resources for siskin &
LIttle miss mag families

If the closure of Siskin Early Learning Center and Little Miss Mag have impacted you, the community would like to offer the below resources. This list will be updated, so please check back.


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Find open child care seats

Child Care Resource and Referral is consistently communicating with local providers to find open child care seats. Sign up to be notified on their website. 

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contact 211

2-1-1 is a service operated by the United Way of Greater Chattanooga. If you experience lost wages due to the closure and need assistance with rent, car payments, food, etc – give 211 a call or send them an email. 


Whether your child care is closed for the day, your child is sick, or you’re looking for a nanny, or just a babysitter for the evening, is frequented by local caregivers. 


Another website with babysitters that claims to do background checks. 


raise your voice

We want to prevent future child cares from closing as well as fix the broken child care system once and for all. Join us in the current work of Early Matters and help our voices reach the people who need to hear.

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One of the most important things to remember during stressful times is to Maximize Love and Manage Stress. Learn more about the five Basics every family can use to help every child have a great start in life.

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TN Voices has many trainings for parents and caregivers including how to nurture social development and handle challenging behaviors. Click the button to see upcoming virtual trainings on PROVEN frameworks to help you and your child.

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Kindergarten ready

For Pre-K-aged children, check out our list of Kindergarten prerequisite skills and accompanying resources to help build those skills.