The National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) is the only national professional association dedicated to promoting high-quality early childhood experiences in the unique environment of family child care programs.

NAFCC and its Chapters are committed to working together to support and leverage a nationwide network of family child care professionals, stakeholders and partners in expanding and promoting the power of family child care.

Through common values, missions and grassroots action – we will promote, expand, and unite empowered membership at the local, state, and national levels to best support, advocate for and highlight family child care’s vital role in communities and early childhood education.

Membership Drive

We want you to join us!

The entire month of December we are hosting a membership drive with a special membership rate of $40.00!

Check out this a special message from Francia Wisnewski, Director of Membership!

Member Benefits

Annual Membership Benefits Ambassador Level
Executive Level
Discounted NAFCC Accreditation ($425 value) checkmark checkmark
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Quarterly Digital Newsletter “The FCC Voice” checkmark checkmark
Discounted Conference Registration ($100+ value) checkmark checkmark
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Sample Forms, Business Tools & Resources ($150 value) checkmark checkmark
Third-Party Discounts & Specials
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Free NAFCC PD Academy Training ($50-$100 value) 1 2
Choice of: One Year Subscription to KidKare by Minute Menu, or Quorum checkmark
Ambassador Membership Application Executive Membership Application

NAFCC State Representatives

NAFCC State Reps

State Reps are NAFCC brand ambassadors, and the eyes and ears on the ground working directly with family child care providers, state and local associations, organizations, groups, and stakeholders. Together, these dedicated volunteers make up the NAFCC Membership Advisory Council.

Membership Advisory Council Mission: The NAFCC Membership Advisory Council acts as an advisory body to support the continuing transformation of the NAFCC Membership structure into a high-performing, inclusive organization.

Membership Advisory Council Purpose: To advise the NAFCC Governing Board and national staff about all issues related to family child care, local and state associations and its members, and to identify and develop strong inclusive leadership.

Find Your NAFCC State Rep

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Friday, May 12, 2023

Provider Appreciation Day

A day to celebrate you!

Each year, on the Friday before Mother’s Day, NAFCC joyfully takes the lead in celebrating Family Child Care Providers. With nearly 123,837 licensed/regulated family child care programs serving children and families nationally, we must acknowledge the essential workforce family child care providers represent and honor the work of their hands.

Latest News

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NAFCC Celebrates Veteran’s Day by shining a light on Family Child Care Veterans & Military Family Programs

This Veteran’s Day, we look at how we honor our Active Duty members by providing comprehensive and affordable child care for their families and what lessons we can learn from this. Our Executive Director, Erica Phillips, writes more on this here. She also recorded a video for FCC Veteran’s here. Beth Hart Tessie Ragan Callie…

NAFCC on the Move – October, 2023

Check out the latest updates from the National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC). This month, our staff members have been on the move, working diligently to further our mission and strengthen our connections with child care educators and advocates across the country. Aspen Institute Ascend Fellow Congratulations, Erica Phillips, Executive Director of NAFCC, for…

The National Association for Family Child Care Supports $16 Billion Funding Boost for Child Care Stabilization

Today, the National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) Executive Director, Erica Phillips, released the following statement in support of the supplemental funding to help stabilize the child care industry. “The National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) stands in strong support of the efforts made by the White House to secure $16 billion in…