Who are we?

The Maryland State Family Child Care Association (MSFCCA) is a respected family child care association in Maryland that over the years has built and maintained partnerships with child advocacy groups, state agencies and legislators.

MSFCCA has given members a voice in all issues relating to family child care and the children in their care. Through these partnerships, MSFCCA is one of the few state associations nationwide that has consistently been asked to provide input regarding regulatory review and changes in the profession.


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Our Goals

  • To support local associations and other associates which make up the membership of the MSFCCA

  • To represent family child care providers by educating and advising legislators, regulators, and the public on child care and early childhood issues

  • To encourage all providers to be knowledgeable of and comply with the rules governing child care in Maryland

  • To promote quality training that will enhance the professional skills of providers and promote Best Practice in the Profession

  • To collaborate with other organizations to advocate for the benefit of child care providers and children

  • To build leadership within our membership

Why join MSFCCA

MSFCCA has been working on behalf of providers and children since 1983. As a member, you will have a voice in the decision-making process on issues pertaining to the early education of children, locally and statewide. Come be a part of an organization that works on behalf of children and providers.


Bringing Registered Family Child Care Providers together in Maryland 
since 1983!

Member Benefits

  • We are a collective voice on child care issues in Maryland.

  • We promote professionalism among our membership.

  • We provide an opportunity for advocacy, leadership and professional enrichment for members.

  • Our annual conference offers networking and professional trainers from across the state as well as nationally.

  • We help sponsor an annual Legislative Rally in Annapolis.

  • We have a website with up-to-date resources and information on issues that affect your child care business.

  • We are a resource for early childhood initiatives and best practice.



  • Allegany County Childcare Professionals Association

  • Anne Arundel County Family Child Care Association

  • Family Child Care Provider’s Association Incorporated of Baltimore City

  • Baltimore County Family Child Care Association

  • Cecil County Childcare Association

  • Charles County Family Day Care Association

  • Family Child Care Association of Frederick County

  • Family Day Care Association of Harford County

  • Howard County Family Child Care Association

  • Latino Childcare Association of Maryland (LCAM)

  • Professional Family Provider Association of Lower Shore

  • ​Family Child Care Association of Montgomery County, Inc.

  • Professional Child Care Provider Network of Prince George’s County, Inc.

  • Prince George’s County Family Child Care Association

  • Professional Association for Child Care Providers, Inc.

  • Queen Anne’s County Child Care Association Inc.

  • St. Mary’s County Family Day Care Association

  • Talbot County Childcare Association  

  • Professional Child Care Association of Washington County

  • Washington County Child Care Provider Association

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