Start Child Care

CLICK IMAGE TO VIEW/DOWNLOAD ➜ - Includes 5 pages of instruction and a list of required licensing documents.

Licensed Family Child Care
for 7 to 9 Children

Thinking about opening a licensed child care business in your home? This Family Child Care Start-Up Guide provides the steps and paperwork you need to become licensed.


Have a Question?

Contact a Child Care Aware® Start-Up Consultant
800-997-8515; press option 3
✉ StartChildCare@ndchildcare.org

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Consider These Things Before You Start ➜

Complete the Licensing Process ➜
• Contact Your Child Care Licensing Specialist ➜
• Submit Licensing Paperwork
• Prepare for Inspection

Establish Your New Child Care Business ➜