Child Care and School Day/After-school Support Options for Families

Childcare and support options

Virtual PLUS+ School Day and After School Program Information

  • NOTE: Enrollment for the free school day program is now closed.  If you are currently enrolled in the program and have any questions, please visit the FAQ information below.   If you are still in need of child care, view the list of additional child care options for families below as many have current opportunities for enrollment.  



    Frequently Asked Questions (For those families that are currently enrolled in the free school day program)

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Additional Child Care Options For Families


    The Alexandria Emergency Child Care Collaborative (ECCC), which was formed to support essential workers who have exhausted all other non-group care options, now supports all families in need of child care and works to match them with open providers.  Please click here to learn more.

    The City of Alexandria also has child care assistance programs that provide funding to enhance the quality, affordability and availability of child care for Alexandria families. You can click here to view child care assistance and referral programs.  You can also click here to learn more. 

    In addition to the list of providers below, you can search for providers throughout the State of Virginia by clicking here.


    For ACPS Staff members with an official ACPS email address, please visit the following link for a list of neighboring area child care resources:  ACPS Staff Child Care Resource Information.

  • Note: Below is a list of current Child Care/School Day Care/After School Providers in Alexandria.  At the bottom of the list are additional resources.   We are providing this list as a resource for families and do not endorse any one provider over another. Please note that ACPS does not monitor availability at these sites, and space may be limited.