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Kith and kin: Informal child care: Highlights from recent research

Resource Type: Other
Author(s): Brown-Lyons, Melanie; Robertson, Anne; Layzer, Jean I.;
Date Issued: May 2001
Publisher(s): Columbia University. National Center for Children in Poverty
Description: An overview of research on kith and kin child care, including: the proportion of children using informal child care, characteristics of families, reasons for families’ use of informal child care, costs of care, quality, provider characteristics and experiences, and child and parent experiences
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Funder(s): Center for the Future of Children
Source: New York: Columbia University, National Center for Children in Poverty. Retrieved May 15, 2007, from
Topics: Child Care & Early Education Providers/Organizations > Provider Type/Setting > Family, Friend, & Neighbor (Informal)
ISBN: 0-926582-26-7 : Unspecified
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