Through LOCATE: Child Care, parents can access free, one-on-one telephone counseling support for parents and guardians seeking licensed child care in Prince George’s County. Our experienced counselors are eager to speak with you Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and can be reached at 1.877.261.0060.
LOCATE Assist enables parents and guardians to conduct self-guided online searches for regulated child care programs in Maryland that include family child care, child care centers, before and after school programs, summer camps, Head Start programs, nursery schools, part-day programs, and private kindergarten programs .
Out-of-School Activities provides online access for parents and children who are searching for information about after-school activities and programs of all kinds. Currently, this database contains information on over 2,200 after-school programs, including all regulated after-school programs in the state of Maryland.
Are you a parent looking for child care? Do you need one-on-one support? We can HELP! Contact Roxana Fuentes, Family Resource Specialist at 1-877-261-0060, ext. 1402 or complete this contact form. Se habla Español
Especially for Child Care Providers
Licensed providers may call 1.866.752.1614 to update information on vacancies, fees, telephone hours, and any aspects particular to your program. It is important to do this periodically so that we have current referral information available and can best serve you. Visit Maryland Family Network to learn more.
Annual Questionnaire now available online!
Maryland Family Network’s LOCATE: Child Care is a comprehensive directory of child care offerings throughout the state. Because parents regularly visit this site to make informed decisions about child care, it is critically important that information be accurate and updated. The more complete your listing is, the better MFN can help parents find and choose your child care program. Review and update your listing if necessary: https://www.marylandfamilynetwork.org/for-providers/update-your-record
Visit our Community Resources page for a variety of links to support you and your program.
LOCATE Complaint Policy provides the procedures followed by LOCATE staff when a complaint is received about a licensed child care provider.
HELPFUL DATA AND REPORTS:
- Maryland Child Care Demographics 2022
- Prince George’s County Child Care Demographics 2022
- Trends in Child Care 2021