Licensing Inquiry Packet Information

Starting a Licensed Child Care program? Click here to obtain the packet on DCF’s website

This packet contains all the necessary materials, forms, and resources to help you begin planning for your child care business. Please review the packet in its entirety before moving to the next step of the pre-licensing process.

AFTER reviewing the Licensing Info Packet, complete a Child Care Business Start-Up Worksheet and email or mail it to Supporting Families Together Association.

Are you looking to open your own Child Care Program?

Attending the Child Care Information Session will help you understand the process and what is needed to become a regulated child care provider. Sessions are held monthly and are available is English, Spanish, and Hmong.

¿Está buscando abrir su propio programa de cuidado infantil?

Asistir a la Sesión de información sobre cuidado infantil lo ayudará a comprender el proceso y lo que se necesita para convertirse en un proveedor de cuidado infantil regulado. Las sesiones se llevan a cabo mensualmente y están disponibles en inglés, español y hmong.

Family Child Care Programs can be regulated as either Certified or Licensed. A general comparison can be found here.

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