National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC)

Since 1982, the National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) is the only national professional association working to prioritize the role of family child care in providing high-quality early childhood experiences.

NAFCC has responsible nationally for the accreditation of family child care programs.

FCCAM is the state of Maine affiliate for NAFCC.

FCCAM is currently offering a dual FCCAM/NAFCC membership for just $10 more than a regular FCCAM membership! For a total of $35 you can join both associations. (*tax deductible for most providers)


FCCAM has 2 – $100 scholarships available to help 2 FCCAM members attend their first NAFCC Annual conference!!!

The DEADLINE to submit the FCCAM  scholarship application form is April 102019. Winners will be chosen by lottery and receive notification from FCCAM by April 12, 2019. ~ You do not have to be a member of NAFCC to attend the conference, or to submit the application for a chance to win one of the two scholarships.


The 30th National Family Child Care Conference will be in Norfolk, Virginia at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott hotel July 15-18, 2020. This is the only national conference dedicated to the field of family child care.

2020 Registration rates. **Please note that current family child care providers are eligible to receive a $30 discount on their registration fee.  

Layaway payment plans are available as a NAFCC member benefit. Each registered attendee must be a current member through July 18, 2020 to access the layaway plan. The layaway plans allow you to make payments on registration and/or your hotel room. Hotel rooms are available at a special group rate of $142.00 per night (plus tax). Payments will be charged on the 1st or the 15th of each month. Registration must be paid in full by June 15, 2020 to confirm registration and/or hotel room.

Conference Schedule / Hotel and Transportation Info

If you have questions, please contact NAFCC at 801-886-2322 or conference@nafcc.org.