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

Annual Membership Benefits Ambassador Level
$40 through 12/31/2022
Executive Level
$189
Discounted NAFCC Accreditation ($425 value) checkmark checkmark
Relevant News & Policy Updates checkmark checkmark
Quarterly Digital Newsletter “The FCC Voice” checkmark checkmark
Discounted Conference Registration ($100+ value) checkmark checkmark
Exchange Magazine Subscription ($38 value) checkmark checkmark
Member Only Events & Programs checkmark checkmark
Sample Forms, Business Tools & Resources ($150 value) checkmark checkmark
Third-Party Discounts & Specials checkmark checkmark
Free NAFCC PD Academy Training – Coming Soon! ($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.

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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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We Are Celebrating 40 Years…With $40 Ambassador Memberships

It’s our 40th anniversary and we are kicking things off with a membership drive to celebrate. Join NAFCC, or renew your Ambassador membership for only $40 and save! NAFCC Ambassador memberships are valued at over $700 and include a free subscription to Exchange Magazine, access to online business forms and templates, savings on NAFCC accreditation,…

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…