Child Care References and Links

Montgomery County Child Care Resources


Looking for Child Care? 

The Working Parents Assistance Program, Child Care Subsidy 

Services for Child Care Providers 

Reports/Data 

Social Media 

Montgomery County Brochures/Flyers/Forms 

Family Child Care provider training 


Maryland State Department of Education


Maryland Child Care Scholarship Program

MSDE Office of Child Care Licensing Branch

MSDE Child Care Licensing Forms

MSDE Child Care Credential Program

MSDE Child Care Career and Professional Development Fund

MSDE Child Care Quality Incentive Grant Program

Maryland EXCELS

Maryland EXCELS Toolkit

MSDE IMPACT Newsletter 


Maryland Family Network


Locate: Child Care 

Child Care Database 

Servicio Especial En Espanol 

Resources for Parents


GO FCC! Recruitment to Become a Family Child Care Provider


MSDE Family Child Care Provider Direct Grant 


COVID-19 Resources


Montgomery County Child Care Reference Guide to Prevent COVID-19   (español)

Montgomery County COVID-19 Poster   (español)

MSDE Early Childhood COVID-19 Updates

Maryland's Recovery Plan for Child Care

MSDE COVID-19 Guidance for Child Care Facilities    (español)

MSDE Child Care Verification Form

MSDE COVID-19 Training

MSDE Build-A-Plan Tool for COVID-19 Policy and Procedure Development 


Child Care Associations


Family Child Care Association of Montgomery County

Family Child Care Alliance of Maryland

Latino Child Care Association of Maryland

Maryland AEYC

Maryland State Family Child Care Association

Maryland State Child Care Association

National Association for Family Child Care

National Association for the Education of Young Children

Organization of Child Care Directors

SEIU Local 500 


Additional Resources


Child Care Aware of America

Ready at Five

Zero to Three