Assistance is available for parents and guardians in seeking child care. Listed below are some helpful resources:
Subsidized Childcare: The City contracts with the Fairfax County Office for Children for subsidized child care for working families. Additional information and applications are available by calling 703-449-8484 (TTY 711).
Home Child Care: If you are interested in providing child care in your home, contact the Fairfax Office for Children for detailed information at 703-324-8100 or visit their website.
Family Home Day Care Providers New State Laws
The Commonwealth of Virginia passed new legislation that seeks to inform families about state regulated family child care providers and the importance of regulated child care. Locally regulated, the City of Falls Church/Fairfax County permitted family child care providers have already committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for the children and families in their care.
The Virginia Department of Social Services is requesting Family Home Day Care Providers provide any new families that enroll in their programs, information about state licensed programs. The link below provides information about state regulations for family child care and refers them to a state website for more information. It also explains to families that at this time, the current permitted providers that take care of five or fewer children, are not required by state law to have a state license. More information
City of Falls Church permitted providers are in full compliance with the Code of the City of Falls Church which regulates family child care providers who take care of 5 or fewer children.