Child Care Assistance and Referral

CONTACT INFORMATION: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
703-449-8484 TTY 711
Multiple Locations-Main Office: 12011 Government Center Parkway, 8th Floor
Fairfax, VA 22035
Yonas Wondwossen

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Frequently Asked Questions

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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 $289 - $400 $422 - $547
Toddlers $275 - $400 $397 - $516
Preschoolers $250 - $390 $350 - $471
School-Age (full time) $225 - $400 $286 - $415
Before and After School $171 - $300 $180 - $287


*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 2023. 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 Providers.

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