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Ready for Life.

For Parents & Families

You are your child's first and most important teacher!

Educating yourself about quality child care indicators and your child’s development allows you to make informed decisions in their early years. Parents who use our services can expect to:

  • Understand what to look for when searching for quality care, to include Virginia's quality improvement system for child care centers, Virginia Quality.
  • Receive a customized list of providers that meet the direct needs of their family.
  • Confidently place their child in a setting with the help of resources provided by SBVP staff.
  • Locate resources within our agency and the surrounding community to support your child’s developmental growth.

Choosing Child Care

Child Care Referral ServiceTips on Choosing Child CareState-Licensed Programs

Military Child Care

Starting School

School ReadinessPre-K Registration
   Newport News
   Head Start

Kindergarten Registration     Hampton   Newport News

Your Child's DevelopmentPrenatal Services

Development Stages
Milestones by Age

Parenting Young Children

Parent Resources

Behavior Techniques

"Help Me Grow" guide:
 Local resources to support
 social-emotional needs

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