Wisconsin Department of Children and Families

Protecting Children, Strengthening Families, Building Communities


Report Child Care Fraud

If you suspect Child Care Fraud, be a part of the solution. You may remain anonymous. Please fill out the Child Care Fraud Form, or email dcfmbchildcarefraud @wisconsin.gov.

Report a Child Care Concern or Complaint

If you have a concern about something going on in a child care facility or you suspect child abuse, neglect or exploitation at a child care facility, please use the drop-down menu on the Tell Us How We Are Doing page to fill out the appropriate complaint form.

State of Wisconsin symbolState of Wisconsin Inclusion Resources

Wisconsin has numerous inclusion resources to help families and teachers.

If you have concerns or questions about a child's development (physical, social-emotional, or cognitive) contact: Wisconsin First Step Information and Referral Hotline at 1-800-642-STEP (7837) or Child Find.


ABC for Health, Inc.  1-800-585-4222

ABC for Health, Inc. Advocacy and Benefits Counseling for Health, Inc. A public interest law firm connecting Wisconsin families to health care.

Autism Society of Wisconsin  1-888-428-8476

Autism Society of Wisconsin  provides advocacy, support, training and resources for families who have children with ASD/DD

The Arc - Wisconsin  1-877-272-8400

The Arc Wisconsin is a statewide membership organization serving people with developmental disabilities and their families.

Supporting Families Together Association  1-888-713-KIDS or  1-608-271-1230

http://www.supportingfamiliestogether.org/ This statewide association assists child care programs in linking to resources and other programs available for children with or without disabilities.

The Registry 1-608-222-1123

The Registry A professional development agency that offers course training and information to early childhood and school-age practitioners in order to effectively provide services to all children.

Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin  1-866-327-3729

Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin  Provides education and support for families who have children with Down Syndrome.

United Cerebral Palsy  1-800-872-5827

United Cerebral Palsy  Serving people of all ages and with all developmental disabilities. An excellent resource for a wide range of disability-related information. Call the 800 number to be referred to the UCP affiliate closest to you.

Wisconsin Alliance for Infant Mental Health (WI-AIMH)

Wisconsin Alliance for Infant Mental Health WI-AIMH Promoting social and emotional well-being for all infants and children in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Child Care Information Center  1-800-362-7253

Wisconsin Child Care Information Center Free lending library for child care professionals. Videos, books and other disability-related resources can be mailed to child care providers and instructors.

Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Birth to 3 Program  1-608-266-8276

Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Birth to 3 Program  Provides early intervention services in the form of physical, occupational, educational or speech therapy for children from birth to 3 years of age.

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction  1-800-411-4563

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Government agency that oversees the quality and funding of public schools, including services for children in low-income families.

Wisconsin Head Start Association  1-608-442-6879

Wisconsin Head Start Association Serves children from birth to age 5, pregnant women, and their families to increase the school readiness of young children in low-income families.

Wisconsin Early Childhood Collaborating Partners

Wisconsin Early Childhood Collaboration Partners This website provides a wide range of information, resources, and links related to early childhood education and care in Wisconsin.