The Benefits of Being a Family Child Care Provider
Becoming a family child care provider allows you to have a home-based business and enjoy a personally rewarding profession. You’ll also have the opportunity to:
Earn an income while spending time with your own children.
(You can earn more than $200 per week for children who are 0 - 5 years old.)
- Earn tax credits for running a home-based business.
- Get reimbursed by the USDA Food Program for meals you serve children in your care.
- Save money on gas, work clothes, and other items needed to work outside the home.
- Offer an essential service to the community.
- Work at a job you love!
Family child care providers share
What about space, supplies and equipment?
A day in the life of a family child care provider.
Watch a short video about becoming a family child care provider.
How to apply for a family child care permit.