LOCATE: Child Care
Selecting child care is one of the most important decisions your family will ever make. Take the time to make the right choice—the first five years last forever.
Maryland Family Network’s LOCATE: Child Care is a free, referral service with detailed information on all regulated child care in Maryland. Our trained referral specialists will help you identify care based on your personal preferences including program type, location, and cost.
reliable child care is just a phone call away.
Safe and reliable child care is only a phone call away. A trained LOCATE: Child Care Referral Specialist is ready to help you select the best child care option for your family. (Toll-Free) 877.261.0060
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.
Child Care Referral Service for Universities and Colleges
If you are associated with the University of Maryland College Park and have a Unique ID Number (UID#), you can receive free assistance in locating regulated child care by calling 800.999.0120.
If you are faculty or staff of Johns Hopkins University and Health System, you can receive free child care referrals by calling 800.999.0120.
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 ayudarle.