For Families

LOCATE: Childcare provides a variety of information and services for families. Trained parent counselors are available to help you with your parenting questions and concerns. Some of the issues we can help you with include:

  • Assistance in locating child care providers in your area that meet your family‚Äôs specific needs.
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  • Information about quality care for children
  • Child care checklists to assist you on visits to child care programs
  • Help determining if your family is eligible for subsidized care

To complete an online search for child care, parents can visit Maryland Family Network.

Searching for School-Age Child Care and Activities? Try these links:


Do you have a young child between the ages of 0 to 5?

Click here to connect to a great printable resource titled, “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About School Readiness.”

Remember, learning begins at birth!!

Too Much Screen Time Harmful for Kids’ Development (Especially Those Under Age 5)

Parent Engagement Practices Improve Outcomes for Preschool Children

Check our helpful links page for more resources for parents and families.