The Child Care Council of Dutchess & Putnam, Inc. understands the search for quality child care can be complex. To help parents successfully find quality child care, the Council has provided a printable checklist. Simply click the link below to download and print the checklist. Use this as a helpful tool, but do not discount your own intuition. If something does not seem right, continue to weigh your options.

Be sure to bring this checklist along on interviews and visits. Use it as a guide for asking informative questions to prospective providers. You will quickly develop an "eye" for quality care programs.

Don't forget to contact the Child Care Council's Resource & Referral agency with any questions! (845) 473-4141

  • Click here for printable copy of this helpful checklist. Be sure to use it for help evaluating and deciding which quality care program is best for your child!