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The easiest and fastest way to become a member of MSFCCA is to join your Local County Association. Local Associations provide opportunities for training, networking, and volunteering.

Why join MSFCCA?

Membership in MSFCCA through your local association provides you with training, networking and mentoring with other providers in your area.


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. 

How does it work?

We encourage providers to join the local association in their area. Your membership in an MSFCCA member local association may include a membership in MSFCCA (please check membership policy of your local association). If you do not have a local association that is a member of MSFCCA in your area, you may join using Direct Membership option for a discounted rate of $20.00 (excluding processing fees) annually.

Member Benefits

As a member you will:

  • Be part of a professional organization that is the collective voice of Family Child Care providers in Maryland

  • Be represented in legislative meetings, work groups and organizations that advocate for the child care profession

  • Be part of the annual legislative rally in Annapolis

  • Receive email notifications on important issues, policies and regulations affecting your profession

  • Get discounted rate at the annual MSFCCA conference

  • Make connections, gather ideas, and gain exposure to other professional networking opportunities

  • Have access to mentoring, technical assistance, as well as support in meeting licensing requirements, credentialing, Maryland EXCELS and accreditation through NAFCC

  • Have access to FREE quality Virtual Training that can be used to meet licensing, credentialing, and accreditation requirements

  • Be included in the statewide provider search on our website 

  • Be part of an organization where you can meet fun, innovative, and visionary providers

Direct Membership

Discounted Fee: $22

The Maryland State Family Child Care Association (MSFCCA) would like to invite FCC providers and associates from Baltimore City, Carroll County, Caroline County, Dorchester County, Garret County, Kent County, Queen Anne County, Somerset County, Wicomico County, and Worchester County to become a direct member of MSFCCA. If you are interested to become a member, please fill out the form. The membership rate is discounted for the counties mentioned above. 

*inclusive one (1) year membership and processing fees


Individual Membership

Fee: $52 

Individual Membership is for individuals (such as Teachers, Center Providers or Assistants, etc.) who wish to be part of MSFCCA.

*inclusive one (1) year membership and processing fees


Local Association Membership

Online Fee: $11 per member

The Maryland State Family Child Care Association (MSFCCA) would like to invite local associations to renew their membership or join the association. 

*inclusive one (1) year membership and processing fee per member

If you wish to pay by check, the fee will be $10 per member. For more information, please contact our VP for Membership, Wendy Dingus, at


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