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Our future depends on it

Informing parents, providers and communities on the importance, benefits and standards of safe, quality child care.

Is your provider licensed?

To find out if your child care provider is licensed search for their facility name here.

Did you know?

65% of American children under the age of 6 have both parents in the workforce.

How do I become a provider?

There are a few steps you need to take in order to become a licensed child care provider. Click on the program to learn more about child day centers or family day homes.

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Virginia Preschool Initiative
Early Childhood National Centers
American Academy of Pediatrics
Child & Adult Care Food Program
Child Care Tax Credit
Virginia Preschool Initiative PLUS
Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity
Virginia 211
Consumer Product Safety Commision
Virginia Department of Social Services