Becoming a Licensed Family Child Care

To Obtain a FCC License, Applicants Are Required To:

  • Complete a Family Child Care Orientation either online or in person
  • Submit a completed Family Child Care Application Packet
  • Submit TB test results for every adult that lives in the home
  • Providers and any volunteer in the family child care home must show proof of immunization against pertussis and measles
  • Complete an online Mandated Reporter Training
  • Have a functional fire extinguisher (2A, 10B:C rated) and working smoke detector(s)
  • Notify landlord (if renting a house or apartment) or show proof of home ownership
  • Complete 16 hours of CPR, Pediatric First Aid & preventative health practice training
  • Receive background clearance for every adult residing in the home through fingerprint process
  • Have a home safety review visit with CCCLD to ensure home meets safety requirements

Summary of Costs:

Orientation: $25 – $27 Application fee: $73
TB Test: $10 – $20 per adult Fingerprinting (Live Scan): $54 per adult
Health & Safety classes: $25 – $100 (reimbursement provided as funding is available)

ICES services are FREE! Our child care specialists can assist you in completing the application and licensing process, implementing home safety measures, health & safety training, and developing child care policies & practices to support children’s learning and development. Please call us or visit our website for more information!

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