Gold Seal Quality Care Program

The Forum’s Child Care Evaluation Services Unit provides the following accreditation management and educational support services for the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) Office of Child Care Regulation:

  • Evaluating applications from prospective and renewing accrediting associations for the Gold Seal Quality Care Program.
  • Assisting owners/operators of child care programs in Florida with becoming a Gold Seal Quality Care program.
  • Assisting current Goal Seal programs with inquiries about their status.
  • Maintaining the state database of child care programs that have attained Gold Seal status.
  • Designing and producing public awareness documents for dissemination.

For more information about the Gold Seal Quality Care Program, contact Felicia Bonner at 888-352-4453 (toll-free) or 850-681-7002 in Tallahassee.