Workforce Wednesday: Child Care Help for Job Seekers

We’re not quite at the time of year when the leaves start turning colors, but we are at the point where families start turning their minds back to school. While many youngsters are heading back to the classroom, some children aren’t quite old enough. For working parents, finding childcare that’s high quality is important for the well-being of their children.


Fortunately, the Utah Office of Child Care provides information on quality care, as well as a database to search for local providers. There are nearly 2,000 child care programs throughout Utah, and parents can browse for providers through the online portal. For more information, visit CareAboutChildcare.utah.gov.



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