Bright Futures Information System (BFIS)

BFIS is a data system that supports the work of many different people who care for children in Vermont.
Watch the PowerPoint Presentation which provides an overview of BFIS and who can use it.

Go to the BFIS Website

Log Onto BFIS

NOTE: Log in is on the left-hand side of the page, once clicked you will receive options for the type of account you can log into.

  • Logging onto BFIS Tutorial:  This YouTube video will give you an overview of how to log onto BFIS and who to call if you have questions.
  • BFIS Fact Sheet:  An overview of who can get a username and password and how to log in.

Various Account Types

The Credential Account

A BFIS credential account is a place where staff of child care programs, registered home child care providers, preschool teachers, afterschool program staff, and other professionals in the early childhood and afterschool field can save their professional development information.

Log In For Credentialing Account
Additional Resources

The Child Care Program Account

A BFIS child care program account is a place for the licensee or director to manage their program's information for child care licensing and financial assistance.

Log In For Program Account
Additional Resources

The Internal User Account

To obtain an internal user account (for eligibility specialists, etc), you must be approved through the appropriate organization, and through the division. To request an account you must complete the following documentation:

Log In For Internal User Account
Additional Resources


If you have any suggestions on how we can improve BFIS please send them to us through the BFIS Feedback Survey.


Contact Us

Miranda Gray, Deputy Commissioner
Child Development Division (CDD)
280 State Drive
Waterbury, VT 05671-1040
Phone: (802) 241-3110 or 1-800-649-2642
Fax: (802) 241-0846

DCF Public Records Requests
Statewide Public Records Requests