Georgia’s Early Care and Education Landscape

Download our two-page brief to learn more about our state’s early care and education landscape. Georgia’s young children are educated and cared for in a variety of programs and settings, ranging from child care centers to family child care homes to relative-provided care to nannies or babysitters. The state’s early care and education landscape is diverse and complex, with programs varying widely by type, funding source, nonprofit status, and oversight. Families sometimes combine different types of part-time and full-time care to meet their needs. Together, the child care options below support the early learning and healthy development of Georgia’s youngest learners.