensive undertaking. Luckily, families that meet a certain set of criteria can take advantage of government funding and supports.
Government-Assisted Child Care
Child Tax Credits
Ask your tax consultant if you are eligible for:
Ask your employer if they offer pre-tax accounts for child and dependent care.
Child and Adult Care Information
Child Care Resources
Do you have doubts that someone else can care for your child?