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Overwhelmed trying to find and choose the best child care to meet your needs? We can help!

How Can AccessCare help you? 

  • We offer resources to help guide you in making the best choice for your family's needs.

  • We connect you with child care providers in your area. 

What does our service cost? 

AccessCare, is a FREE program offered by Children & Families First.


What types of referrals can we provide?

  • Purchase of Care

  • Family Home Child Care

  • Child Care Centers

  • Preschools

  • School Age Programs (Before & After Care, Holiday Break Care)

  • Summer Camps


Available 24/7 to provide instant referrals customized to your needs.

To speak with a child care specialist that can assist in your search.

 CALL: 800-734-2388




Need child care outside of Delaware? Find resource and referral help in your area here.  


Delaware Stars is a voluntary program used to measure, improve, and communicate the level of quality in early care and education and school-age settings. For more information visit their website

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The Delaware Office of Child Care Licensing is responsible for licensing and monitoring child care programs throughout Delaware. Inspection reports, complaints, and other resources relating to child care facilities in Delaware are available to support and help in your search. For more information please visit their website.


Learn about and apply for:

  • 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

For more information, please visit their website.​



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 Department of Education's Office of Early Learning and the State of Delaware Grant-in-Aid. 

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