Become a Child Care Provider

Becoming a licensed provider (family child care home or center) can mean greater business development, access to more referrals, the ability to participate in more professional trainings, eligibility for reimbursements like the Child Care Food Program, and potentially the ability to increase your income. We’re here to guide you through the licensing process.

For more information about being a licensed child care provider, contact our Resource & Referral Department at (707) 467-3211.

Visit the Community Care Licensing Webpage for more information on obtaining your child care license or registering for orientation.

NCO RCCC Guide/Information to obtain your child care license.

Fact Sheets:

Family Child Care Home Provider Requirements - English Form/Spanish Form

Family Child Care Home Capacity Requirements - English Form/Spanish Form

Video Resources

Is Family Child Care the right business for me?

Click on the button below to see more great video resources for providers including How to Apply for a Family Child Care License.

Family Child Care Home Provider Videos

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