CHILD CARE REFERRAL SERVICE

Helping you find the child care that best fits your family's needs. 

 

Children & Families First provides AccessCare, a FREE referral program to help you find the best care for your child/children.  We will help you discover options in your area including; family child care homes, child care centers, preschools, school-age programs, and summer camps.  We are here to guide you while you choose what is best for your family.

 HOW TO RECEIVE  REFERRALS: 

RESOURCES to help you complete your search: 

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Promotes high quality early care for young children. Programs can earn up to five stars. Each Star reflects the hard work a program has done to teach and care for children. The Stars quality rating can help guide families seeking the best program for their child. 

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Is responsible for licensing and monitoring child care programs in Delaware. Inspection reports, complaints, and other resources to help in your search can be found on their website.
 

 

Is a website where you can learn about and apply for many health and social service programs including:

  • Child Care Assistance

  • Long Term Care

  • Health Care Coverage

  • Food Supplement Program

  • Cash Assistance

  • National School Lunch Program

  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance

  • Food Bank

 

A website that brings together resources to help families and providers make informed choices for the children of Delaware.  Families can find out about child care options, child development, and more. Providers can learn about licensing, how to enhance the quality of the care they give, and more.  For more information, visit the website.

 

 

*AccessCare child care referral service is made possible, in part, with grants from Delaware Health and Social Services’ Division of Social Services and the State of Delaware Grant-in-Aid. 

ONLINE

Search online and get instant referrals  here .

CALL

Call 800-734-2388 to speak with a child care specialist.

LOCATED OUTSIDE OF DE?

Searching for child care outside of Delaware? Find resource and referral organizations in your area here.  

Additional information on child care in Delaware is available from the following partners.

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