What is YoungStar?

The Department of Children and Families created YoungStar to improve the quality of child care for Wisconsin children.  Read more about YoungStar

What is Regulated Child Care?

Regulated child care is the foundation for safe child care settings. For tips on choosing child care and more, visit  Child Care Info for Parents.

Basic Search


Select to search for a provider in your area. You do not need to enter all fields; just enter those which are applicable.

Your Child Care Needs   

Public schools that are participating in YoungStar will appear if you search for group centers.

YoungStar Rating   
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Select whether you would like to limit your search to providers participating in YoungStar. You may also limit your search to providers with specific star ratings.

Meets highest levels of quality standards
Meets elevated levels of quality standards
Meets proficient levels of quality standards
Meets health and safety standards
Does not meet health and safety standards
Find a Specific Program   

If you are searching for a particular provider, you can search for them by name.