Resources for Child Care in State of Maine

Welcome to Child Care Choices


Choosing child care will be one of the most important decisions you will make. Maine has resources to help!



  • Search For Child Care – Find a suitable Child Care provider
  • Parent Resources contains information about Child Care facilities
  • Quality Rating and Improvement System is a rating tool that provides parents with a way to easily identify high quality early childhood programs.
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Improving Early Care and Education - One Step at a Time

If you need further assistance or have questions about child care issues, please call 877-680-5866 to speak with Child Care Resource and Referral Services, Office of Child and Family Services, Maine Department of Health and Human Services.

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Your Feedback for Quality for ME Revisions


Maine’s Office of Child and Family Services is seeking recommendations to update and improve Quality for ME, Maine’s voluntary four-step program designed to recognize early care and education programs that provide quality care; encourage providers to increase their level of quality; and provide parents with identifiable standards of quality.

If you are a parent who would like to provide feedback, you can either attend a regional focus group for parents or complete an online survey.

Thank you!




















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