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Welcome to Vermont Child Care Information Services.
This is the place for parents, early childhood and afterschool programs, and professionals to get answers to questions about child care and the services available to help ensure that high quality child care is available to every child in Vermont.
Bright Futures Account
Click here if you have a parent, child care program or
quality-credentialing account.
First Time Login - New Case
If you have been notified by the
department that your account is ready, click here to login for the
first time in your new case.
Trying to Find a Child Care Provider?
Here's where you'll find up-to-date information about local child care options. Every registered or licensed home program and every licensed after school or center program in Vermont is in our database. Choose a town to find out about your local child care options.
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Need Help Paying for Child Care?
Find out about state child care benefits, apply online, and track your application.

Benefits Information - Find out what you need to qualify for a child care benefit.
Prescreen Tool - A quick, confidential online tool to see if you qualify for child care benefits.
Online Application form

Child Care Program
How to Become a Licensed or Registered Child Care Program
Here's where you can find out everything you need to know about becoming a registered or licensed family child care home, a licensed child care center, or a licensed after school program.

Licensing Requirements
On-Line Applications
Licensing Forms & Documents

Resources for Early Childhood and Afterschool Professionals
If you have a quality or credentialing account with the Child Development Division, you can access your account information online to track and maintain your training records and apply for professional development grants online.

Available Grants
Course Calendar - Look here for a searchable list of classes and workshops around the state.
Instructor Registry - You can search for qualified instructors in the Instructor Registry here.

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