Getting Started

    • The Child Development and Care Handbook has been updated as of January 1, 2020.

    • To see if you qualify for payment assistance, check out the Parent section of our website for details.

Contact US

    • For Questions Regarding:
    • Being a license exempt child care provider call 866-990-3227, ext. 1.
    • Your billing or child care payments call 866-990-3227 ext. 2.
    • License exempt provider criminal history reviews call 866-990-3227, ext. 5.
    • For child care licensing information call 866-685-0006 or visit www.michigan.gov/michildcare.
    • Great Start to Quality Orientation training, call 877.614.7328 or visit www.miregistry.org.

What's New


  • COVID-19 Notice: Providers may visit the Providers page of this website and the What's New tab for information and guidance due to Corona Virus.  Note: These will be updated frequently as information becomes available. Please check back regularly for updates.

    Notice to Providers: Because we are still waiting on equipment for call center staff to answer calls remotely, we are without a message on the 866 line today letting individuals know that we are unable to take calls. We apologize for the inconvenience and are working diligently to get our call center operational.