Office of Child Care Region 2 (Baltimore City)
Maryland State Department of Education
2700 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218
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|Main office phone||410-554-8315|
"Anyone who is interested in starting a child care business in a home or center is required to complete an on-line Orientation on a computer. This is the very first step to getting a child care center license or a large family or family child care registration. (Click here to go to the Orientation page)"
To obtain required “local permits” for a child care center license or family child care registration -Click Here .
For Provider Training (Pre-Service and Continuing) - please click here to find MSDE-approved training courses, trainers and training organizations.
Region 2 - Upcoming Events and Other Information
Family Child Care Provider Roundtables
The following meetings will be held at 2700 North Charles Street, Room 205, Baltimore, Maryland 21218 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m :
- May 17, 2017
- June 6, 2017
Roundtables will also be held in August and October 2017. Information about these meetings will be provided at a later date.
The meetings are open to all child care providers and are free of charge.
Child Care Center Administrative Training
Child Care Center Administrative training will be held at the Baltimore City Office of Child Care, 2700 North Charles Street, Suite 203, Baltimore, Maryland 21218 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm on the following dates:
- June 15, 2017
- September 14, 2017
- December 14, 2017
Administrative training is available for all child care center directors and owner/operators to review child care center regulations and administrative responsibilities. Please call 410-554-8315 to register.
Helpful Phone Numbers
Please call Child Care Locate at 1-877-261-0600 if you in need assistance in locating child care.
Please call the Baltimore City Child Care Resource Center at 410-685-5150 if you are in need of technical assistance.
Baltimore City Department of Social Services Child Protective Services - 410-361-2235