LOCATE: Child Care

The University has partnered with the Maryland Family Network to bring an enhanced offering of its LOCATE: Child Care service.

To get started call 1.800.999.0120.  You will need to provide your UID number.

To receive the most comprehensive, thorough, and personalized service, please contact us at 1.800.999.0120. When you call, a trained LOCATE: Child Care referral specialist will help you select the best child care option for your family. Safe and reliable child care is only a phone call away.

When a parent calls LOCATE for information on childcare, a counselor may:

  • Discuss child care preferences such as type of care, preferred location, cost, and other important factors.
  • Discuss whether the child may have a special need such as mobility problems, behavior or disability and any special modification required.
  • Explain the options and childcare classes.
  • Call providers or programs to identify places for family and facilitate communication between family and provider.
  • Give current information on early childhood education and find quality child care providers available in the community.
  • Refer families to financial resources for state subsidies such as Child Care Credit, Earned Income, etc.
  • Help find other agencies or related services, such as health agencies, feeding programs (including babies and mothers), programs for unemployed, parent support groups, mental health agencies etc.

To get started call 1.800.999.0120.  You will need to provide your UID number.

services for children with special needs

All children are entitled to quality child care and it is the parent’s right to make an informed decision concerning their child care needs. Maryland Family Network offers the LOCATE: Child Care Special Needs Service.

Servicio para familias hispanohablantes

Maryland Family Network ofrece el servicio LOCATE: Child care para las familias hispanohablantes que necesiten cuidado infantil.  Si necesita hablar con un especialista de referencia que hable español llame al número: 1.800.999.0120. Tendrá que dar su número de UID.

To get started call 1.800.999.0120. You will need to provide your UID number.

Last updated: March 27, 2019

Last updated: March 27, 2019