Quality Care for Children

For 40 years, Quality Care for Children (QCC) has helped child care programs provide nutritious meals and educational care to young children so they are ready for success in school and helps parents access quality child care so that they can attend college or succeed in the workplace.

Record Type: 
Innovative Programs
Start Date: 
Monday, January 1, 1979
Type of Agency/Organization: 
Child care
Program Location: 
Atlanta, Georgia
Geographic Reach: 
Multisite
Clientele/Population Served: 
Children in child care
Programs/Services Offered: 

Quality Care for Children, 877-ALL-GA-KIDS, in Atlanta helps parents find childcare throughout the State of Georgia. Although the service is available to any parent in need of assistance, QCC is familiar with the unique needs of the TANF population and seeks to address those needs through specialized programs and through coordination with the Georgia Department of Family and Children Services. The agency has two goals: 1. To strengthen the ability of families, caregivers, and communities to nurture, support, and educate all children. 2. To build a supply of affordable, high-quality childcare in a 46 county area of Georgia. The agency operates an Emergency Child Care Program that affects people moving from welfare to work. 

Quality Care for Children (QCC): QCC is a child care resource and referral service that provides information, assistance, and training to caregivers and educates parents and the community about the importance of expanding affordable, high-quality child care (with special attention given to nonstandard-hours of care, sick-child care, and special-needs child care.  In addition, QCC maintains data on child care facilities and family child care homes that can offer specialized care for children with disabilities. The referral service is free of charge.

Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Supportive Services
    • Child Care
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