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You Should KnowChild Care Aware of Virginia provides information about child care programs, not recommendations. We do not endorse, regulate, or monitor child care. Parents are encouraged to visit and interview providers before making a final decision about their child care.

Would you like personal assistance? Call 866-543-7852 – Option 2 to discuss your child care needs, ask questions and receive a personalized list of referrals. Our Consumer Education Specialist is also available to help you.

NOTE:  Child Care Aware of Virginia is not responsible for the Military Fee Assistance Program. Please contact Child Care Aware of America at 1-800-424-2246 or via their website.

 Want to conduct your own search? Click on the Child Care Search button and enter your search criteria to access child care options 24/7 via Child Care Aware of Virginia’s child care referral database.

NOTE:  Tablet and cellphone user – please be aware, when using the online search option, you may encounter an issue when scrolling over the map.  The provider listing appears below the map.  You will need to scroll above or below the map in order to view the page and see your results.

Need help paying for your child care?  The Child Care Subsidy Program provides financial assistance to eligible families to help pay for the cost of child care so they can work or attend education or training programs.

Does your child need health insurance?  FAMIS is Virginia’s program that helps families provide health insurance to their children and pregnant women.

Looking for community services?  2-1-1 in Virginia provides free, confidential referrals to a wide variety of health and human services in your community.