Charles County Family Day Care Association (CCFDCA) was
founded in 1980’s, with the intent to support family day care

providers in Charles County, Maryland

Over the years the association has changed from just a group of members
getting together monthly for support to a developed group that has goals

and purpose.

The Charles County Family Day Care Association’s mission statement for
the present and future is to provide and promise professional and quality
childcare to families throughout Charles County, Maryland. Individual
childcare providers receive encouragement of professional growth and
development by the means of advocating and initiated training.
​The Charles County Family Day Care Association promotes the awareness
of training offered in areas of not just the County but also at a state level
and/or through Federal Agencies. Different programs are presented at the
monthly meetings which include different topics of interest that are

valuable to childcare providers.

The meetings offer a variety of training, guest speakers, and education to

enhance quality care and knowledge for the providers.

To communicate through networking and provide a source of information

to our members and other interested persons.

To review the State’s childcare regulations, and to work for necessary


Providing assistance in preparing the children in our care to enter

elementary school.

To inform and educate County, State, and Federal Legislators on relevant

family childcare issues.

To increase and improve the public awareness of professional family

childcare providers.

The CCFDCA, Inc. pledges to support the rights of children as individuals to
learn and play in an environment that is socially and emotionally fit to meet
their developmental needs. The future goals of the association are to
endorse the Maryland EXCELS Program, Maryland Credential Program,
and the National Accreditation Program, so that every member will be

involved in these programs.

To provide education to all members of the association that will enhance
children’s development during care so that the children are prepared
for school both academically and socially.​   We further pledge to work as a
united team to support or to lobby for alterations and transformations in
childcare regulations, which will benefit not only the providers but also the

children in the day care provider’s care.