Through LOCATE: Child Care, parents can access free, one-on-one telephone counseling support for parents and guardians seeking licensed child care in the Upper Eastern Shore Counties of Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot; as well as all counties in Maryland. Experienced counselors are eager to speak with you Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and can be reached at 1-877-261-0060.
LOCATE ONLINE SEARCHES
LOCATE Assist, enables parents and guardians to conduct self-guided online searches for regulated child care programs in Maryland that include family child care, child care centers, before and after school programs, summer camps, Head Start programs, nursery schools, part-day programs and private kindergarten programs.
Out-of-School Activities, provides online access for parents and children who are searching for information about after-school activities and programs of all kinds. Currently this database contains information on over 2,200 afterschool programs, including all regulated after-school programs in the state of Maryland.
Licensed providers may call 1-866-752-1614 to update information on vacancies, fees, telephone number, hours, and any aspect of their program. It is important to do this periodically so that LOCATE: Child Care has current referral information available.
Family Child Care Questionnaire