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Helpful Early Childhood links

Step Up to QualityStep Up to Quality helps great child care providers become even better. If you see that a child care provider is enrolled in Step Up to Quality, you know that they are committed to being the very best.
Lancaster County Health Department
Nebraska Child Care Referral Networklocate licensed child care providers across the state. Providers include both family care and center-based care and are available for children from birth through age 12.
MyLNK – The MyLNK app provides a free, one-stop guide of participating cities’ resources for people in need. This app makes it easy for families, case managers, and agencies to learn about, connect, and utilize services.
National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies (NACCRA) – is our nation’s leading voice for child care. We work with more than 700 state and local Child Care Resource and Referral agencies nationwide. These agencies help ensure that families in 99 percent of all populated ZIP codes in the United States have access to high-quality, affordable child care.
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
DHHS Child Care Subsidy
Nebraska Department of Education
Nebraska Childfind –  provides information to parents, school personnel, and service providers on child development and special education for children from birth (or date of diagnosis) to age 21. ChildFind also helps parents access information on rights and resources to help them advocate for an appropriate education for their child.