Child Care Center
A licensed program or facility caring for children more than three hours per day per child.
Family Child Care
A registered program caring for children more than three hours per day in a family home for 3 to 6 children and possibly 2 additional shcool age children if the registration indicates.
A program that is generally offered to children under the age of 5. The type of Preschool Program may be defined further by using the Program Field. (You may select Pre-K, Nursery School, and Playgroup).
School Age Program
A registered program caring for 6 or more children under the age of 13 (or who are incapable of caring for themselves) during the school year, before or after school and possibly during school holidays and/or vacations.
(FCC) Group Family Child Care
A licensed program caring for children more than three hours a day per child in a family home for 7 to 10 children with an assistant or up to 12 children (+4 school age children) as indicated by the license.
Care provided for 1 or 2 children by an unrelated caregiver of for up to 8 children by a related caregiver with at least 1 unrelated child in the group.
Informal child care includes legally-exempt family child care and legally-exempt in-home child care.
A program or facility that operates during the summer months and is typically monitored by Department of Health guidelines.
A program or facility that offers State Education approved curriculum for primary or secondary education.
Child care furnished in the child's own home by a caregiver who is chosen and monitored by the child's parent or guardian.