You can find resources and supports for you and your children as they grow and develop at Early Childhood Texas.
TWC's Child Care Services and Workforce Solutions Offices provide many services for parents.
Child Care Scholarships (Financial Aid)
Child Care Services offers scholarships for children under 13 years old. Scholarships are available so you can work, search for work, or attend school or a job training program.
Visit Texas Child Care Solutions to learn how your child may be eligible for a scholarship.
Find Child Care Nearby
The Texas Child Care Availability Portal is a mapping search tool to help you find child care in your area. You can search for child by ZIP Code or a specific address. Search results include:
- programs certified through Texas Rising Star
- available seats by age, and
- links to their Child Care Regulation safety and health inspection reports and history.
Texas Rising Star – Child Care Programs Quality Rating
Children in high-quality early learning programs can make significant gains in their knowledge, skills, and abilities. Texas Rising Star certification helps parents know if a program is high quality. Texas Rising Star also offers many resources for parents of young children. Learn more about Texas Rising Star, by viewing the parent brochure, available in English, En Español, and Tiếng Việt.
Texas Child Care Solutions
You can find resources and information to assist you in making informed child care choices to meet your needs at Texas Child Care Solutions.
Children with Disabilities
If your child has a disability, visit Children with Disabilities to learn how the Child Care Services program may assist your child.
Other Resources for Parents
Texas Infant, Toddler, and 3-Year-Old Learning Guidelines
The Texas Infant, Toddler, and Three-Year Old Learning Guidelines include important information about how to support your child’s development from birth through 3 years old.
Texas Prekindergarten Guidelines
The Texas Prekindergarten Guidelines follow child development for 3 to 5-year-olds. The guidelines also provide learning strategies to support children’s readiness for Kindergarten.