The Kentucky Partnership for Early Childhood Services offers free referrals for Kentucky families looking for child care.

Call Me

Speak to a parent referral specialist by calling (877) 316-3552. A specialist is available Monday - Friday 8 AM - 4:30 PM. Closed on Holidays.

Search Online

Search for state licensed and certified child care facilities online.


Use the form below to contact a parent referral specialist by email.

Financial Assistance

If you need financial assistance in paying for child care, please contact the Child Care Council of Kentucky at http://childcarecouncilofky.com.

Licensing Reports

For additional facility-based information such as licensing reports and deficiencies, please visit the KICCS 4.0 public access site.

What difference does Quality make

Kentucky has a quality rating system called STARS for KIDS NOW. Facilities participating in STARS for KIDS NOW demonstrate a commitment to best practices in early childhood education. 

In 2015 we provided 1,063 phone and 14,254 web referrals.

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