Office for Children - Child Care Assistance Referral

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

TTY 711

Multiple Locations-Main Office: 12011 Government Center Parkway, 8th Floor
Fairfax, VA 22035

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Frequently Asked Questions

Read frequently asked questions about Families Applying for CCAR and Child Care Programs.

Child Care Rates

Weekly Child Care Rates

Child care rates vary from program to program and by age of the child and the hours the child care is needed. This chart provides a range of weekly rates for full-time child care in Fairfax County.*

  Family Child Care Providers Child Care Centers
Infants $250 - $350 $380- $485
Toddlers $250 - $325 $357 - $470
Preschoolers $225 - $300 $310 - $425
School-Age (full time) $200 - $300 $275 - $381
Before and After School $150 - $250 $134 - $273


*This chart is for informational purposes only. The ranges represent the 20th-80th percentile of child care rates reported by local child care programs in the Fall of 2021. Individual programs determine their own rates, which may be higher or lower than the ranges above.

Additional Resources Helpful Links for Parents
Helpful Links for Providers

Information from the Virginia Department of Social Services for Child Care Assistance Providers.

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