Become Licensed Child Care Provider

​Steps to Becoming a Licensed Child Care Provider

  • Applications can be found on website or in person
  • Must attend the orientation session
  • Complete and return the application packet with the licensing fee to start the process
  • A licensor will contact you if additional information is needed or following clearance of background studies to schedule your intial home visit
  • Fire inspection
  • 2nd home visit
Applicants will need to show documentation that the following training has been completed prior to licensure:
  • First Aid Training 
  • Infant / Child CPR Training  
  • Sudden Unexpected Infant Death  
  • Abusive Head Trauma  
  • Developmentally Appropriate Behavior Guidance (4 hour class)
  • Supervising for Safety (6 hour in person class or 8 hour online class)
  • Child Passenger Restraint Systems Training (required prior to transporting children)
Upon the completion of all paperwork, all background studies, 3 references on file and the home in total compliance, a license may be issued to you.  Average initial license time is 3 - 4 months.