The National Association for Family Child Care

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Home-based Child Care

The only national professional association dedicated solely to promoting high-quality early care and education in home-based settings

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Amplifying the genuine perspective of FCC across the country to inform federal policy while building the collective power of FCC at state and local levels

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The Importance of Accreditation and Training in Family Child Care

Did you know that one million paid child care educators care for three million children from birth to age five in their own homes? Accreditation is crucial in ensuring family child care educators meet the highest standards of quality and safety. By becoming accredited, educators demonstrate that they meet or exceed the rigorous standards set…

NAFCC “On the Move” (May Highlights)

Welcome to this month’s edition of “On the Move,” your inside look at the dynamic efforts and travels of the National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC). Our team has been busy crisscrossing the country, advocating for and advancing the cause of family child care. This month, we had representatives participating in events such as…

Strong Alliance: NAFCC and FFCHA Partner to Empower Family Child Care Across Counties

At the heart of every child’s growth and development lies a nurturing environment, and the cornerstone of that environment often rests within the caring confines of family child care.