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 one year access to Quorum online training (includes CDA trainings).
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
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.

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Friday, May 6, 2022

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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New NAFCC Executive Director Leads Next Era of Family Child Care

WASHINGTON D.C. – June 17, 2022 – After a six-month-long search, the National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) is proud to announce the hiring of Erica Phillips as its new executive director and the professional ready to lead the nonprofit into the next era of home-based care. Phillips will take the post in mid-July.…

Announcing our Conference Plenary Panel for Thursday, June 23, 2022

We are more than just numbers: Bringing alive studies about Family Child Care & using our voices to change the narrative. Family Child Care Educators from around the country who are a part of the National Family Child Care Panel will share their experiences to bring alive the research & recommendations from a recent report…

Nominate NAFCC’s 2022 Accredited Provider of the Year

The Accreditation Council is seeking nominations for the NAFCC Accredited Provider of the Year to be honored at the 2022 NAFCC Annual Conference. You are invited to nominate yourself or a colleague for recognition due to exemplary work in Family Child Care. We welcome your nominations with enthusiasm to recognize an Accredited provider whose program…