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Becoming a Provider

STEPS TO BECOMING A LICENSED FAMILY CHILD CARE PROVIDER

  • Attend a Licensing Orientation
  • Register for the orientation with Community Care Licensing at either the Rohnert Park office (residents of Benicia, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Suisun, and Vallejo) or the Chico office (residents of Dixon and Vacaville)
  • Call Rohnert Park office (707) 588-5026 or Chico office (530) 895-5033
  • Send $25 per person attending to the respective office:
  • Due to COVID 19 restrictions, orientations are currently only available online. See below.

Department of Social Services/Community Care Licensing
Redwood Empire District Office
101 Golf Course Dr., Ste A-230
Rohnert Park, CA 94928

Department of Social Services/Community Care Licensing
Chico Regional Office
520 Cohasset Road, Ste. 170, MS 29-05
Chico, CA 95926

You can also complete the orientation online for $25, plus a processing fee of $2.43 (for a total of $27.43) at www.ccld.ca.gov

Complete Health & Safety Trainings:

Additional Required Documents:

  • All adults in the home over the age of 18 must provide proof of a current clear tuberculosis (TB) test
  • Applicant’s and assistants’ proof of immunization against influenza, pertussis and measles

Mail Application with These Documents to the appropriate office:
(The application can be downloaded from www.ccld.ca.gov website or purchased from us for $2.00)

  • Copy of the orientation certificate
  • Copies of Health & Safety trainings cards/certificates, Mandated Child Abuse Reporting certificate
  • TB tests of all adults living in the home
  • Proof of immunizations for those who will work directly with the children
  • Check or money order for $73 for small family child care or $140 for a large family child care

After You Have Submitted Your Application:

  • Community Care Licensing will send you a confirmation letter with your facility number
  • Use this number on the Livescan Form (LIC 9163 found online at www.ccld.ca.gov) for each adult in the home for fingerprinting & background check After DSS/CCL receives all clearances, you will receive a call from a licensing program analyst to schedule a time for a home inspection
  • Prepare your home for your visit from DSS/CCL

Contact Solano Family & Children’s Services Resource & Referral Program
(707) 863-3950 extension 752 for:

➢ Technical support through this journey to owning & operating your own family child care
➢ Workshops & trainings
➢ Networking and many other excellent opportunities available to you!!