Wisconsin Department of Children and Families

Protecting Children, Strengthening Families, Building Communities


Have Questions?

Call 1-888-713-KIDS

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.

Find Your Local YoungStar Office

Call 888-713-KIDS (5437).

find your local youngstar office

Early Literacy Resources

Early literacy is the foundation of child development. The important time period in the life of a child, as it relates to brain development, is from the ages of birth to five years old. Mom and kids reading

Learn more about early literacy and how you, as a parent, can provide experiences to your child through reading, writing, listening, and speaking to your child that will prepare them to succeed in life.

See more parent resources.