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Arkansas Child Care Information

Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education


Better Beginning Rates


To view rates, select Care Type, Age Type, and County

Care Type ?
Care Types
  • Part Time: Less than (7) hours of care. The hours may or may not be consecutive.
  • Full Time: (7) hours or more daily.
  • Night Care: Care provided between the hours of 6:00 P.M. and 5:59 A.M. on a weekday. Over one-half of the total care must be provided after 6:00 P.M. for an authorization to be keyed for night care.
  • Weekend Care: Care provided between 6:00 a.m. Saturday through 6:00 a.m. Monday.
Age Type ?
Age Types
  • Infant: 0-18 months
  • Toddler: 18-36 months/18 months – 3 years
  • Preschool: 30-71 months/2 ½ years – 5 years
  • School Age: 60-155 months/5 to 13 years
County