For Child Care Providers

Starting, operating, or expanding a child care center

Statewide in Maryland,
66% of mothers with children under age 6 are in the workforce.
80% of mothers with children ages 6 to 17 are in the workforce.

With a majority of mothers working outside the home, child care continues to be needed in every community. The need is especially great for infant care and for before- and after-school care for older children.

Below are some informative documents you may find helpful.

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Center Start-up Budget Center Operations Budget
Needs Assessment Center Start-up Checklist
Equipment List
Food Program for Centers Marketing Plan
Planning an Effective Media Campaign Press Kits Handout
Provider Association List Accreditation Programs Table
Child Care Subsidy Program Supply Catalogs
Child Care Terms Resources for Further Technical Assistance