Membership

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.

Member Benefits

Ambassador (Previously Silver) Membership
$45
Executive (Previously Gold) Membership
$189
Discounts on NAFCC Accreditation ($425 value) Annual membership includes all Silver Membership benefits
Relevant monthly e-newsletters/public policy updates A one year subscription to KidKare, a cloud based service to manage your family child care business OR Access to Quorum
Access to online trainings and webinars from experts in the field. Online resources ($200 value) including sample contracts & policies, permission forms, health forms, employee documents and much more
Third-party discounts from NAFCC Sponsors and Supporters Access to online trainings and webinars from experts in the field
Networking and support from national family child care leaders. Special webinars from NAFCC sponsors such as Sesame Workshop
*Our membership portal is being upgraded, and will be back online soon – thank you for your patience
Ambassador Membership Application Executive Membership Application

Become an NAFCC State Rep

NAFCC is seeking State Representatives who are committed to the mission of strengthening the family child care profession and the NAFCC mission to serve on our Membership Advisory Council.

Applications close Feb 5th.
We will open applications again in the future.

State Representatives

Legend: 1 = Entire State | A, B, C, D = a region within a state

Friday, May 7

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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Our 2021 Award Winners

(Pictured: NAFCC Executive Director, Lanette Dumas, and NAFCC Board Member, Dr. Valora Washington, presenting the Lifetime Achievement Award) Saturday, July 10, 2021, the last day of our 2021 annual conference, we held an Awards Luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana (the site of 2021 conference). During this Awards Luncheon, we inducted…

In Your Own Words

On Wednesday, April 21, the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee is hosting a hearing called “In Their Own Words: Paid Leave, Child Care, and an Economy that Failed Women.” The hearing will feature testimony from five mothers – and one of them, Rebecca, is a family child care educator in New York. They will…