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.
FOR CHILD CARE PROVIDERS
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.
All of the Resource Centers of the Maryland Child Care Resource Network strive to provide high quality service to their constituencies. However, in the event that someone has concerns about an incident regarding some aspect of service at a regional child care Resource Center, or feels that he/she was mistreated by a staff member of a Resource Center, the caller can contact the Resource Center involved.
If the person is not satisfied with the way the concern or complaint was handled by the regional Resource Center, he/she can contact the Network manager at the Maryland Family Network. telephone:410.659.7701 fax: 410.783.0814.
As the Statewide Coordinating Entity, MFN will investigate the complaint and act on it appropriately.