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Use these resources to learn more about Choose Safe Places for Early Care and Education — or spread the word about these resources to help keep children in your community safe and healthy in the environments where they grow, learn, and play.


Fact Sheet

Get a quick overview of our program and goals.

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Set It Up Safe

A step-by-step planning tool for choosing a safe location.



See how state agencies can work together to ensure children are better protected from harmful environmental chemicals.

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Guidance Manual

Learn about the resources available to help you keep children in your community safe and healthy where they learn and play.

Additional Web Resources

Access relevant policies, guidelines, data sources, and tools

Federal and state policies and regulations

State programs

Best practices and guidelines

Partnership and communication resources

Data sources

Land use information