AccessCare

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

Are you an essential worker during the COVID-19 crisis?

Our online search tool can help you connect with available child care options in your area to meet your family's needs. 

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

SEARCH

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

CALL

800-734-2388

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

OUTSIDE OF DE?

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

 

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

  • Cash Assistance

  • National School Lunch Program

  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance

  • Food Bank

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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.