The 2020 Hill Country Child Care Providers Conference information will be posted soon.
Child Safety Seats
The Texas Department of State Health Services ( offers free child safety seat inspections. Please call or come by their office to set up an appointment with a county agent for a car seat inspection. If at all possible, the child must be present at the appointment to ensure that the seat is fitted and installed correctly.
- Texas Department of Public Safety – Child Passenger Safety Information
- Texas Department of State Health Services – Child Safety Seats
- New Booster Seat Law Clarified
- Child Safety Seat Recall List
Child Care Courses
The Texas A&M Agrilife Extension offers many online child care courses. You can access their website by clicking here.
- A Glance at Child Growth and Development (pdf)
- Facts about Raising Children (pdf)
- Ways to Help Children Learn (pdf)
- Texas Department of Family & Protective Services
- Zero To Three Organization
- Setting a Budget (pdf)
- Managing a Family Budget (pdf)
- The Value of Paying Creditors (pdf)
- The Importance of Saving Money (pdf)
- Preparing for the Unexpected (pdf)
- Baby Proofing & Child Safety at Home
Additional publications and information can be found by visiting the online Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service Bookstore. You can type in the topics that you are looking for in the search box.
*NOTE: Publications from the Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service are copyrighted. You may download it for your personal, noncommercial use only. Any other use (including but not limited to any commercial use, making multiple copies, displaying publicly, placing on a web page, or redistributing) requires express written permission from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. By downloading this document, you agree to all of the above. To request written permission, please contact:
Holly Jarvis, Ph.D.
College Station, TX 77843-2112