In response to the Governor's recent mandate for state employees to telework, the Office of Child Care (OCC) will be open to the public by appointment only, beginning March 16, 2020 until at least March 27, 2020.
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 take the face-to-face orientation training. Please contact the Office of Child Care Regional Licensing Office to schedule the Orientation Training.
To prepare for your orientation session, you may wish to view the on-line orientation preview. This does not replace the orientation session you are required to attend at your regional Office of Child Care. (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.
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Region 2 - 2020 Upcoming Events and Other Information
Center Roundtable March 21, 2020 Region 2 Office-Regulation Review(Canceled due to Coronavirus) Family Roundtable April 25, 2020- Regulation Review- Region 2 Office(Canceled due to Coronavirus)
- Center Roundtable October 3, 2020- Helping Children Cope - Region 2 Office
- Family Roundtable October 31, 2010 -Helping Children Cope- Region 2 Office
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.
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