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Licensed family child care homes provide child care services in a personal home. The aim of the Family Child Care Home program is to have young children cared for by a warm, caring person in a safe environment that meets their developmental needs and supports and respects their families.
If you are interested in caring for children, working for yourself and earning money in your own home, then operating a licensed Family Child Care Home may be the right choice for you.
The Ministry of Education accepts applications from individuals who are interested in opening licensed family child care homes.
Licensed family child care homes:
Grants are available to support startup costs, monthly nutrition costs and training for early childhood educators.
There are a number of requirements that need to be in place in order to open a licensed child care home. An overview of these requirements is provided in the online Family Child Care Home Initial Licensing Information Session.
The Family Child Care Home Start-Up Grant and the Fire, Health and Safety Grant are available for Family Child Care Home Providers. These grants can help with some of the up-front costs of opening your business.
Find more information about group RRSP, group medical coverage, child care home insurance and professional development courses provided by the Saskatchewan Early Childhood Association.
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