Finding the right center can be tricky business. We know that having a safe and loving environment where your child will thrive is critical to her future success. We also know that for working parents, child care is a critically important factor in their ability to earn a living for their families.
Here are your options: Day care centers, Preschools and Family Home Cares - Fortunately, Branford has a wide variety of centers and loving family caregivers that provide quality care for our community. A list of licensed centers can be found in our Children's Resource Guide.
School Readiness Program - This initiative gives low-income working families the opportunity to access high-quality preschool programs. School Readiness slots are made possible by a state funded initiative administered by the Department of Education. To find out more about this program download this brochure or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Branford Public Preschool - Branford Public Schools has a large number of programs available at no cost. The program is half-day during the school year and provides care for children age 4 in each of the three elementary schools. Parents can learn more about the program by calling the elementary school in their district or visiting Branford Public School's website.
Care4Kids - CARE 4 KIDS is the State of Connecticut’s child care subsidy program that helps low to moderate income families pay their child care expenses. The program is administered by the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood. Families must: live in Connecticut; be working or attending a temporary family cash assistance (TANF) or (Jobs First) approved education or training activity; and meet the program’s income requirements. For more information visit the CARE 4 KIDS website.