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At Child Care Answers, we’ve made searching for child care easier than ever.

We offer free referral services for families looking for quality child care, preschool, and school-age programs. We update our statewide provider database every six months, contacting every provider to ensure we reflect changes in their programs, rates, services or hours.

There are a number of ways for you to get started, depending on your preference and needs. We’re happy to help!

Connect Via Email

One of our Family Specialists can connect with you via email to provide a list of child care programs in your area and answer any questions you might have.  Just fill out our Family Information Form to get started! All information we collect is confidential.

Fill out our Family Information Form
Complete nuestro formulario de información familiar

Search Online

If you’re a do-it-yourself type of family, you can use Child Care Finder‘s online care search for an immediate list of child care programs in your area. You’ll walk through a series of questions to determine what you are looking for: program types, locations, child’s age, days and times needed, schedule preferences, Paths to QUALITY™ participation and other considerations. The system will then identify all programs that meet your requirements in your area. During the search, you can alter any of your requirements to find additional programs as needed. All information collected in the process of your child care search is confidential.

Call Us

Prefer to chat one-on-one? We will listen to your needs to provide a list of options for child care based on our conversation. We are also available to answer any questions after you call your providers, if you want additional referrals or have any other questions. Please contact us at 317.636.5727.

What's Next?

Once you have a list of providers that meet your initial criteria, we encourage you to follow a series of steps to narrow down your list. Your guide to child care can help you with this process.