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Application for Child Care Providers

Application for Child Care Providers

For Providers: Become part of Quality First

Para ayuda en español, por favor llame al 602-771-5000. 

Participating in Quality First is free for regulated child care centers, in-home providers and preschool programs in Arizona. Once selected, you’ll join 1,300+ providers across the state who are committed to improving the quality of their early learning settings.

For Families: Paying for child care

If you’re a family looking for child care, visit First Things First.

Before you begin the application process, please:

  • Collect all program contact information.
  • Identify a designee for your program and gather contact information including the program’s mailing address, phone number, fax number and email address.
  • Gather all applicable provider licenses and certification numbers and expiration dates, including Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS), Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES), Tribal license information, United States Department of Defense and United States Health and Human Services (Head Start Bureau).
  • Identify the primary language used in your program.