Start Child Care

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Start Self-Declared Child Care for Five Children or Fewer 

A self-declaration document and licensing have similiar requirements, but a self-declaration document is not a child care license. Review the information below to learn more about starting a child care with self-declaration document

Contact Child Care Aware® for more information.
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Submit Request for Start-Up Consulation

What is a Self-Declaration Document?

Obtaining Self-Declared Documenation
• Contact Your County Social Service Office
• Prepare Documents
• Complete Required Training
• Prepare for Approval
• Schedule a Pre-Approval Visit