Search DHR’s directory of licensed and exempt child care centers by county, zip code, or program name. If you’re looking for licensed centers only, make sure you only mark licensed before you click search!
Alabama’s Child Care Management Agencies (CMAs) determine eligibility services of the Child Care Subsidy Program.
Early care and education programs can choose to be NAEYC-accredited, which means they adhere to NAEYC’s quality standards and criteria focused on the best practices in the field.
Alabama’s high-quality, voluntary First Class Pre-K program is administered by the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education.
Head Start and Early Head Start are federal programs that promote the growth and development of children from low-income families. Head Start serves children ages three to five while Early Head Start serves families with children pre-birth to three years of age.