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You Should Know…Child 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.

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

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NOTE:  Tablet and cell phone users please be aware when using the online search option you may encounter an issue when scrolling over the map.  The actual list of providers is under the map, so you will need to move above the map in order to move the whole screen to view 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.