Resources for Providers

As a child care provider, 2-1-1 Child Care can provide you with the information you need to operate a successful child care business such as:

Quality Improvement: 

Elevate is the Office of Early Childhood’s (OEC) quality improvement system for licensed and license-exempt child care programs in family, group, and center-based settings.

Business Practices:

Communicating with Families

Services for Families

Preparing for Emergencies:

Children’s Health & Development

2-1-1 Child Care is a free statewide service to help match the requests of parents with child care providers and programs.  Be sure that you program is being referred! Contact 2-1-1 Child Care to list your program in our database. An information specialist will gather information such as: your fees, program hours, enrollment openings, meals served, languages spoken, etc. This information will be updated on a regular basis and you can contact us with updates to make any changes or make them yourself through the 211 Child Care Provider Portal.

Contact 2-1-1 Child Care at 1-800-505-1000 or email at