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Choose how to SEARCH for child care here:
Use the chart below to help you decide which website would be best to begin your search. To help with your search the provider’s name is listed the same on both websites.
|wdt_ID||Feature||Office of Child Care Licensing (OCCL)||Children & Families First AccessCare (CFF)|
|1||Name of Provider||X||X|
|2||Licensed Child Care Providers||X||X|
|3||Results of Inspections and Monitoring Reports for Licensed Providers||X||X|
|4||Number of Injuries and Deaths occurring at specific Licensed Providers||X|
|5||Exempt Child Care Providers||X|
|9||Ages of children||X||X|
|10||Days of Operation||X||X|
If you prefer to speak to a child care specialist, call:
When you call, you will be asked to provide basic information regarding your child care needs. Then, you will be sent lists of providers by mail or by e-mail. The lists are based on your location or the location of where you need care.
Families approved for Purchase of Care (POC) are eligible for an Enhanced Search service. To learn more details of this service call the same number: 800-734-2388
Purchase of Care (POC) is a program that provides support for families to pay for child care when their income levels are below certain limits.
Read additional information about Purchase of Care (POC) that was put together by the Institute for Public Administration at the University of Delaware.
To help you decide the best options for your family please look in the FAMILIES section of this website.
The State of Delaware and Children & Families First makes every effort to supply you with up-to-date information. The information about the providers is supplied by the providers themselves. We cannot guarantee a provider’s capabilities. We offer you options and do not warrant information concerning any provider nor do we license, endorse, or recommend any particular provider. Since selecting a provider is a subjective decision, you should visit providers to determine which you and your family feel is best.