Family Child Care Providers

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WANTED!!!! Family Childcare Providers

Do you want to be your own boss? Make your own hours? Get paid holidays/closures? AND work in a rewarding field?

Then becoming a FAMILY CHILDCARE PROVIDER may be what you’re looking for. Training is available at no cost to you and ORIENTATIONS are held several times per year.

Click and complete the family childcare Inquiry Form in the tab above and JOIN US FOR THE NEXT ORIENTATION!!!


Our commitment to you:

We comply with the regulations governing sponsoring organizations, in accordance with the Manual of Requirements for Family Child Care Registration. We assume responsibility for the regulatory enforcement and support aspects of the Family Child Care (FCC) registration program. We evaluate prospective provider homes and existing homes for renewal and monitor these homes on a random basis.

We offer free accessible in-service and pre-service trainings focused on improving health and safety standards.

What you need to know:

The Thriving by Three Grant for Registered Family Child Care Providers will stop accepting applications on Friday, January 12, 2024 at 5 p.m.

The online application for the registered family child care provider grant will accept applications through Friday, January 12 at 5 p.m. If you have already submitted an application, please do not submit a new one. If you have any questions, please send your inquiries to

Emergency Procedures Provider Letter 03-2023

First Aid & CPR Procedures

Criminal Background Checks

New Requirements for Approved Home Providers

Changes for Licensed and Registered Providers

Health & Safety Policies for ALL providers – Nov 2021

Payment $$ Rate Information for FCC, FFN. & In-home providers:  Rate Chart 2023

Copayment elimination and rate clarification 11-2021: 

See Division of Family Development (DFD) letters clarifying rates for Family Childcare Providers and Family Friends & Neighbors

Rate Clarificaton letter FCC & FFN – ENGLISH

Carta de Aclaracion de tarifas – ESPANOL

For more information including a list of health and safety training topics that must be completed click on:


We are here to support you and can be reached by phone or email to make an appointment.

Family Child Care Department CONTACT INFO:

Audra Polite, Supervisor

(201) 451-8888 x186 / Email: