Info for Child Care Providers

Child Care Provider Navigation

Below are Links leading you to additional information regarding Child Care criteria and qualifications. Click the underlined links below to be redirected to the appropriate page.

What is a Certified Child Care Provider?

You can become a certified child care provider with payments being provided to you by families, with those payments subsidized by the Seneca County Department of Job and Family Services.

Who is Eligible?

You can be eligible if you meet certain qualifications.  See  Child Care Provider General Criteria and Child Care Types and Qualifications.

How do I Apply to Become a Provider?

If you are interested in becoming a child care provider, call us at (419) 447-5011 and request to speak to the Child Care Provider staff person. That staff person can give you general information and do an initial screening. If you meet the general requirements, an application can be sent to you.

For more information visit the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Child Care Resources for Providers and Child Care Resources and Forms.

What Resources are Available for Current Certified Providers?

Ohio Department of Job & Family Services Child Care in Ohio provides class schedules, forms, & links to state regulations.

The Seneca County Department of Job and Family Services also offers training for Current Certified Providers.  Call us at (419) 447-5011 and request to speak to the Child Care Provider staff person for details.

Child Care Provider Guidance : Guidance letters that provide information about the Ohio Electronic Child Care sytem.