Are you a parent or guardian looking for child care in Anne Arundel County?

Are you a family child care provider or child care center that wants to update your program information in the LOCATE database?

You have come to the right place. Maryland Family Network, our sponsoring agency, provides a free service for you. LOCATE: Child Care is a free referral service with detailed information on all regulated child care programs in Maryland.

For more information, click on the appropriate box below.


Selecting child care is one of the most important decisions your family will ever make. Take the time to make the right choice.

Save time by completing an online intake form found here before speaking with a LOCATE: Child Care referral specialist. Once you have submitted the form, a referral specialist will contact you within three business days between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Child Care Providers

LOCATE: Child Care is a great marketing tool, as counselors provide your program information to parents looking for child care. As a registered/licensed program, you are already in the database, but providing additional information and ensuring it is current helps families find you. Do you have vacancies you want parents to know about? You can update your information and vacancies 3 ways. Follow the links below:

Complete the Questionnaire online to update your program information and return via mail* or fax*:

Verify/Edit/Update your information online.

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Update your vacancies by calling 1-866-752-1614.

* Mail Questionnaires to Maryland Family Network, 1001 Eastern Ave. Floor 2, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, or, Fax the completed form to 410-385-0561.


LOCATE: Child Care Complaint Policy

I have questions and/or concerns about my current child care program? What should I do?

Read the Complaint Policy