YoungStar For Parents

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YoungStar is Wisconsin’s Child Care Quality Rating & Improvement System that gives parents and child care providers the tools and information they need to raise happy, healthy children. Family & Childcare Resources of N.E.W. is a local Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) office, a member of Supporting Families Together Association (SFTA), also acts as your local YoungStar office, guiding parents and child care providers through YoungStar.

Through YoungStar, regulated Wisconsin childcare providers are regularly evaluated and rated on a 5 Star scale with a 5 Star meeting the highest level of quality standards. YoungStar raises the bar for Wisconsin child care providers by supporting and incentivizing them to develop the quality of their child care program, increasing quality care available to Wisconsin children and families. Programs can earn up to a 5 Star based on the points they earn across four key categories:

  • The Provider’s Education & Training
  • The Learning Environment & Curriculum
  • The Program’s Professional & Business Practices
  • The Children’s Health & Well-Being Looking for quality child care options for your child?

Before you choose, YoungStar. Making healthy child care choices can set the stage for lifelong success. YoungStar is here to help. Call Family & Childcare Resources of N.E.W. at 920-432-8899 and 1-800-738-8899 or find options online.

Not in our agency service delivery area? Visit the online YoungStar office map or call (888) 713.KIDS (5437) to find your local YoungStar office. Parents can find more information about YoungStar online by clicking the “For Parents” tab.