Palm Beach County Child Care Services

Welcome to Child Care Services - for Palm Beach County

Choosing a good child care arrangement is one of the most important decisions you will make for your child.  Family Central is committed to helping you with this decision every step of the way.

Child Care Locator (click here)    

VPK Provider Profiles (click here) *updated 5/15/2014    

Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R)
Is a FREE service to ALL families seeking information and referral services about quality early care and school readiness programs and out of school time solutions. Our Resource and Referral Specialist assist parents/guardians during a individualized search consultation for childcare resources, which is kept confidential.
If you are interested in learning about quality childcare, childcare options, a prescreening for the childcare waitlist…contact our Resource and Referral Specialist at 561-514-3300.  

All data provided and all listings of service providers or programs are referrals and not recommendations

Child Care Resource & Referral Online Intake Form

Child Care Resource & Referral Online 

If you select to utilize our Online Intake Form your information will be sent and processed by one of our CCRR Specialist; you should expect to receive information matching your selected criteria within one business day.  If you have an additional child(ren) to report you will be provided an additional intake link for each child in order to successfully complete the process. 

Additional CCR&R Resources, Quality Care and Information
Family Central is committed to helping you in choosing a child care arrangement that is best for your child.  Please select from some of our additional Child Care Resource and Referral helpful guides for information below:
If you have a complaint/concern about the referrals and or early care services or materials enclosed in your parent packet please contact us to learn more about our Complaint Policy and Procedure contact or feel free to call us at 800-683-3327.
There are no charges/fees associated with a provider listing in the Child Care Resource & Referral Database or for referrals. If you are asked to provide a payment for a referral or listing in the Child Care Resource & Referral database, please call the Agency for Workforce Innovation’s Office of Early Learning at 1-866-357-3239. The information reported about a provider’s program is objective program information that is based on standards that are attainable for providers based on their type of care.  Family Central, Inc. is part of the statewide AWI- Office of Early Learning (OEL) Resource and Referral (R & R) Network Office. This office maintains the only comprehensive statewide database of child care, school readiness and school age programs and service providers. 

Wait List Online Update  

Introducing Our Wait List Update Online Form - please select the link below or picture icon to update your wait list information.  
Please only use this form ONLY if you are ALREADY ON THE Wait List for financially assisted child care and need to update your information and/or are letting us know that you wish to remain on the wait list.
If you would like to be placed on the wait list please call our Resource and Referral Hotline at 561-514-3300 a counselor will pre-screen you to determine your eligibility.