Thank you for your continued interest in child care accreditation through the City of Madison. We appreciate your efforts to provide the best quality care to our children and families.  

Family Child Care Providers are accredited through Satellite Family Child Care.

Accreditation Standards

Child Care Center Accreditation Standards English  Español

Additional Madison Accredited Child Care Program Services


Accreditation Grants & Funding Opportunities

Contact your child care specialist for eligibility and availability of accreditation grants.

Check RFP Timeline and Funding Opportunities page for additional Community Development Division funding opportunities.


The Child Care Unit distributes ENEWS on a quarterly basis. Current and previous versions for the past year are available here.


Currently accredited centers can contact their child care specialist directly for questions or concerns regarding their program.