We’ll help you start your own child care business and assist you as it grows, and our services are free. We’re here to improve the quality and increase the accessibility of child care in Ohio.

We provide business startup help, including assistance in working with licensing agencies, and information on business practices, training, child environments, daily routines and activity plans, and we can refer you to other resources dealing with tax preparation, funding sources, and more.

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Ohio child care rules and regulations

For more information about childcare licensed by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services visit: https://jfs.ohio.gov/cdc/openingachildcareprogram.stm

For programs licensed by the Ohio Department of Education visit: http://www.ode.state.oh.us

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