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
School Age Programs (Before & After Care, Holiday Break Care)
To speak with a child care specialist that can assist in your search.
Parent & Caregiver Resource Information (click on the bullet points to access)
Additional Informationon Child Care in Delaware from Our Partners:
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. For more information visit their website
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
National School Lunch Program
Low Income Home Energy Assistance
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.