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Parent Resources by State

Apply for a State Child Care Voucher
Applying for Child Care Subsidies



    Montgomery County WPA 

 (WPA is a program available to Montgomery County residents whose income slightly exceeds the limit for a state voucher)

District of Columbia

Info about State Provider Quality Ratings
Child Care Quality Ratings

Most state quality rating programs are voluntary so not all providers participate.  Find out what the rating means in your state and how to use the online directory to find quality providers.

Locate Child Care - Online Search Tools
Child Care Search

General Resources

Helpful tips for families and Child Care Search ​​provided by Child Care Aware of America

​Mindful Return is a global movement that helps new moms and dads navigate the uncertain terrain of working parenthood

Parents Encouragement Program (PEP) ​offering workshops for learning positive parenting strategies

NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) Resources for Families

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