LOCATE: Child Care

LOCATE: Child Care

LOCATE: Child Care is a service of Maryland Family Network and the Maryland Child Care Referral Network. The service is provided free of charge to the parents of Maryland and is supported through grants and contributions. If you have questions or concerns, please contact us. LOCATE: Child Care is the only free, comprehensive, and individualized database with information on all regulated child care in Maryland.

There are two ways to find child care:

Call Us


To receive the most comprehensive, thorough, and personalized service, please contact us by telephone. When you call, a trained LOCATE: Child Care referral specialist will help you select the best child care option for your family. Safe and reliable child care is only a phone call away. (Toll-Free) 877.261.0060

Search Online


To search the LOCATE: Child Care database online, use the button below. This is a free service that will help you find high quality child care.

Search Online

Services for children with special needs

All children are entitled to quality child care and it is the parent’s right to make an informed decision concerning their child care needs. Maryland Family Network offers the LOCATE: Child Care Special Needs Service. If your child has special needs, we can help.


Servicio de familias hispanohablantes

Maryland Family Network ofrece el servicio LOCATE: Child Care en español. Si necesita hablar con un Especialista de Referencia que habla español, podemos ayudar.

Services for Spanish-speaking Families

Maryland Family Network offers the LOCATE: Child Care service for Spanish-speaking families. If you need to speak with a Spanish-speaking Referral Specialist, we can help.

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