Lower Shore Child Care Resource Center

LOCATE: Childcare

  • LOCATE: Child Care is a free resource and referral service available for parents seeking child care throughout Maryland. 

  • Call 1-877-261-0060 Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

  • The LOCATE: database includes family child care sites, center-based child care sites, nursery schools, pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and Head Start programs, after-school care sites and summer programs.

  • Experienced LOCATE: counselors, trained in early-childhood development, will help parents define their child-care needs and evaluate their options.

  • Information on LOCATE: Outreach Programs and child care subsidies is also available.

The Maryland Family Network and LOCATE Child Care are committed to assisting parents in finding quality child care.

LINKS TO LOCATE: CHILD CARE AT THE MARYLAND FAMILY NETWORK:

FOR PARENTS:

FOR CHILD CARE PROVIDERS

FOR CHILD CARE PROVIDERS TO UPDATE INFORMATION IN THE LOCATE CHILD CARE DATABASE

Here is the link to update your information online in the LOCATE: Child Care database

https://www.marylandfamilynetwork.org/for-providers/update-your-record

   

Click on Questionnaire for Family Providers or for Group Programs as appropriate.  This will bring you to the Login page.  If you already have a username and password set up, you can enter them there.  If you don't already have an account set up, you can do so there, too.  Keep your information current to get the best chance of referrals for parents looking for child care.  Each time you update, you will be intered into a monthly drawing for an Amazon gift card!

Policy Statements


Confidentiality Statement

LOCATE: Child Care is a free and confidential service available to any parent searching for regulated child care.  The users' names and telephone numbers are collected for follow-up purposes only and are never shared with other individuals or organizations. 

 


Complaint Policies

MFN and LOCATE: COMPLAINT POLICIES

 

As the Statewide Coordinating Entity, MFN will investigate the complaint and act on it appropriately.