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Virginia Child Care Mapping Project

Child Care Aware of Virginia's child care mapping project is designed to enable viewers to see the various types of child care programs throughout Virginia. Overlayed with child poverty data (varying shades of red with red shading darkening as poverty levels increase), it is clear that some high poverty areas have few licensed (or quality rated) child care programs for families. Each of the maps can be viewed from a statewide perspective or viewers can zoom in to see counties, communities, or neighborhoods. A legend within each  map denotes the type of child care (e.g., licensed or registered homes, licensed centers, quality rated centers differentiated by star level, etc).

The maps below can be viewed and are interactive (i.e., users can check variables they would like to see in the map). Data reflects operating status as of September 2015.

Mapping Quick Tips:

  • Click on the map to link to a categorical map that shows programs
  • Zoom in to see counties, communities or neighborhoods
  • Use the legend (checkboxes) to check or uncheck various categories
  • County poverty levels are reflected with various shades of red (the darkest indicating highest poverty)

Child Care Aware of Virginia Mapping

Click here to see licensed and registered family child care homes in Virginia.

Click here to see licensed child care centers and religious license-exempt centers in Virginia.

Click here to see Head Start and Early Head Start programs in Virginia.

Family Child Care Homes

Child Care Centers

All Child Care Programs

Click here to see all child care programs in Virginia.

Head Start and Early Head Start

Virginia Star Quality Initiative Rated Child Care Programs

Click here to see child care programs that participate in the Virginia Star Quality Initiative -- color-coded to reflect star rating levels.

School-Aged Child Care Programs

Click here to see licensed school-age child care programs in Virginia.

Licensed and License-Exempt Preschool Programs

Click here to see licensed school-age child care programs in Virginia.