1. Does my child really “need” preschool?
2. Is my child ready for kindergarten?
3. Where can I find quality child care center in my area?
4. How do I know if a child care center is good?
5. Aren’t all licensed centers and preschools “high quality”?
6. What other resources are there for Peninsula parents?
Frequently Asked Questions
It means more than just ABCs! The first five years are the time you can best influence your child's physical and social-emotional abilities.
Choosing Child Care
Child Care Referral ServiceTips on Choosing Child CareState-Licensed Programs
Military Child Care
School ReadinessPre-K Registration Hampton Newport News Head Start
Kindergarten Registration Hampton Newport News
Your Child's DevelopmentPrenatal Services
Development StagesMilestones by Age
Parenting Young Children
"Help Me Grow" guide: Local resources to support social-emotional needs