Become a Provider

You’re just starting out and want to know more about the family child care business.

Establish Your Program

You’ve decided to embark on the journey to become a provider, now take the next step to become registered or licensed.

Manage your Business

You have the experience and  now you want to
go a step further in enhancing your business toolkit.

Where our youngest children spend their time

  • Friends, Family, Neighbors
  • All others


Friends, Family, Neighbors FFN Caregivers

0-3 year olds

  • Family Child Care Providers
  • All Others


Family Child Care Providers

0-3 year olds

  • Center Care
  • All Others


Center Care

0-3 year olds

Source: Porter, T., & Rice, R. (2000). Lessons learned: Strategies for working with kith and kin caregivers. New York: Bank Street College of Education.

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