Child Care

To report child abuse or neglect call 1-800-452-1999 (deaf and hard of hearing individuals should dial 711 for the Maine Relay). Intake caseworkers are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including weekends and holidays. Reports of child abuse and neglect can be made confidentially or anonymously.
OCFS licenses child care providers, oversees Maine’s Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) for child care providers, and administer’ s Maine’s Child Care Affordability Program (CCAP).