Early Learning and Child Care Facility Application Process
Congratulations on deciding to enter the exciting and fulfilling world of early learning and childcare. Operating an Early Learning and Child Care facility is an excellent opportunity to establish a business which will allow you to follow your passion for caring for young children and help children to achieve their full potential.
The following steps will guide you through the process of applying to operate an Early Learning and Child Care facility. On average this process takes about 15 weeks to provide the appropriate documentation, have the necessary inspections and meet with the Early Childhood Services Coordinator who will determine that your facility meets the standards for operation. A permit will be issued when all of the requirements have been met and you will be given approval to begin operation. These standards are based on the Regulations of the Family Services Act which are in place to provide safe environments which also are focused on the learning and developmental needs of young children. It is important that you read all of the documents carefully and complete all of the forms and plans fully. The Early Childhood Services Coordinator assigned to your application will assist you but incomplete documents and plans will slow down the process.
Please follow the steps below. One of our Early Childhood Services Coordinators we will contact you when your application and the required documents have been received.
We look forward to working with you.