ChildCare.gov helps parents access safe and quality child care services in their community that best suits their family’s needs. ChildCare.gov provides links to State or Territory child care websites that parents use to search for child care and consumer education information.
ChildCare.gov is a requirement of the Child Care and Development Block Grant Reauthorization (CCDBG) Act of 2014. ChildCare.gov is operated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Child Care (OCC).
The Office of Child Care (OCC) supports low-income working families by providing access to affordable, high-quality early care and afterschool programs. OCC administers the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) and works with state, territory and tribal governments to provide support for children and their families to find child care programs that will fit their needs and that will prepare children to succeed in school.