The Department of Economic Security (DES) certifies family child care providers to care for up to four children in their home. There is a great need for providers including those who care for infants and for homes that are available to provide care during evening, overnight, weekday and weekend hours. If you believe you meet the requirements to become a Certified Family Child Care Provider, please watch the following video and complete the pre-application.
To learn whether DES or DHS certification is right for you, visit the CCR&R Options page.
Some of the requirements for becoming a Certified Family Child Care Provider include: